Public Space Protection Order proposed for parts of Katesgrove

Reading Borough Council (RBC) Housing, Neighbourhoods and Leisure Committee chaired by Katesgrove councillor Sophia James met on 15 November and heard a report on anti-social behaviour in Reading. This included a proposal to introduce public space protection orders (PSPOs) in Reading.

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Stay well with help from the council’s Winter Watch

Councillor Graeme Hoskin, Reading Borough Council lead member for health. Photo (c) RBC.

Reading Borough Council (RBC) have launched their annual Winter Watch scheme to provide support and information over the colder months. The scheme is designed to help elderly or disabled people and low-income families with emergency heating, bedding and energy payments as well as offering damp-proofing and home energy checks.

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Reading University asks for public feedback on St Patrick’s redevelopment plans

The University of Reading is looking for public comment on its new proposals to redevelop St Patrick’s hall on Northcourt Avenue. The university withdrew its previous proposal after a petition, protest from the Victorian Society and the local listing of Pearson’s Court by Reading Borough Council.

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