Statement on Forbury Gardens attack

The attack in the Forbury Gardens was shocking and will have ruined many lives. Our deepest condolences to those who were killed and their families and friends, their colleagues, and neighbours. Our thoughts are also with those innocent people who had to witness such violence and their loved ones...

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Men's Health Week 2020

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You'll have surely guessed the theme for Men's Health Week 2020. It's 'Take Action on Covid-19'. The week runs from 15-21 June.

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Celebrating Carers Week 2020

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Carers Week (8-14 June) is an annual awareness campaign to bring caring right out into the open – recognising and celebrating the contribution carers make to families and communities throughout the UK. This Carers Week we want to draw attention to the brilliant local carers in our area who work t...

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Suspension of Democracy in Reading

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Reading Liberal Democrats have reacted furiously at the decision by the Labour Council to use emergency powers to limit scrutiny from opposition parties. As of yesterday a reduced Policy Committee consisting of the Labour Leader, his Deputy and the Leader of the main Conservative opposition party...

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Reading needs a change. A change from failure, a change from complacency. Most importantly we need a change from the waste and spin that have characterised decisions such as the one-way IDR, abandoned MRT, botched bin collections and the equal pay shame.

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