Meet your Redlands Green Party councillor outside Kungfu Kitchen on 17 August

Cafe Metro/ Kungfu Kitchen hidden behind scaffolding – July 2019

Meet your Reading Borough Green Party councillor at the Redlands Ward Green Party Surgery on Saturday 17 August at 11.00am. They will be outside Kungfu Kitchen, Christchurch Road, Reading for an hour and a half.

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Planning applications in Abbey, Church, Katesgrove, Minster and Whitley wards for the week ending 22 June

There were ten new planning applications for Abbey, Church, Katesgrove, Minster and Whitley wards this week. They may be discussed at one of the next Reading Borough Council planning applications committees.

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The fate of the Whitley Conduit

Drawing of the Whitley Conduit 1908 by Mr T.T. Cumming – Berks, Bucks & Oxon Archaeological Journal Vol 14

The Whitley Conduit on Highgrove Street was probably Reading Abbey’s drinking water source until the Abbey’s dissolution in the sixteenth century. The conduit existed at least until 1908, when Edward Margrett described the remains and requested that the municipal authorities repair it. But what happened to it after that?

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