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Reading Students Carried Out Thousands Of Hours Of Volunteer Work in 2018

Reading Students Carried Out Thousands Of Hours Of Volunteer Work in 2018

Reading Students Carried Out Thousands Of Hours Of Volunteer Work in 2018 Students at the University of Reading have helped to literally brighten up Reading in 2018 to continue their record of providing thousands of volunteer hours to the community.     Volunteers at the Reading Lions’ Firework Spectacular for Bonfire Night this year contributed […]

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Reading Toy Run 2018

Reading Toy Run 2018   Annual fundraising event in aid of Barnardo’s.   Start is Shinfield, with the finish in Wokingham.

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Reading Santa Charity Run 2018

Reading Santa Run Reading Santa Charity Run time is here again, for the 5th year we are raising thousands of pounds for local charities. Our race attracts hundreds of runners to the Reading Town Centre every December. Entrants come from all walks of life and abilities. All are very welcome. Starting at Forbury Gardens the […]

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Alcohol Awareness Week 2018

Alcohol Awareness Week 2018

Alcohol Awareness Week Reading Council is helping to highlight the benefits of monitoring alcohol consumption and making a change where needed during this year’s ‘Alcohol Awareness Week’ (19-25 November).  Alcohol Awareness Week is a national campaign headed by Alcohol Change UK. This year’s theme is ‘Change’ and the campaign is encouraging people to think about their […]

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Give HIV the Finger 2018

Give HIV the Finger 2018

Give HIV the Finger Give HIV the Finger during National HIV Testing Week 2018.    The national HIV Testing Week campaign promotes that a finger prick test is all it takes to test. Locally, the team at Thames Valley Positive Support (TVPS), in partnership with Reading Borough Council and the Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust, are […]

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Reading Christmas Events Announced for 2018

Reading Christmas Events Announced for 2018

Reading Christmas Events   There will be nowhere quite as magical as Reading this Christmas. As the festive season starts to sparkle, a host of enchanting events will take place to complement the town’s top-class shopping and dining scene.   The town centre will host a breathtaking parade when Beautiful Creatures’ gigantic whale, Big Blue, […]

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Over 1,700 Children Take Part in Summer Reading Challenge 2018

Over 1,700 Children Take Part in Summer Reading Challenge 2018

Summer Reading Challenge 2018 Reading’s Summer Reading Challenge was a resounding success this year, with 1,717 children between the ages of 4 – 13 taking part.  This year’s Mischief Makers theme (based on the Beano) proved extremely popular.  More children took part at Southcote, Tilehurst and Whitley libraries, than the previous year.   Battle and […]

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Mapledurham Festive Gift Fair 2018

Mapledurham Festive Gift Fair   Friday 9th till Sunday 11th November – 10am till 5pm All you need for gift shopping in one place. Held in marquees on the lawns of historic Mapledurham. A Festive atmosphere offering a wide range of unique and exciting gifts, crafts & fine foods. Father Christmas will be attending! Free […]

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Rivermead Primary School Firework Display 2018

Rivermead Primary School Firework Display   Gates open 6.30pm, refreshments & food   See https://1stwoodley.co.uk/fundraising/fireworks/ for further details

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Silver Gilt Award for Reading In Bloom 2018

Silver Gilt Award for Reading In Bloom 2018

Silver Gilt Award for Reading In Bloom Reading has been awarded a Silver Gilt Award in the National Britain in Bloom UK finals – the town’s first entry into the National competition since 2000.  The RHS Britain in Bloom judges announced the winners of each category and finalists’ final score at an awards ceremony in […]