TGI Fridays to the Range redevelopment exhibition

20 September 2019

The proposals to redevelop the area from TGI Fridays to the Range will be on show at the Crowne Plaza Hotel on Wednesday 25 September and Thursday 26 September from 3 pm to 8pm.

Age UK - Pop In Over 50s Coffee Mornings

12 September 2019

Age UK Reading hold coffee mornings, for the over 50s, on Thursdays from 10-12, at the Hexagon. Click this link for Details and this one for information about Age UK Reading .

Local events websites

11 September 2019

These are local organisations that provide a list of some forthcoming events. It is by no means comprehensive, but they are local and have a genuine interest in the local cummunity.

Reading Borough Council - Things to do 

Choose Caversham - Events 

South Oxfordshire District Council - Events 

CADRA 2019 Autumn Meeting

11 September 2019


Current Planning Applications

11 September 2019

Latest Planning Summary

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.

RBC Planning Applications Committee Meeting Agenda Wed. 4th August

29 August 2019


Reading Transport Strategy to 2036 - Drop-in Sessions and Consultation

12 August 2019

RBC are forming their transport strategy to 2036 and have begun a public consultation,which includes drop-in sessions around Reading and an on-line consultation. There is a drop-in session at Church House, Church St, Caversham, RG4 8AX this Thursday, 15 Aug 2019 from 15:00 to  19:00.


Drews (Caversham Rd) redevelopment proposals

27 July 2019

An article in Thames Tap, the property website, has proposals for redeveloping the old Drews retail warehouse at 71-73 Caversham Road, into a seven storey block of apartments. More details may be available via: or 020 3900 3676.

CADRA Stall - St Peters Church Fete

24 July 2019

RBC Policy Committee agenda and webcast links - Mon. 15th July. Includes submission for a boundary review for two extra councillors

15 July 2019

Meeting agenda and link to the webcast.

North Reading Neighbourhood Police Monthly Newsletter

13 June 2019

Latest monthly newsletter covering current issues.

CADRA 2019 AGM 11 June - Chair's Report & Accounts

5 June 2019

The CADRA AGM takes place on Tuesday 11 June 2019 at 7.30pm in Thameside School Hall, Harley Rd, Caversham. The agenda, including links to the formal documents, is as follows:

1. Minutes of 2018 AGM
2. Chairman’s Annual Report 
3. Treasurer’s Report - 2018-19 Accounts
4. Election of Committee
5. Any Other Business (items advised in advance only)

Following the AGM, we are delighted that Tom Asbridge from Queen Mary University of London has agreed to speak. Tom is the author of the well respected book, “The Greatest Knight” and has presented a number of TV programmes about William Marshal.

Licensing Comments

30 May 2019

These are license applications CADRA has commented on:

113402 Prosecco in the Park Objection May 2019

112861 Tea Party objection Feb 2019

Environment Agency flood risk plans - August 2019 Newsletter

15 April 2019

The Environment Agency‘s (EA) have issued their August 2019 Newsletter about their investigations into reducing flooding in Caversham. The backgound to their proposals follows:

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.

Keep Emmer Green (KEG) campaign news

5 February 2019

KEG, the Emmer Green campaign group, set up following the announcement that Reading Golf Club intend to sell their land off Kidmore End Road, have published their latest newsletter.

KEG newlsetter  KEG Campaign