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RBC Strategic Planning meeting 02 July – SOAR keep up the pressure

Following the rejection of the East Reading MRT by Wokingham Council on 25 June 2018, SOAR were at the Reading Borough Council Strategic Planning meeting to apply pressure on RBC to drop the MRT. Skip to 8.15 to see SOAR campaigner John Mullaney clash with a slightly grumpy Chairperson, and reasserting Wokingham Labour councillor and …

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Reading Council are considering a congestion charge

Great news : Reading Council are now considering a congestion charge – a scheme which RBC previously had claimed simply couldn’t happen before the MRT was built. This development is almost certainly linked to Wokingham’s decision last week to reject the MRT and to growing pressure from various environmental groups and campaigns including SOAR, Reading …

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WOKINGHAM COUNCIL HAVE VOTED AGAINST THE MRT

INCREDIBLE NEWS : WOKINGHAM COUNCIL HAVE VOTED AGAINST THE MRT. At an extraordinary planning meeting on the 25 June 2018 Wokingham Councillors voted against the MRT. John Mullaney of SOAR was jubilant updating our Facebook followers he said: We’ll let you know the implications going forward but for now pour yourself a drink and celebrate a significant …

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