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Due to the rapidly changing COVID-19 situation, some of the organisations listed on here are still in the process of posting service updates. Many phone lines and websites are still available, but some contact details have changed. Try the organisation's own website if you're having difficulty getting through.

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Latest News (20 articles)

A Healthier and Happier life for everyone who lives and works in Berkshire West

Every three years, your local Council produces a Health and Wellbeing Strategy. We do this together with NHS colleagues to understand what people living in our communities need and where we should focus our work, in order to improve the health and wellbeing of all…

On-line Support Group for Diabetes Type 1

Calling all people living with type 1 diabetes in the South East Do you want to share your experiences of living with type 1? Do you want to learn from others with the condition? Do you want to discuss issues such as ‘Food’, ‘Treatment’, ‘Emotional…

COVID-19 - local services and events updates and latest wellbeing newsletter

Wellbeing Newsletter Covid-19 : 10th September 2020 edition Sign up to the Wellbeing Newsletter Some of the organisations listed on here have posted service updates in response to the Covid 19 situation. Many phone lines and websites are still available, but some contact details have…

Re-opening of local gardening groups

As you may know, in and around Reading we have professional groups that can provide opportunities for therapeutic gardening, community gardening, and getting into nature. The groups are re-opening their sessions and we will be highlighting each group and posting details about what they offer…

Mindfulness at RISC - Depression Xpression

With the help of a Reading Community Grant from RVA, we are resuming our monthly support meetings at RISC starting on Monday 14th September 2020 at 7.30pm. Social distancing and safety measures will be in place to minimise the risks from Covid-19 – full details…

TuVIDA - new name for our local Carers Hub and Crossroads Reading - as from 4th September

The Reading and West Berkshire Carers Hub and Crossroads Reading will now be known as TuVida as from Friday 4th September 2020. The rationale for the rebrand is simple. The current provider of the service, Carers Trust East Midlands, currently operates under varying names across…

Seated exercise - new classes on offer via ZOOM

You are all invited to join a new initiative aimed at helping you stay physically active and healthy. The initiative is sponsored by the Integrated Research and Development Centre (IRDC), Berkshire UK, CIC with a small grant support from Reading Borough Council. No need to worry about…

Compass Recovery College Outdoor Activities – Coming Soon!

We are pleased to be able to offer a range of outdoor activities over July and August which we hope will encourage people to come out into the community and do something enjoyable in a relaxed and safe space. We will be starting with the…

Coronavirus ~ Latest advice for all residents (with link to Easy Read information tab)

Where to find information The latest government guidance.  https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus Advice for households with suspected coronavirus infection.  The full guidance is available here. Reading Borough Council have a number of useful advice pages for residents during covid-19: Coronavirus Useful Information  Coronavirus ~ translations Coronavirus ~ Advice and how…

Introducing Reading Culture Live

The brand-new virtual ‘venue’ from Reading Place of Culture: Readingculturelive.co.uk Reading arts and cultural organisations have come together to create a brand new live streaming venue, bringing events and activities from many of Reading’s top arts and cultural communities straight to your home. We know…
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