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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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Artistry of the Arnhem Clarinet Choir fills Christ Church, Reading

By Gillie Tunley and Adam Harrington.

Arnhem Clarinet Choir at Christ Church. Photo courtesy of AKK

The Arnhem Clarinet Choir brought light, warmth and quite a bit of fun to Christ Church in Reading on the evening of Thursday 17 October. Their programme included Dvorák, Pachelbel (he of canon fame) and a powerful version of Eric Whitacre’s Lux Aurumque. They will be performing in Reading town centre on Saturday 19 October.

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Dennis Wood gives a new talk about the history of Whiteknights Park, in April

Dennis Wood’s talk at Christ Church in October about the history of Reading’s Southern Hill was so successful that he will give another history talk, on Wednesday 29 April, about Whiteknights Park.

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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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What’s happening in Katesgrove and Whitley from 14 October

 

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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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What’s happening in Katesgrove and Whitley from 7 October

 

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What’s happening in Katesgrove and Whitley from 30 September

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A talk about Southern Hill at Christ Church by Dennis Wood

Poster for Southern Hill talk

Local historian and author Dennis Wood will be giving a talk on the history of Southern Hill at 2pm on Wednesday 9 October at Christ Church, Christchurch Road, Reading. Southern Hill is the name by which the area that now lies along Christchurch, Redlands and Upper Redlands Roads was once known.

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Thames Valley Police come to Gregg’s on 2 October

The Katesgrove neighbourhood policing team are holding a Have Your Say Meeting on Wednesday 2 October at 11.00am at Gregg’s Bakers on Whitley Street.

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Milman Road Health Centre Patient Participation Group on Saturday 28 September

The Milman Road Health Centre (MRHC) will hold its next patient participation group (PPG) at 10am on Saturday 28 September.

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What’s happening in Katesgrove and Whitley from 23 September

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What’s happening in Katesgrove and Whitley from 16 September

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Katesgrove Autumn Fayre

The Katesgrove Autumn Fayre organised by Katesgrove Community Association (KCA) will take place on Saturday 21 September at 2pm at the Christ Church Centre on Milman Road.

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What’s happening in Katesgrove and Whitley from 9 September

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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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What’s happening in Katesgrove and Whitley from 2 September

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Thames Valley Police come to Gregg’s on 4 September

Drawing of the old Wellington Arms (now Greggs) on Whitley Street, by Huma Jehan.

The Katesgrove neighbourhood policing team will hold a Have Your Say Meeting on Wednesday 4 September at 11.00am at Gregg’s Bakers on Whitley Street .

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What’s happening in Katesgrove and Whitley from 26 August

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