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Reading Borough Council wants to introduce new pay and display parking bays in Oxford Road and Wokingham Road 06 March 2018

BUSINESSES will suffer if the borough council implements its plans to extend pay and display zones across the town, it has been claimed. Reading Borough Council (RBC) wants to extend the hours it can charge motorists to park in some of the town"s most popular shopping streets.... Read More

Spring is here - time to storm - proof your home 05 March 2018

Spring is here, so, in the UK this means snow and sub-zero temperatures followed shortly by blizzards, black ice and gales - time to wrap up and protect your property. Over 50s insurer, SunLife, offers their advice on storm-proofing your home. There are already more weather-related home insurance claims in the winter than at any other time of year.... Read More

Boiler Breakdown Due to Adverse Weather Conditions 02 March 2018

We have had lots of phone calls regarding boilers not working due to their condensate pipe from the boiler being frozen - this is the white pipe that"s comes out at the bottom of your boiler. If you boil the kettle and carefully pour the hot water over the white pipe this should defrost any blockage and get you up running. Read More

Top tips to sell your house this spring 02 March 2018

Well, it certainly doesn"t feel like spring at the moment. However, it"s always important to be prepared and never more so then when trying to sell your home. Many estate agents suggest that vendors to undertake an "MOT" on their property before selling and here are their top 10 tips: First Impression – This can be make or break.... Read More

Removals could be disrupted by the Beast from the East, warning 01 March 2018

House moves could be jeopardised tomorrow by Siberian weather conditions blown in by the Beast from the East. Some removals companies are saying that some moves scheduled for today and tomorrow may not be able to happen or may have to be ‘bumped". Weather bad enough to prevent removals taking place at all would almost certainly count as a ‘force majeure", meaning that all transactions in a chain could be delayed without penalty.... Read More

765 homes plan for Reading Homebase and former Toys R Us site could be approved 01 March 2018

An enormous plan proposing more than 700 homes and retail units being built in place of two stores in Reading could be given the go ahead. The plans from L & Q to demolish the former Toys R Us building and Homebase in Kenavon Drive, propose a development featuring 765 homes, including a range of huge apartment blocks.... Read More

Reading Holi Festival celebrations cancelled after snowfall 01 March 2018

The Holi Festival celebrations in Reading have been cancelled due to snow. Holi is a religious festival practised by Hindus, and dedicated to colours which falls on Thursday, March 1 and Friday, March 2 this year. Organisers of Holi Festival event in Palmer Park, Reading, Berkshire, on Saturday, March 3 have been forced to cancel after heavy snow fell across the town on Thursday, March 1.... Read More

Slough and Windsor and Maidenhead among the worst in the country for young people trying to get on housing ladder according to Zoopla 01 March 2018

People who are single and looking to get onto the property ladder are unlikely to consider Slough or Windsor and Maidenhead, research shows. Zoopla calculated the most affordable places in England and Wales outside London for solo buyers - and found Newcastle-under-Lyme in Staffordshire came out top, with buyers needing to sacrifice 10.... Read More

House prices surge in one Reading postcode but fall in neighbouring area 01 March 2018

Neighbouring postcodes in Reading are at opposite ends of the housing market after recording the town"s biggest rise and fall in property prices. Prices of homes in RG1 4, which includes areas just outside Reading town centre like King"s Road and Queen"s Road, shot up by 17 per cent in 2017.... Read More