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Bid For City Status in Reading

A crowd of supporters waved off Reading’s bid for city status when it was transported by train to the Cabinet Office in London. Residents, community groups, business leaders and members of voluntary organisations gathered at Reading Train Station to wish good luck to Reading’s latest bid to become a city. Her Majesty The Queen will be choosing one town to be awarded city status in 2012. Becoming a city would bring economic, cultural and social benefits to the winner. It …

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