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Planning applications in south Reading for the week ending 14 September

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

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Planning applications in south Reading for the week ending 17 August

29 Whitley Street in April 2019

There were 17 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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Planning applications in Abbey, Church, Katesgrove, Minster and Whitley wards for the week ending 22 June

There were ten new planning applications for Abbey, Church, Katesgrove, Minster and Whitley wards this week. They may be discussed at one of the next Reading Borough Council planning applications committees.

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Planning applications in Church, Katesgrove, Minster, Redlands and Whitley wards for the week ending 13 April

There were 17 new planning applications for Church, Katesgrove, Minster, Redlands and Whitley wards this week. They may be discussed at one of the next Reading Borough Council planning applications committees.

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Planning applications in south Reading during the week ending 9 February

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Planning applications in south Reading during the week ending 26 January

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Planning applications in south Reading during the week ending 17 November

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Planning applications in south Reading during the week ending 13 October

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

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Planning applications in Church, Minster, Redlands and Whitley wards for the week ending 29 September

There were four new planning applications for Church, Minster, Redlands and Whitley wards last week. They may be discussed at one of the next Reading Borough Council planning applications committees.

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Planning application 181262 : Marshalls Skoda, Rose Kiln Lane

Marshalls Skoda
Rose Kiln Lane
Reading

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Planning application 181169 : Reading Link Retail Park, Rose Kiln Lane

Reading Link Retail Park
Rose Kiln Lane
Reading

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Planning application 180709 : Reading Link Retail Park, Rose Kiln Lane

Reading Link Retail Park
Rose Kiln Lane
Reading
RG2 0SN

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Planning application 180614 : 21 Rose Kiln Lane

21 Rose Kiln Lane
Reading
RG2 0LE

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Whitethroats and I

Whitethroat. Photo: Nikola Middlemast

If you see me at this time of year, I am usually not walking very fast – I am scanning the fields and bushes on my regular walks looking for the common whitethroat. From spring and through the summer there are quite a few of them scattered around Reading, skulking in bushes or patches of bramble, and singing their curious scratchy little song.

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1962 air crash wreckage found at Kennet Meadows

Coley Meadows (c) Adrian Lawson

I met the owner of part of Coley meadows many years ago, and he told me a fascinating tale of two aeroplanes colliding there. He described the area where he thought they had crashed, and for many years I kept my eyes open for any sign. When the Fobney Island nature reserve was being dug I had hoped to find some evidence, but there was none. I looked it up and found a news report; the crash happened on 4 November 1962. There was no detail on the actual location, so I asked a few of the more senior residents, but strangely nobody knew much.

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Planning application 172313 : Unit 2, Reading Trade Centre, Rose Kiln Lane

Unit 2, Reading Trade Centre
Rose Kiln Lane
Reading

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Planning application 172277 : Cadogan House, Rose Kiln Lane

Ground & First Floor Cadogan House
Rose Kiln Lane
Reading
RG2 0HP

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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 171122 : Unit 4, Brunel Retail Park, Rose Kiln Lane

Unit 4, Brunel Retail Park
Rose Kiln Lane
Reading
RG2 0HS

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Marina, pub and hotel proposed near Waterloo Meadows

Reading Borough Council (RBC) have proposed to enter into a development agreement with H20 Urban and the Canal and River Trust to build a 100 berth marina, hotel and pub on the A33 side of the Kennet opposite Waterloo Meadows, according to the Katesgrove Labour group.

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