Yew Tree Lodge rated ‘good’ in April

17-19 Redlands Road, Reading, RG1 5HX

The English health and social care regulator, the Care Quality Commission (CQC), inspected Yew Tree Lodge on 6 April 2018 and rated it as “good”. Yew Tree Lodge, on Redlands Road, provides specialist residential support for 16 male and female adults with enduring mental health needs.

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The Dairy, the Ice House and Park House bar at the University

With help from Sue Beckett, Matt Davies and Simon Sheppard.

While our University students are engaged in scholarship sublime or out volunteering, or maybe just kicking wheelie bins down Hatherley Road after flooding Reading pubs dressed as golfers (for reasons I don’t want to understand), you could be using one of their three great bars, where well-behaved townies are welcome. All three have reasonable prices and well-trained, polite staff, but refreshingly little else in common with each other. I have been wearing the hair-shirt by breaking dry January and drinking and eating in all of them. They have varied opening times, so best to check the links.

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