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Monthly Archives: June 2017

July events

  • Councillors surgery: Ward Councillors and the Whitley area PCSO will be at The Whitley Cafe on Saturday 1st July from 10.30am-12pm. Please come along and discuss any local issues.
  • ACE (adults, education & children’s services) committee meeting: Church Ward Cllrs Eileen and Ashley will be in attendance as Chair & Vice Chair respectively on Wednesday 12th July at 6.30pm at the Civic centre. 
  • Planning application committee: This months planning applications will be discussed and judged upon on Wednesday 19th July at 6.30pm at the Civic centre. Councillor Pearce sits on this committee.
  • South Reading Neighbourhood Action Group- Councillors, Council officers, police, local groups and residents will be in attendance to discuss issues effecting South Reading on Thursday 13th July at 7pm at South Reading Youth and community centre on Northumberland Avenue.
  • South Reading Churches fun day- The hugely popular and established fun day will return again this year on Saturday July 8th, 12pm-3pm at Rabsons Rec. As usual there will be many different stalls, free food and plenty for kids to do.
  • Ridgeway Primary Governors day- Cllr Pearce will be in attendance at Ridgeway for a full day of meetings, learning walks and discussions with teachers on Monday 10th July.
  • WhitFest- The annual arts festival for South Reading returns this year at John Madejski academy on Saturday July 22nd from 12pm. Local Cllrs will be in attendance as well as local talent showcasing what they are capable of.
  • South Reading network meeting- local groups leaders, Councillors and Council officers will be meeting to discuss local issues and strategies on Wednesday 19th July at 1pm. Venue to be confirmed.
  • South Reading events calendar-The latest update of the popular events calendar will be delivered to nearly 4000 homes this month, giving local residents key dates and events for the next 6 months.
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Matt Rodda is Labour MP for Reading East

Matt Rodda at Rabsons Rec for the South Reading fun day.


THANK YOU! Reading East returned a Labour MP in Matt Rodda who ousted Tory incumbent Rob Wilson by over 3500 votes. In our ward Labour won by over 500 votes and this couldn’t have been done without you. Voting, talking to others, having a poster up, delivering, door knocking and gate duty are all things we are thankful that you, the residents have done.
I have known Matt for over 5 years and he has been a local Councillor in nearby Katesgrove since 2011. Matt was the first local politician to knock on my door to try and engage me and has helped me along the way. He will be a hard working MP with who will always put the needs of Reading First.

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