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Residents Invited to Help Shape Community Safety in Reading

  • Resident feedback required to help make Reading safer for everyone
  • Survey is your chance to tell the Community Safety Partnership where it should focus resources
  • Recent improvements include more cctv cameras, extra and improved lighting and creating the Reading Safe Space
Marv Makers Summer Reading Challenge

Get Creative - Reading Libraries Popular Summer Reading Challenge Returns

  • Summer Reading Challenge launched Saturday 6 July 2024
  • Children aged 4-11 encouraged to sign up to read six books over the summer
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Plastic Bags and Wrapping Recycling Trial Expanded to Reach 10,000 Households in Reading

  • Reading households trialling plastic bags and wrapping kerbside collections more than doubles to 10,000
  • Trial is helping reduce Reading's carbon footprint
  • For those not in the trial, soft plastics can be recycled at many supermarkets
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Passengers Get Glimpse of Future Bus Travel in Reading

  • Demonstration model of new electric buses has been running in the town for two weeks
  • Twenty-four zero emission double-deck buses will be coming to Reading next year

Publication of Independent Learning Review

  • An Independent Learning Review following the inquest of Caversham Primary headteacher Ruth Perry is published today
  • The Council and BFfC have also published their response to Ofsted's 'Big Listen' consultation, which was informed by school leaders in Reading
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Two new School Street schemes launched in Reading

  • New School Streets are now operating in Exbourne Road and Great Knollys Street
  • Schemes help create a healthier, safer environment and encourage active travel to school
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Council given go-ahead for borough-wide smoke control area

  • A smoke control area will cover all of Reading borough from 1 December
  • Expanded scheme will help improve air quality and protect residents’ health
Sports Award Launch, Hilton Hotel, Reading. Photo by Chris Forsey.

Reading Sports Awards kick-off for 2024!

  • Reading Sports Personality Awards return for 2024
  • Partnering with Reading-based charity, Sport in Mind, to showcase Reading’s wealth of sporting talent
  • Nominations open until Friday 20 September 2024
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Uber driver ordered to pay over £1,000 for second offence of illegally operating in Reading

  • Uber driver Muhamad Ismail Mahumuthu Atham fined £1,195 and given eight points for illegally plying for hire in Reading
  • This was his second conviction for the same offence, with a previous one in November 2020
A pyramidal orchid growing in Palmer Park

Council Reinforces Commitment to Rewilding as Scheme Grows to 50 Hectares

  • Rewilding areas in Reading now cover over 50 hectares across 58 locations
  • The practice allows the Council to restore, reclaim and protect natural habitats and species
High Bridge

High Bridge Repair Work Begins Next Week

  • Work on the Grade II Listed bridge will begin on Tuesday 9 July
  • The repair is part of a £4m investment in bridges and other structures around Reading