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What’s happening in Katesgrove and Whitley from 25 November

 

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Planning and building control applications in south Reading for the week ending 9 November

There were 11 new planning or 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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University neighbours are fed up with parking problems, HMOs, litter and public disturbance, say Northcourt Avenue Residents’ Association

Garbage at the Whitley Park Lane bus stop

Garbage at the Whitley Park Lane bus stop

People living near the University of Reading (UoR) think that the university and its students are causing parking problems, damaging local communities by demanding more houses in multiple occupation (HMOs), littering and causing late-night disturbances. The Northcourt Avenue Residents’ Association (NARA) have released the analysis of a consultation they ran this year to see what residents really thought about living next to the University.

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How Katesgrove ironworks contributed to the Ure Museum of Greek Archaeology

By Evelyn Williams and Adam Harrington.

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Limestone figurine of a horse 750- 650 BC, Cypro-archaic I period.
Image courtesy of the Ure Museum (c) University of Reading.

The Ure Museum of Greek Archaeology on Reading University’s Whiteknights campus houses many ancient Cypriot artefacts collected by Ellen Barry at the end of the nineteenth century. Ellen Barry was the daughter of William Exall, a partner at the former Katesgrove Lane ironworks Barrett, Exall and Andrewes. Her mother was Frances Mary Andrewes, who was a sister of another partner in the same business, Charles Andrewes.

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Dance Reading 2019 starts on 2 November

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Dance Reading, Reading’s festival of dance, launches today Saturday 2 November and runs throughout November. The first event is Jump! at St Bart’s Theatre near Palmer Park.  South Reading venues include RISC, University of Reading London Road campus and South Street Arts Centre.

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Thames Valley Police come to the London Road campus on 7 November

The Redlands neighbourhood policing team will hold their East Reading Safer Neighbourhood Forum on Thursday 7 November at 7.00pm at Reading University’s London Road campus in building L33, room G01.

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What’s happening in Katesgrove and Whitley from 14 October

 

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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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What’s happening in Katesgrove and Whitley from 23 September

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