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  • Proposed Changes to ReadyBike

    To consult on the proposal to no longer subsidise ReadyBike with effect from 14th June 2017. More
    Closed 30 September 2016
  • Proposed changes to Concessionary fares scheme

    To seek understanding of the potential affects of the proposed changes on users of the Concessionary fares scheme. More
    Closed 30 September 2016
  • West Reading Transport Study – Coley Park

    We are currently consulting on transport issues and possible improvements for Coley Park as part of the West Reading Transport Study. The study has been established to consider options to help alleviate future traffic pressures resulting in part from the residential development at the former DEFRA offices site on Coley Avenue. More
    Closed 18 October 2016
  • Redlands parking consultation

    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. More
    Closed 20 October 2016
  • Minster Street Consultation

    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. More
    Closed 20 October 2016
  • Town centre pay and display

    We plan to make changes to town centre parking 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. More
    Closed 20 October 2016
  • Highmoor Road Parking Consultation

    We plan to make changes to existing waiting restrictions and parking places on Highmoor Road. These proposals are made in the interests of safety or in response to demand. We invite considered feedback on these proposals. More
    Closed 20 October 2016
  • EP Collier Waiting Restrictions Consultation

    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. More
    Closed 27 October 2016
  • Superfast Berkshire Broadband phase 3

    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 the county. The State Aid Public Consultation was issued on 28 th September and will run until 28 th October. Please note that further work is required with suppliers on the quality of their data... More
    Closed 28 October 2016
  • Upper Redlands Road consultation

    We plan to make changes to the Upper Redlands Road/New Road junction to calm traffic flow. We invite considered feedback on these proposals. More
    Closed 10 November 2016
  • Deputy Office Consultation

    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 voluntary organisations who represent vulnerable adults who may use the deputy office services. All replies we receive will be put together to help the Council decide if these changes should... More
    Closed 14 November 2016
  • Draft Health and Wellbeing Strategy 2017-2020

    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 meet its key strategic objectives: • promote and improve the health and wellbeing of the people of Reading; • reduce health inequalities; and • promote... More
    Closed 11 December 2016
  • Changes to Council Tax Discounts

    Overview 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? Exemption Description Class A Unoccupied properties undergoing repair or major structural alteration Class C Unoccupied and unfurnished ... More
    Closed 28 December 2016
  • Proposed changes to the Council Tax Support Scheme for Reading 2017/18

    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 (CTB) Scheme. Pensioners are protected under separate legislation, and are not affected by our CTS Scheme, or the proposed changes that are the subject of this. We are consulting on a number of... More
    Closed 28 December 2016
  • Reading School admission policies consultation

    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 weeks required for consultation. More
    Closed 12 January 2017
  • Scrap metal policy 2016

    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 suggests that having a policy is good practice. If you wish to make comment, raise concerns or ask any questions regarding the proposed policy please send them by email. More
    Closed 15 January 2017
  • Reading Girls School admissions policy consultation

    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 circumstances” Deleted reference to Post 16 More
    Closed 17 January 2017
  • UTC admissions policy consultation

    We have decided to consult on a change to UTC Reading's PAN. The consultation period will run from Friday 16 December 2016 to Friday 27 January 2017 at 5pm. More
    Closed 27 January 2017
  • JMA admissions policy consultation

    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 options. We will shortly become part of a Multi Academy Trust and this consultation applies to their existing open academies. More
    Closed 31 January 2017
  • Prospect School admissions policy consultation

    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 Policy 2018-19. More
    Closed 31 January 2017
  • Civitas, The Palmer and Ranikhet admissions policy consultation

    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. More
    Closed 31 January 2017
  • Kendrick School admissions policies consultation

    A consultation period has now commenced for proposed changes to Year 7 and Year 12 Admissions Policies for 2018 entry. The consultation seeks views on the proposed changes. More
    Closed 31 January 2017
  • Domestic abuse services

    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 available to prevent domestic abuse, provide outreach support and support to break the cycle of abuse. In 2017 Reading Borough Council has the opportunity to redesign local provision to ensure... More
    Closed 10 February 2017
  • Reading Your Way

    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 statutory duties – this includes a proposal to end Council funding of Reading Your Way from April 2017. More
    Closed 28 February 2017
  • Blessed Hugh Faringdon Catholic School admissions policies consultation

    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. More
    Closed 28 February 2017
  • Waiting Restriction Review Programme 2016B

    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. More
    Closed 2 March 2017
  • Library Periodicals

    Survey of the use of newspapers and magazines as laid out in Reading Libraries' Stock Policy. More
    Closed 5 March 2017
  • Adult Social Care Charging and Financial Assessment Review

    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, making use of technology and equipment and renegotiating contracts with care providers. We are continuing to look at every opportunity to reduce costs and make our services more cost effective... More
    Closed 13 March 2017
  • Remodelling of Reading Children’s Centres Consultation

    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 remodelling Reading Children’s Centres for families with children under 5 years. Reading Borough Council has a statutory duty to consult about changes to, and closures of, Children’s Centres, which are... More
    Closed 29 March 2017
  • Homelessness Support Services

    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 and despite £70 million of savings being agreed since 2010; latest estimates show the Council still faces a £44 million funding gap to 2019/20 where these funding cuts come at a time of increased... More
    Closed 31 March 2017
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