Reading Borough Council (RBC) has agreed to proceed with a compromise solution on the proposed Whitley Street loading bays brokered by Katesgrove councillor Rose Williams.
Two goods vehicle loading bays are among the changes to waiting restrictions on Katesgrove streets included in a Reading Borough Council consultation. The deadline for responses is 2 March 2017.
Katesgrove councillor Matt Rodda (Labour) accused Greens and Liberal Democrats of “wanting to have their cake and eat it” in a party political clash over measures to reduce traffic congestion and pollution.
A charge of £30 per year for first permits in residents’ parking zones will be introduced by Reading Borough Council.
Lauren Heath’s funeral cortege
Dorset wagon at MERL
Reading Bowling Club weathervane
A cat of Cat’s Grove
RISC ‘stones’ room
Harris garden in Spring
After Dark club
Katesgrove councillors Sophia James (left) and Rose Williams (right)
South Reading Community Centre
Some years are defined by great songs, some by great personalities, some by great tragedies. This year has been alarming both nationally and internationally, but on the oft-ignored local level, the year was defined by the sound of the tide going out on civic society. The world clearly has bigger problems than the damage wrought by the tortured thrashing of Reading Borough Council as it gets strangled by central government, but one can only be dismayed at the prospect of more of the same next year, exacerbated by the council’s difficulty in controlling its finances.
Northumberland Avenue will be closed between Canterbury and Cressingham Roads from 8am to 8pm on 7 and 9 September to allow Reading Borough Council to resurface it.
Quadrangle at St Patrick’s Hall
Reading University has submitted detailed plans on the demolition and redevelopment of St Patrick’s Hall on Northcourt Avenue, including comments from the local community.
Reading Borough Council have set up a panel to undertake a detailed review of residents’ parking problems.