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Don't Disappear campaign - to raise awareness of coercive control

Victims First, which supports victims of crime and abuse across Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire, has launched a video ‘Don’t Disappear’ to raise awareness of coercive control and emotional abuse in relationships. ‘Don’t Disappear’ follows the story of Jamie and Emma, from the seemingly loving early…

New Working Carer Support Group starting Wednesday 5th February 2020

New Working Carers Support Group in Reading~ ***Starting Wednesday 5th February 2020*** Every 1st  Wednesday of Each Month Abbey Baptist Church (behind central library), Abbey Square, Reading RG1 3BE from 6pm 8pm. Refreshments provided. Parking- Few Spaces at the Church For further information, please call the…

NHS 111 - campaign launched on 21 October

The NHS 111 phase of the ‘Help Us, Help You’ Winter Pressures campaign launched on Monday 21st October. The campaign will run nationally with TV advertising, video on demand, out of home, search, social media and partnerships activity. NHS 111 can be contacted to find out…

2019-2020 Flu Vaccine Campaign

Flu is a common infectious viral illness spread by coughs and sneezes.  It can be unpleasant and makes most people feel exhausted and unwell.  Many healthy people will recover in about a week, but in older people, younger children or people who have certain condition,…

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…

Capital Fund Plan to support development of Specialist Education Provision for Children & Young People with Education, Health & Care Plans (EHCPs)

Brighter Futures For Children, Reading Capital Fund Plan to support development of Specialist Education Provision for Children & Young People with Education, Health & Care Plans (EHCPs) Capital Fund Plan - May 2019 Introduction The Government has committed some funding to support local authorities to invest…
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