Monthly Archives: April 2011

Making green waste fairer

Should 77% of residents pay for a service they can’t and/or don’t use?  This was the question the Conservative/Lib Dem coalition asked itself about green waste collections.  About 15,000 (23%) of Reading’s households have a green bin.  Therefore 77% not … Continue reading

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Bulmershe to benefit from funding injection

Park Ward parents with children at Bulmershe will be pleased to learn that WBC has pledged to invest major funds which, according to the Reading Chronicle, is rumoured to be £6 million capital programme of developments, according to the Reading Chronicle. Bulmershe School has released … Continue reading

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Consultation: Some roads for weekly collections?

Missed collections create stink & risk vermin Also at last night’s Cabinet meeting there was a report on streets suffering ongoing problems with the fortnightly collections Labour introduced a few years ago. When the Conservative/Lib Dem coalition formed 10 months ago, one … Continue reading

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Cabinet meeting last night – Green Road Mosque

The Cabinet is the Council’s Executive.  The Cabinet decide the Authority’s policy.  I attended the meeting last night because of two particular agenda items relating to Park Ward.  The first was about the Green Road Mosque.  This has been an … Continue reading

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Palmer Park in the sun

It has been a very busy week.  I’ve been campaigning with Rob Wilson MP, fellow councillors and friends.  Palmer Park is looking stunning: the daffodils are magnificent, the trees are in blossom and the beautiful weather has attracted the crowds who have … Continue reading

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Bottle Bank Cholmeley Road

This morning officers have written to me and my Ward colleagues to say that unfortunately they realise it is not possible to establish a set of bottle banks for glass recycling at the canal end of Cholmeley Road because the large … Continue reading

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