Welcome to the latest Voluntary Sector Digest from RVA, a catch-up of all the latest sector news, events and organisations from the RVA Directory.
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    EVENTS

    • 22 January 2019 Big Energy Saving Week – cutting the cost of gas and electricity
      Public interestCitizens Advice Reading
      As part of Big Energy Saving Week, Citizens Advice Reading, Winter Watch and Draught Busters will be in Broad Street Mall, sharing…

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    • 22 January 2019 Voluntary Sector Market Place for Brighter Futures for Children [Readings’ childrens’ services]
      Open dayReading Voluntary Action (RVA)
      Market Place opportunity for voluntary organisations providing support and activities in Reading for children, young people and /or their families. An early…

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    • 26 January 2019 Reading Male Voice Choir in Concert
      EntertainmentReading Male Voice Choir
      Come and join us for a fabulous evening! A wonderful variety of serious and popular pieces, a welsh hymn, religious pieces, opera…

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    • 30 January 2019 West of Berkshire Joint Safeguarding Conference
      ConferenceWest of Berkshire Joint Safeguarding Conference
      The focus of this year’s conference is Prevention and Early Intervention.  The conference will provide an opportunity for practitioners working across a…

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    • 7 February 2019 Berkshire CEO Forum
      ForumReading Voluntary Action (RVA)
      The Berkshire CEO Forum is for anyone with management responsibilities working for a not-for-profit organisation in Berkshire. The forum offers a fairly…

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    • 9 February 2019 Grand Quiz
      Not specifiedSt Michael’s Church of England
      Easter and Spring at St Michael’s Church Tilehurst 2019 Grand Quiz Saturday 9 February 7pm in St Michael’s Church Hall on The…

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    • 14 February 2019 Information drop in for disabled people and their families
      Meeting / Talk / PresentationReading Voluntary Action (RVA)
      Open information drop in for disabled people and their families. Friendly welcome, cup of tea & cake and a chance to find…

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    • 19 February 2019 Befriending Forum
      ForumReading Voluntary Action (RVA)
      Following the success of the 2018 Let’s Make Reading Friendlier conference, RVA is pleased to announce the first Befriending Forum event of…

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    • 28 February 2019 Introduction to community organising
      Community developmentCommunity Council for Berkshire (CCB)
      This fun, energetic, free course introduces you to community organising. This whole day training event is facilitated by independent charity Community Council…

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    • 19 March 2019 Volunteer Coordinators’ Network
      Meeting / Talk / PresentationReading Voluntary Action (RVA)
      Join us for our regular Volunteer Coordinators’ Network meeting facilitated by Reading Voluntary Action. You will have a chance to contribute to…

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    • 15 May 2019 Volunteer Coordinators’ Network
      Meeting / Talk / PresentationReading Voluntary Action (RVA)
      Join us for our regular Volunteer Coordinators’ Network meeting facilitated by Reading Voluntary Action. You will have a chance to contribute to…

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    • 8 June 2019 League of Friends RBH Summer Fete
      Festival / Fete / CarnivalLeague of Friends of the Royal Berkshire Hospital
      Annual League of Friends of the Royal Berkshire Hospital Summer Fete – fun for all the family. Stalls including charities, craft, food…

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