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Be Clear on Cancer Campaign - 22 February-31 March 2018

Public Health England will be re-running the Be Clear on Cancer breast cancer in women over 70’ campaign from 22 February to the end of March 2018 Older women with breast cancer have poorer relative survival rates, highlighting the necessity to improve early diagnosis for…

Netball Festival at Meadway Sports Centre

When: 4 February to 11 March 2018, 5 pm - 7 pm Where: Meadway Sports Centre, Conwy Close, Tilehurst, RG30 4BZ From 14+years - all welcome! Join the festival for fun, friendly matches and to keep fit! See the flyer for more info, to download…

Make Energy Bills Manageable

From Citizens Advice Reading The energy team from Citizens Advice Reading has a short period of funding to go out and talk to groups of frontline staff and consumers about managing energy bills better. Do you know how to check you are on the best…

Winter Watch - to help vulnerable residents stay warm

Winter Watch offers advice and help to older people, people with disabilities or long term health conditions and families with very young children whose health and well being is most at risk because their homes are cold and  damp.   Find out more by clicking on…

Wellbeing Newsletter - January/February 2018 edition

Find out what services and activities are on offer locally to help boost your emotional and physical wellbeing. For any queries, please email wellbeing.service@reading.gov.uk or call 0118 937 3747

Let's make Reading friendlier - Wednesday 21 February 2018

Wednesday 21 February 2018 at Reading Town Hall Reading is a great place to live and work but a recent survey by Reading Voluntary Action (RVA) found that many of us still experience loneliness, regardless of our age or background. Help to make Reading an…

2017-2018 Flu Vaccine Campaign

Reading Borough Council’s Wellbeing Team and key partners are about to commence promotion of the 2017-2018 Stay Well This Winter and Flu Vaccination Campaign and we are asking for your support to help spread the word! Why? Flu is a common infectious viral illness spread…

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…

Reading Services Guide Fliers & 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…

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 –…
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