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Walk.Works

Walk Works was founded in 2021 by good friends and passionate walkers Liz and Caroline. Walks are every Thursday, approximately 5-8km in length. They walk in the countryside of Berks, Bucks and South Oxfordshire No need for apps and maps as they have 60+ well researched, risk assessed and insured routes. Join them to meet […]

Wicko Web and Design Ltd

Web Designer and Developer, David Wickstead, set up Wicko Design in 2007. Initially based in Windsor; David moved the business to Kidmore End near Reading and Henley-on-Thames in the South East of England. Specialising in e-commerce, web design and maintenance, Wicko Design ensure your website functions fully, leading to a greater return on your investment. […]

Aspire2

The aim of Aspire2 is to deliver rich experiences to help children and young people in Whitley to realise their aspirations, improve self-esteem, develop self-awareness, resilience and have FUN. We work directly with schools and the community, and alongside many other organisations to enable children to take part in activities including outdoor education, cultural and […]

Reading School

Reading School is a selective state day and boarding academy for boys aged 11-18 which has been educating young men since 1125. Our vision is that by 2025, we will be a flourishing world-leading  institution developing academic excellence and continuing to build good men. Their school enriches the intellectual, sporting, artistic and cultural life of […]

Starting Point

Providing mentoring and creating opportunities for young people aged 11–25. Starting Point are passionate about seeing transformation in the lives of local young people who face disadvantage. WHY? To offer young people a starting point for a brighter and more hopeful future. WHAT? To journey alongside and provide opportunities that enable young people to thrive. HOW?  By […]

Browning York

Working with organisations that make the world a kinder place since 2003, Sarah Browning of Browning York Ltd, works with charities, universities and other not-for-profit organisations. Sarah’s services are always tailored to your specific requirements. She can: Develop high-quality, effective communication strategies and plans for you to deliver Act as a mentor to inspire your […]

Co-Space

Need a home for your business? Co-Space is an innovative flexible office space and co-working provider with a focus on ergonomic, design-led space that boosts your productivity and supports the environment. With spaces in Reading, Stevenage and Bath (2022), members and non-members alike can use the space for meetings, events, co-working and private office space.

The Royal Berks Charity

The Royal Berks Charity support the Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust vision to continue to drive improvement in patient experience and be an outstanding provider of health services for our local communities. We work together with staff, patients and their families, fundraisers, donors, volunteers and local businesses to raise funds that enable us to add […]

Low Carbon Workspaces

Low Carbon Workspaces offers small and medium-sized businesses in Buckinghamshire, Bedfordshire, Berkshire, Hertfordshire, Northamptonshire and Milton Keynes grants of between £1,000 and £5,000 to cover up to a third of the cost of making energy improvements. The programme is funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and managed by Ngage Solutions, a not-for-profit company […]

de la Haye Coaching

With over 25 years’ experience in grassroots business management, Tristan (de la Haye Coaching) helps individuals to develop and implement effective commercial plans alongside personalised, executive support when required. Tristan works with Startups and Small Business Owners in Reading and the Thames Valley to help them plan for the future, grow their business and implement […]

VISA

Visa are a global payments technology company working to enable consumers, businesses, banks and governments to use digital currency. They connect consumers, businesses, banks and governments in more than 200 countries and territories worldwide.

Reading Interfaith Group

Reading Interfaith Group began as a response to the challenge and opportunities of an increasingly global economy. As inspiration and ideas from all over the world came to Reading, the Reading Interfaith Group aims to challenge fear and prejudice by bringing people together. Their mission is: To enable members of different faiths to learn about and […]

Sport In Mind

Sport in Mind ® is an independent multi-award winning mental health charity (unaffiliated to Mind and not part of the local Mind network) that was formed in Reading, Berkshire in 2010 with a simple mission: “To improve the lives of people experiencing mental health problems through sport and physical activity” They are the UK’s leading mental […]

Education Business Partnership

Education Business Partnership work in partnership with around 1,500 businesses whose involvement with their activities often supports their own Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) goals. We help businesses to: attract applicants (into apprenticeships, graduate programmes or direct entry roles) address skills shortages inspire students to enter a career in their sector improve the employability skills of […]

Reading Family Aid

Reading Family Aid‘s mission is to put a smile on the faces of disadvantaged children in the Reading area They help children living with poverty and other disadvantages. They may be young carers, for example; or living in a family affected by drug taking, physical abuse, chronic illness or disability; or they may have a […]

New Beginnings Reading

New Beginnings Reading is a homeless charity based in Reading, UK. Their aims are the prevention and relief of poverty and financial hardship of persons in Reading and the Greater Berkshire area who are in need due to social or economic reasons, regardless of their religion or belief. This includes (but is not limited to) providing […]

