Age UK’s shop on Whitley Street has a festive window display of Xmas jumpers and other Xmas paraphernalia. Look no further for something to wear on Christmas Jumper Day this Friday.
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE), Reading Family Church and Whitley councillor Emmett McKenna addressed the Reading Borough Council (RBC) planning committee on 5 December. The church has applied for a change of use of 448a Basingstoke Road so they can use it as a meeting space and community facility.
International world soil day – the day to make you want to be down on Waterloo Meadows allotments digging your plot. However after another wet November the ground is still too sodden for anything but some weeding and a bit of a tidy up.
A drizzly wet Monday morning up on Katesgrove Hill.
Reading CAMRA are publishing an A to Z advent calendar of Reading and Mid-Berks CAMRA pubs on their twitter account (@ReadingCAMRA). They say that they are doing this “… [to] encourage you to give them some support especially during January, one of the quietest periods of business for the pub trade.”
The first day of December and there are a bewildering array of advent calendars out there counting down to the 25 December and Xmas day.
The returning officer for Reading has begun his review of Reading’s polling stations and changes could be coming to Katesgrove and Whitley ward polling arrangements. Continue reading
The consultation on how to spend the neighbourhood portion (15%) of the Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) paid by developers or landowners on new developments in Reading ended on 14 September. The results of that exercise have been published in papers going to Reading Borough Council (RBC) policy committee on 26 November and councillors will be asked to approve recommendations on how to spend the money.
Advertising ‘A’ boards on the public highway must be licensed and meet strict specifications. Reading Borough Council (RBC) charges an application and an annual fee for a licence.
The next Reading Borough Council (RBC) Strategic Environment, Planning and Transport Committee meeting on Wednesday 21 November has a packed agenda, so it could be a long evening. Papers include the revelation that student numbers at Reading University are expected to increase by 31% by 2028.
This stinkpipe is currently visible because most of the leaves have fallen from surrounding trees and exposed it to view.