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Reading Borough Council discusses 76 Christchurch Road at planning applications committee on 11 December

76 Christchurch Road (former NatWest)

76 Christchurch Road

Reading Borough Council (RBC) will be discussing the proposed conversion of 76 Christchurch Road into a takeaway and HMO (house in multiple occupation) at the planning applications committee on Wednesday 11 December. The committee had deferred their decision during their November meeting because they needed more information.

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What’s happening in Katesgrove and Whitley from 9 December

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Reading Buses celebrate 100 years of motorbuses

Tony Page, Paul Woodward and Robert Williams

From L to R: deputy leader of the council, Tony Page; Reading Mayor, councillor Paul Woodward and Reading Buses CEO, Robert Williams

On Friday 6 December 2019, Reading Buses celebrated 100 years since the first motorbus was brought into service on the route from St Andrew’s Church, Caversham Heights to the Plough Inn, Tilehurst. The Thames Valley and Great Western Omnibus Trust will be running five historic Reading buses on routes through the town tomorrow, Sunday 8 December.

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Tai Chi at Christ the King parish hall in Whitley

Tai Chi class at Christ the King

Tai Chi class at Christ the King

Age UK Berkshire run Tai Chi classes in the parish hall at Christ the King on Northumberland Avenue. The last class of 2019 before the Christmas break was on Wednesday 4 December and was followed by festive refreshments.

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Thames Valley Police come to the South Reading Community Hub on 7 December

The South Reading Community Hub
The Church and Whitley neighbourhood policing team will hold a Have Your Say Meeting on Saturday 7 December at 10.00am at the South Reading Community Hub, Northumberland Avenue, RG2 7QA.

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Thames Valley Police come to the South Reading Community Hub on 6 December

The South Reading Community Hub

The Church and Whitley neighbourhood policing team will hold a Have Your Say Meeting on Friday 6 December at 10am at the South Reading Community Hub, Northumberland Avenue, RG2 7QA.

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Thames Valley Police come to Morrisons on 4 December

Morrisons Supermarket, Basingstoke Road, Reading

Morrisons

The Church and Whitley neighbourhood policing team will hold a Have Your Say meeting on Wednesday 4 December from 2pm to 3pm at Morrisons, Basingstoke Road, Reading, RG2 0HB.

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Reading’s political parties discuss climate change, a fairer society and the EU at the Quaker Hustings

Reading GE hustings 2019 at the Quaker Meeting House

From L-> R: Matt Rodda & Rachel Eden (Labour), Yemi Awolola (CPA), convenor John Crosfield, timekeeper Christina Hughes Nind, Imogen Shepherd-DuBey (Liberal Democrat), Jamie Whitham & David McElroy (Green).

An estimated 60 people attended the parliamentary hustings at the Quaker Meeting House in Katesgrove, Reading on Thursday 28 November. Candidates Matt Rodda and Rachel Eden (Labour), Jamie Whitham and David McElroy (Green), Imogen Shepherd-DuBey (Liberal Democrat) and Yemi Awolola (Christian Peoples Alliance, CPA) answered questions from the Reading public about the UK’s future relationship with Europe, a fairer society and the climate emergency.

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Meet your Whitley and Church councillors at the Community café on 7 December

You can meet your Reading Borough councillors at the Whitley Labour Party Ward Surgery and the  Church Labour Ward Surgery on Saturday 7 December at 10.30am. They will be at the Community Café on Northumberland Avenue, Reading for an hour and a half.

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Christ Church Christmas Fayre on Saturday 7 December

Christ Church Reading in the snow

Christ Church Reading in the snow. Photo (c) Dennis Wood

Christ Church is holding a Christmas fayre on Saturday 7 December from 1pm until 4pm. It will be followed by a barbecue and fireworks in the evening.

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