View of Katesgrove in 1940

View of Katesgrove Hill over Fobney Meadow and the Kennet towards Christchurch by R.W.Ford 1940

The western edge of Katesgrove as it was in 1940 from Fobney Meadow is depicted in this watercolour by R.W. Ford.

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Marina, pub and hotel proposed near Waterloo Meadows

Reading Borough Council (RBC) have proposed to enter into a development agreement with H20 Urban and the Canal and River Trust to build a 100 berth marina, hotel and pub on the A33 side of the Kennet opposite Waterloo Meadows, according to the Katesgrove Labour group.

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Are Reading’s Parks under threat because of budget cuts?

Have your say on the future of public parks.  A national survey has been launched as part of an inquiry by the Communities and Local Government Committee to examine the impact of reduced local authority budgets on parks and consider concerns that their existence is under threat.

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