Changes proposed to polling stations in Katesgrove and Whitley wards

Reading Borough Council (RBC) has proposed changes to polling places and stations in Katesgrove and Whitley wards after the public consultation carried out in December.

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Marianne Faithfull delivers a Dusky Rock meditation on Ageing and Death

Negative Capability is the twenty-first album by former Milman Road, Katesgrove resident, singer and songwriter Marianne Faithfull. Negative Capability was a phrase used by the romantic poet John Keats in 1817 in a letter to his brothers.

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Milman Road Health Centre gets a new website on 9 May

The new Milman Road Health Centre website, available from 9 May.

Milman Road Health Centre will get a new website on 9 May. Health centre manager Anne-Marie Dykes said that the new website will allow greater online interaction with the practice and help to reduce telephone traffic. She added that it will allow patients to communicate with the health centre when it suits them and the practice will aim to answer questions within two working days.

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Giant Maps of Reading in New Christ Church Primary school

Cathy and Dot with modern Ordnance Survey Map of Reading

Earlier this year the New Christ Church Primary School entered a competition run by Redcliffe Imaging Ltd, a Bristol-based company who produce wall murals. As part of the entry, the school explained that, with their 150th anniversary coming up, they would really love to have a copy of the 1880 map of Reading which showed the school and its surrounding area.

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