Official corporate sponsor since 2008!
Gerard Lyden of Thames Water said ”Thames Water is delighted to be sponsoring Reading RESCUE. We are passionate about protecting and improving the environment for the communities that we serve. Our headquarters are based in Reading and we will be encouraging our employees to volunteer for this fantastic project.”
Also sponsored by:
Paul Gittings, Reading’s Lead Councillor for Environment and Climate Change.
‘We’re looking forward to another successful RESCUE event with the Council working in partnership with volunteers from the community and business giving up their time to do this vital work. Thank you all!’
Connect Reading is a partnership between the business, public and voluntary sectors that actively participates in creating a better quality of life for all in greater Reading. They provide information and expertise on community involvement opportunities for organisations of all sizes and support our members in the delivery of their corporate responsibility objectives.
The Environment Agency assist in clearing the riverbanks, as well as collecting rubbish using their barges.
Oxford Road Community Garden is an urban community garden located in Western Elms Avenue. They sit on RESCUE steering group and provide valuable support to the event.
Article 10 Design provides a full range of creative design services for print, web and branding. Our team have worked with some of the biggest brands in the UK delivering every kind of design service from small leaflets to glossy marketing brochures, logo and stationery design to creative website designs. Article 10 have provided website services for RESCUE.
Novotel Hotels in Friar Street provide the meeting venue for the Steering Committee of RESCUE. A team of Novotel staff were also volunteer rubbish collectors during RESCUE.
Clean Up Teams
Morgan Cole Solicitors
Emmer Green Residents Association
Neighbourhood Action Groups (NAGs)
Friends of Waterloo Meadows
Friends of Bugs Bottom (Caversham)
Kennet & Avon Canal Trust (and Environment Agency)
Earley Town Environment Group
52nd Reading Scout Group
Whitley Green Residents Association
Bethell United FC