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Update - Cold Weather Alert Level 3

There is a very high probability of severe cold weather and icy conditions affecting the southeast, including West Berkshire, from Monday, 6th March through to late on Thursday, 9th March.

This weather may increase the health risks to vulnerable people and disrupt delivery services.

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West Berkshire Council soil conditioner give-away event

Back by popular demand, West Berkshire Council are working in partnership with its waste contractor Veolia to give away soil conditioner to local residents, for free!

On Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 March 2023, between 10:00am until 4:00pm, local residents will be able to pick up Veolia’s locally produced soil conditioner from the Padworth Waste Management Facility, at Padworth Lane, RG7 4JF.

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Cold Weather Alert - Level 2

There is at high probability of severe cold weather/icy conditions/heavy snow between Monday 6 March and Wednesday 8 March in the Southeast, including West Berkshire. This weather could increase the health risks to vulnerable residents and disrupt the delivery of services.

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King Street - Closure 8th to 10th March 2023

King Street in the Parish of Stratfield Mortimer will be closed between 8th and 10th March 2023, from the hours of 08:00-17:00, from its junctions with Victoria Road to Windmill Road. This closure is to enable Volker Highways to carryout essential drainage work on behalf of West Berkshire Council.

Residential access will be maintained throughout. 

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February Business Start-Up Course

West Berkshire Council’s Economic Development Team is sponsoring a business start-up course with the other Berkshire authorities to help residents who are looking to start their own business.

The course is run by the Berkshire Growth Hub and is in a hybrid format of online and offline sessions. This would be a great chance for anyone looking to start a business full time or turn a hobby into an income stream!

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