Living in Reading News

Perspectives on Reading’s place in the world economy

5 Oct 2018

Reading Economic Forum 2018

Black History Month 2018

20 Sep 2018

Reading Council has teamed up with multiple cultural organisations and groups from the town to produce a programme to celebrate the month. 

Heritage Open Days: Reading on Thames Festival 2018

6 Sep 2018

Heritage Open Days is a part of the Reading on Thames Festival programme for 2018. 

Reading on Thames Festival

4 Sep 2018

Following the success of the inaugural Reading on Thames Festival in 2017, this year's lineup promises to build upon that success with another jam-packed lineup. 

Reading Pride 2018

31 Aug 2018

The annual celebration of the LGBT+ community returns for its 15th year. 

Business News

Launch of ‘Vote Yes’ campaigns for new Abbey Quarter BID and renewal of Reading Central BID

16 Jan 2019

The launch of the business plans for two proposed Business Improvement Districts 2019-24  for Reading.

Reading to be UK's fasting economic growth to 2021

12 Dec 2018

EY forecast Reading to grow at 2.3% GVA per year

Business in Berkshire report: Reading focus

30 Nov 2018

Thames Valley Berkshire LEP's Business in Berkshire report includes new data on Reading's economic performance.

Council endorses plans for BID renewal and a new Abbey Quarter Commercial District

30 Nov 2018

The Council's Policy Committee endorsed Reading UK's plans for 2 BIDs in Reading town centre 2019-24.

Ensuring a Magical Christmas for Reading town centre businesses

21 Nov 2018

Reading is gearing up for a busy Christmas season.

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