GLOBE is for people who care passionately about our local environment.


We are:

  • working to improve and protect green spaces for the benefit of wildlife and local residents.
  • taking practical action on the ground as well as influencing policy and planning decisions.

Our activities include:

  • Practical events such as tree and hedge planting, rubbish clearance, graffiti removal and walks.
  • Encouraging Councillors and Council Officers to take action to improve the local environment.
  • Monitoring and commenting on planning applications and consultations on issues such as landscaping, flood risk, wildlife conservation, light pollution and visual impact.
  • Working with other local community, residents and conservation groups to further common aims.
  • Refubishing and planting the 22 wooden planter boxes in Central Caversham

Caversham GLOBE works in all parts of Reading Borough north of the Thames as well as adjoining areas along the riverside and into South Oxfordshire.  We are an independent community-based group funded by donations from residents and local traders. We are one of several GLOBE groups set up in Reading in the mid-1990s following the Rio Earth Summit.


GLOBE Meetings & Mailing List

We meet on alternate months (usually on a Tuesday evening) to talk about local issues and make decisions (see Diary/ Events page for dates). Anyone is welcome to the meetings which are usually held in the upstairs meeting room at The Griffin, Church Road, Caversham RG4 7AD. If you would like to be added to our mailing list please email with your contact details and areas of interest. (see Contacts page). We have no annual subscription, all we ask is for your interest, support, ideas, expertise and energy. 

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