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Planning and building control applications in south Reading for the week ending 7 March

Gillette pano Feb 2017

Gillette in February 2017 before work started

There were 2 new planning and 22 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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Decking over the IDR – a conversation with Reg Vastern-King

Hexagon, Broad St Mall and Fountain House

Hexagon, Broad St Mall and Fountain House

Reg Vastern-King chair and founder of the Friends of the IDR had watched the events unfolding at the Reading Borough Council (RBC) planning applications committee when the proposal to build four residential towers at Broad St Mall was discussed. I met Reg at his favourite hostelry, the Reindeer on Southampton Street to ask him what he thought about it all.

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Thames Valley Police come to Gregg’s on Whitley Street on 11 March

Greggs is open

The Katesgrove neighbourhood policing team will hold a Have Your Say meeting at Gregg’s on Whitley Street on Wednesday 11 March at 11.00am.

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Meet your Whitley councillors at the Community café on 7 March

The South Reading Community Hub

You can meet your Whitley ward local councillors at the Whitley Labour Party Ward Surgery on Saturday 7 March at 10.30am. They will be at the Community café, Northumberland Avenue, Reading for an hour and a half.

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Thames Valley Police come to the Fidget and Bob café on 7 March

The Church and Whitley neighbourhood policing team will hold a Have Your Say Meeting on Saturday 7 March at 12.00pm at the Fidget & Bob café on Kennet Island.

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Meet your Church councillors at the Whitley Advice Shop on 7 March

Whitley Advice Shop

Whitley Advice Shop

Meet your Church ward local councillors’ at the Church Labour Ward Surgery on Saturday 7 March at 10.30am. They will be at the Whitley Advice Shop, near Foxhays Road, Northumberland Avenue, Reading for an hour and a half.

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Meet your Katesgrove councillors at the Pau Brasil Café on 7 March

Pau Brasil, Mount Pleasant

Pau Brasil, Mount Pleasant

Meet your Katesgrove ward local councillors at the Katesgrove Labour Party Ward Surgery on Saturday 7 March at 10.30am. They will be at the Pau Brasil Café, 89 Mount Pleasant , Reading for an hour and a half.

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Thames Valley Police come to Linden Road on 7 March

The Church and Whitley neighbourhood policing team will hold a Have Your Say Meeting on Saturday 7 March at 10.45am at Linden Road in Whitley, Reading.

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What’s happening in Katesgrove and Whitley from 2 March

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Planning applications in south Reading for the week ending 29 February

There were six 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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Thames Valley Police come to the London Road Campus on 5 March

Reading University London Road campus signThe Redlands neighbourhood policing team will hold a East Reading Safer Neighbourhood Forum on Thursday 5 March at 7.00pm at room G:01, building L33, on Reading University’s London Road Campus.

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‘Mental Health Mates’ new walks at Green Park this spring

MHM spring flyer

The mental health support group Mental Health Mates (MHM) regularly meets to walk in three places in and around Reading; Green Park, Christchurch Meadows and Dinton Pastures. The next Green Park walks are on 27 February and 26 March,

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What’s happening in Katesgrove and Whitley from 24 February

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Where in the ward is this?


Where in the ward is this?

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Planning applications in south Reading for the week ending 22 February

Kendrick School

Kendrick School

There were six 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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Planning and building control applications in south Reading for the week ending 15 February

Looking west down Ennerdale Road

Looking west down Ennerdale Road

There were seven new planning and 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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Katesgrove Litter Action Day on 29 February

Trevor Slack from the Katesgrove Community Association (KCA) is planning a Katesgrove Litter Action Day on Saturday 29 February.

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Scottish and Southern plan mains upgrades in the Spring Gardens area from 17 February

Elizabeth Walk on Saturday 2 July

Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) intend to modernise the electricity mains on Milman Road, Spring Gardens, Essex Street, Mellor Walk, Aveley Walk and Elizabeth Walk between 17 February and 6 April. This will lead to 30 minute electrical power outages whilst the electricity supply is switched from the old to the new mains cable.

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Meet your Redlands Green Party councillor on Christchurch Road on 16 February

The Green Party councillor for Redlands ward, Jamie Whitham, will be meeting constituents on Christchurch Road on Sunday 16 February at 7.00pm.

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Meet your Whitley councillors at the Whitley Wood Community Centre on 15 February

The Whitley Wood Community Centre

The Whitley Wood Community Centre

You can meet your Reading Borough councillors at the Whitley Labour Party Ward Surgery on Saturday 15 February 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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