More Traffic Lights Face the Axe

Two more sets off traffic lights will be switched off over the next fortnight as Reading Borough Council’s major review of traffic signals across the town continues.

Reading’s Conservative-Lib Dem Budget for Fairness

Reading Conservatives have today described the Conservative-Lib Dem Coalition budget as one for fairness and prudence. The coalition parties pledged to freeze Council Tax in Reading after 20+ years of Labour increases and the Budget passed by the Council tonight achieved that freeze.

Help us win the AV Referendum

Without your help, Britain's traditional voting system could be ditched for something that is unfair, expensive and allows candidates that finish third to win elections.

New Trees for Reading

In a time when all budgets are under great pressure it is good to be able to report that the tree planting budget has been completely protected. This means that there is £50,000 for tree planting this municipal year and another £50,000 next year.

Reading East launches new website

Thank you for your support at the last election. Because of you, David Cameron is the first Conservative Prime Minister in 13 years and the Government’s plans to build a strong economy and a big society are in full swing. Now, to help us communicate with you, we've launched this new local website.