Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue wants help building an inclusive workforce

The Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service (RBFRS) has invited local community groups to contribute to a survey so they can better understand public perception of their service and the roles within it.

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Youngsters invited to have a go at being a firefighter at the Whitley Wood fire station on 22 May

The Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service (RBFRS) is looking for people aged 12-16 who would like to have a go at being a firefighter at the Whitley Wood firestation on Wednesday 22 May, ahead of the next Young Firefighters training course which starts this September.

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Walking stages 3 and 4 of the IDR

The ski jump at the end of the IDR in 1984. The Hook and Tackle is the on the left, painted white.

Having carved its way from Caversham Road to the foot of Southampton Street, in the 1970s Reading’s Inner Distribution Road (IDR) stopped abruptly at the ‘ski jump’ where the Oracle roundabout now is. During this hiatus, Reading consulted and debated about whether and how to continue.

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