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Reading Borough Council discusses 76 Christchurch Road at planning applications committee on 11 December

76 Christchurch Road (former NatWest)

76 Christchurch Road

Reading Borough Council (RBC) will be discussing the proposed conversion of 76 Christchurch Road into a takeaway and HMO (house in multiple occupation) at the planning applications committee on Wednesday 11 December. The committee had deferred their decision during their November meeting because they needed more information.

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Meet your Redlands councillors at the Hexham Community Centre on 14 December

Meet your Reading Borough councillors at the Redlands Labour Ward Surgery on Saturday 14 December at 10.30am. They will be at the Hexham Community Centre, Bamburgh Close, Reading RG2 7UD for an hour and a half.

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Planning and building control applications in south Reading for the week ending 7 December

79 Silver Street construction 22 November 2019

79 Silver Street construction 22 November 2019

There were nine new planning and building control 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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Kobanî House lives to fight another day

Kobani House celebrates the dismissal of IPO at Reading County Court

Kobanî House celebrates the dismissal of the IPO

The owners of the former Red Lion pub on Southampton Street, renamed Kobanî House by its new occupants, have failed in their first attempt to evict the building’s residents. Reading County Court dismissed the application for an interim possession order (IPO) on 3 December because the landlord had not followed the correct service procedure.

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Meet your Katesgrove councillors at the Pau Brasil Café on 7 December

You can meet your Reading Borough councillors at the Katesgrove Labour Party Ward Surgery on Saturday 7 December 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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Meet your Whitley and Church councillors at the Community café on 7 December

You can meet your Reading Borough councillors at the Whitley Labour Party Ward Surgery and the  Church Labour Ward Surgery on Saturday 7 December at 10.30am. They will be at the Community Café on Northumberland Avenue, Reading for an hour and a half.

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Planning applications in south Reading for the week ending 30 November

Kendrick School

Kendrick School

There were seven 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 south Reading for the week ending 23 November

Wantage Hall, Reading

Wantage Hall

There were seven 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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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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Council gets £3 million to complete Green Park railway station

Proposed Green Park railway station building

Proposed Green Park railway station building. Image (c) Reading Borough Council

Reading Borough Council (RBC) has secured £2.4 million from the central government’s new stations fund and £550,000 from Thames Valley Berkshire Local Enterprise Partnership’s local growth fund for completing Green Park railway station. This new station on the Basingstoke line in the south of Reading is now budgeted to cost just over £20 million and is scheduled to open in winter 2020.

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