Welcome news that the new Maiden Erlegh School for east Reading will open in September 2015 at a site on Crescent Road.
Rob arranged and chaired a meeting for Loddon Bridge Road residents to discuss the proposed access to the planned Bloor Homes’ re-development of the old Allied Bakeries site, off Viscount Way.
On Friday Rob attended the latest Third Thames Bridge Summit at Wokingham Borough Council offices, at which it was agreed that further studies are required to determine the traffic impacts that a third crossing may have on the local road network.
On Friday Rob visited the Buscot Ward at the Royal Berkshire Hospital to learn more about the work undertaken by neo-natal staff and the fundraising achievements of Babies In Buscot Support (BIBS).
The past few weeks have been really enjoyable for me as Reading East’s MP, as it has demonstrated how people can selflessly come together and work together to raise money and help their community from Caversham to Woodley.
Rob welcomed Transport Minister Stephen Hammond MP to Reading Station to discuss Crossrail and the potential for a semi-fast service to and from Reading, particularly during peak hours.
Rob visited the Highdown School to meet sixth-formers studying Government and Politics and was asked questions by students on a range of topics.
Rob joined the Year 10 Citizenship class at the Bulmershe School.
Rob welcomed Transport Minister Stephen Hammond MP to Reading on Friday to speak at his Portcullis Club.
Government announced Growth Fund will be a boost for Reading as it backs Rob's vision for transport. Rob has long argued and lobbied for better transport links to Reading and today the Government has announced it will fund significant transport projects through Thames Valley LEP.