Local News

Thursday, 10 January, 2013

Conservatives have welcomed reinstatement of the Christmas Tree collection service across Reading’s former collection points just days after they highlighted the chaos caused by Labour’s failure of communication with residents over the scrapping of the service

Thursday, 10 January, 2013

“A little knowledge is proving a dangerous thing for an inexperienced Labour candidate,” said Rob Wilson MP in response to the second muddled press release in a week that failed to properly understand a local issue and contained basic inaccuracies.  “He really needs to do his homework better before issuing these risible communications to the local news papers, it’s simply not good enough to try to frighten people when you have little idea what you are talking about! He’s really building a reputation as Muddled Matt.”   

Wednesday, 9 January, 2013

Conservatives have condemned the chaos across Reading resulting from the discarding of Christmas trees in parks and car parks across the Borough. Hundreds of Christmas trees have been taken to former collection points across Reading by residents to be recycled as in previous years.  However, Labour-run Reading Borough Council has scrapped the collection facility and has completely failed to communicate this to residents.



Monday, 7 January, 2013

The Labour Cllr for Katesgrove has put out a press release that merely highlights his lack of local knowledge and interest in one of the important organisations in his own Council ward. His press release, an attack on the MP for Reading East Rob Wilson, was politically naïve and runs counter to the desire of Alana House and PACT for everyone to pull together to help their cause.


Thursday, 3 January, 2013

Conservatives in Reading have set out their vision for a new Cultural, Arts and Sports centre for the Borough funded entirely from non-Council Tax sources.

Thursday, 20 December, 2012

Rob speaks out to ask for government support for Alana House in Reading and the mInister agrees to visit.

Thursday, 13 December, 2012

Rob Wilson, MP for East Reading,chaired a public meeting on Tuesday 11th December at Reading College on the King's Road, RG1 4HU.  

it was the first opportunity for the general public to hear and discuss the plans for the proposed new secondary Free School which will be for 11-16 year olds located in East Reading. 

Tuesday, 11 December, 2012

Tonight - On Tuesday 11th December Rob Wilson MP will be hosting a meeting for parents located in east Reading to hear about and discuss plans and progress for a new East Reading School.  It's an opportunity to create a new school in East Reading in 2014 that meets the needs of the community. All welcome.

Saturday, 8 December, 2012

Peppard Conservatives have been out supporting tree planting in Peppard ward. Local residents worked in partnership with Reading Borough Council over many weeks to purchase and plant more than 30 new trees in Brooklyn Drive, Courtney Drive and Burnham Rise in Emmer Green at the end of November and early December. 

Friday, 7 December, 2012

Great news for Mapledurham residents that lobbying by Cllr Isobel Ballsdon has removed a significant obstacle to gaining funding for a new paviliion.