RVA launches expanded Social Prescribing service

RVA is extending its existing Social Prescribing service to work with Primary Care Networks across Reading. This month RVA welcomes four new Social Prescribing Link Workers: Sharon Fitton, Louise Keane, Helen Murphy and Charlotte Netherton-Sinclair. They join longstanding Social Prescribers Amber Holdway and Sarah Martin, and Social Prescribing Coordinator Liz Morrison at RVA, and Age UK Berkshire’s Social Prescriber Jodie Burrage. Continue reading RVA launches expanded Social Prescribing service

Reading Rotary Virtual Santa Run 2020

The Seventh Reading Rotary Santa Run is now open for entries. Due to the uncertainty caused by coronavirus it will not be possible for us to all run together. Participants will complete a safe Virtual Run at any time either in the park, around town, up and down their stairs, or even on a treadmill, between 1 December and 31 December 2020. Reading Rotary organises the event and this year’s race will be in aid of various Rotary charities. Continue reading Reading Rotary Virtual Santa Run 2020

Veg4Reading update

The Veg4Reading project started in June 2020 in response to the number of residents needing additional food parcels or hot meals in order to get by. The project has recruited 71 volunteers to date, who have been working at four Food4families sites, Whitley GrowAllot, Southcote GrowAllot, Lavender Place and Katesgrove Community Allotment, to extend the food growing capacity and grow additional fruit and veg. Continue reading Veg4Reading update

Berkshire weekly Covid-19 briefings

Public Health for Berkshire are producing a weekly briefing to share the latest local Covid-19 information with a wider audience. It includes:
-Current information and surveillance
-Key messages from the Strategic Director of Public Health for Berkshire and the six local authorities
Download the briefings here: www.berkshirepublichealth.co.uk/information-centre/berkshire-covid-19-weekly-briefing. Continue reading Berkshire weekly Covid-19 briefings

Shop to let – 34 Coronation Square

TO LET: Vacant shop at 34 Coronation Square, Southcote, Reading, RG30 3QN. The property has a central front entrance with 2 display windows. There is a further private staff entrance at the rear of the property opening through to a service area and car park. Internally the property provides an open retail area, partitioned room, kitchenette, utility space and a WC. A lease for up to 10 years from the lease completion date is offered. Continue reading Shop to let – 34 Coronation Square

Covid-secure meeting rooms open at RISC

While the ‘rule of six’ means that many leisure and recreational groups are unable to meet at the moment, some groups are still able to meet. If you teach yoga, pilates, tai chi or similar and are looking for a central location to hold your classes why not consider the hall at RISC? The hall has skylights for good ventilation, a sprung maple floor and room for up to 10 people on yoga mats. Continue reading Covid-secure meeting rooms open at RISC