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May 03

Residents’ Parking in ‘old Redlands’ – Fact-check!

Tweet Over the bank holiday weekend Reading Green Party paid for a letter to be delivered to houses in old Redlands, one of our members spoke to a young person delivering the leaflets and was told they were getting £20 to deliver the letter and he really had no idea what is was all about. …

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Apr 17

Cllr Tony Jones Lead for Education writes:

Tweet Education: A Response to Mr Bradley Simmons At Ofsted And Mr Rob Wilson MP Statement by Councillor Tony Jones, Lead Member for Education, Reading Borough CouncilWhen I was elected to the position of Lead member for Education in May 2015, I made a public undertaken not to use the organisation and performance of schools …

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Mar 18

Friday March 18 is National Child Sexual Exploitation Awareness Day

Tweet Friday March 18 is National Child Sexual Exploitation Awareness Day. Reading Council’s ruling Labour Administration is using this opportunity to highlight the issues surrounding CSE, encouraging everyone to think, spot and speak out against abuse and adopt a zero tolerance to adults developing inappropriate relationships with children or children developing inappropriate relationships with other children. Lead Councillor …

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Feb 05

Make sure you can have your say – Register To Vote Today

Tweet TODAY is National Voter Registration day and the Council is once again urging residents to take some time to check they are registered to vote. In one week’s time (Feb 12) Reading Borough Council will be sending letters to all 62,354 properties in the borough. Each letter will list all of the people currently …

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Jan 21

Communities Invited to Join a Borough-wide Spring Clean

Tweet RESIDENTS are being encouraged to get together to help clear up their neighbourhoods during this year’s first major Reading RESCUE event. The borough-wide spring clean, sponsored by Thames Water, takes place every year and includes communities, volunteers and council staff. This year’s event will be taking place March 4th – 6th to coincide with …

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Jan 11

Repairs Start on Damaged Georgian Memorial Garden Wall

Tweet WORK will start this week to repair the wall, gate and railings at King George V Memorial Garden in Eldon Square, Reading’s only Georgian-style garden.  Distinctive features of a Georgian square include a symmetrical design, an outer belt of trees and shrubs, an inner circular walk and a central area laid to grass. The …

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Dec 31

Carers Encouraged to Put on Their Boots for New Year Walks

Tweet CARERS and the people they care for are being encouraged to join a walking group launching in the New Year. Reading Council’s Healthy Walks Programme is hosting a series of gentle weekly walks around Palmer Park beginning in January 2016. The first walk will be held on Wednesday 6th January, starting from the Chalkboard …

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Dec 20

No Agreement on a Parking Scheme for Redlands

Tweet Recent editions of our regular newsletter to residents Redlands Matters have discussed the pressing issue of car parking for residents in the ward. This culminated in an informal public consultation during the Autumn to which many hundreds of residents responded. The overall picture was inconclusive, with some respondents welcoming the idea of the introduction …

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Dec 16

New Safeguarding Video to be Shown at Reading FC this Weekend

Tweet A VIDEO which promotes the message that safeguarding is everybody’s business is to be screened before Reading Football Club’s home match for the first time this weekend. The 90-second film is aimed at raising awareness of safeguarding issues, such as mistreatment, neglect, bullying and exploitation, and how to report a concern. The video, which …

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Dec 10

2015 Council Christmas Information

Tweet Civic Offices During the Christmas and New Year period Reading’s Call Centre and Civic Offices will be open from 9am to 5pm as usual, except on the following days: Thursday Dec 24: Open 9am to 3pm Friday Dec 25th: Closed Monday Dec 28th: Closed (Bank Holiday) Thursday Dec 31st: Open 9am to 3pm Friday January …

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