Reading Conservatives warmly congratulate the new Mayor of Reading Cllr Jenny Rynn. Pictured before the meeting are the 12 councillors of Reading's Conservative Group who are united in their determination to represent the people of Reading and to hold the Labour controlled council to account.
Newly elected Councillors Jane Stanford-Beale ( Peppard ) and Ed Hopper ( Thames) were welcomed to the team at the first meeting of the year.
Rob writes to share his thoughts on the decision which will soon be made about where the Civic Centre will be relocated.. It is not only an important decision for the officers and staff of the Council (who deserve a building that is safe for them to operate in) but it is also an essential decision for the wider community, the taxpayer and the entire town of Reading.
For the first time in some years, Labour is back in full control of the council and immediately show residents that Caversham is not a priority. They just don’t care about what happens north of the river. They like to take Caversham’s residents council tax but when it comes to services their priorities are always elsewhere.
Rob Wilson MP helped Elisa Miles, Cllr Isobel Ballsdon and other helpers launch the publicity campaign for the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Fete which will be held at Mapledurham Playing Fields on Saturday 26th May from 12 - 6 pm.
Reading East Conservative Association thanks all our members and supporters for their help and support over the past months. We are also grateful to our candidates who worked very hard and we congratulate them on fighting positive campaigns.
Conservative campaigner and Peppard ward candidate Jane Stanford-Beale is calling for untidy utility companies to be made to clear up after themselves.
On Thursday 3rd May Reading's residents get to choose between supporting the Conservative's proven track record of helping reduce congestion and encouraging more to cycle: or letting Labour waste yet more public money on their hair-brained schemes. The choice is yours.
As a local resident and Conservative Ward Councillor in Peppard ward Richard Willis has been very concerned about the state of the car park at the Emmer Green Shopping Centre in the heart of the ward. Better known as Budgen’s Precinct, this is privately owned land and therefore not as easy to resolve as if it were the responsibility of the Council. Richard is delighted that this will be resurfaced soon. Read more...
Today's edition of GetReading published a letter from the Association President Mike Townend ( who was Conservative Borough Councillor for Church Ward from 2007 to 2011) He wrote in support of our candidate Azam Janjua.
Reading Conservatives have launched their Manifesto for the local Council elections on 3rd May with a pledge to freeze Council Tax again next year and hold a referendum on an elected Executive Mayor for Reading.