Councillor’s advice surgery: Church Ward Councillors will be available to discuss any issues with residents on Saturday 2nd November at 10.30am-12pm at The Whitley Café. The rugby world cup final will also be showing at the same time!
Canvassing– Councillors and activists will be out speaking to residents on Sunday 3rd November at 11am on Foxhays Road, Northumberland Avenue, Blagdon Road & Cressingham Road.
Full Council meeting: Church Ward Councillors will be in attendance at the Full Council meeting on Monday 4th at 6.30pm at the Civic Centre where Ashley will be proposing a motion against high stakes testing in primary schools.
Remembrance service– Church Ward Councillors will pay their respects on the morning of Sunday 10th at St Mary’s Butts before a march through town.
Policy Committee meeting: Ashley will be present in his role as Lead member for education on Monday 18th at 6.30pm at the Civic Centre.
Head teachers climate change conference: Ashley will introduce an afternoon of events that will help head teachers from across Reading have a greater focus on climate change in each of their respective schools. The event starts at 1pm at Alfred Sutton school on Monday 4th November.
Prospect school visit: Ashley will be visiting Prospect School in West Reading to meet head teacher David Littlemore to discuss the good work happening there on Friday 8th November.
General election: As you may have heard, a general election has been called for Thursday December 12th. Here in Reading East you get to vote for the excellent Matt Rodda for Labour. If you would like a postal vote please contact us or the Council. Remember polling stations on the day are at Ridgeway school, scout hut on Northcourt Avenue, Christ The King Church on Northumberland Avenue and the community centre on Northumberland.
Church Ward news: Also this month Councillors will start asking groups for dates to input into the updated South Reading calendar due in January, will be exploring speed calming measures with Council officers regarding Cressingham Road/Northcourt Avenue area, and various planning matters are also being investigated.