Redlands ward reported crime statistics for December 2018

Overall reported crime in Redlands ward has increased by 7% between the 12 months ending December 2017 and the 12 months ending December 2018, according to crime statistics released by the Home Office.

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Reading University may fund new PCSOs to deal with student misbehaviour

Reading University hosted its second community forum at the Chancellor’s building on their Whiteknights campus on 29 January. An estimated 60 people attended the forum. They complained about the anti-social behaviour of university students which included late-night noise and drunkenness, public urination, property damage and intimidation.

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A Labour government would bring 10,000 new police officers, says Councillor James

Sophia James, Matt Rodda and Rose Williams October 2017

At Reading Borough Council’s (RBC) full council meeting on 22 January, Katesgrove councillor Sophia James praised Thames Valley Police (TVP) for their efforts in keeping violence down in Reading despite central government funding cuts, promising 10,000 more police officers if the Labour Party got into government.

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Meet your Whitley councillors and Thames Valley Police at the Whitley Wood Community Centre on 12 January

The Whitley Wood Community Centre

Meet your Reading Borough councillors at the Whitley Labour Party Ward Surgery on Saturday 12 January at 10.30am. They will be at the Whitley Wood Community Centre, Swallowfield Drive, for an hour and a half. The Church and Whitley neighbourhood policing team will hold a Have Your Say Meeting at the same place at the same time.

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