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Football Fun Day 30th June

There is a FREE family Football Event taking place at Reading FC Sunday 30th June 10am to 4pm For more details please contact Simon Wears at Reading FC for more information

New Network for Community Groups

Reading Voluntary Action are starting a new network for people involved in running community groups in Reading.  The first meeting will be on Wednesday, 10th July at Central Library. The topic is on creatively imagining what success looks like and how to inspire others to…

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

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…

Carers Hub Drop-in at Macmillan Cancer Support

Are you or someone you know providing much needed support to a loved one with a long-term illness or a disability? The Carers Hub offers confidential, personalised support to unpaid carers who provide much needed care to a loved one, a friend or a neighbour with…

Mothers Union Summer Service and Tea

St Michael’s Mothers’ Union Summer service is on Tuesday 9th July at 2.30 pm followed by a sumptuous tea which has become a regular feature of this lovely afternoon.  Venue: St Michael's Church, New Ln Hill, Tilehurst, Reading RG30 4JX Contact: 0118 942 7331 Open to all…

St Michael's Annual Coffee Morning

On Tuesday 16th July at 11.00 am we will be holding our annual Coffee Morning this year in the Rectory garden. Entrance is £1 and there will be a raffle to raise funds for Mothers’ Union projects.  Everyone is welcome so do come along and…

AgeUK Reading's Pop-in Summer Programme

We meet every Thursday morning between 10 and 12 at the Hexagon Cafe for tea/coffee and informal socialising. Some weeks we have a speaker or other activity. There's no need to book- just pop in! Programme for Summer 2019 6th June Bingo - £1 for…

Ready Friends Toolkit launched – to take action on loneliness and social isolation

At the Reading Befriending Forum on 16th May, a new toolkit was launched by Reading Voluntary Action (RVA) in partnership with Reading Neighbourhood Network (RNN), to inspire and equip local people to take action on loneliness in their street, community and with friends and family.…

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…
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