- Councillors surgery: Your Councillors will be hosting their monthly surgery on Saturday 3rd October at 10.30am-12pm at The Whitley cafe on Northumberland Avenue.
- Canvassing: Councillors will be out knocking doors and listening to residents concerns on Sunday 4th October at around 11am on Whitley Wood Road, Alandale Road, Wentworth Avenue, Winton Road and Brybur Road. Further canvassing will take place on Saturday 10th October around 11am and Tuesday 13th October at 6pm, both along Northumberland avenue.
- As part of the review of it’s services in light of huge Government funding cuts, their will be a review of libraries across the town. Please give your feedback on the Whitley Library when the review launches on Friday 9th October.
- Christ The King older people’s celebratory lunch. Councillors will be in attendance to mark the 25th anniversary of the older people’s lunch club (run by Danny Apap) at Christ the King. The meal will include entertainment and starts at 12.30pm on Saturday October 10th. For more details call Danny on 07917667413.
- South Reading community hub meeting. The next meeting of all interested groups concerning South Reading issues including the Council and Whitley Big local is at the Whitley Cafe on Tuesday 13th October at 7pm.
- Aspire2 AGM and Quiz night. Church Ward Councillors will be trying to take top spot at the Quiz night held at Reading Girls school (Northumberland Avenue) on Friday October 16th at 7pm. Please come along and support the excellent work Aspire 2 do for South Reading children.
- Mark Clapson at Whitley cafe. History and Politics University lecturer Mark Clapson will be returning to the Whitley Cafe on Saturday 17th October at 11am to give another of his fascinating talks on the History of the area.
- Full Council meeting. Church Councillors will be in attendance at the public Council meeting on Tuesday 20th October at 6.30pm at the Civic Centre. It will include a question from Ashley on Teachers fringe allowances.
Monthly Archives: September 2015
Geoffrey Field Junior school and The Ridgeway Primary school have both benefited from Reading Borough Councils investment into school expansion. More can be read here.
Councillors Ashley Pearce and Eileen McElligott spoke with residents and mingled at the Elm Road church fun day today. The funday was well attended and thanks go out to the Churches of South reading and vernon Orr for laying on the third free funday in South Reading this summer. Councillors Pearce and McElligott also spoke to residents in Elm Road beforehand about changes to the Shinfield Road traffic lights, setting up a neighbourhood group and helping inform police about crimes in the area. If you would like help in setting up a neighbourhood group in your area, or if you would like Councillors to attend a meeting, please get in contact.