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Save the date! Carers Rights Day 2018 on 30 November 2018

Cares Rights Day this year is on Friday 30th November 2018. In Reading, various organisations which can support carers will be gathered in Greyfriars Hall (Friars Street, Reading RG1 1EH) from 10:00 am. Please join us to find out more, meet other carers and enjoy…

2018-2019 Flu Vaccine Campaign

Reading Borough Council’s Wellbeing Team and key partners are about to commence promotion of the 2018-2019 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…

Healthy eating workshops run by Reading Sports & Leisure

Our workshops will give you tips for healthy eating.  Come and join! What is a balanced diet? Saturday 19 January 2019, 11:45 am til 12:45 pm Sugars, Truth or Myth? Saturday 9 March 2019, 11:45 am til 12:45 pm Venue: Meadway Sports Centre, Conwy Close,…

Latest update on measles from Public Health England

Between 1 January 2018 and 23 August 2018 there have been 859 laboratory confirmed measles cases in England. Cases were reported in most areas with London (300), the South-East (178), South-West (142), West Midlands (85) and Yorkshire and Humberside (83) reporting the most cases (based…

Parkinson's UK Self-Management Programme in Reading - Autumn 2018

We are pleased to announce that Parkinson’s UK will be running a face to face self-management group in Reading / Henley this autumn. Self-management groups bring 12 people with Parkinson’s, partners and carers together in a local venue. There’ll be printed information about self-management to…

Citizens Advice Reading - Open Course Programme Autumn 2018

The Citizens Advice service helps people resolve their legal, money and other problems by providing information and advice, and by influencing policymakers. Citizens Advice Reading Training Services offer a range of training courses for front line workers who provide information and advice to clients as…

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 –…

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Special Provision School Development for Children & Young People with Education, Health & Care Plans (EHCPs)-Capital Fund Plan

Reading Borough Council Special provision / school development for children and young people with Education, Health and Care Plans (EHCPs) Capital Fund Plan - March 2018 Introduction The Government has committed some funding to support local authorities to invest in provision for children and young people with…
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