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Plans for New Traveller Transit Site Will Enable More Rapid Police Action to Move on Illegal Incursions

  • Council moves to create a transit site for use by gypsies and travellers near Smallmead
  • Creation of a permanent site in the borough could enable police to move on illegal incursions more quickly
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Construction of new community pool at Palmer Park Begins

  • Physical work on the modern new 25 metre, 6-lane pool at Palmer Park to begin as part of Phase 2
  • The new car park area is complete
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Council Scheme to Help Struggling Families and Individuals with Eating and Heating Costs This Winter

  • Council scheme will help feed children and warm homes during the winter months for eligible households
  • Up to 5,200 children in Reading who need help accessing regular meals eligible
  • Thousands more to be offered help with heating costs if they qualify for the council tax reduction scheme