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What’s happening in Katesgrove and Whitley from 21 October

 

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Council wants Reading’s views on community safety

Reading Borough Council (RBC) is undertaking a community safety survey. These surveys take place every two years. If you participated in the 2017 survey you will recognise that this year’s is very similar. The opinions of Reading residents on issues in their area may not translate directly into the priorities set for Reading because other opinions and crime statistics are also taken into account.

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No water in Reading postcodes RG1, RG2 and RG6

Image courtesy of Thames Water.

Thames Water reports that an issue at an Earley booster station is causing low pressure or no water in Reading postcodes RG1, RG2 and RG6.

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What’s happening in Katesgrove and Whitley from 14 October

 

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Planning applications in south Reading for the week ending 12 October

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

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Meet your Whitley councillors at the Whitley Wood Community Centre on 19 October

Meet your Reading Borough councillors at the Whitley Labour Party Ward Surgery on Saturday 19 October at 10.30am. They will be at the Whitley Wood Community Centre, Swallowfield Drive, Reading RG2 8UH for an hour and a half.

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‘The Addams Family’ with the Shinfield Players Theatre

'The Addams Family' at the Shinfield Players Theatre

‘The Addams Family’ at the Shinfield Players Theatre. Photo courtesy of SPT

The Shinfield Players are staging the magnificently macabre Addams Family this week, directed with suitable graveyard humour by Simon Kingsnorth.

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What’s happening in Katesgrove and Whitley from 7 October

 

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Planning applications in south Reading for the week ending 5 October

There were eight 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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What’s happening in Katesgrove and Whitley from 30 September

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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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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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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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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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Whitley garden wildlife in July and August

Fox vixen with a rat. Picture (c) David Turner

The late summer weather in my Whitley garden varied from warm to very hot indeed, with the occasional very wet day. The sun helped increase the numbers of butterflies, bees, insects and moths, of course. One of my photograph highlights for July was the vixen fox with a huge rat, striking a superb pose.

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Reading MPs vote different ways as parliamentary session ends

Reading’s two MPs, Alok Sharma (Conservative MP for Reading West) and Matt Rodda (Labour MP for Reading East), continued to vote different ways on key government policies during the rancorous end to the current parliamentary session.

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What’s happening in Katesgrove and Whitley from 9 September

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