Meet your Katesgrove councillors at the Namaste Kitchen on 20 March

Hook & Tackle

Meet your Reading Borough councillors at the Katesgrove Labour Ward Surgery on Tuesday 20 March at 6.00pm. They will be at the Namaste Kitchen, Hook and Tackle, Katesgrove Lane, Reading for an hour and a half.

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Katesgrovians buried in Coburg Cemetery, Melbourne, Australia

Henry Philbrick, elder brother of Charles and George Philbrick of the tannery on Katesgrove Lane, went out to Australia to seek his fortune in 1857. After a period in the goldfields of Victoria he turned to the family trade and set up a tannery at Broadford in 1865.

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The Historic Katesgrove Industries Tour

Reading, from the South Hill 1882. reproduced from Illustrated London News.

The Historic Katesgrove Industries tour was available for the first time on 8 September 2017 during the Heritage Open Days weekend. The two hour walk started at the foot of London Street outside Reading International Solidarity Centre (RISC) and, after a loop around Katesgrove, ended outside Great Expectations, next door to RISC.

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Katesgrovians asked for opinion on IDR underpass

Users of the IDR underpass between Katesgrove Lane and the County Lock were asked their opinion on Thursday 15 December.

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