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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…

Are you looking for a life changing career?

What about home care? Home care is a rewarding job that gives you the chance to improve the lives of vulnerable people in Reading. Why not work for a care provider that: Pays the living wage (£8.25 per hour) Pays travel time and travel expenses…

Brighter Berkshire – A Year of Mental Health 2017

Brighter Berkshire – A Year of Mental Health 2017 launches 16th January on BBC Radio Berkshire A community led initiative which aims to help reduce stigma and improve everyone’s mental health through using the power of networks, collaboration, sharing positive stories and combining efforts across the county to…

Life Skills Course run by Christians Against Poverty

The CAP Life Skills course is a free 8 week course focusing on helpful skills for when living on a low income.  We look at practical skills such as budget building, money saving skills, how to cook on a budget, along with how to take care…

New Directions Assessment & Information Evenings 2017

Please see attached flyers for information on upcoming assessment & enrolment events at New Directions. ESOL Learning for Work English & Maths Our 2017-18 full course guide is now available.  To order your copies, please contact our Customer Relations Office by email: theCROteam@reading.gov.uk or call: 0345…

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 –…

Window and Balcony safety for children

An increasing number of children are admitted to hospital with serious injuries as a result of falling from open windows and balconies – especially in warmer weather. Children aged from one to five years are most at risk as they develop more quickly than you…

“Cover Up, Mate” Campaign

Men who work outdoors in Reading are urged to "Cover up, Mate" Health experts are urging men across Reading who spend a lot of time outdoors to take measures to protect themselves against the sun’s UV rays to reduce their risk of skin cancer. Skin…

Do you want to take part in NHS Research?

Come and speak to NHS staff about the latest research into conditions including heart disease, stroke, dementia, diabetes and mental health in Berkshire. Learn about how you can support NHS research by taking part in trials even if you are in good health. No booking…

Family Fun Day - Saturday 12th August 2017

An event sponsored by the Kenyans in Reading Community Association. Come and join the fun and games activities. For children and adults from all the communities. Saturday 12th August 2017, 11 am til 9 pm Venue: Winnersh Community Center, New Road, Sindlesham, Wokingham, RG41 5DU…