The British people have voted to leave the European Union. This is the outcome of a democratic process and we must now accept and respect the will of the electorate.
Rob reflects on the EU Referendum campaign. A campaign that commentators have continually characterised as heated and passionate, but essentially uninformative.
Rob has received another update from Business Improvement District (BID) Manager, Bobby Lonergan, following his call for businesses and organisations to work together to improve the visual appearance of Reading town centre.
Rob met Joint-Managing Directors, John Hallows and Brian Parsons, of Porterhouse Medical Ltd, to celebrate its achievement in winning the Queen’s Award for International Trade for outstanding growth in overseas sales over three years.
Following representations from Rob and Cllrs Hopper and Ballsdon, as well as CADRA and HARC, the Sub-Committee agreed not to proceed with the reversal of priorities at the junction, deciding instead that officers should meet with CADRA and HARC to discuss a more comprehensive solution.
The meeting was an opportunity for all stakeholders to receive an update from WBC on its traffic modelling work and establish the next steps towards the completion of the Strategic Outline Business Case for a Third Thames Bridge.
Rob joined families at Aisha Masjid & Islamic Centre on London Road to take part in their Family Funday.
Rob dropped in to the Charity Volunteer Recruitment Fair at The Oakwood Centre in Woodley which was attended by over 25 charities and organisations to raise awareness of their work and recruit new volunteers.
Reading Borough Council (RBC) has published the Agenda for next week's Traffic Management Sub-Committee meeting, scheduled for 15 June 2016, which includes items on both the zebra crossing in Prospect Street, Caversham, and the junction of Highmoor Road with Albert Road
On Friday 3rd June, Rob joined the celebrations as the Reading Hard of Hearing Club marked its 70th Anniversary with a tea party at Abbey Baptist Church.