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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
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Reading Residents’ Views Sought On Highways And Transport

  • Over 3,000 Reading residents will receive a survey in the post to give their views on the Council's highways and transport services
  • Reading Borough Council is one of 111 local authorities taking part in the national survey
  • Resident opinion has already helped shape a £9m investment in road and pavement improvements in Reading
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Council Calls for Urgent Closure of Government-run Quarantine Facility in Reading

  • The Council has called on the Department for Health and Social Care to close its quarantine hotel in Reading after a significant outbreak at the facility
  • Positive cases spread between guests and hotel staff based at the Government-operated facility, with at least three cases in the community linked
  • DHSC has chosen to implement further control measures at the hotel, but has not agreed to closure at this time
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Two New Reading School Streets Now Open

  • School Street trials began this week at Wilson Primary School and Thameside Primary School
  • The initiative aims to create a safer and healthier environment for everyone by encouraging more active travel, such as cycling and walking.
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Council Public Rights of Way Consultation Could Consider Access to Footpaths on Caversham Park Estate

  • Residents urged to help improve Reading’s Public Rights of Way
  • The consultation also considers historic Rights of Way that have been lost
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Council Moves to Secure Future of Major Leisure Project with Additional Investment

  • Overall investment is set to be £38.451 million 
  • Council remains fully committed to delivering the new leisure facilities
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3 Year Jail Sentence for Fraudster Who Sold Fake Car Service History Books on eBay

  • The fraudster was successfully prosecuted for trademarks and fraud offences.
  • The deception generated around £75,000 – over an 18-month period from January 2018 and June 2019