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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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Ask Sustrans questions about improving the Kennet path on 22 October

The sustainable transport charity Sustrans will hold a drop-in event at on Tuesday 22 October at the Waterloo Meadows Childrens’ Centre to answer questions about their proposals to improve the Kennet cycle and foot path.

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New resident permit parking areas proposed for south Reading

Reading Borough Council (RBC) has launched five public consultations about new resident permit parking areas in the town. Three of these proposals affect roads in Katesgrove and Redlands wards.

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Planning applications in south Reading for the week ending 28 September

There were three new planning applications in south Reading last 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 30 September

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Meet your Katesgrove councillors at the Pau Brasil Café on 5 October

Meet your Reading Borough councillors at the Katesgrove Labour Party Ward Surgery on Saturday 5 October at 10.30am. They will be at the Pau Brasil Café, 89 Mount Pleasant, Reading for an hour and a half.

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No-show from external auditors at Audit and Governance committee

Port de mer avec la villa Médicis

Port de mer avec la villa Médicis by Claude Lorain 1637

Attendees and webcast viewers-at-home were disappointed at the no-show by Reading Borough Council (RBC) external auditors Ernst & Young (EY) at the council’s audit and governance committee on 19 September. Chair of the committee, councillor David Stevens said that they had other engagements.

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Leader of the Council confirms sale of the Central Club

Central Club sold subject to planning permission

The former Central Club on London Street

Leader of Reading Borough Council (RBC) Councillor Jason Brock confirmed at the RBC policy committee meeting on 26 September that the former Central Club on London Street had been sold subject to planning permission.

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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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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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The new Whitley Community Youth FC wins 2-0 against Directions FC!

By Maria Cox at the Whitley Community Development Association.

Whitley Community Youth Football Club match-day strip

Whitley Community Youth Football Club match-day strip

The newly-founded Whitley Community Youth Football Club (WCY FC) won their second-ever game 2-0 against Directions FC at the Maiden Erlegh School’s Hamilton Road pitch on 21 September.

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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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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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Sustrans wants your opinion about removing the motorcycle barriers on the Kennet path

Peter Langridge (Sustrans community liaison officer) and Peter Challis (Sustrans network development manager)

From L to R: Stuart Langridge (Sustrans community liaison officer) and Peter Challis (Sustrans network development manager)

The sustainable transport charity Sustrans wants to improve the Kennet cycle and foot path between Reading town centre and Fobney Lock. Improvements could include the removal of motorcycle barriers as well as resurfacing and tidying up the path.

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A talk about George Lovejoy from the History of Reading Society

George Lovejoy by Charles L Havell c1850

George Lovejoy, the nineteenth century London Street bookseller, is famous on the virtual pages of the Whitley Pump for his insistence on the proper audit and scrutiny of the Corporation of Reading’s accounts. The History of Reading Society‘s talk this evening, 18 September, at 7.30pm will no doubt fill in some more details of the life of this fascinating Reading figure.

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Meet your Whitley councillors at the Fidget and Bob café on 21 September

Meet your Reading Borough councillors at the Whitley Labour Party Ward Surgery on Saturday 21 September at 10.30am. They will be at the Fidget and Bob café on the Piazza, Kennet Island, Whale Avenue, Reading RG2 0GX for an hour and a half.

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What’s happening in Katesgrove and Whitley from 16 September

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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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Former Central Club sold subject to planning permission

The former Central Club on London Street

The FOR SALE signboard at the former Central Club (Reading Central Youth Provision) on London Street says that the building has been sold subject to planning permission.

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