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Reading Adopt Your Street (RAYS)

The Reading Adopt Your Street (RAYS) programme enables companies, individuals, community groups and organisations, such as schools and youth groups to select a street, open space, footpath, park or shopping area to keep tidy through regular clean-ups.

In 2017 the council successfully applied for £10,000 of funding to launch RAYS through the Tesco Bags of Help initiative after a number of groups enquired about getting more involved in community clean-up projects.

You can help keep the Borough clean and tidy by looking after your street or local area. RAYS Volunteers are provided with litter pickers, 100% recycled plastic bags, gloves and hi-vis jackets.

Our street cleansing teams will keep working hard to keep Reading clean.

Become a RAYS Community Volunteer

You choose the area you want to adopt and when you want to do it. Get your friends, family and neighbours involved and make your street or local area one to be proud of!

Become a RAYS Business Team Volunteer

Get your work colleagues together and get involved in making your local area one to be proud of! You choose the area you want to adopt and when you want to do it.

Become a RAYS School Team Volunteer

You choose the area you want to adopt and when you want to do it. Link RAYS volunteering with your curriculum topics and help your pupils make your local area one to be proud of!

Love Reading - Join RAYS!

Sign up today and help make a difference - Everyone welcome.

Contact us today 0118 9394785 or email RAYS@reading.gov.uk

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