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Our Favourites: highlights from 75 years of collecting at Royal Berkshire Archives

  • Free exhibition showing the breadth of Berkshire’s history is open at the Royal Berkshire Archives, Coley Avenue, in Reading.
Cllr Terry, RVA, RBC

Council and Voluntary Sector Come Together to Improve Lives in Reading

A NEW agreement between Reading’s vibrant voluntary and community sector and the Council promises to build on progress so far and further improve quality of life for residents and communities across Reading.

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Council invites residents to free Landlord Information Evening

  • Free event takes place on Thursday 23 November
  • Landlords can find out the latest legislation updates and attend valuable workshops
CDP 2023

Reading makes global environmental A List for third successive year

  • Reading one of only 119 towns and cities in the world to make CPD A List 2023
  • Only 26 UK authorities achieve A status in the ‘gold standard’ of environmental reporting
  • Call for Reading residents, businesses and organisations to help keep up the momentum
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Royal Visit for Reading’s Abbey Gateway and Ruins

  • HRH The Duke of Gloucester visits Reading’s oldest gem
  • Reading Abbey, once one of Europe's largest royal monasteries founded by King Henry I in 1121
Polling Stations Review

Have your say on improvements to Reading’s polling districts and polling places

  • National review of polling places stations and stations occurs every 5 years, Reading's runs from 1 Nov to 1 Dec
  • Looks at improving facilities and optimising accessibility for all voters
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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
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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