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Fostering Information Service Event Tonight

21 February 2019

Fostering Information Service Event 21 February, 2019 Reading Civic Centre, Bridge Street, RG1 2LU Committee Room 3 17:00 – 19:00 Have you ever considered fostering? Would you like to know more about the process? Our Fostering Information Service Events are run by experienced fostering social workers to help explain the fostering process. We regularly have …

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Make your voice heard

12 February 2019

The Reading Youth Cabinet elections are being held in March 2019 and we are looking for young people to put themselves forward to stand for election. Reading Youth Cabinet is an elected group of young people from all across Reading who run campaigns and work on a wide range of issues with different people. They …

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Norcot Early Years Centre ‘Outstanding’

06 February 2019

A Tilehurst nursery school has been judged ‘Outstanding’ following a recent Ofsted inspection. Norcot Early Years Centre has maintained the outstanding quality of education since the first Ofsted inspection in 2005. Inspectors commented that the school in Lyndhurst Road has continued to provide an exciting and stimulating curriculum alongside the exceptional care that was identified …

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Packed summer of fun across Reading

21 August 2018

Play Days, a teddy bears’ picnic in the park, messy play and a special rhymetime in the Abbey Ruins, are among the fun range of activities the Council is laying on for kids over the summer holidays.

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