Monthly Archives: July 2012

Red alert

In the constantly changing environment of Reading’s roads, you could be forgiven for showing a great deal of caution in the town centre. You already have to be aware of the time, the day of the week, the latest changes … Continue reading

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Mains trap

You’ve only go to look at the Olympic games to see how business is often blamed for inconvenience. But for smaller businesses it’s the other way round. These works by Thames Water in Blagrave Street continue to cause massive disruption … Continue reading

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Bringing The House down

Last week’s closure of furniture store The House in Caversham Road leaves a gaping row of empty retail units. Carnival Stores which, along with the takeaway unit  next to it, has been empty for months, has attracted interest but now … Continue reading

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Charity begins next door

There was a time when the charity shop was the place to pick up a cheap cast off. But now, as these two shops opposite the Broad Street Mall illustrate, charity shops are aiming at the quality end while some … Continue reading

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