Campaigners lose fight to keep care home open

Councillors in Reading have voted to close a care home and an associated day centre.

They say the Arthur Clark home in Caversham would cost £1m to bring up to modern standards. More than 4,000 people signed a petition calling for it to remain.

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Care home to close

A council run care home in Reading is to close. Protestors had campaigned to keep the Arthur Clark home at Caversham open, but councillors say it would cost too much to bring it up to modern standards.