Previous News Items

Naked in Paris
Paris agrees plan to open experimental nudist zone in the summer of 2017. [ More here ]
Updated: 28 Sep 2016

Arthur Hill news
Reading Council have announce a feasability study into the replacement of the Arthur Hill Swimming Pool. This plan has been talked about for years but looks like it may now be on the table again. [ More here ]
Updated: 21 Nov 2015

New swim, Bordon, Hants
BN have announced a new swim at Bordon in hampshire once a month for the next three months at least. If interested see the BN website. [ More here ]
Updated: 30 Jan 2016

First Women In Naturism
A new year-long campaign from British Naturism is aiming to encourage women to be happy in their own skin and experience naturism. [ More here ]
Updated: 03 Jun 2015

Women in Naturism
A British Naturism initiative for 2015. [ BN Site ]
Created: 19 Mar 2015

RNG AGM
The AGM took place on the 29th January at 7pm. The minutes will be issued by email shortly. There are no changes to the fees or subscriptions.
Created: 31 Jan 2015

Stephen Gough and the European Court
British naturism's comments on the Judgement. [ BN Site ]
Created: 30th Oct 2014

Naturism in Munich
It is good to see that the liberal-minded municipal authorities in Munich are specifically catering for naturists. [ Telegraph ]
Created: 2nd May 2014

AGM results
The club AGM took place on Thursday 30th January. Thank you to all who attended. The minutes will be sent out to all members shortly. Swim fees were not changed and just a very minor alteration to our subscription fees.
Created: 31st January 2014

AGM 2014
The club AGM will take place on Thursday 30th January at 19:00 at the Wycliff Baptist Church (next to the pool). The agenda will be sent out to all members in mid January. If you wish to raise any business or stand for an committee post, please contact the secretary via the enquiries email address.
Created: 1st Jan 2014

Holkham U-Turn
Good news for those of you planning a holiday in Norfolk next year. Crown Estates have rescinded the naturist ban on Holkham Beach. The ban is still in force in the dunes which are owned by Holkham Estates. Click here for report.
Created: 13th Oct 2013

Reading Post Report
The Reading Post website (GetReading) has a news item on the Arthur Hill Pool. Click here for report.
Created: 18th Sep 2013

Swimming Pool Reopens
The Arthur Hill Pool reopened on the 2nd Sept 2013 after 100,000 worth of repairs and a 4 month closure.
Created: 6th Sep 2013

Naked Rambler Jailed
The 'naked rambler', Stephen Gough, has been jailed for 11 month at Portsmouth Magistrates' Court for breaching his ASBO. [ BBC News ]
Created: 19th June 2013

Pool Repair Story
The local paper's website includes a story on the council's commitment to reopening the pool. The link to the item is here.
Created: 4th June 2013

Pool Closure Story
The local paper's website includes a story on the closure of the Arthur Hill Swimming Pool. The link to the item is here.
Created: 23rd May 2013

BN New Year Promotion
RNG is pleased to be taking part in the 2013 New Year Swim Promotion organised by
British Naturism. All first-time visitors in January and February 2013 will get their first swim at half price. Please see [HERE] for more details on the BN intitative.
Created: 29th December 2012

AGM 2013
The RNG Annual General Meeting will be held on Thursday the 24th January 2013 at the Wycliff Church, Kings Road (next to the swimming pool) at 7pm. Any members wishing to add anything to the agenda should contact the club secretary.
Created: 04th January 2013

Showers
Please note that the recent fault with the showers have been fixed. The showers are now hot and very powerful and really refresh you after a nice swim.
Created: February 2012

Fees 2012
As from February 2012 the AGM agreed to raise the swim prices. New subscription fees were also approved. From February 2012, the new fees are:
    members 4.50
    visitors 5.50
Created: 26thn January 2012

The Great British Skinny Dip
January and February 2012: RNG is participating in this event, an initiative by British Naturism to attract more people to attend a club for the first time. Visitors attending the group will get a 50% reduction on the guest fee on their first visit. See BN Website for details.
Created: 16 December 2011

2nd Feb swim CANCELLED
Please note the the pool will be closed on 2nd Feb 2012 for maintenance. Emails will be sent to all members to inform and remind them.
Created: 16 January 2012

AGM 2012
The RNG Annual General Meeting will be held on Thursday the 26th January 2012 at the Wycliff Church, Kings Road (next to the swimming pool) at 7pm. Any members wishing to add anything to the agenda should contact the club secretary as soon as possible.
Created: 20 December 2011

Swiss courts rule on naked hiking
Switzerland's highest court has ruled that local authorities can impose fines on people hiking nude in the Alps. [ BBC News ]
Created: 17 November 2011

A World Record
Organisers of a mass skinny dip on a Gower beach have claimed a new world record after hundreds of naked swimmers took to the sea. [ BBC News ]
Created: 20 June 2011

Fees 2011 - SUPERSEDED
As from February 2011 we have had to raise the weekly swim prices. There is no change to subscription fees. New weekly swim prices are: members 3.50 and visitors 4.80.
Created: 1 February 2011

AGM 2011
The RNG Annual General Meeting will be held on Thursday the 27th January 2011 at the Wycliff Church, Kings Road at 7pm. Any members wishing to add anything to the agenda should contact the club secretary as soon as possible.
Created: 20 December 2010