Monthly Archives: August 2011

Beware festival fever

It’s that time of year again when traders in Caversham Road, Caversham and parts of the Oxford Road, forget the people who have been supporting them all year, as the pound signs ring up before their eyes. The Reading Festival … Continue reading

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Wi pay?

Hotels, once bursting at the seams, are now fighting for sluggish business in Reading so it’s encouraging that at last one has decided to ditch charging for wi-fi. Wi-fi at the Millennium Madejski Hotel is now free to everyone whether … Continue reading

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LEP into the darkness

        One of those stories that interests few people outside the business world is the emergence of another business support organisation. http://www.getreading.co.uk/news/s/2097818_funding_win_for_thames_valley_berkshire_lep Thames Valley Berkshire is the latest organisation, funded either by business or Government,  in a … Continue reading

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Going Green

            The loss of another major retailer in town is a difficult one to explain. Peter Green is going back to its roots and closing the Reading branch to consolidate at Chandler’s Ford, its traditional … Continue reading

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