Walk for Parkinson’s – Welford Park
Join Parkinson’s UK on Sunday 29 April 2018 when we will be returning to Welford Park for our sponsored Walk for Parkinson’s. There will be two different circular walks available, a 2.5 mile walk and a more challenging 6.5 mile walk around the beautiful Welford Park estate, home of the Great British Bake Off. During the walk you will cross the River Lambourn, climb the hill to see the impressive cricket pitch whilst overlooking the historic Welford Park, explore the wonderful woodland before crossing the fields and taking in the lovely views of the surrounding countryside.
Entry fee is £10 for adults and £5 for under 16s and all walkers will receive a Parkinson’s UK t-shirt, plus a medal on completing the walk.
The funds raised from the Walk for Parkinson’s – Welford Park will go to Parkinson’s UK to support the vital research work taking place to find a cure for Parkinson’s and improve the lives of the 127,000 people in the UK who are affected by the condition. We support those living with Parkinson’s and their families and friends, so that no one has to face Parkinson’s alone.
You can find out more and register at https://www.parkinsons.org.uk/events/walk-parkinsons-welford-park or contact the Regional Fundraising Team on 020 7963 3912 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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TAKE FIVE TO STOP FRAUD WEEK22-26 JANUARY 2018
Neighbourhood Watch is proud to be supporting Take Five To Stop Fraud Week.
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West Berkshire Heritage has a huge range of events and activities planned for 2018 from theatre, crafts, talks, special exhibitions and music - all designed to be entertaining and informative. Their aim is to provide a range of heritage activities for all ages at West Berkshire Museum and Shaw House with a programme that is designed to increase access to our local history and heritage.
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Consultation on proposed term dates for 2019/20
Term dates for community and voluntary controlled schools are set by West Berkshire Council following a consultation process. West Berkshire will ‘propose’ term dates and would recommend that schools consider aligning term dates with other schools in the area, for example, secondary schools with primary schools, in recognition of families with children at different schools.
In West Berkshire, the set dates traditionally include a common INSET at the start of the Autumn Term. Therefore, 191 days are set with recommendations for the remaining 4 INSET days.
The 2019/20 proposal for West Berkshire sets a common INSET day on Tuesday 3rd September 2019 with four further training days to be selected from outside specified pupil’s days.
The proposed dates for 2019/20 have been through our internal consultation process and are now available for public consultation. The consultation runs from 8 January until 16 February 2018. The deadline for feedback and comments is 16 February 2018.
There are 2 options proposed with the difference being a later holiday in October.
Take part in this consultation opens 9am on 8 January until 16 February 2018
Link to survey: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/terms1920
Please note that we cannot accept consultation responses from school by email, and your formal response to the consultation should be made via the online form (link above). We will however, clarify any points and maintain FAQS through the consultation period, based on feedback we receive.
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