University’s appeal to redevelop St Patrick’s Hall dismissed

Reading University (UoR) and their property developer UPP have lost an appeal to replace much of the St Patrick’s Hall site on Northcourt Avenue with new multistorey student accommodation blocks.

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Greens gain seat in Redlands ward and Labour retain Church, Katesgrove and Whitley wards

The 2 May local election in the south Reading ward of Redlands returned a Green Party councillor and in Church, Katesgrove and Whitley returned Labour councillors. All four wards had three Labour councillors each before the election; one now has two Labour and one Green councillor and the other three wards have three Labour councillors each.

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Liam Challenger, the Labour Party candidate in the Katesgrove local election

Liam Challenger Katesgrove Labour Party local election candidate 2019

Liam Challenger is standing as a Labour Party candidate in the local election on Thursday 2 May. There are four candidates in Katesgrove, and the winner will become a local councillor at Reading Borough Council. We asked each candidate the same eight questions to learn more about them.

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