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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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What’s happening in Katesgrove and Whitley from 2 December

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Where in the ward is this?

Where in the ward is this?

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Christ Church Christmas Fayre on Saturday 7 December

Christ Church Reading in the snow

Christ Church Reading in the snow. Photo (c) Dennis Wood

Christ Church is holding a Christmas fayre on Saturday 7 December from 1pm until 4pm. It will be followed by a barbecue and fireworks in the evening.

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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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In Grateful Memory, John Dearing’s new booklet about the monuments and inscriptions in St Mary’s Episcopal Chapel

In Grateful Memory

Monuments and Inscriptions in St Mary’s Episcopal Chapel, Reading by John Dearing

John Dearing, the author of In Grateful Memory, has lived in Katesgrove for over 39 years. This recently published and very readable booklet about the monuments and inscriptions in St Mary’s Episcopal Chapel on Castle Street features many Katesgrovians of times gone by.

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Citizens’ Advice Reading offers energy advice at the January KCA meeting

Citizens Advice Reading will be at the Katesgrove Community Association (KCA) meeting on 8 January 2020. They will be there to offer advice about energy bills and information about saving money.

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Christmas 2019 at Christ Church, Reading

Special Advent and Christmas events at Christ Church, on Christchurch Road in Reading, start with the Advent carol service on Sunday 1 December and end with the parish eucharist on Christmas day.

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General election hustings at RISC on London Street on Wednesday 4 December

General election 2019 hustings at RISC

Reading International Solidarity Centre (RISC) and Global Justice Reading are holding a hustings on Wednesday 4 December when people can ask questions of some of the candidates standing in the 12 December general election.

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Dance Reading – Bodies in Space

A cat of Catsgrove in Moon Dust

RISC on London Street hosted a very different dining experience, and a very different dance performance, on the evening of Friday 22 November. Bodies in Space, part of Dance Reading 2019, was a space-inspired entertainment that engaged all the senses.

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