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Rinomhota Extends ReadingFC Deal Until 2022

Rinomhota Extends ReadingFC Deal Until 2022

Rinomhota Extends ReadingFC Deal Until 2022 We are delighted to confirm that Reading midfielder Andy Rinomhota has penned a new contract with the Royals, keeping him at Madejski Stadium until the summer of 2022.  In his breakthrough season, the midfield dynamo has caught the eye with his energy, athleticism and versatility over his 22 first-team […]

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Professor Robert Van de Noort appointed as Vice-Chancellor of the University of Reading

Professor Robert Van de Noort appointed as Vice-Chancellor of the University of Reading

Professor Robert Van de Noort appointed Professor Robert Van de Noort will be the next Vice-Chancellor of the University of Reading. The appointment has been approved by the University’s governing Council and will take place with immediate effect.  Professor Van de Noort joined the University in 2014 as Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Academic Planning and Resources, and […]

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Businesses In Reading Central & Abbey Quarter Renew BID Proposal

Businesses In Reading Central & Abbey Quarter Renew BID Proposal

Reading Central & Abbey Quarter Renew BID Proposal The business vote renews Reading Central BID and creates a new Abbey Quarter Commercial District.  Businesses based in Reading town centre have voted to invest in Reading town centre by renewing Reading Central Business Improvement District¹ (BID) and creating a new Abbey Quarter Commercial District. Both will […]

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Proposed University Student Accommodation

Proposed University Student Accommodation

University Student Accommodation New images showing how enhanced St Patrick’s Hall accommodation for University of Reading students would look have been revealed.  Artist impressions of the proposed upgrade and extension of the student halls in Northcourt Avenue are part of evidence submitted to Reading Borough Council ahead of a public appeal hearing that will determine […]

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Electric Bikes Could Provide Old People With Brain Boost

Electric Bikes Could Provide Old People With Brain Boost

Electric Bikes Could Provide Old People With Brain Boost Older cyclists who use electric bicycles may be getting the same brain benefits as those on standard bikes.  The new research, published in PLOS One today (Weds 20 February) conducted at the University of Reading and Oxford Brookes University found that cyclists between the ages of […]

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Brain Benefits of Speaking Multiple Languages ?

Brain Benefits of Speaking Multiple Languages ?

Brain Benefits of Speaking Multiple Languages ? Speakers of multiple languages may have healthier brains as a result according to neuroscience research.   A team from the University of Reading have been looking at the brains of bilingual speakers and have found that both the structure of their grey and white matter and their performance […]

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Empty Shop In Reading Transformed Into Art Exhibition

Empty Shop In Reading Transformed Into Art Exhibition

Empty Shop In Reading An empty shop in Reading town centre is being used for an art exhibition. The solo exhibition Inter- by New York based artist Patricia L. Boyd is configured as a response to the exhibition site – an empty shop unit in the Broad Street Mall – and features a single-channel video installation. A series of […]

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Loddon Primary School In Earley Celebrates £3.8 Million Expansion

Loddon Primary School In Earley Celebrates £3.8 Million Expansion

Loddon Primary School In Earley Loddon Primary School in Earley is this week celebrating its recent expansion, from a two form to a three form entry,  thanks to a £3.8million investment from Wokingham Borough Council.   The work, which started in June 2016 and ended in December 2018, included three new classrooms created from the […]

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Toy Library Launch at Reading Central Library

Toy Library Launch at Reading Central Library

Toy Library Launch Little library users in Reading are in for a treat, with the official launch of the town’s toy library at its new central location.  Reading Library Service’s Toy Library, which was previously housed in Southcote, has now moved to Reading Central Library and is housed in a fun new castle themed enclosure. […]

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Works Started On TVP Park & Ride

Works Started On TVP Park & Ride

TVP Park & Ride Construction of the new Thames Valley Park (TVP) Park and Ride is due to start this week (28 January), which is designed to help reduce congestion and improve access to Reading along the A4 corridor.   With the A4 London Road as one of the main route for vehicles travelling to […]