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Due to the COVID-19 situation, some of the organisations listed on this site have posted service updates and will continue doing so. Many phone lines and websites are still available, however some contact details may have changed. Try the organisation's own website if you're having difficulty getting through.

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Latest News (17 articles)

Money Matters Course offered by Compass Recovery College

We have added another free online course to our schedule for March 2021 - FREE to join. Money Matters Tuesday 23rd & 30th March, 2PM - 3PM Dealing with money can make us feel stressed and affect our wellbeing. This course will help you make…

Creative Arts Course - 24 February to 31 March 2021

Compass Recovery College is inviting you to get creative from the comfort of your armchair with this Creative Arts Course aimed at beginners or anyone who wants to have a go. Uncover new ideas, get inspiration to use materials you have in your home or…

Because we all care - CQC campaign focusing on unpaid carers

The latest part of the CQC Because we all care campaign focuses on unpaid carers. Unpaid carers are often the ones holding families and communities together. We want to hear about carers' experiences - whether that's their own care or that of their loved one.…

Compass Recovery College - new courses for February and March 2021

Compass Recovery College now have an updated schedule for February – March 2021, including a new visual art course and a third Helping Hands course for volunteers, befrienders and those supporting lonely and vulnerable people.  To book your place and for any queries, contact Compass…

COVID-19 - local services updates and latest wellbeing newsletter

Latest: National lockdown information and guidance Latest edition of the Wellbeing newsletter: Wellbeing Newsletter Covid-19 : February 2021 edition Sign up to the Wellbeing Newsletter Services listed on the Reading Services Some of the organisations listed on here have posted service updates in response to…

Street Support Guide Winter 2020/21

The latest Street Support guide for Winter 2021/21 is now available at www.streetsupport.net/reading/ You will also be able to have access to an interactive map of the services available around the town. If you are worried about someone you’ve seen sleeping rough in Reading, you can…

Flu Campaign 2020

Protect yourself and your family from flu this winter. Flu is a highly contagious and unpredictable virus that can be unpleasant for generally healthy people, but can cause severe illness and even death among vulnerable groups including the very young, older people, pregnant women and…

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

Where to find information National Lockdown Information from January 2021 ~   https://www.gov.uk/guidance/national-lockdown-stay-at-home 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 ~…

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…

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…