Local News

Conservatives Announce the First of Their Reading Borough Candidates

Conservative Group Leader Cllr Jeanette Skeats said, “I am proud to have an excellent team of candidates who will stand up for the people of their wards and ensure that our Conservative message gets across. I am delighted to have such a diverse group of candidates representing all people in Reading. The experience of our sitting and former Councillors will be complemented by the fresh ideas and enthusiasm of the new candidates. We will shortly release details of our candidates for the remaining wards and our manifesto for the Borough Council elections.”  

Exciting News for Woodley

Sporting facilities at Bulmershe Leisure Centre could be energised and modernised for people in Woodley as part of plans due to be considered tomorrow by Wokingham Borough Council’s decision-making Executive.

Budgens Precinct Car Park to be Fixed At Last

Local residents will be aware of the continuing poor state of the car park at the Emmer Green shopping precinct, better known as Budgens’ precinct. Richard and Jane have responded to many complaints from residents about the potholes, flooding and uneven surfaces. The land is privately owned but Conservative Councillors and Reading East MP Rob Wilson have been pressing for many years to get the owners to undertake a comprehensive resurfacing. 

Conservative Call to Scrap Crazy Golf Scheme

Caversham Ward Conservative Councillor Andrew Cumpsty is calling upon Reading's Labour Council to ditch their plans to concrete over large parts of Christchurch Meadows with a new Crazy Golf facility. 

Peppard Conservatives Welcome New Road Name

Peppard Conservatives have welcomed the decision of the Council’s Planning Committee to name a new road in Peppard Ward after Martin Cooper, a former local resident and community leader.