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Meet your Redlands Green councillor on Upper Redlands Road on 13 October

Meet your Reading Borough Green councillor at the Redlands Ward Green Party street surgery on Sunday 13 October at 12.00pm. He will be on Upper Redlands Road, Reading for an hour and a half.

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Reading Borough Council discusses south Reading at planning applications committee this week

Reading Borough Council will be discussing issues in south Reading during planning applications committee next week.

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A lifetime of music in Reading, with Fiona Talkington

Fiona Talkington on New Road, Redlands, in January 2019

The BBC Radio 3 broadcaster, writer, Norwegian arts enthusiast and Reading Fringe Festival curator Fiona Talkington still lives near Christchurch Green, Reading, in the home in which she grew up. Her house was, as it should be for a music presenter, almost knee-deep in CDs, although Fiona did confide that the CDs also met an insulating role where they lined inside external walls.

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Planning applications on Upper Redlands Road and Kennet Island decided this week

Reading Borough Council will be discussing issues in south Reading during planning applications committee next week.

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Planning applications in Redlands and Whitley wards for the week ending 8 June

There were six new planning applications for 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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CQC reports care home Yew Tree Lodge ‘requires improvement’

The English health and social care regulator, the Care Quality Commission (CQC), published an inspection report into Yew Tree Lodge on Redlands Road in April 2019 and said that it ‘requires improvement’.

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Planning applications in south Reading during the week ending 23 February

These planning applications 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

These planning applications 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 12 January

Rear of Watlington House

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

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27 December – The Museum of English Rural Life is Open

The Museum of English Rural Life (MERL) re-opens after Xmas today. It will also be open on 28, 29 and 30 December.

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Planning applications in south Reading during the week ending 27 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 south Reading during the week ending 20 October

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

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Planning application 181053 : Rosedale Clinic

Rosedale Clinic
48 Redlands Road
Reading
RG1 5HR

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Reading Borough Council discusses Redlands ward at planning applications committee this week

Reading Borough Council will be discussing issues in Redlands ward during planning applications committee next week.

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Yew Tree Lodge rated ‘good’ in April

The English health and social care regulator, the Care Quality Commission (CQC), inspected Yew Tree Lodge on 6 April 2018 and rated it as “good”. Yew Tree Lodge, on Redlands Road, provides specialist residential support for 16 male and female adults with enduring mental health needs.

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Planning application 180525 : 35 Upper Redlands Road

Music Hall 35
Upper Redlands Road
Reading
RG1 5JE

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Planning application 180144 : 25 Redlands Road

25 Redlands Road
Reading
RG1 5HX

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Planning application 180076 : Windsor Hall, Upper Redlands Road

Windsor Hall
Upper Redlands Road
Reading
RG1 5JL

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The Dairy, the Ice House and Park House bar at the University

With help from Sue Beckett, Matt Davies and Simon Sheppard.

While our University students are engaged in scholarship sublime or out volunteering, or maybe just kicking wheelie bins down Hatherley Road after flooding Reading pubs dressed as golfers (for reasons I don’t want to understand), you could be using one of their three great bars, where well-behaved townies are welcome. All three have reasonable prices and well-trained, polite staff, but refreshingly little else in common with each other. I have been wearing the hair-shirt by breaking dry January and drinking and eating in all of them. They have varied opening times, so best to check the links.

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Caxton leaf a splendid thing

Our lunchtime walking for softies group took a detour to the Museum of English Rural Life (MERL). We went to have a good look at the Caxton ‘leaf’ that was all around the media last week.

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