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Plastic Pollution – University of Reading Find Potential New Pathway To Enter Food Chain

Plastic Pollution – University of Reading Find Potential New Pathway To Enter Food Chain

Plastic Pollution Plastic has found a previously unknown pathway to pollute the environment and enter the food chain, scientists have discovered.  A new study at the University of Reading found tiny fragments of plastic are getting inside flying insects that lay their eggs in water, as they are able to transfer from the larvae to […]

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Woodwards Farm Burger Shack Tops the Reading Festival Alfresco Awards 2018

Woodwards Farm Burger Shack Tops the Reading Festival Alfresco Awards 2018

Woodwards Farm Burger Shack A catering company serving gourmet beef burgers has won the 2018 Gold Alfresco Award for food hygiene and best managed food outlet at this year’s Reading Festival.   Woodwards Farm Burger Shack, managed by Belinda Ayres and located in the main arena, won the accolade after scoring top marks in the […]

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Eat Reading 2018

Eat Reading 2018

Eat Reading 2018 Eat Reading 2018 is a street banquet for Reading. An extravagant array of street food will appear on Broad Street for Reading’s annual foodie festival on  2 & 3 June 2018.   Eat Reading is Reading town centre’s annual outdoor culinary celebration as 30  food stalls take over  Broad Street for one […]

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Reading Quality Foods Prosecuted For Rat & Cockroach Infestation

Reading Quality Foods Prosecuted For Rat & Cockroach Infestation

Reading Quality Foods Reading Council has successfully prosecuted two Reading food businesses in south Reading, after major food, hygiene and safety offences. The business owners now face combined fines of almost £10K following breaches, including untreated rat and cockroach infestations, food contaminated with rat faeces and a severe lack of sanitary conditions for food preparation. […]

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Pubs in Reading Holding Informative Talks By Scientists Next Week

Pubs in Reading Holding Informative Talks By Scientists Next Week

Pubs in Reading Two scientists walk into a bar…  …One explains how to control computers just with your mind, and the other how to help Lady Gaga and millions of others suffering with chronic pain. Next week in four venues across three nights, pubs in Reading will be host to a series of fun and […]

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McDonalds Restaurants are Loving RAYS

McDonalds Restaurants are Loving RAYS

McDonalds Restaurants Three McDonald’s restaurants have signed up to the Reading Adopt Your Street (RAYS) scheme to tackle litter in their areas. Staff at McDonald’s branches in Oxford Road, west Reading; Forbury Retail Park, central Reading and Reading Gate Retail Park, south Reading have volunteered to join the popular litter-picking project run by Reading Borough […]

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Cutting food waste in half could substantially reduce food-related emissions

Cutting food waste in half could substantially reduce food-related emissions

Cutting food waste   City dwellers could reduce food-related carbon emissions by 11% by following a few easy actions including reducing food waste and taking a meat-free day a week.    In a new study published today (Weds May 2) in the American Chemical Society’s Environmental Science & Technology researchers studied a variety of ways to cut […]

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Paper Cup Tax Introduced At Reading University

Paper Cup Tax Introduced At Reading University

The University of Reading The University of Reading has introduced a new 20p tax on paper cups (Paper Cup Tax) in an effort to reduce the quantity used on campus. The tax, which came into effect on Monday 9th April, is designed to help encourage the use of reusable mugs, which are more environmentally friendly. […]

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Common Weed Could Hold Key To Healthy Lamb

Common Weed Could Hold Key To Healthy Lamb

Common Weed   A secret to lamb with healthier fat levels could be growing unloved and unwanted in your unkempt lawn, scientists have found. Nutrition researchers at the University of Reading say that giving sheep and lambs a more varied diet leads to lamb meat with more polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA), including Omega-3 and Omega-6 […]

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Come Dine With Me Looking For Couples

Come Dine With Me Looking For Couples

Come Dine With Me FILMING DATES 9TH MAY –11TH MAY 2018 MUST BE OVER 18 TO APPLY EMAIL CDWM@ITV.COM Hit TV show Come Dine With Me are on the hunt for couples based in Wokingham and surrounding areas for their newest series. Do you and your partner host the best dinner parties in town? Think you and your partner […]