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East Reading Nursery to Celebrate Moving into New Home

East Reading Nursery to Celebrate Moving into New Home

CHILDREN and staff at an east Reading nursery will be celebrating the official opening of their new building on Wednesday 7th September. Riverside Day Nursery closed the doors of its premises in New Town Primary School earlier in the summer and has now relocated to bright new modern facilities in Palmer Park. The nursery’s new […]

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Reading Pupils Celebrate GCSE Results

Reading Pupils Celebrate GCSE Results

PUPILS across Reading are celebrating a strong set of GCSE results. At this stage there are no national statistics to make direct comparisons and it is difficult to compare results with last year because of different ways of reporting. However, early indications from schools are that 66 per cent of students in Reading schools achieved […]

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Strategy to Support Looked After Children

Strategy to Support Looked After Children

A REPORT detailing the council’s strategy for supporting Reading’s looked after children will be considered at a meeting of the Adult, Children’s and Education Committee next week.

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Reading’s Youth Offending Service “Competent and Committed” Say Inspectors

Reading’s Youth Offending Service “Competent and Committed” Say Inspectors

AN INDEPENDENT inspection of Reading’s Youth Offending Service has described the workforce as “competent and committed” with a good knowledge of their children and young people.

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£26,950 for Reading’s Library and Theatre Programme

£26,950 for Reading’s Library and Theatre Programme

READING’S Library Service has received a grant of £26,950 to deliver a series of theatre shows at its libraries, starting in October this year and running over two years.

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Success of Beat the Street 2015 in Numbers

Success of Beat the Street 2015 in Numbers

With the countdown to the eagerly anticipated 2016 Beat the Street underway, attention is now turning to the results from last year’s competition and the impact it has had on activity in the borough.

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Celebrating World Social Worker Day

Celebrating World Social Worker Day

AN EVENT to recognise the invaluable work of Reading’s children social workers was held this week.

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Two new polling stations for May elections

Two new polling stations for May elections

VOTERS in Redlands and Mapledurham wards are being given forward notice of changes in their local polling stations on Thursday May 5th, for both the Borough and Police & Crime Commissioner elections.

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Reading Council Celebrates ‘Good’ Rating for The Willows care home

Reading Council Celebrates ‘Good’ Rating for The Willows care home

The service at The Willows care home in South Reading has been rated good by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

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Arthur Hill Pool to close for essential works

Arthur Hill Pool to close for essential works

Arthur Hill Pool is to shut for one week while essential maintenance work is carried out. The pool will be closed to the public from Monday 22nd February, reopening Monday 29th February, for essential maintenance. During this time structural support repairs in the basement plant room, replacement of electrical panels and over coating on poolside […]