Reading Council seeks new location for Cycle Hub

Reading Council has reiterated its commitment to finding a secure cycle and maintenance hub in Reading town centre after long-standing plans to create one at the former Primark store regretfully failed to progress. Despite talks between the council and the retailer moving forward over the past year, Primark recently informed the Council it is withdrawing […]

Reading consults on on Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure Strategy

Plans to create an infrastructure of charging points for electric vehicles in Reading to encourage more EV use, reduce emissions and create a healthier borough, are now available to comment on. The Council’s draft Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure, or EVCI, Strategy has been published at and residents and businesses can respond. An estimated 20 per cent […]

Reading offers residents the chance to sponsor a tree

People who live in Reading can now help to make the borough greener by sponsoring the planting of a tree in the street of their choice. Reading Borough Council has teamed up with charitable enterprise Trees for Streets to work with residents either individually or in a group, so anyone can apply to have a tree […]

Reading Borough Council approves plans for three-year fleet replacement programme

Reading Borough Council has approved plans for a three-year fleet replacement programme which aims to support the council’s ambition to move to net zero. The plan will include the introduction of cargo bikes and e-bikes. Councillor Tony Page, lead member for Environment, Planning and Transport, added: “The industry is relatively new and so balancing what […]


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