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Adult Mental Health First Aid courses - July and October 2019

July 2019 - 4 half days : 23rd, 24th, 30th and 31st July, 9:30 am - 1:30 pm October 219 - 2 full days : 22nd and 23rd October, 9:30 am - 5 pm What is a mental health First Aid? Mental Health First Aid…

Open Day at The Maples Centre on Wednesday 11th September 2019

The Maples Centre provides Day Services for older people in Reading. Come and find out more about the services offered at The Maples Centre during their Open Day on Wednesday 11th September 2019 11 am - 3 pm Rivermead Leisure Complex, Richfield Avenue, Reading RG1 8EQ The…

Thames Valley Alert !! Drivers targeted with fake fines

Action Fraud have received an increase in reports and intelligence where elderly victims are being targeted by individuals purporting to be police officers or traffic wardens. The victims are being approached whilst parked in a car park and are told by the suspect that they…

Well-being Newsletter - Summer 2019

Information on local services and up coming events for June to August 2019. Please click on the link in Downloads to read the newsletter Topics include: Reading Adopt your street New summer walking group Age UK Berkshire new gardening group Make Reading a Dementia Friendly Town…

Windrush Events in Reading 2019 - June to October 2019

First national Windrush Day on 22 June 2019 Four exciting events are to be held in Reading to celebrate the contribution of the Windrush Generation to the town’s economic, social and cultural life. A consortium of local community groups and Reading Borough Council have been…

Do you know anyone that needs help to get online? Free drop-in sessions available

Do you know anyone that would benefit from help getting started with a computer or mobile device? Or perhaps you would like to learn how to do more? Although we are in an age where it seems that everyone is using new technology, there are…

Free English, Maths and Employability Training for 19+ (Reading College)

We currently have an offer delivering free:          English functional skills          Maths functional skills          Employability skills (Interview skills, CV writing, Cover letters etc)          Digital skills (Using devices, accessing the internet, creating a safe social media platform, setting up a LinkedIn account etc –…

Reading Services Guide, Family Information Service & SEND Local Offer Fliers, Poster & Presentation

The Reading Services Guide team have created publicity fliers which can be downloaded from this page, see related links. If you would like hard copies of the fliers then please contact the appropriate service through the contact us page. We have also produced a Reading…

Activities in Reading this Summer

To find out more about the activities taking place this summer for children and families please visit out Summer Holiday Activities 2019 page.    

MMR Immunisation ~ Year 2 Children

Parents Carers of children in Year 2, is your child protected from MMR (Measles Mumps & Rubella)? All children in the UK are usually offered the MMR vaccine at 12months and again at 3 years and 4 months, which means they would be fully protected against…
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