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    The Hub Reading

Month: September 2022

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Thomas & Friends first autistic character to be voiced by Reading boy

A nine-year-old autistic actor from Reading will voice the first autistic character on children’s TV show Thomas & Friends. Elliott Garcia, who the National Autistic Society helped cast, will play Bruno the Brake Car. Bruno is a “joyful, pun-making brake car” who is detail-orientated and enjoys schedules, routine and knows where all the tracks lead in the area. Garcia said: “When I won the role of Bruno, I imagined that […]

todaySeptember 22, 2022 20


South Reading Leisure Centre pool could be upgraded in 2023

Reading leisure centres could be in for a £300,000 plus boost to improve pools and accessibility around one of the new centres. Reading Borough Council has recently unveiled a plan to spend a total of £331,000 on improvements, divided between two leisure centres. A big chunk of the funding, £295,000, would go to South Reading Leisure Centre, where the council wants to conduct an upgrade to the pool and wet […]

todaySeptember 20, 2022 24