Whitley ward reported crime statistics for June 2018


Overall reported crime in Whitley ward has increased by 4% between the 12 months ending June 2017 and the 12 months ending June 2018, according to statistics released by the Home Office.

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Community safety survey suggests 23% of Reading believes the town is a high crime area

Reading Borough Council (RBC) conducted a community safety survey last year which received 989 responses. 975 of the estimated 162,000 people living in Reading borough participated. Of the respondents, 23% thought that the crime level in Reading was high, and littering was the most commonly identified priority anti-social issue.

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Council takes the reins of the Katesgrove Community Association

Reading Borough Council (RBC) neighbourhood initiatives manager Chris Bloomfield and RBC neighbourhood initiatives officer Janet Ives have taken on the role of Katesgrove Community Association (KCA) chair, after the existing chair, Abby Knowles, and treasurer, Dan Knowles, stepped down.

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