A COUNCIL run initiative to facilitate young people’s peer education and mentoring is launching this month. A new qualification, developed by the Royal Society for Public Health, has been specifically prepared for young people aged 14-25 to enable them to act as ‘health advisors’ to their peers. This can be in a variety of settings […]
Reading residents are being encouraged to have their say on the council’s approach to promoting physical, mental and social wellbeing for adults with care needs.
Although the Vitality Reading Half Marathon isn’t until April 3, the closing date for enrolments closes soon – so get in there quick! The marathon claims to be the UK’s fastest and flattest route and has been gaining popularity each year with almost 20,000 runners in 2015, collectively raising more than £1.5 million for charity. […]
Ainees MEGA Baby & Childrens Bazaar is an indoor market featuring new and used maternity, baby and children’s items and toys, a selection of local businesses selling unique hand crafted items and entertainment for the kids. This event is back in Reading on February 20 from 2pm until 4pm. The afternoon includes not only plenty […]
Ahead of the opening of IKEA at Calcot, the Swedish store chain are now looking for staff with applications being welcomed online. The new store, 19th in the UK, is looking for approximately 350 staff members to join the store and has begun advertising its website. Roles include logistics, customer service, a merchandising manager and […]
From Monday February 1, Reading parking enters the digital age with drivers being able to pay for parking via their mobile phones. Not only do drivers need to worry about rifling through loose change, but they can also top up their parking remotely – no more racing back to the car park for that vital […]
Despite Christmas being long gone, there is still time to grab your free flu jab if you are one of the qualifying groups. The weather may soon be turning for the warmer, but flu is still prevalent. It is very important that those at risk have their annual flu jabs. The flu virus evolves and […]