22 March 2017
Letter to the editor: "With our NHS and social care in crisis, and air pollution contributing to 40,000 lives prematurely ending in the UK each year, this budget should have been an emergency intervention. Instead, the Chancellor revealed the extent of the Government’s obsession with scaling back the state."
09 March 2017
Work on Palmer Park Sports Stadium is now complete, including new track fencing, lighting and improvements to the cycle track.
03 March 2017
2017 is going to be a big year for Big Lunch street parties in Reading. In 2016, the town was ranked the third friendliest town in the UK by Big Lunch organisers because of the number of events organised. This year Reading is going for gold, and Green Party councillor Rob White is encouraging people to organise their own Big Lunch.
02 March 2017
At the council’s annual budget meeting, Green councillors called for savings on expensive consultants to be accelerated so children’s centres could be saved.
21 February 2017
Following a Green Party question at a meeting of all councillors, Councillor Josh Williams welcomed improvements in children’s services, and the extension to the Commissioner’s review, but said more work is needed.
17 February 2017
Reading Green Party wants the Council to investigate a workplace parking levy on medium-sized, and larger, businesses to raise money for sustainable transport, tackle air pollution and reduce congestion.
16 February 2017
Library users in Reading will see a number of cuts driven changes to the way the service is delivered over the coming months.
10 February 2017
Green councillors opposed cutting the budget for Reading Your Way and have been supporting the campaign to save this vital service.
02 February 2017
Reading planners have criticised planning documents relating to the East Reading Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) scheme.
27 January 2017
An open letter: "Theresa May’s recent Brexit speech offered a terrifying glimpse into the future. Deserting the Single Market and Customs Union is nothing short of reckless. These changes will damage both Reading and the entire country. British businesses, small and large, will lose access to a market of 500m customers and we will all be forced to forfeit the environmental and social protections that come with the Single Market."
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