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Reading cuts carbon emissions by 51% and Council reduces own carbon footprint by 74%

  • Reading achieves eighth largest reduction in carbon emissions in the country since 2005
  • Reading Borough Council cuts its own carbon footprint by 74% in 14 years
  • Council achieves target to reduce fossil fuel use by 50% two years early
  • Call for Reading residents, businesses, communities and organisations to re-double efforts to reach net zero by 2030
No 17 Reading bus

Consultation on proposals to speed up bus journeys in Reading

  • Consultation launched on six proposed new bus lanes
  • Council’s £26m investment aims to make bus services even faster and more reliable
  • Residents can have their say at community drop-in sessions and online
The modular homes site which houses 40 people who have formerly been rough sleeping

New funding allows Council to provide ongoing rough sleeping accommodation

  • Funding will allow continuation of wrap around care for 50 people in move on homes
  • The 50 homes at two sites form part of 249 bed spaces available for those found rough sleeping
Bus Lane 2-2

Consultation on potential changes to Kings Road outbound bus lane

  • Informal consultation runs until 30 November with resident views welcomed
RTS drop-in sessions

Residents invited to Reading Transport Strategy drop-in sessions

  • Five drop-in sessions being held across Reading to gather residents’ views
  • Talk to members of Reading’s Transport team about the Council’s vision for travel
  • Drop-ins part of the Reading Transport Strategy 2040 consultation
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Reading Remembers 2023

  • Reading will host two remembrance ceremonies this year
  • Members of the public invited to pay their respects to those who defend our country
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Council welcomes decision to scrap closure of rail ticket offices

  • Council welcomes announcement that ticket office closure plan is halted
  • Reading Borough Council had formally objected to the proposals earlier this year

Estimated 13,600-plus Households in Reading Still Not Responded to the Annual Canvass

  • Residents risk not being able to vote in next year's elections if they do not respond to the annual canvass
  • Final round of reminder letters being sent out this week with residents asked to respond by November 30

New Directions College Awarded £10,000 Grant by the National Lottery Heritage Fund for 65th Birthday Celebrations

New Directions College’s 65th anniversary events and heritage exhibition has been backed to the tune of £10,000 thanks to a grant from the National Lottery Heritage Fund.

Parked cars

Launch of New Boroughwide Digital Parking Scheme

  • New digital residents’ parking scheme launches on 1 November 2023
  • Easier and quicker to apply for, and renew, parking permits
  • Existing physical residents’ parking permits will continue to be used until their expiry date.
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Council Welcomes U-Turn on Proposed Withdrawal of One Day Travelcard

  • Council welcomes u-turn on proposed withdrawal of one day travelcards by TfL, which would have seen a 31% price hike for Reading residents
  • It follows objections by local authorities, including Reading Council, earlier this year

'Tap on Tap off' buses around greater Reading for convenient and cheaper journeys

  • Tap payment card or device to register getting on and off any bus in greater Reading from 1 November
  • Cheapest on the day adult ticket will be charged
  • Introductory multi-trip adult ticket price of £3 a day