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Planning applications in south Reading for the week ending 19 October

Kendrick School

Kendrick School

There were 10 new planning applications in south Reading this week. They may be discussed at one of the next Reading Borough Council planning applications committees.

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Council wants Reading’s views on community safety

Reading Borough Council (RBC) is undertaking a community safety survey. These surveys take place every two years. If you participated in the 2017 survey you will recognise that this year’s is very similar. The opinions of Reading residents on issues in their area may not translate directly into the priorities set for Reading because other opinions and crime statistics are also taken into account.

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No water in Reading postcodes RG1, RG2 and RG6

Image courtesy of Thames Water.

Thames Water reports that an issue at an Earley booster station is causing low pressure or no water in Reading postcodes RG1, RG2 and RG6.

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What’s happening in Katesgrove and Whitley from 14 October

 

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Planning applications in south Reading for the week ending 12 October

These new planning applications in south Reading may be discussed at one of the next Reading Borough Council planning applications committees.

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The Arnhem Clarinet Choir comes to Christ Church on 17 October

The Arnhem Clarinet Choir. Photo courtesy of AKK

The Arnhem Clarinet Choir will be giving a free concert at Christ Church, Christchurch Road, Reading on Thursday 17 October at 7.30pm.

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Reading MP Matt Rodda talks about Amazon deforestation

Matt Rodda at the Turbine House

Matt Rodda MP at the opening of the ‘In Reading Gaol by Reading Town’ exhibition at the Riverside Museum at Blake’s Lock

Matt Rodda (Labour MP for Reading East) took part in a parliamentary debate this week to consider a public petition called Demand the EU & UN sanction Brazil to halt increased deforestation of the Amazon.

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What’s happening in Katesgrove and Whitley from 7 October

 

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Planning applications in south Reading for the week ending 5 October

There were eight new planning applications in south Reading this week. They may be discussed at one of the next Reading Borough Council planning applications committees.

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Reading Borough Council discusses developments on East Street and Foxhays Road this week

Reading Borough Council will be discussing developments on East Street and Foxhays Road during planning applications committee next week.

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What’s happening in Katesgrove and Whitley from 30 September

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Meet your Whitley and Church councillors at the Community café on 5 October

Meet your Reading Borough councillors at the Whitley Labour Party Ward Surgery and Church Labour Ward Surgery on Saturday 5 October at 10.30am. They will be at the Community café, Northumberland Avenue, Reading for an hour and a half.

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What’s happening in Katesgrove and Whitley from 23 September

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Planning applications in south Reading for the week ending 21 September

There were five new planning applications in south Reading this week. They may be discussed at one of the next Reading Borough Council planning applications committees.

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What’s happening in Katesgrove and Whitley from 16 September

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Whitley garden wildlife in July and August

Fox vixen with a rat. Picture (c) David Turner

The late summer weather in my Whitley garden varied from warm to very hot indeed, with the occasional very wet day. The sun helped increase the numbers of butterflies, bees, insects and moths, of course. One of my photograph highlights for July was the vixen fox with a huge rat, striking a superb pose.

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Reading MPs vote different ways as parliamentary session ends

Reading’s two MPs, Alok Sharma (Conservative MP for Reading West) and Matt Rodda (Labour MP for Reading East), continued to vote different ways on key government policies during the rancorous end to the current parliamentary session.

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What’s happening in Katesgrove and Whitley from 9 September

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Reading Demonstrations against Brexit and the Prorogation of Parliament

Some of the speakers from L to R: Matt Rodda MP, Phillip Lee MP, Councillor Rob White, Imogen Shepherd-DuBey, speaker from the Women’s Equality Party, and Vanessa Rogers from Berkshire for Europe

A demonstration and march against Brexit and the prorogation of Parliament took place in Reading on Saturday 7 September. Speakers included Matt Rodda, MP for Reading East, and Phillip Lee, MP for Bracknell, who left the Conservative Party last Tuesday and joined the Liberal Democrats.

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Planning applications in south Reading for the week ending 7 September

Thomas Homes site at the corner of Silver Street and Crown Street in February 2019

There were 12 new planning applications in south Reading this week. They may be discussed at one of the next Reading Borough Council planning applications committees.

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