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Now that Reading Voluntary Action has settled into their new home on Floor 3 of Reading’s Central Library, they are expanding their volunteering drop-in service to offer face-to-face consultations from 9:30 to 17:00 Monday to Friday.
If you have a project that could improve the look and feel of council housing estates or improve quality of life for council tenants, Reading Borough Council wants to hear from you. Your Community Your Cash gives you the power to bid for up to £6,000 of Decent Neighbourhood Funding. This year, 15 bids around Reading have so far been awarded up to £6,000 to benefit Council estates or the tenants and the families living there, but there is still ...
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.