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Highgrove Dental Care on Whitley Street is neither safe nor well-led, says CQC

Highgrove Dental Care, Whitley Street

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) published a report into Highgrove Dental Care (HDC) on 17 January 2020 in which they said the dental practice was not providing safe or well-led care in accordance with regulations.

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Council refuses giant LED adverts in Katesgrove

Reading Borough Council (RBC) have refused permission for two giant illuminated LED advertisement hoardings on Whitley Street and the Basingstoke and Surrey Road junctions. These would have replaced the existing hoardings, both of which until recently were non-illuminated.

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Review of 2019 at the Whitley Pump

The MERL’s new yarn bomb

Thank you to all our readers and regular and occasional contributors for making it a wonderful year on Katesgrove Hill. We hope that you continue to enjoy reading or contributing to the Whitley Pump in 2020.

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Age UK charity shop on Whitley Street Christmas and New Year opening hours

The Age UK charity shop on Whitley Street, currently sporting a festive window display, will be open until about 12 noon on Christmas Eve. It will be closed on Christmas Day and Boxing Day and re-open on 27 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 Whitley Street Gregg’s on 9 December

Greggs is open

The Katesgrove neighbourhood policing team will hold a Have Your Say Meeting on Monday 9 December at 11.00am at Gregg’s Bakers on Whitley Street.

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What’s happening in Katesgrove and Whitley from 25 November

 

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Gritters and grit bins plans for winter 2019-20

Alpine Street grit bin in the sun July 2019

Katesgrove’s VIP grit bin tuned in to the webcast from Reading Borough Council’s (RBC) Strategic Environment, Planning and Transport Committee on the evening of 20 November to find out about the gritter and grit bins plans for this winter.

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Another giant LED billboard proposed for Katesgrove

The advertising company Clear Channel wants to replace the advertising billboard on the Surrey Road side of 61 Basingstoke Road with an LED display.

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Plans for an LED advertising display on Whitley Street

Greggs is open

The media and entertainment group Global are planning to replace the advertising hoarding outside Gregg’s bakers on Whitley Street (the old Wellington Arms) with an LED display.

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Thames Valley Police come to Gregg’s on 30 October

Greggs is open

Greggs is open

The Katesgrove neighbourhood policing team will hold a Have Your Say Meeting on Wednesday 30 October at 11.00am at Gregg’s Bakers on Whitley Street.

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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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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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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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Thames Valley Police come to Whitley Street Greggs on 31 July

Greggs, Whitley Street

The Katesgrove neighbourhood policing team will hold a Have Your Say Meeting on Wednesday 31 July at 11.00am at Greggs on Whitley Street.

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Planning applications in south Reading for the week ending 20 July

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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Thames Valley Police come to Greggs on Whitley Street on 1 July

Greggs, Whitley Street

The Katesgrove neighbourhood policing team will hold a Have Your Say Meeting on Monday 1 July at 11.00am at Greggs on Whitley Street .

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Thames Valley Police come to the Whitley Street Greggs on 3 June

The Katesgrove neighbourhood policing team will hold a Have Your Say Meeting on Monday 3 June at 11.00am at Greggs bakery on Whitley Street.

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St Augustine’s Conduit House in Canterbury

St Augustine’s conduit house

The conduit house which supplied water to St Augustine’s Abbey should have been the first stop on the Whitley Pump tour of Canterbury, but there were so many other attractions and we almost didn’t find it.

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