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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 […]

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New recycling bins help keep our town clean and green

New recycling bins help keep our town clean and green

NEW waste bins are being installed throughout Reading town centre to increase the amount of litter which is recycled. Residents and visitors to the town will start to see the 40 new dual bins being put in place this week. Some will replace existing general waste-only bins and others will be installed in new locations. […]

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Council Launches Reading Youth Health Champions Qualification

Council Launches Reading Youth Health Champions Qualification

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 […]

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Council Encourages Residents to Have Their Say on Adult Wellbeing in Reading

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.

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Reading Half Marathon enrolment closing soon

Reading Half Marathon enrolment closing soon

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. […]

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Ainee’s MEGA Baby & Children’s Bazaar

Ainee’s MEGA Baby & Children’s Bazaar

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 […]