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More double yellow lines coming to Elgar Road South

Entrance to Waterloo Meadows allotments

Reading Borough Council (RBC) will carry out a statutory consultation on the introduction of double yellow lines at the entrance to Waterloo Meadows allotments and the Makro delivery entrance on Elgar Road South. The proposals were among additional waiting restrictions proposed at the council’s Traffic Management sub-committee on 9 January.

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Council supports Sustrans’ improvements to the Kennet cycle path

Reading Borough Council (RBC) offered its support this week to the sustainable transport charity Sustrans in their project to remove motorcycle barriers on the Kennet Path between the Katesgrove Lane IDR underpass and Fobney Lock.

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What’s happening in Katesgrove and Whitley from 13 January

 

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Council proposes 3% increase in allotment rental charge

Reading Borough Council (RBC) proposes to increase the rental charge on their 20 allotment sites by 3% in 2020. The policy committee meeting discussed the proposal, in the draft 2020/21 budget and medium term financial strategy (MTFS), on 16 December and agreed to a public consultation before the budget is set in February.

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What’s happening in Katesgrove and Whitley from 9 December

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Citizens’ Advice Reading offers energy advice at the January KCA meeting

Citizens Advice Reading will be at the Katesgrove Community Association (KCA) meeting on 8 January 2020. They will be there to offer advice about energy bills and information about saving money.

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Katesgrove Community Association meets on Wednesday 13 November

The Katesgrove Community Association (KCA) will hold its next bi-monthly meeting tomorrow, Wednesday 13 November at 7pm at the Waterloo Meadows Children’s Centre, Elgar Road, Reading.

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Thames Valley Police come to the Waterloo Meadows Children’s Centre on 13 November

Sun sets on the Katesgrove children's centre

The Katesgrove neighbourhood policing team will be at the Katesgrove Community Association Meeting on Wednesday 13 November at 7pm at the Children’s Centre, Waterloo Meadows, off Elgar Road, Reading.

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A walk into the Wilds of Coley

Coley Meadows (Adrian Lawson)

Coley Meadows (c) Adrian Lawson

On Sunday 17 November there’ll be a walk from Waterloo Meadows Children’s centre into the marshes of the Coley water meadows. We’ll meet at 10am, and we’ll expect to return by 1pm.

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An oral and social history of Katesgrove

Waterloo Sunrise. Picture courtesy of Mike Cox

In the 1990s, Mike Cox from the Friends of Waterloo Meadows co-edited and co-researched a book about the history of Katesgrove as part of the Katesgrove Community Book Project.

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What’s happening in Katesgrove and Whitley from 21 October

 

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Katesgrove Community Association AGM on 16 October at the Christ Church Centre, Milman Road

The Katesgrove Community Association (KCA) will be holding its annual general meeting (AGM) at the Christ Church Centre on Milman Road, Reading RG2 0AY at 6.30pm for 7pm on Wednesday 16 October.

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Waterloo Meadows clean-up over the weekend of 12 October

The Katesgrove Community Association and the Friends of Waterloo Meadows will join together on Saturday 12 and Sunday 13 October to clean litter from Waterloo Meadows.

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Ask Sustrans questions about improving the Kennet path on 22 October

The sustainable transport charity Sustrans will hold a drop-in event at on Tuesday 22 October at the Waterloo Meadows Childrens’ Centre to answer questions about their proposals to improve the Kennet cycle and foot path.

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The Reading Town Meal Saturday on 28 September 2019

Having a good time at the Reading Town Meal

Having a good time at the Reading Town Meal

The happy gathering of the annual Reading Town Meal took place on Saturday 28 September in the Forbury Gardens. Reading folk enjoyed a free meal created from produce mainly grown in Reading’s allotments and community gardens. The food was cooked and served by catering students at Reading College.

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What’s happening in Katesgrove and Whitley from 23 September

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Sustrans wants your opinion about removing the motorcycle barriers on the Kennet path

Peter Langridge (Sustrans community liaison officer) and Peter Challis (Sustrans network development manager)

From L to R: Stuart Langridge (Sustrans community liaison officer) and Peter Challis (Sustrans network development manager)

The sustainable transport charity Sustrans wants to improve the Kennet cycle and foot path between Reading town centre and Fobney Lock. Improvements could include the removal of motorcycle barriers as well as resurfacing and tidying up the path.

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What’s happening in Katesgrove and Whitley from 9 September

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Thames Valley Police come to the Waterloo Meadows Children’s Centre on 11 September

The Katesgrove neighbourhood policing team will be at the Katesgrove Community Association Meeting on Wednesday 11 September at 7.00pm at Waterloo Meadows Children’s Centre, off Elgar Road, Reading.

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What’s happening in Katesgrove and Whitley from 26 August

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