Always a nice moment when conflicting agendas collide and something good comes of it for everyone. During the ‘questions from the public and councillors’ section of an edgy and rancorous Reading Borough Council (RBC) policy committee on 24 September, councillor Tony Page seemed to suggest that St Laurence’s drinking fountain could flow again.
A Thames crossing is involved in this edition of ‘spot the stinkpipe’. To find these stinkpipes, cross Caversham Bridge and go up a hill, but not St Peter’s Hill.
This is a princess among stinkpipes with a crown on top, just off the Oxford Road.
For some of Reading’s more beautiful stinkpipes it is necessary to travel beyond the natural boundaries of the Whitley Pump’s home territory.
Reading Borough Council (RBC) will be considering a motion on the disruption caused by works undertaken by Thames Water this evening, 17 October. Thames Water are not only responsible for water supply but also look after Reading sewers and works on sewers can also cause local disruption.
The Whitley Pump has been sent another stinkpipe photograph by John Howard. All that remains of this one is a stub and it is used as an unofficial rubbish bin.
The Whitley Pump was sent these photographs by John Howard. These two stinkpipes are very close together on the same street in Whitley less than ten minutes walk from Morrisons.
A parking suspension will be in force outside 10-14 Milman Road for three days from Tuesday 25 to Thursday 27 July.
Heavy rain during the evening of 18 July quickly led to rising water levels at the west end of Milman Road which threatened to enter properties, including the playground of New Christ Church primary school.
Here is a solstice stinkpipe for Reading’s longest day in 2017.
This stinkpipe is in northern Katesgrove.
Thames Water are repairing a water main outside Evans Cycles and the Premier Inn at the foot of Southampton Street.
This stinkpipe is just beyond the eastern Katesgrove border, but no passport is required.