Whitley ward reported crime statistics for February 2018


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

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Register by Tuesday 17 April to vote on Thursday 3 May

Most voters in Reading can elect local councillors on Thursday 3 May, but only voters who are 18 or over on the voting day and who are registered to vote will be allowed to do so. You need to register to vote before Tuesday 17 April if you want to be one of them.

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The John Madejski Academy triumphs at the Let’s Sing choral festival

by Matthew Farrall and Stephanie Chard.

JMA performing arts teacher Tommy Robinson accepting a Lets Sing 2018 award from Mayor Rose Williams at the Hexagon, Reading. Photo courtesy of Reading Borough Council.

Crisply compèred by Breeze FM‘s Robert Kenny, the Let’s Sing 2018 charity choir concert on Monday 26 March was of such a high standard that the trio of independent judges had a very difficult task indeed. Every choir received rapturous applause on merit from a lively audience.

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