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What’s happening in Katesgrove and Whitley from 27 January

 

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What’s happening in Katesgrove and Whitley from 13 January

 

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What’s happening in Katesgrove and Whitley from 6 January

 

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Thames Valley Police come to Reading University’s London Road Campus on 9 January

Reading University London Road campus sign

The Redlands neighbourhood policing team will hold their East Reading Safer Neighbourhood Forum on Thursday 9 January at 7pm at Reading University’s London Road campus in building L33, room G01.

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Museums and archives Christmas and New Year closures

Reading Museum

Reading Museum will close for the holidays on Saturday 21 December 2019 at 5pm and, as it does not open on Sundays or Mondays, it will re-open at 10am on Thursday 2 January 2020. The museum shop and Town Hall reception will also close during this period.

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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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What’s happening in Katesgrove and Whitley from 16 September

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What’s happening in Katesgrove and Whitley from 9 September

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Planning applications in south Reading for the week ending 7 September

Thomas Homes site at the corner of Silver Street and Crown Street in February 2019

There were 12 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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Heritage Open Days events 2019 in and around Katesgrove

Heritage Open Days (HODs) are celebrating their 25th birthday with an extended programme of events over ten days from 13 to 22 September. There are over 40 participating venues and events in Reading this year and you don’t have to go too far from the Whitley Pump for some of them.

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Thames Valley Police come to the London Road campus on 1 August

The Redlands neighbourhood policing team will hold their East Reading Safer Neighbourhood Forum on Thursday 1 August at 7.00pm at Reading University’s London Road campus in building L33, room G01.

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