- Councillors surgery: Councillors will be conducting their monthly advice surgery to speak with residents on Saturday 6th August at 10.30am-12pm at Whitley Cafe, Northumberland Avenue.
- Whitley Neighbourhood Action Group: Local groups and residents recently met to discuss reviving a Whitley NAG. The next meeting of this will be on August 11th at 7pm at South Reading Youth and community centre on Northumberland Avenue. Please attend to let us know how locals would like this to go ahead.
- GCSE and A level results days: our 16 and 18 year olds will be finding out the result of their hard work on August 18th (A level) and August 25th (GCSE). Good luck to all JMA, Reading Girls and students further afield.
- Grass verge parking ban discussions: We will be discussing the possibility and canvassing opinion on a potential verge parking ban in Hartland Road, Whitley Wood Road and Winton Road. We will be out on various days to discuss with residents.
Monthly Archives: July 2016
Ridgeway school has been nominated for a prestigious pride of Reading award by a local resident for their work with her son. Local resident Charlotte Tipper praised the school for their work with her son Carl. The full story can be read here. A huge congratulations to everyone at Ridgeway.
Ashley recently attended the relaunched South Reading Neighbourhood action group where the local neighbourhood police gave an update. Recently three motorbikes have been seized by the police after anti social behaviour had been reported by members of the community.
If you would like a Motrobike diary recording sheet which helps the police stop the issue as it can give times and residence, please call Liz Herbert on 01189536250.
If you would like to contact your neighbourhood policing team you can call the non emergency 101 number, email them on WhitleyandChurchNHPT@thamesvalley.Penn.police.uk or you can also follow them on Twitter @tvp_reading#NHPTRDG.
Ashley recently attended an all day Governors day at Ridgeway Primary school where he was able to meet staff, eat lunch with students, scrutinise data performance and tour the new block. Ridgeway has been one of the schools most affected by the Council’s ambitious Primary phase expansion as it will grow to a three form entry. The new school look built around a quad contains a fabulous new look building. The building contains a new hall, canteen as well as classrooms kitted with interactive white boards and break out areas. Huge thanks to Mrs Cosgrove and all of her staff in the work that goes on every day at the school.
Church Ward Councillors were on hand at the 11th annual South Reading Churches fun day at Rabsons Rec on Saturday. The popular event was again full with people viewing different stalls including WEC, Faith, the local police and Blagdon nursery. There was also free food and music to entertain the crowds. Huge thanks to all of the organisers for putting on this great event for the people of South Reading.
A report was submitted to Traffic Management Sub-Committee on 15th June 2016 regarding the £60,000 share from the £50 Million Pothole Action Fund which has been made available to Reading Borough Council for pothole repairs this Financial Year, following the announcement in the Government’s Autumn statement. A Pothole Repair Plan has been prepared and will be carried out in priority order taking the first (worst) road first. These are: