Monthly Archives: June 2015

Whose wealth is it anyway?

Even in┬áthis grainy view from Balmore Park, developments are evident across Reading. The Thames Tower and Station Hill schemes are sandwiched between several cranes to the east and Chatham Place to the west. A crane count is normally a sign … Continue reading

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Wealth without the health

┬áJust as Bracknell is upgrading we now see Wokingham ready to beef up its leisure offer with bowling, improved swimming and more. What then can you make of leisure in Reading? The barely reasonable facilities at Rivermead, the outdated Central … Continue reading

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Sheeplands takes a dip

The long running saga over Sheeplands garden centre at Hare Hatch seems to have a reached a sad but necessary conclusion. If the owners were allowed to flout planing laws and build all sorts of extensions without permission, Wokingham borough … Continue reading

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