As temperatures soar to 37 degrees, many in the town are enjoying some of Reading's best green spaces to unwind and enjoy the heat.

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during the heatwave, Reading's Forbury Gardens saw several basking in the hot temperatures, or enjoying a walk along the grass.

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The sun comes at a good time for youngsters, as many of Reading's schools broke up for the 6-week holiday this week.

People are being urged to be cautious in the sun and drink plenty of water as temperatures continue to rise.

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