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Rooftops 1

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
Caversham Lock 1

Report looks into January flooding in Reading

  • Persistent heavy rain and Storm Henk downpours main causes of flooding in January 2024
  • 24 Reading properties affected by flooding around Thames, Kennet and Holy Brook
  • 36% of January’s total recorded rainfall came down within a 12-hour period
CALM Reading School 1E

Reading school pupils enjoy fun activities to learn about air quality

  • New air quality education programme being rolled out to Reading schools
  • Pupils taking part in fun, interactive sessions to learn about air quality
  • Reading schools are invited to register for free sessions for their pupils
Reading Buses 17

Plans for six new bus lanes recommended for approval

  • New bus lane proposals to be considered at Council committee meeting
  • Schemes aim to make bus journeys even faster and more reliable
  • Council committed to improving environment and air quality for Reading residents
Car Exhaust 2

Have your say on plans to tackle air pollution in Reading

  • Consultation launched on Reading’s Air Quality Action Plan 2024-29
  • Reading’s air quality is improving but some areas are still above pollution targets
  • Measures in the plan to benefit people’s health, the environment and quality of life
Trees for Streets logo

Help make Reading greener – sponsor a new tree

  • Residents can choose to have a new tree planted in the location of their choice
  • Initiative allows residents to make Reading greener for a one-off cost
  • Opportunity builds on Council's existing work with partners to increase trees in the town
Solar panels on the roof of the Council's Lyndhurst Road affordable homes. Now residents can follow suit at competitive prices.-2

Residents Offered Chance To Save Money Through Solar Panel Initiative

  • Residents can take advantage of competitive rates on solar panels through Solar Together's group-buying scheme
  • Making the switch can save money on energy bills and help towards Reading's net zero carbon target
  • Reading Borough Council's new build homes include solar panels to help reduce costs for tenants
Cllrs Rowland (R )  and Barnett- Ward ( L ) are urging folks to get out their litter pickers and work together to Keep Britain Tidy!

Help keep Reading tidy during The Great British Spring Clean

  • The Great British Spring Clean runs from 17 March to 2 April
  • People can sign up for free litter picking equipment by joining the Council's RAYS scheme
Councillors and residents plant the tree together in Kidmore Road, Caversham

Residents and Councillors Plant Together as Reading’s Tree Planting Efforts Set To Reach 387 Planted in Five Months

  • Collaborative effort saw residents choose the tree best suited to their road
  • By the end of March 387 trees will have been planted in Reading since November
  • Tree planting strategy will see 3,000 trees planted on Council land by 2030
Clean air education

Reading secures £327,000 for educational air quality schools initiative

  • Reading is one of 44 local authorities across the country to successfully bid
  • Reading awarded £327k to create an interactive education programme in primary and secondary schools to raise awareness about air quality
Neville preparing the soil for laying enhanced wildflower turf

Rewilding comes to Reading Town Centre

  • Enhanced wildflower turf laid at several locations around Reading Town Centre
  • Rewilding aims to restore, reclaim and protect natural habitats