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Council’s Fun Packed Full of Life Event Celebrates Older People’s Day

Council’s Fun Packed Full of Life Event Celebrates Older People’s Day

READING will be celebrating National Older People’s Day this October with a free fun packed afternoon event highlighting the contribution older people make to the Reading community. The free event at Rivermead Leisure Centre runs from 1.30 to 4.30pm on Friday 14th October, with free parking available and light refreshments provided. The Mayor of Reading […]

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Introduction of Green Bin Collection Charges Proposed

Introduction of Green Bin Collection Charges Proposed

NEW charges for green bin collections could be introduced in Reading if proposals are given the go-ahead later this month (September 26th). Unlike many neighbouring areas, householders in Reading currently have garden waste collected for free from their doorstep. Unprecedented Government cuts to Council funding however, mean Reading Borough Council is now having to consider […]

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Council Commits to Arthur Hill Pool Replacement

Council Commits to Arthur Hill Pool Replacement

ARTHUR HILL swimming pool will be closed and replaced with a modern new 25-metre pool at nearby Palmer Park, under proposals being considered at a meeting of the Council’s Policy Committee later this month (September 26). The ageing facility would shut from December 19th this year. It would be replaced in 3 to 4 years’ […]

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Youngsters Invited to Enter Recycling Mascot Competition

Youngsters Invited to Enter Recycling Mascot Competition

CHILDREN are being encouraged to use their artistic talents to create a recycling mascot for Reading Borough Council. Pupils at primary schools across the borough are being invited to enter the competition to design a character to help promote recycling in the town. Teachers are also being offered the chance to host free special assemblies, […]