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Forbury Gardens and Caversham Court Gardens

Green Flag Award 2022 recognition for two of Reading’s most popular green spaces

  • The Forbury Gardens and Caversham Court Gardens have both received Green Flag Awards
  • Both sites have also received a Green Heritage Site Award
  • A record-breaking year for the Green Flag Award, with 2,208 winners celebrating success
Festival 2021

Reading Festival 2022

  • More than 100,000 revellers expected over the three festival days.
  • Residents are reminded to plan ahead as shops, public transport and roads will be busier.
Reading Borough Council Civic Offices

Council receives £429,000 funding to make Reading safer

  • New funding will help make Reading town centre a safer place for residents and visitors
  • Schemes including a Community Safe Hub, CCTV and improved lighting are planned with £429,000 award, with an additional 50% match funding coming from the Council and its partners
  • Residents encouraged to take part in current consultations open now on community safety, serious violence and domestic abuse