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Christine Borgars RIP

16 Aug 2018

Christine passed away on August 12th at around 6 pm, she was 75. She passed peacefully and shared her last moments with David her friend of 50 years. Her last few weeks were filled with messages of love and support from many, many people in the Reading area and beyond. For the majority of Christine’s…

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Stop Van Tool Theft

29 Jul 2018

    I am supporting the campaign by local trades people who are calling for action to stop tool theft from vans, which is an increasing problem. Theft from commercial vehicles has a huge impact on tradespeople and small businesses in Reading. Not only is there a high cost in time and money to replace tools…

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MATTERS RELATING TO THE RISE OF ORGANISED RACIST AND FASCIST ORGANISATIONS IN THE UK

27 Jul 2018

At our last AMMReading and District Labour Party passed the following motion unanimously. Reading and District Labour Party is concerned by the rise of organised racist and fascist organisations in the UK. This has come to sharp focus through the campaign by far-right organisations including the “Democratic Football Lads Association”, former members of EDL and…

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From Empire Windrush to the Windrush Generation

08 Jul 2018

Once upon a time, a ship crossed the sea to bring the avant-garde of people full of hopes from the West Indies to a land that needed much of it. WWII had only ended a few years before, and the UK needed rebuilding from the ground up. As often with unsung heroes, their achievements were…

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Celebrate the 70th Birthday of the NHS

04 Jul 2018

Come and help us to celebrate 70 wonderful years of the NHS.   We will be meeting for NHS Saturday 1 – 2:30pm at Battle Library.

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Reading East & West Joint Fundraising Dinner with special guest Barry Gardiner MP

02 Jul 2018
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#MentalHealthAwarenessWeek

24 May 2018

Last week was Mental Health Awareness Week with a key focus on stress. Reading Young Labour members discussed what this meant for them in their everyday lives at school, work or university. One member said “nobody cares or understands” when it comes to mental health and stress in schools while another clarified that “teachers are…

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Cuts have consequences

30 Apr 2018

Let’s talk about cuts (Baby) You probably know by now that the cuts to local government funding have not fallen equally across the country. Because the central government grant has been cut but council tax has been rising, wealthy areas of the country, where council tax receipts are higher and demand for statutory services is…

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