We couldn’t help noticing that the Whitley Pump roundabout was looking a little dejected on the day of the Reading half marathon. Years ago it was on the route of the race, but not any more.
By Jason Hilbourne.
Avanti Cycling are offering free bike courses over the next month as part of the Reading Bikeability scheme.
The season has started at Katesgrove community allotment at Waterloo Meadows. Sessions led by Seth from food4families take place every Saturday afternoon from 1pm to 3.30pm.
Reading’s Cintra Park is a world away from how it was even five years ago. Some ‘orrible kids, dog mess, violence and drugs weren’t uncommon. My cricket team and I even found a shotgun cartridge in the outfield when playing a game one evening.
Sun sets on the Katesgrove children’s centre
South Reading Community Centre
Details on the proposed remodelling of Reading’s children’s centres will be publicised at events held across the town until the beginning of March.
Beech tree (I think) in winter
The old rose garden looking west
Oi! You! Gimme food!
The old rose garden looking north
The old rose garden looking south
The Harris Garden on Reading University’s Whiteknights campus remains open throughout the winter.
The sun sets on the Katesgrove children’s centre
Reading Borough Council has proposed to replace the town’s 13 children’s centres with four ‘children and family centre hubs’. Under the proposal, Katesgrove children’s centre would be replaced by the Sun Street Youth and Community Centre at Cemetery Junction.
Inside the Huntley, Boorne & Stevens tin works
After much public interest and a prolonged campaign it is not surprising that the first application to be heard at Wednesday 7 December Planning Applications Committee was the proposed demolition of the After Dark Club. But it is not just the club that was under threat.
Santa visits Katesgrove
The Waterloo Meadows children’s centre
The Katesgrove Community Association (KCA) will hold its Christmas Fair on Saturday 10 December, from 12 noon until 3pm at Waterloo Meadows Children’s Centre, off Elgar Road.
Another of Katesgrove’s notable residents buried in Reading Old Cemetery is John Cecil Grainger who was vicar of St Giles’ Church from 1834 to 1857.