Cllr Clare Grashoff addressed Reading Borough Council's Planning Committee on 11 January, voicing Peppard Ward residents' objections to Gladman's outline application to build 245 residential dwellings just over the borough border adjacent to Emmer Green in South Oxfordshire off the Peppard Road.
Join us on Friday 20th June for a fabulous dinner with a very interesting guest speaker Conor Burns MP who has represented Bournemouth West since 2010. He was close friends with former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher until her death.
Reading East Conservative Association is saddened to hear of the death of former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher today. Elected Leader of the Conservative Party in 1975, she went on to win majorities in three successive General Elections in 1979, 1983 and 1987.
Berkshire Conservatives were keen to meet Baroness Sayeeda Warsi, Co-Chairman of the Conservative Party and Minister without Portfolio, when she attended a dinner with Conservative members from all the local Associations tonight at the Shehnai Suites on London Street in Reading.
Being a councillor is an extremely rewarding experience. It gives you the opportunity to help your local community and be part of a dedicated team providing key services for your area. It is also a great way to gain political experience and develop useful skills in public speaking, debating and problem solving.
Rob Wilson, MP for Reading East, and the local Conservative Association were delighted to welcome Eric Pickles, Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government and MP for Brentwood and Ongar,to their Spring Dinner last week,