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Council Tax Freeze for Reading Residents‏

The Council Tax bills for the year ahead go out to residents over the next few days and the good news is that because Reading has a Conservative led Council, residents for the first time in the history of the Unitary Authority will not have an increase in their bill.

Cycling Courses for Reading Schoolchildren

More Reading children than ever before are to be offered the opportunity to take up national standard cycle training, thanks to an extension of 'Bikeability' courses available over the coming year.

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.