Neighbourhood Action Groups (NAGs)
Have you got issues with your local area? Noise, Rubbish, Parking etc then why not inform you local NAG group.
Reading Groups are listed here http://www.uknags.org.uk/view_meetings.php?view=all
Redlands NAG's http://redlandslabour.org.uk/?p=1177
National NAG's web site http://www.uknags.org.uk/
Kennet and Brunel Community Association
The Kennet and Brunel Community Association is in Newtown, east of Reading, commonly known as Cemetery Junction. The area comprises of mostly flats. It covers: Orts Road, Patriot Place, Kennetside, Weirside Court, Gasworks Road, Kenavon Drive, Anglers Way, Betam Road, Canal Way, Arthur Place, Victoria Square, Florence Walk, Avon Place, Lock Place, Leopold Walk, Cumberland Road, Kingsgate, Rupert Walk, Rupert Street, Norwood Road, Sun Street, Amity Street, Amity Road, School Terrace, and St. Stephen’s Court (up to but not including Cholmeley Road). http://www.rftra.org.uk/kbc.htm
Find other Reading Tenant and Residents's associations here http://www.rftra.org.uk/assoc.htm
East Reading roads with their own facebook groups
St Peter's Road https://www.facebook.com/StPetersRoadReading?fref=ts
Talfourd Avenue https://www.facebook.com/TalfourdAvenue
Cumberland Road https://www.facebook.com/CumberlandRoadToolBank?fref=ts
Carnarvon Road https://www.facebook.com/CarnarvonRoadReading
The Cemetery at Cemetery Junction https://www.facebook.com/groups/158125341013738/?fref=ts
and also https://www.facebook.com/groups/471024936278121/?fref=ts
Katesgrove Residents' AssociationKatesgrove Residents Association was founded on Thursday 7th October 1971 and meets regularly on the second Wednesday of each month at 19:30 at the Waterloo Meadows Play Centre, off Elgar Road. Its objectives are to foster interest in preserving the character of Katesgrove and to support the rights and interests of residents. web site
http://www.katesgrove.org/kr_index.html facebook Page here https://www.facebook.com/KatesgroveResidentsAssociation?fref=nf
Save King's Meadow Ladies Baths
Why not report it yourself,
The quicker the council knows about it the quicker its fixed.
Fix My Street
Report, view, or discuss local problems (like graffiti, fly tipping, broken paving slabs, or street lighting) on
http://www.fixmystreet.com/ issues are reported to the local council.
Love Clean Streets
What is Love Clean Streets? Love Clean Streets is an award winning mobile and cloud based service. Citizens can report environmental crime such as graffiti, fly-tipping or potholes though their mobile phones; authorities can manage and respond through our integrated services. http://www.lovecleanstreets.org/Reports/Home
Reading globe groups
are voluntary groups which were set up in the mid 1990s by Reading Borough Council in Reading, Berkshire, England, following the undertaking of theAgenda 21 agreement by central government. GLOBE stands for Go Local On a Better Environment. see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reading_globe_groups for other Reading groups
Redlands Globe Organises annual clean up of Redlands, Planting and a watering of trees, and graffiti removal
RESCUE supports community groups, business teams and residents who want to make a difference to their local area
Be a hero - pick up some litter
This is a site for people who want to do something about litter. http://www.litterheroes.co.uk/
Reward Your World provides you with a host of volunteering opportunities, be the difference to your community by volunteering your time to the causes and projects you care about... and receive BetterPoints™ as a ‘Thank you’!
Reading University Community Relations
If you have any issues regarding students, in your area, Please contact ring Ann Westgarth on 0118 378 4479 or e-mail Ann Westgarth. http://www.reading.ac.uk/about/about-communityrelations.aspx
The University states that it takes such complaints seriously and undertakes to act swiftly to deal with students who 'bring the University into disrepute'.
is based at Wyeclife church and has a charity shop nearby on london road, which helps support the charities works
The charity give, debt Advice, housing Advice ( privately rented, owner/occupier, landlord or tenant), employments advice,
a pro-bono legal clinic can help with the higher levels of advice, but a visit to our drop-in is the first place to start. Plus Local Community Information, divorce & separation support. pro-bono legal clinic
We hold a pro-bono legal clinic on the first Thursday of every month,excluding August. In order to see if you can attend this you need to come in the first instance to one of our drop-ins. We do not cover immigration or criminal law at these sessions.
Form Filling, We will assist you in filling out various benefit forms, including Disabled Living Allowance applications and Attendance Allowance application forms. Benefits Checking
We can complete benefits checks for you, within CommuniCare. We also offer the use of a Computer or Phone to assist you in applying for benefits, should you need to use these.
For more details visit http://www.communicare.org.uk/
Newtown Information and Support Service
(formerly Rupert Square Information Shop)c/o Sun Street Community Centre, Sun Street, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 3JX
Working to support families in need in Newtown, The Charity works to relieve the need amongst the local community through the provision of a range of supportive activities. These include the provision of information and advice, training and education opportunities, helping to develop positive relationships between people of different ages and ethnicities. Projects have ranged from Employment Advice, Parenting courses, After School Homework and Parent and Child clubs, and holiday Study Support for children aged 9 - 11 years.
Citizens Advice (CAB) Service helps people resolve their legal, money and other problems by providing free, independent and confidential advice, and by influencing policymakers. http://www.citizensadvice.org.uk/
Woodley Citizens Advice
Bureau Woodley Extension Bureau Headley Road, Woodley
BSANA the Baker Street Area Neighbourhood Association http://www.facebook.com/pages/BSANA-the-Baker-Street-Area-Neighbourhood-Association/403023743114405 … Its off Oxford street in Reading
Offers a complete range of general groceries, including organic wholefoods, local fresh fruit and vegetables and environmentally friendly household products. http://www.truefood.coop/
We have a large shop in Emmer Green and we also hold weekly markets (pop-up shops) in neighbourhood community centres throughout Reading.
True Food Co-op is a not-for-profit organisation based in Reading, Berkshire.
You do not need to be a member to shop with us. Just come along and enjoy the experience.
Reading Councils Welcome Pack
for New Residents to Reading and the UKReading is a vibrant and diverse place to live and work, with communities from all over the world. If you are new to Reading and the UK you'll find this short guide a useful start in helping you settle in.
You can download a full version of the guide at the very bottom of the page or just open the sections you are interested in.
Reading councils A - Z guide of council services for your address http://www.reading.gov.uk/myreading/
East Reading Online http://eastreadingonline.ning.com/
Welcome to the free, independent Caversham.org.uk web site - a great source for information, news and views about Caversham/RG4 and the nearby area. http://www.caversham.org.uk/
Reading University http://www.reading.ac.uk/
Wyecliffe Church Cemetery Junction, active church with lots to do for young and old http://www.wycliffe-church.org.uk/
St Luke's with St Bartholomew http://www.lukeandbart.org.uk/
Park United Church Reform Church http://www.parkurc.org.uk/drupal/
Whiteknights Studio Trail Annually in June around Redlands http://www.studiotrail.co.uk/#p=home
Anderson Baptist Church 6-8 Amherst Road RG6 1NU http://www.andersonbaptistchurch.org.uk/
Christ Church Reading http://www.christchurchreading.org.uk/