3 April 2020
The Latest News from Healthwatch Reading outlines changes for Pharmacies, GPs and Royal Berkshire Hospital.
3 April 2020
The Which Magazine has published this latest news on the coronavirus outbreak.
2 April 2020
Booking delivery slots with major supermarkets is proving difficult, but is evolving rapidly. An alternative may be to use smaller local suppliers who offer a range of goods and some also deliver. Here is the latest list: Shop/Delivery List
30 March 2020
17 March 2020
The North Reading Neighbourhood Policing Team have cancelled upcoming Have Your Say Meetings, because of the coronavirus advice. When we have more information, we will let you know. Currently, the meetings web site does not reflect the changes.
All residents are welcome to attend the meetings to discuss any crime related issues or concerns you may have.
11 March 2020
CADRA maintains a summary of the significant local planning applications and appeals which is updated each month. Each application listed provides a direct link the RBC website where plans can be seen and comments sent on line. Links to the Planning Inspectorate show progress on appeals. Applications in South Oxfordshire which are significant and close to the border with Reading are also listed.
11 March 2020
RBC has announced a £9 million investment in newly laid road surfaces, pavements and footpaths, over the next three years. These are links to a complete list of the programme: Minor Roads Resurfacing Programme, Pavements, Major Roads
7 February 2020
Reading residents are being asked to comment on draft changes to the make-up of wards across the Borough, that are proposed by the independent Local Government Boundary Commission for England (LGBC ).
A 10-week consultation on the recommendations has been launched and runs until 13 April: LGBC Ward Boundary Changes Consultation. The Council's has also issued a Press Release. This follows the proposals agreed by the Council, in November 2019.
6 February 2020
Reading Golf Club are holding an Engagement Event about their development plans. Next Tuesday 11 February 4pm- 8pm, at their club house, 17 Kidmore End Road, Reading RG4 8SQ.
30 January 2020
The Environment Agency will be holding drop-in sessions locally from the end of February, where they will show their latest design for reducing the flood risk to homes in north Reading and Lower Caversham. The drop-in schedule and what they want to achieve from them are in their February Newsletter.
19 January 2020
We use photos, pictures and maps of Caversham on the web site, to help us tell a story. If you have interesting images you would like to share, please email them with a description to: email@example.com
Here is a selection of images we have that you might enjoy:
The Thames looking upstream from Caversham Bridge (Provided by Haslams Surveyors)
Church St from Church Rd towards Priory Ave, early 1900's
14 January 2020
12 January 2020
The EA proposals for large-scale flood prevention works on both sides of the river, but particularly on the Caversham side, will have a big impact on the riverside environment, especially through tree loss and the excavation of a very large channel across part of Christchurch Meadows. We are in touch with the EA and supporting the excellent work of the recently-formed Campaign for a Better Flood Alleviation Scheme (CABFAS), who among other things are focused on limiting immediate damage from the EA’s site investigation works. The following drawing show how the scheme would impact Christchurch Meadows. For details go to: EA Information Page.
Prior to this, the EA undertook a public consultation in July 2018 and published their analysis in the Consultation Response Report. This was followed by a newsletter in November 2018 and then a ‘drop in’ event in December 2018, where comments invited.
9 January 2020