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Three members of the Reading Borough Council Recycling & Enforcement team (l-r) Jonnelle Phoenix-Roach, Holly Tough and Daniel Moore

800 fixed penalty notices in two years highlights council’s tough stance on fly-tipping and littering

  • Council's specialist team has issued over 800 fixed penalty notices for fly-tipping and littering offences in just two years
  • Fine income has been reinvested in CCTV to help combat fly-tipping further
  • Council sends message to fly-tippers that they will be caught and punished
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Council Pledges Purge on Graffiti

  • Up to 500 additional pieces of graffiti set to be removed under new Council policy
  • Local communities to be supported to take action in their neighbourhoods
  • £75,000 investment will help make Reading's residential areas more attractive to live in
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Reading Borough Council’s Anti-Social Behaviour Team To Mark UK’s First ASB Awareness Week

  • Reportable app launched to allow residents to report anti-social behaviour more easily
  • Move aims to support victims and make people feel safer in the Borough
  • Council's ASB Team works closely with Thames Valley Police around issues such as drug activity, exploitation and threatening behaviour
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Reading Pubs To Show England Games Only For Fans Who Book In Advance

  • Vast majority of Reading's pubs will be pre-bookings only for England matches
  • Reading Borough Council, Thames Valley Police and Pubwatch are urging fans to contact venues in advance to book a place or face disappointment
Jason in the Council's park cleasing team

Council Launches ‘Love Your Park’ Anti-litter Campaign

  • 'Love your Park' aims to encourage people to put litter in the bin or take it home – and will promote three quick ways to report full bins for emptying.
  • The increase in litter in Reading's parks last year compared to the year before was roughly equivalent to 75 bull elephants or 250 cars!