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Lamp post 8747 replaced

New lamp post

New lamp post

Residents venturing out to the end of Milman Road may have noticed that the lamp post next to the bus shelter was looking  a little perilously inclined.

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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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Tai Chi at Christ the King parish hall in Whitley

Tai Chi class at Christ the King

Tai Chi class at Christ the King

Age UK Berkshire run Tai Chi classes in the parish hall at Christ the King on Northumberland Avenue. The last class of 2019 before the Christmas break was on Wednesday 4 December and was followed by festive refreshments.

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Katesgrove Community Association AGM on 16 October at the Christ Church Centre, Milman Road

The Katesgrove Community Association (KCA) will be holding its annual general meeting (AGM) at the Christ Church Centre on Milman Road, Reading RG2 0AY at 6.30pm for 7pm on Wednesday 16 October.

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What’s happening in Katesgrove and Whitley from 14 October

 

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Milman Road Health Centre Patient Participation Group on Saturday 28 September

The Milman Road Health Centre (MRHC) will hold its next patient participation group (PPG) at 10am on Saturday 28 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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Katesgrove Autumn Fayre

The Katesgrove Autumn Fayre organised by Katesgrove Community Association (KCA) will take place on Saturday 21 September at 2pm at the Christ Church Centre on Milman Road.

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Wheelchair donated to Milman Road Health Centre in memory of Dr Vernon Morris

Dr Vernon Morris

Dr Vernon Morris. Image courtesy of Monica Morris

Visitors to Reading’s Milman Road Health Centre who need a wheelchair can now make use of one donated by Monica Morris, the widow of Dr Vernon Morris who had been a patient of the centre and who died in December 2018, aged 92.

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California (Katesgrove) Dreaming…

Hidden behind an ornate brick frontage on Milman Road stands a quietly growing giant. This giant is a tree, and not just any tree, but a Californian Redwood. It is the only tree on the street with a preservation order, thanks to efforts by local legends John and Edna Tuggey.

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Changes proposed to polling stations in Katesgrove and Whitley wards

Reading Borough Council (RBC) has proposed changes to polling places and stations in Katesgrove and Whitley wards after the public consultation carried out in December.

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Marianne Faithfull delivers a Dusky Rock meditation on Ageing and Death

Negative Capability is the twenty-first album by former Milman Road, Katesgrove resident, singer and songwriter Marianne Faithfull. Negative Capability was a phrase used by the romantic poet John Keats in 1817 in a letter to his brothers.

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Milman Road Health Centre patients can ask practice partner Dr Thava questions in December

The practice of Dr Mittal and partners has invited users of Milman Road health centre to a patient participation group (PPG) meeting at 10am on Saturday 8 December.

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Katesgrove Autumn Fayre in Milman Road on 10 November

The Katesgrove Community Association (KCA) has organised an autumn fayre for Saturday 10 November from 2pm until 4pm at the Christ Church Centre on Milman Road, Reading RG2 0AY.

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Community acts together to defeat Milman Road parking ban

West end of Milman Road

Milman Road residents were surprised in early August 2018 when Reading Borough Council (RBC) put up a notice at the west end of the road saying they proposed to permanently ban parking there.

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Milman Road health centre patient group meets on 29 September

The practice of Dr Mittal and partners has invited users of Milman Road health centre to a patient participation group (PPG) meeting at 10am on Saturday 29 September.

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Council to discuss new parking restrictions on 12 September

Reading Borough Council will discuss new and amended parking restrictions across the town at their traffic management committee tomorrow, 12 September.

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New Christ Church primary school 150th birthday celebration

Victorian strollers with the Mayor

New Christ Church primary school first opened its doors to pupils on 14 July 1868 and on 14 July 2018 they celebrated with a summer fair.

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New Christ Church school celebrates its 150th birthday on 14 July

New Christ Church School, Reading

New Christ Church School on Milman Road in Katesgrove will be celebrating its 150th birthday in a special summer fair on 14 July.

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