Reading Borough Council (RBC) has agreed to proceed with a compromise solution on the proposed Whitley Street loading bays brokered by Katesgrove councillor Rose Williams.
Age UK’s shop on Whitley Street put on its best outfit for the Tuesday 7 March opening and the Whitley Pump got a sneak preview.
The window displays have gone and all is bare inside as the shop awaits a refit.
A Hygiene Emergency Prohibition Notice was used by Reading Borough Council’s food and safety team to close Reading Quality Food and the butchers, Al-Muzammil Halal Meat, within the supermarket.
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Esther Choules, the manager at the Age UK charity shop on Whitley Street has been working there for 24 years. The Whitley Pump interviewed her at the shop on a Wednesday afternoon.
The new Aldi at 350 Basingstoke Road opened today 10 March 2016. At 11 am it was doing a very brisk trade.