Reading Borough Council is asking for the views of service users, members of the public and stakeholders, on the proposed remodelling of Children’s Centres. The feedback from this consultation will be considered by Councillors in Spring 2017.
This document sets out the proposal for...More
Due to unprecedented cuts in funding, the Council is facing extreme financial pressures. This means we are constantly reviewing/transforming our services, including adult social care services, to ensure they are appropriate, effective, cost efficient and sustainable.
As a part of this process...More
This is Coley Park Community Association's questionnaire to ask local people what they want their centre to offer and how best to contact local residents.
This survey is being facilitated by Reading Borough Council on behalf of CPCA.
If you have received a paper survey and would prefer to complete it on line, please visit the following link: https://consult.reading.gov.uk/dens/brook-street-west-area
Over the last 2 years Reading Borough Council, with the help of Thames Valley Police, has spent time trying to tidy up the...More
The Council is facing extreme financial pressures on all our budgets. As a result we are being forced to make some very tough decisions about the services we provide, including Adult Social Care Services.
We already have made significant savings in adult social care by changing the way we work,...More
We are updating and improving the Homechoice at Reading system.
This will allow us to improve the website and offer more local information about the properties being advertised.
It also provides an opportunity for us to speed up the time it takes to let properties....More
To introduce, remove or amend existing waiting restrictions and parking places either in the interests of safety or in response to demand. This has necessitated changing or revising existing Traffic Orders.
The Council is under extreme financial pressure as a result of cuts in Government funding, while facing an increasing demand for essential services for vulnerable children and adults.
Unfortunately, this means we must make some very difficult decisions to ensure we can continue to meet our...More
As required by the regulations, the Governing Body of Blessed Hugh Faringdon Catholic School is conducting a consultation on its proposed Admissions Arrangements, and Sixth Form Admissions Arrangements for the school year 2018-2019. The consultation period runs for a minimum of 6 weeks.
The Council is currently facing a very serious budget challenge. There has been significant loss of Revenue Support Grant from central Government with a reduction of £57.5m between 2011/12 and 2019/20; £49.1m of this has been lost already. This has put major pressure on the Council’s budget...More
The Council is committed to delivering effective support for people experiencing domestic abuse whilst ensuring best use of reducing resources. It is a clear priority to provide refuge beds to help meet both the local and national need, but the Council also needs to ensure that local services are...More
We are a secondary Academy in Reading. In developing this admissions policy, we are seeking to: provide a core of consistency on aspects that will reflect our vision and values; while aligning with local arrangements so that parents/carers of potential pupils can more easily navigate their...More
We are consulting on our admissions criteria with effect from September 2018. The change to our admissions criteria is that will no longer allocate 10% of the cohort on the basis of Sports Aptitude, but instead the whole cohort will be allocated on the same basis as outlined in our Admissions...More
For September 2018 onwards, REAch2 Trustees would like consistent arrangements to operate across all our existing schools. We are therefore consulting on a Trust-wide policy on admissions for school year 2018/19.
The Governing Body of Reading Girls’ School’s have recommended the following changes to the Admissions Policy for 2018:
Removal of a redundant www link
Added a sibling criterion (item 4)
In Late Applications replaced “for good reasons” with “exceptional...More
In 2013 the Government introduced the Scrap Metal Dealers Act 2013. Reading Borough Council adopted the legislation and licensed a small number of individuals and dealers.
The Scrap Metal Dealers Act 2013 does not require a council to have a policy, however recent legal advice...More
A consultation period has now commenced for proposed changes to Year 7 admissions policy for Day applicants for 2018 entry. The consultation seeks views on the proposed changes. The consultation period will run from 1st December 2016 and will end on 12th January 2017. This is the statutory 6...More
In April 2013 Government changed legislation allowing authorities to set the level of discount for empty properties.
Which exemptions were affected by the proposed Government changes?
What is the Council Tax Support Scheme?
The Council Tax Support Scheme helps people who have a low income, or no income, to pay their Council Tax bills. Reading’s local Council Tax Support (CTS) Scheme began on 1 April 2013, when the Government abolished the national Council Tax Benefit...More
Reading Borough Council is the latest local authority to publish the NHS’s Draft Local Sustainable Transformation Plan for its area.
The Council has taken the decision due to serious concerns about transparency of the draft document, drawn up by the NHS for the Berkshire West,...More
The Health and Wellbeing Board is responsible for overseeing the implementation of a Health and Wellbeing Strategy and Action Plan for the local area.
The draft 2017-2020 Strategy sets out how the Health and Wellbeing Board plans to realise its vision for ‘a healthier Reading’ and...More
We want to know what you think about some possible changes to the charges we make for using the services provided by Deputy Office. We are interested in hearing from:
customers of the deputy office,
their family, friends and circle of support,
advocates and community and...More
Superfast Berkshire Broadband Phase 3 (a project helping to improve Superfast Broadband Infrastructure across Berkshire) is now underway as all 6 Berkshire councils seek to confirm the intervention area where public funds can be invested to increase superfast coverage in the remaining gaps across...More
We are proposing to introduce, remove or amend existing waiting restrictions and parking places either in the interests of safety or in response to demand. This has necessitated changing or revising existing Traffic Orders.
We plan to make changes to parking in some roads in the Redlands area by introducing, removing or amending existing waiting restrictions and parking places. These proposals are made in the interests of safety or in response to demand.
We invite considered feedback on these proposals.
We plan to make changes to extend the bus only restriction along Minster Street overnight. These proposals are made in the interests of safety or in response to demand.
We invite considered feedback on these proposals.