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Planning applications in south Reading during the week ending 23 February

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

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It’s official – Alpine Street grit bin to stay!

As the Whitley Pump reported in July, the Alpine Street grit bin had a staycation this summer. The bin is now overjoyed that it and all its colleagues around Reading can stay for another winter.

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Alpine Street grit bin has a staycation this year

Katesgrove’s VIP grit bin on Alpine Street has decided that the weather is so good that there is no need to head for the Costa del Depot this year.

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Alpine Street grit bin threatened in latest round of council savings

Reading Borough Council (RBC) propose to save £16,000 next year by ending the provision of grit bins in key locations across the town, including at the junction of Alpine Street and Elgar Road.

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Planning application 180026 : 53 Alpine Street

53 Alpine Street
Reading
RG1 2PY

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Alpine Street grit bin 2017

Continuing our series of photographs of Alpine Street grit bins, the 2017 model is in place and pictured above.

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The Historic Katesgrove Industries Tour

Reading, from the South Hill 1882. reproduced from Illustrated London News.

The Historic Katesgrove Industries tour was available for the first time on 8 September 2017 during the Heritage Open Days weekend. The two hour walk started at the foot of London Street outside Reading International Solidarity Centre (RISC) and, after a loop around Katesgrove, ended outside Great Expectations, next door to RISC.

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Planning application 170818 : 35 Alpine Street

35 Alpine Street
Reading
RG1 2PY

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Alpine Street’s winter VIP status

Katesgrove’s one and only grit bin is on the junction of Alpine Street and Elgar Road.

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Planning application 161570 : 32 Alpine Street

32 Alpine Street
Reading
RG1 2QA

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Planning application 161491 : 3 Alpine Street

3 Alpine Street
Reading
RG1 2PY

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Planning application 160911 and 160912 : 10 Alpine Street

10 Alpine Street
Reading
RG1 2QA

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Gritting Reading roads

Posipavanje ceste pri Ptuju 1962

Reading Borough Council monitors weather forecasts from mid November to the end of March and salts all A and B class roads in the district if ice is predicted.

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Planning application 151469 : 3 Alpine Street

3 Alpine Street
Reading
RG1 2PY

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