Local News

Letter from David Stevens, Chairman 2017

May I introduce myself as the new chairman of RECA. I was elected at the AGM on 11 March.
Many thanks to my predecessor Trevor Slack who nobly stepped into the breach last year.
 

Labour Refuses to Help Save Phone Boxes

Cllr Ed Hopper (Thames Ward) has been working closely with local people and residents associations CADRA and EGRA to save a number of heritage red phone boxes across Caversham.

Prospect Street Petition

Please add your support to the Online Petition calling for an urgent Safety Review of the Zebra Crossing on Prospect Street

Conservative Questions Blocked on S106 Spending

Conservative Councillors were denied the opportunity to ask urgent questions about recent press reports highlighting a worrying lack of robustness with the allocation of public funds.

New permanent site for the Heights Primary announced

Rob Wilson MP has today received confirmation from the Education Funding Agency (EFA) that it will be pursuing Mapledurham Playing Fields for the permanent home of The Heights Primary School.

Smooth News for Southlake!

Cllr Blumenthal welcomes the news that Fairwater Drive re-surfacing will be completed in October.

Leader Cllr Jeanette Skeats welcomes excellent election results

Reading Conservative Group Leader Cllr Jeanette Skeats has thanked all involved in the Reading East election campaign. Across the Reading Borough Wards there was a 4% swing from Labour to Conservatives and in some of Labour's key heartland wards the swing was even larger.