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  • Babies and children under 3 years should NOT wear face coverings
    5 August 2020

    Health officials are warning that babies and children under the age of three must not wear masks or face coverings as they pose serious risks of choking and suffocation. The Government introduced new rules on face masks in public places last month but, following the news that some shops were selling masks for very young children, ...

  • Community groups – have your say on Berkshire West health and wellbeing strategy – deadline 7 August 2020
    3 August 2020

    A Joint Health and Wellbeing Strategy is being developed for Berkshire West. This will be a 10- year strategy and will set the direction for council and health services over this time period. West Berkshire Council are keen to hear from vulnerable and hard to reach groups in order to gain a broad idea of what ...

  • Reading Family Aid launch Summer Toy Project
    28 July 2020

    Article updated on 22 July with further instructions on the donation process – see below Most children have been away from school for many, many weeks and parents are running out of things for them to do. For many disadvantaged families in Reading this has been particularly stressful and it isn’t likely to improve soon. In ...

  • Find out about the work of Trust House Reading
    22 July 2020

    Trust House Reading provides specialist support to women, men and children living in Thames Valley who have been affected by rape or sexual abuse either recently or in the past. They also support friends and families of survivors. Read on to find out more about their work, including their confidential helpline. Tell us about the work ...

  • ABC To Read defies lockdown to report improvement in children’s reading confidence
    16 July 2020

    Despite lockdown completely transforming children’s schooling, local charity ABC to Read have announced outstanding results in their most recent annual report, with 98% of the local Berkshire children who benefit from a one-to-one ABC to Read mentor improving in their reading confidence. The report also highlights that 98% of the youngsters working with them have ...

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