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Public Consultation on Future Changes to the Cemetery and Cremation Service in Reading

  • Public consultation on a series of future changes to cemetery and crematorium services launched today
  • Proposed improvements include increasing operating hours and better access
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New Modular Homes Set To Transform Lives Of 40 Homeless People In Reading

  • 40 new modular homes to offer "life changing" opportunities for people found rough sleeping in Reading
  •  Specialist site will provide intensive 24/7 support for residents
  • The project forms part of a Council commitment to deliver 300 new homes in Reading over the next three years
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East Reading School Street Set for Approval

  • If approved, the Crescent Road School Street is likely to be operational in September 2021
  • The scheme will be considered at the Council's Strategic Environment, Planning and Transport Committee (SEPT) on 30 June
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New Shinfield Road Segregated Cycle Route to be Progressed Following Public Consultation

  • New Shinfield Road segregated cycle route to be developed after nearly 1,000 public responses to recent Active Travel consultation
  • Results showed substantial public support for all four proposed cycle schemes
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Exciting Arthur Hill Pool Transformation To Begin

  • 15 homes to be created for key workers at lower than market rent
  • Environmentally-friendly, low energy buildings will help towards Reading's carbon-neutral goal
  • Character and heritage of former pool site safeguarded by retaining facade and front block
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Reading’s Pavements Set For Comprehensive Improvements

  • 17 Reading roads to benefit from pavement improvements between now and March 2022
  • Work forms part of Reading Borough Council's £9m investment over three years in road and pavement resurfacing
  • Road resurfacing will begin later in the summer, with Northumberland Avenue and Southcote Lane set for early improvements soon
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Countdown to Celebrating 900 Years of Reading Abbey at Water Fest

  • Reading Water Fest takes place on Saturday 19 June 2021, between 11am and 5pm
  • The free ticketed festival will celebrate the 900th anniversary of Reading Abbey
  • The Hugh Faringdon carving will be unveiled on the Abbey Gateway at 11am
  • Stringent measures will be in place to ensure the event operates within current Covid guidelines
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Community and Voluntary Groups Invited to Apply for Share of £150K Funding

  • Two pots of money for community groups, totalling £150,000
  • Community organisations should apply by Sunday 25 July 2021 for a share of the funding