Archive for Month: November 2015

  • Planning

    In a “landmark” judgement 31st July 2015, West Berkshire District Council and Reading Borough Council successfully challenged through Judicial Review in the High Court, the Minister of State for Housing and Planning’s Written Ministerial Statement (WMS). The WMS, introduced on 28 November 2014, sought to end a council’s ability to seek affordable housing and/or affordable…

  • Darwin Place

    Lately there has been some local dissatisfaction with the manner in which Swanton Care and Community Ltd has managed this small residential home in Southfield Road for adults with a learning disability and challenging behaviour. Local residents attended a meeting in October with managers of the company, including its Director of Operations and Business Development,…