Meetings held by the Earley Town Council have resumed recently, following a trial run meeting using the online video call app Zoom.

The council held its first online Zoom meeting on May 20, and was deemed a success by all attendees.

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The software allows users to video call multiple people at once, face to face, and allows users to present their screens if they have something to share.

Leader of Earley Town Council Cllr Clive Jones said, "I am very pleased that this is another small step towards normality following the outbreak of this awful virus.

"I am looking forward to the day when meetings can once again be resumed in person in the Council Chamber.

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"When this day comes, we will be well on the road to beating the virus.

"We are very pleased that the Council's staff have been able to continue to work during these difficult times, although with a reduced staff."

To ask questions to the council, or to watch the meeting email where you will be issued a link and a password to join the meeting.