Thames Valley Police come to Reading University on 4 October

The Redlands neighbourhood policing team will hold an East Reading Safer Neighbourhoood Forum meeting on Thursday 4 October at 7.00pm at Reading University, London Road campus, building L33, room G01.

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Kendrick School’s Houses, by Katie Amos

Watlington House

Kendrick School’s Houses, a booklet by Kendrick School old girl Katie Amos, lays out the history of the three houses: Watlington House, Sidmouth House and the Cedars, which have been occupied by Kendrick School in the past and today.

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A year in planning

Reading Borough Council Civic Offices

The apparently relentless drive to convert the area’s pubs, offices and vacant lots into flats and HMOs (houses in multiple occupation) continued apace this year. Some proposals, including the demolition of the After Dark Club and the Woodley Arms, were rejected, whilst others, such as the new residential care home near the Rising Sun Arts Centre, will proceed. The saving of the South Street Arts Centre was a major success in keeping Katesgrove at the front of Reading’s arts scene.

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