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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
Whitley Orchard 1

Above target for tree planting with the help of some friends

  • Council plants more than 400 trees across the borough during the autumn and winter
  • Residents and volunteers help with planting at community orchard in Whitley
Caversham Court Gardens 2

Residents encouraged to enjoy Reading’s parks as Caversham Court Gardens wins Green Flag award

  • Caversham Court Gardens wins prestigious Green Flag award
  • Council encouraging residents to visit Reading's 50+ open spaces during Love Parks Week
Christchurch Meadows Paddling Pool

Christchurch Meadows paddling pool opens on 27 May

  • Paddling pool open from Saturday 27 May
  • Open seven days a week
orchard pr

Roots of a new Community Orchard planted in Whitley

  • 30 new fruit trees introduced to South Whitley Park
  • Follows Council securing £85k funding to enhance the area, including addition of toddler’s play area
New Prospect Park play area

New flagship play area at Prospect Park to open ahead of schedule

  • £530,000 investment to provide exciting new equipment
  • New play area opening on Thursday 23 March ready for the Easter holidays
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
Girl in play area

Residents invited to vote on favourite design for new play area at Coley Recreation Ground

  • Six exciting designs to choose from
  • Investment of £200,000 in the new Coley Recreation Ground play area
Tom Charman, HAGS project manager; Cllr Adele Barnett-Ward, Reading's Lead Councillor for Leisure and Culture and Bridget Hickey, Reading Council Playground Project Officer.

Work starts on new flagship play area at Prospect Park

  • £530,000 investment to provide exciting new equipment
  • New play area set to open in the summer 2023
Rewilding Group-2

Community rallies together for bulb planting in South Reading

  • Residents come together to enhance an area of land next to the Holiday Inn in South Reading
  • Further enhancements with a bench and trees are planned
Caversham Court Gardens-4

Reading gains Thames & Chilterns in Bloom Gold and Silver Gilt Awards

  • Thames & Chilterns Gold Award for Caversham Court Gardens
  • Henley Road Cemetery receives Silver Gilt Award
Group photo celebrating Kenavon Drive Play Area

New playground at Kenavon Drive open for play

  • £102K investment in Kennet Walk /Kingsmead play area
  • Improvement and enlargement of the old playground now complete