RESIDENTS can join in the Queen’s 90th celebrations by throwing their own street birthday bash in mid-June, without having to pay for a road closure.
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.
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]