Brighter Futures for Children

Brighter Futures for Children are an independent, not-for-profit-company established in December 2018 to deliver the best possible opportunities for the children of Reading. Their responsibility is to deliver children’s social care, early help and educational services (including SEND). Their vision is to unlock resources to help every child have a happy, healthy and successful life. […]

Autism Berkshire

Autism Berkshire was founded as the Berkshire Autistic Society in 1990 by a group of parents of children with autism, related conditions and challenging behaviours. Today they are the leading autism charity in Berkshire and deliver quality specialist services, training and social and leisure activities throughout the county, guided by a team of trustees with […]

ACRE

Alliance for Cohesion And Racial Equality (ACRE) was set up in October 2012 to promote community cohesion and inclusion through community engagement, empowerment and social development in the Greater Reading area. They are an organisation that gets involved in our communities. With the support of our volunteers who come from all walks of life, ACRE […]

Citizens Advice Reading

Citizens Advice Reading provide free, confidential and advice and are open to everyone in the community. Their volunteers are trained to advise on virtually any issue, including: welfare benefits money and credit problems employment consumer rights energy housing neighbourhood disputes education and healthcare immigration and residency queries human rights family and personal issues.    

New Meaning

A Social Enterprise, founded by psychologists, New Meaning provide holistic education. They work with young people, aged 16-18, to help them get their English and Maths qualifications, relevant work experience and to increase confidence in themselves as they discover their strengths. With a huge emphasis on attitude training throughout, New Meaning help  young people explore […]

Reading Buses

Reading Buses are proud to have been transporting customers in and around Reading for over 100 years. They are committed to providing a quality bus service with a strong focus on customer service and innovation. Along with their owners, Reading Borough Council (RBC), they are successfully reducing car dependency for access to the area, both […]

Pierre Fabre

Pierre Fabre take care of life by designing and developing innovative solutions inspired by consumers and patients and contributing to the well-being of everyone from health to beauty.They achieve this by cooperating with health-care professionals, trusted partners worldwide, by drawing relentless inspiration from nature and plants, and by placing pharmaceutical ethics at the very heart […]

Utulivu

‘Utulivu’ is a Swahili word for ‘patience’. Utulivu work with women, senior citizens, children and young people with the support of men. Their main focus is to empower in order to integrate into the wider community through activities that promote health, education, wealth creation, healthy familiy relationships, sexual health and cultural awareness. They also provide […]

Stepping Forward

Stepping Forward work to protect and ensure the full enjoyment of all human rights and fundamental freedoms by all people who have disabilities. They do this by: Supporting individuals and families affected by disability to access services, recreational activities, education, employment and all forms of learning; Promoting the involvement and participation of individuals and families […]

Reading Rep Theatre

Reading Rep Theatre are Reading’s resident professional theatre. The company combines high-class productions with ground-breaking education and community engagement to help transform Reading and the surrounding area’s cultural landscape. Reading Rep: Produces diverse new voices on the stage. Working with new directors, new playwrights and new practitioners, we present plays from classics to new writing, revivals […]

Reading Advice Network

Reading Advice Network (RAN) is an umbrella organisation that brings together and supports organisations providing the public with Information and Advice, in Reading (Berkshire, UK) and surrounding area. They promote excellence through ensuring their Members achieve quality standards and share their good practice. They signpost those who may need information and offer advice to Members. By working with their Members, as well […]

PACT

PACT is dedicated to supporting our families through the lifetime of the adoption journey. They are one of the UK’s leading independent adoption charities, placing children with secure and loving families and supporting them with specialist therapeutic support. They also run community projects supporting vulnerable children and adults facing a range of issues including domestic […]

Nature Nurture

Nature Nurture is an award winning community organisation, enabling people to connect with wild spaces.  They are constantly imagining new and playful ways to deliver on their mission, working across the arts, conservation, wellbeing, heritage, and education sectors to provide interventions for urban dwellers from all backgrounds. They are dedicated to inclusion and focus much […]

Make-A-Wish

Make-A-Wish create life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses. Whether it’s starring in their own films, walking with dinosaurs, going on an amazing holiday, meeting a celebrity hero, or having a bedroom makeover; wishes are varied, personal and life-changing. They go above and beyond to grant amazing wishes to very amazing children; their One True […]

Berkshire Youth

Berkshire Youth work with a range of partners, including Parish Councils, to ensure the most hard to reach young people are able to access support and services when they most need them. Their mission is: ‘To be the champion of young people in Berkshire, furthering their development and education and enriching their lives through leisure […]

Wipro

As the world transitions to a new normal, Wipro is empowering a more resilient future for customers and communities. From building more adaptive “business-anywhere” frameworks to advanced technologies that fuel the intelligent enterprise, Wipro helps businesses thrive in a world defined by disruption and fueled by transformative technology.

Adviza

Adviza are a charity that work to inspire young people and others to make better decisions during crucial times in their lives. Overall, helping people progress in their learning and work; through partnerships with local schools and creating resources and programmes for individuals.

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