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On Tuesday 24 November Reading Neighbourhood Network celebrated the successes of the town’s neighbourhood groups in the past year and looked ahead to the future. Over 50 neighbours from communities all around Reading attended RNN’s third Neighbourhoods Conference at Reading Town Hall. There was a real buzz as they talked about what really matters at a local level and how neighbours can get involved and organise activities. Special presentations were made to retiring trustees Peter Beadon, a veteran of more than ...
We’ve been collecting video clips showing some of the wonderful work of neighbourhood groups in our area in 2015. These have been compiled into a single video, and we’re delighted to be able to showcase the range of activities that have been organised in Reading’s neighbourhoods. This year we are also pleased to feature some of the groups that have received grant funding for their projects from RNN. This project reminds of us of the huge diversity of neighbourhood groups around Reading ...
Reading Borough Council Older People’s Neighbourhood Team have produced a leaflet listing Christmas events for older people taking place this year.
Reading Borough Council are looking for an enthusiastic and committed person to join the Neighbourhood Initiatives Team to deliver an outcome focused programme that is based on the renewal of Reading’s most deprived neighbourhoods.
On 7 November, the Government launched a £1.5 million programme of support for communities to establish pocket parks in urban areas. The Prospectus invites communities, with the support of their local authority, to make an application for up to £10,000 capital and up to £5,000 resource funding per project.
Next year is Reading’s Year of Culture and Reading Borough Council would like to mark this with an even bigger and better Reading What’s On Guide, showcasing the wide range of events and activities taking place throughout the year.
The Friends of Caversham Court Gardens are pleased to be able to offer sensory walks for the visually impaired in the lovely riverside gardens, in addition to the regular tours we offer of the history and fine trees on the site.
The Police Property Act Fund is created from the proceeds of sale of goods recovered by the police that cannot be returned to their original owner. Applications are invited from local voluntary and community groups which are working to improve the lives of people in the Thames Valley Police area.
Due to council funding cuts, and a condition survey on Bridge Hall, ABC to read’s current base, it is becoming clear that the charity will need to find a new home in order to carry on with their vital work in Reading and Berkshire wide. They require office space in West Reading/Tilehurst.
RNN is pleased to announce the next wave of application opportunities for the RNN Small Grants Program 2015-16. We propose to offer small grants (up to £500) to groups for projects. If you or your group have an idea for a community project that would benefit your neighbourhood we really want to hear from you! Remember that this funding offer may not be repeatable, so now really is your chance. You can download an application form from the link below – ...