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Berkshire is a ceremonial county and a non-metropolitan county without a county council. The county town is Reading.

Since 1998, Berkshire has been governed by the six unitary authorities of Bracknell Forest, Reading, Slough, West Berkshire, Windsor and Maidenhead and Wokingham. The ceremonial county borders Oxfordshire (to the north), Buckinghamshire (to the north-east), Greater London (to the east), Surrey (to the south-east), Wiltshire (to the west) and Hampshire (to the south). W

Berkshire community action[edit | edit source]

Sustainability initiatives[edit | edit source]

Climate action[edit | edit source]

Reading Climate Action Network

Biodiversity[edit | edit source]

Berks, Bucks & Oxon Wildlife Trust

Community and voluntary action[edit | edit source]

Reading Voluntary Action - Slough Council for Voluntary Services - Volunteer Centre Slough

Community energy[edit | edit source]

MaidEnergy Co-Operative

Cycling activism[edit | edit source]

Reading Bicycle Kitchen - ReadyBike, Reading’s bike hire scheme

Education for sustainability[edit | edit source]

The Living Rainforest, (Wikipedia)

Open spaces[edit | edit source]

Wikipedia: Parks and open spaces in Berkshire (category)

Sustainable transport activism[edit | edit source]

Walking: Wikipedia: Footpaths in Berkshire (category)

Waterways: Kennet and Avon Canal Trust

Trees, woodland and forest[edit | edit source]

Transition Town Reading's Community Orchard Project

News and comment[edit | edit source]


Slough council unveils Low Emission Strategy, Nov 27 [1]


First 'Green Fest' held in town centre is a success! June [2]


Reading’s new borough-wide ReadyBike cycle hire scheme goes live today, June 10 [3]


Making Slough Happy, October 25 [4]

Events[edit | edit source]


Oct 1 Reading Town Meal, celebration of local sustainable food

See also[edit | edit source]


Interwiki links[edit | edit source]

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