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Reading University Celebrating 100 years Of Women In The Legal Profession

Reading University Celebrating 100 years Of Women In The Legal Profession

100 years Of Women In The Legal Profession The University of Reading’s School of Law has launched a series of events marking 100 years of women in the legal profession.  On Thursday, 28 March the school welcomed Naheed Taj, managing partner of Stowe Family Law Reading, to give an engaging and inspiring talk reflecting on […]

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Reading Mayor Charity Quiz – Tickets Available Now

Reading Mayor Charity Quiz – Tickets Available Now

Reading Mayor Charity Quiz A Night of Fun, Prizes and Surprises at the Mayor’s Big Charity Quiz.  Friends, families and workmates are being invited to come together and take part in Reading’s biggest quiz of the year.     The Mayor of Reading Cllr Debs Edwards is hosting her Big Charity Quiz in Reading Town […]

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Thames Valley Science Park Nominated For Two Property Awards

Thames Valley Science Park Nominated For Two Property Awards

Thames Valley Science Park Nominated The University of Reading’s ground-breaking science park development has been shortlisted for two property awards.  Thames Valley Science Park, which is being developed in Shinfield, has been nominated for two Thames Valley Property Awards, in the Business Park Innovation and Workplace Award categories.   Already home to more than 80 […]

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Taxi Driver Loses Licence After Driving on Pavement Twice

Taxi Driver Loses Licence After Driving on Pavement Twice

Taxi Driver Loses Licence A Hackney carriage driver who was caught driving on the pavement on two separate occasions has had his taxi licence revoked.  The first offence committed by Manzoor Hussain, of Combe Road, Tilehurst was spotted by police officers on 5th April 2018.   First Offence   Officers witnessed the 44-year-old driving from […]

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Final Section of New Cross-Reading Cycle Route Begins

Final Section of New Cross-Reading Cycle Route Begins

Cross-Reading Cycle Route Work on the final phase of a key new cycle route, which will eventually cross Reading and Berkshire, is set to commence from next month (April 2 2019).  Known as Route 422 on the National Cycle Network, when complete the new route will run from its start point of Newbury in the […]

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Speaking More Than One Language Can Benefit Brain

Speaking More Than One Language Can Benefit Brain

Speaking More Than One Language Can Benefit Brain   Speaking more than one language can benefit brain connectivity but only if bilingualism is kept up, according to new research.  A paper published today in PNAS looked at the brains of healthy bilingual speakers with different levels of experience.   They found that the participants which […]

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Council and Community Groups Win Funding for First Windrush Day

Council and Community Groups Win Funding for First Windrush Day

Windrush Day Four exciting new events are to be held in Reading to celebrate the contribution of the Windrush Generation to the town’s economic, social and cultural life, following a successful application for government funding.  Reading Borough Council will be working with a consortium of local community groups to organise the activities to coincide with […]

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Battle Library Community Hub Works Starting

Battle Library Community Hub Works Starting

Battle Library Community Hub Work on creating a multi-use community hub for west Reading is due to get under way from the beginning of May.  There are exciting plans to improve and transform Battle Library this year, so that more people can enjoy what it has to offer.     The library will be closed […]

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Shinfield, Arborfield, Wokingham Greenways Link Due To Start

Shinfield, Arborfield, Wokingham Greenways Link Due To Start

Greenways Link Due To Start Wokingham Borough Council is starting phase 2 of its greenways project. The greenways project will create a network of traffic free multi-user routes which will connect the new major developments at Arborfield Garrison (Arborfield Green) and Shinfield Parish to Wokingham town and the new major developments in North and South […]

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Shinfield 10k 2019

Shinfield 10k 2019

Shinfield 10k Local runners are being encouraged to sign up for the Shinfield 10k and help make this year’s race bigger and better than ever.  The popular road race takes place on Bank Holiday Monday 6th May, and organisers the Reading Roadrunners are hoping to attract a bumper field for the event.   Among those […]