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Information drop in for disabled people and their families - Thursday 14 February 2019

An exciting new initiative sponsored by Reading Voluntary Action (RVA) and the Physical Disability and Sensory Needs Network. When: Thursday 14 February 2019 - 10:30 am til 12:30 pm Where: Third Floor, Reading Central Library, Reading RG1 3BQ For further details of the programme and support…

Well-being Newsletter Winter 2019

Information on local services and up coming events for January and February. Click here for the newsletter or download from the link on the right Newsletter includes: ReMap- voluntary engineers creating bespoke items for people with a physical disability  Click here for more information on…

Poetry Group for those with a diagnosis of dementia

Join this informal poetry group where you can hear poems and recite poems over a pub lunch. This service is for anyone living with a diagnosis of dementia and is facilitated by the Alzheimer's Society. Venue: Berkshire Arms, Midgham, Berkshire RG7 5UX Dates and times:…

Are you living with an invisible disability?

Over 90% of people who relate to having a disability don't have any visible symptoms, which often leads to misunderstanding, judgement and isolation. These could be conditions such as anxiety, autism, OCD and ME. Root Experience is making a free, illustrative book to shine a…

Monday Bat and Chat at Broad St Mall

The Broad St Mall now has a Ping Pong parlour! Starting on Monday 10th and Monday 17th December is Bat and Chat. Come along to get fit and have a friendly chat with other players. Boswells cafe are also offering a special deal to participants…

Three day intensive gardening course in February 2019

An opportunity to learn about gardening and socialise with members of various community groups. The course will run from 22 February to 24 February 2019. Venue: Ridgeline Trust Garden, 25 Whiteknights Road, Reasding RG6 7BY People with disabilities and sensory needs are welcome to apply…

2018-2019 Flu Vaccine Campaign

Reading Borough Council’s Wellbeing Team and key partners are about to commence promotion of the 2018-2019 Stay Well This Winter and Flu Vaccination Campaign and we are asking for your support to help spread the word! Why? Flu is a common infectious viral illness spread…

Healthy eating workshops run by Reading Sports & Leisure

Our workshops will give you tips for healthy eating.  Come and join! What is a balanced diet? Saturday 19 January 2019, 11:45 am til 12:45 pm Sugars, Truth or Myth? Saturday 9 March 2019, 11:45 am til 12:45 pm Venue: Meadway Sports Centre, Conwy Close,…

Do you know anyone that needs help to get online? Free drop-in sessions available

Do you know anyone that would benefit from help getting started with a computer or mobile device? Or perhaps you would like to learn how to do more? Although we are in an age where it seems that everyone is using new technology, there are…

Free English, Maths and Employability Training for 19+ (Reading College)

We currently have an offer delivering free:          English functional skills          Maths functional skills          Employability skills (Interview skills, CV writing, Cover letters etc)          Digital skills (Using devices, accessing the internet, creating a safe social media platform, setting up a LinkedIn account etc –…
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