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Date registered: October 14, 2010

Latest posts

  1. Saved from Demolition – 3 Craven Road — July 20, 2017
  2. Waterloo Meadows BMX track receives a facelift in time for summer — June 30, 2017
  3. Households Respond Well to Waste Collections Changes — June 29, 2017
  4. End of Uni Year Clean-Up — June 27, 2017
  5. Changes Proposed to Residents’ Parking Permit Scheme — January 5, 2017

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  2. Palmer Park ‘Mico Park & Ride’ — 11 comments
  3. Palmer Park Pilot ‘Micro Park and Ride’ Scheme Update – new survey to be commissioned — 10 comments
  4. Tesco’s Plans for Crowne Colonade — 6 comments
  5. Exciting Plans to Improve Life for Cyclists and Pedestrians — 6 comments

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Sep 17

Closure of Arthur Hill Swimming Pool

It is with sadness and a complete acknowledgment that the decision to close Arthur Hill Pool in December is a tough one for people to accept or understand.  We know people are hugely fond of Arthur Hill, people learnt to swim there, it is small, local and quite cosy.  But it is also 105 years …

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Aug 10

Trees have to be felled

For safety reasons, sadly the council has to fell some street trees in Redlands Ward during the next couple of weeks. In Craven Road there are 2 Lime trees with extensive decay at the base and in Eldon Square there is another Lime tree with extensive decay at the base.  It is sad to see …

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May 25

Council Submits Plans to Provide 28 Temporary Homes

PLANS to create 28 temporary homes for people on the council’s housing register have now been submitted. The proposals are for modular homes on the site of the former mobile home park in Lowfield Road, Caversham. The scheme is part of Reading Borough Council’s Homelessness Strategy 2015 – 2020 which aims to tackle the chronic …

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May 24

Moving Out and Moving On – Clean Up

This year’s student moving out campaign is due to start soon, with moving out packs being delivered week commencing 31 May by University staff, NAG members and Council Officers.  These packs contain information for students as to what they need to do in preparation for moving out. This year there will be an extra Saturday …

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May 03

Residents’ Parking in ‘old Redlands’ – Fact-check!

Over the bank holiday weekend Reading Green Party paid for a letter to be delivered to houses in old Redlands, one of our members spoke to a young person delivering the leaflets and was told they were getting £20 to deliver the letter and he really had no idea what is was all about. This …

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Apr 17

Cllr Tony Jones Lead for Education writes:

Education: A Response to Mr Bradley Simmons At Ofsted And Mr Rob Wilson MP Statement by Councillor Tony Jones, Lead Member for Education, Reading Borough CouncilWhen I was elected to the position of Lead member for Education in May 2015, I made a public undertaken not to use the organisation and performance of schools in …

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Mar 18

Friday March 18 is National Child Sexual Exploitation Awareness Day

Friday March 18 is National Child Sexual Exploitation Awareness Day. Reading Council’s ruling Labour Administration is using this opportunity to highlight the issues surrounding CSE, encouraging everyone to think, spot and speak out against abuse and adopt a zero tolerance to adults developing inappropriate relationships with children or children developing inappropriate relationships with other children. Lead Councillor for …

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Feb 05

Make sure you can have your say – Register To Vote Today

TODAY is National Voter Registration day and the Council is once again urging residents to take some time to check they are registered to vote. In one week’s time (Feb 12) Reading Borough Council will be sending letters to all 62,354 properties in the borough. Each letter will list all of the people currently registered …

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Jan 21

Communities Invited to Join a Borough-wide Spring Clean

RESIDENTS are being encouraged to get together to help clear up their neighbourhoods during this year’s first major Reading RESCUE event. The borough-wide spring clean, sponsored by Thames Water, takes place every year and includes communities, volunteers and council staff. This year’s event will be taking place March 4th – 6th to coincide with the …

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Jan 11

Repairs Start on Damaged Georgian Memorial Garden Wall

WORK will start this week to repair the wall, gate and railings at King George V Memorial Garden in Eldon Square, Reading’s only Georgian-style garden.  Distinctive features of a Georgian square include a symmetrical design, an outer belt of trees and shrubs, an inner circular walk and a central area laid to grass. The work …

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