Reading, Berkshire

What is Reading, Berkshire known for?


amp early

who drummed on the first and second albums. Halstead was the band's primary songwriter. Goswell and Halstead had known each other since early childhood in Reading, Berkshire, when Goswell was an obsessive fan of The Smiths. Scott left in 1994 and when Savill and Chaplin left the band after the release of ''Pygmalion'', the remaining members renamed the band Mojave 3. Formation & early EPs: 1989-1991 Slowdive formed in Reading (Reading, Berkshire), England


water hard

; ref Mains water and sewerage services are supplied by Thames Water Utilities Limited (Thames Water), a private sector water supply company, whilst water abstraction and disposal is regulated by the Environment Agency. Reading's water supply is largely derived from underground aquifers, and as a consequence the water is hard (hard water).


field activities

Hewitt describes Friday in August 1997 quoted 1 Despite his immediate impact on the pitch and the upturn in Reading's form, Friday's off-the-field activities unsettled some of his team-mates. Most tolerated his lifestyle because of his importance to the team, but some, particularly defender Tommy Youlden, were sceptical. He drank extremely heavily


publishing books

publishing books in Reading, Berkshire; his first two publications were an edition of Richard Allestree's ''The Whole Duty of Man'' and ''Miscellaneous Works Serious and Humerous sic In Verse and Prose''. In 1743, Newbery left Reading, putting his stepson John Carnan in charge of his business there, and established a shop in London, first at the Bible and Crown near Devereux Court and then at the Bible and Sun at 65 St. Paul's Churchyard. The first book he published


guitar band

Dobson. The Courtney brothers had previously played with pop punk guitar band Gel, which was scouted and signed by Seymour Stein, the founder of Sire (Sire Records). Alper used to front the Period Pains, who scored a hit with an anti-Spice Girls song in 1997. Early


small special

residents for various activities, it often hosts religious festivals, sports tournaments and small special events. In the past, Carter's Steam Fair visited the park every year. However, they stopped the annual occasion due to the discovery of ground subsidence in the park. Chalk mines were found underneath the park and the weight of the fairground rides posed great danger. Still today, areas around the park are fenced off to stop people from falling into suspected areas of subsidence. Location and amenities Waltham St Lawrence is located in a rural setting in East Berkshire, south of the A4 (A4 road (Great Britain)) trunk road and north of the M4 motorway, between Maidenhead and Reading (Reading, Berkshire). The parish is bordered by those of Twyford (Twyford, Berkshire) and Hurst (Hurst, Berkshire) to the west and White Waltham and Maidenhead to the east. The population is around 1000 adults with an all-ages estimate of 1,500 living in approximately 550 households. The club was resident at several Windsor locations over its lifespan and in later days, included clubs in Guildford, Hounslow, Reading (Reading, Berkshire) and High Wycombe, but its most famous venue was the Windsor river-side mansion at Clewer Mead (Clewer). With the gradual growth of the electrification (railway electrification) of the inner London suburban lines after 1915, the class tended to be used on stopping trains on the LSWR main line, and on services to Guildford and Reading (Reading, Berkshire). After the formation of the Southern Railway (Southern Railway (Great Britain)) in 1923 the class gradually began to be used, further afield, notably in the west of England, but also on branch lines in Kent, and on the former South Eastern and Chatham Railway line between Redhill (Redhill railway station) and Reading (Reading railway station). The company has been based since its foundation on the Whiteknights (Whiteknights Park) campus of the University of Reading, in the English (England) city of Reading (Reading, Berkshire). Initially occupying offices in the, now demolished, Reading Enterprise Hub, the company relocated to offices in the Science & Technology Centre (University of Reading Science & Technology Centre) in 2007, before moving to the new Enterprise Centre (University of Reading Enterprise Centre) in 2011. Cox joined his home town club, Reading (Reading F.C.), at the age of nine. Checkendon is served by two bus routes: * Reading Transport route 142, Reading (Reading, Berkshire)-Woodcote-Checkendon Reading-buses.co.uk * White's Coaches route 145, Woodcote-Checkendon-Henley (Henley-on-Thames) Whitescoaches.com Hawk-Eye (w:Hawk-Eye), the company that was working on the goal-line technology that is already being used for line calls in tennis, reacted with disappointment: "I'm livid, it is completely out of the blue... A year ago they met and gave us four criteria to meet and we have met all of them, yet they have kicked it out now... We have invested an awful lot of money and now we have no return on that investment," director Paul Hawkins said. He said he was encouraged to continue research on the project only 10 days ago at a private showing for IFAB members at Reading's (w:Reading, Berkshire) Madejski Stadium (w:Madejski Stadium).


acting role

production of Disco Inferno (Disco Inferno (musical)). birth_date Cox joined his home town club, Reading (Reading F.C.), at the age of nine. Checkendon is served by two bus routes: * Reading Transport route 142, Reading (Reading, Berkshire)-Woodcote-Checkendon Reading-buses.co.uk * White's Coaches route 145, Woodcote-Checkendon-Henley (Henley-on-Thames) Whitescoaches.com Hawk-Eye (w:Hawk-Eye), the company that was working on the goal-line technology that is already being used for line calls in tennis, reacted with disappointment: "I'm livid, it is completely out of the blue... A year ago they met and gave us four criteria to meet and we have met all of them, yet they have kicked it out now... We have invested an awful lot of money and now we have no return on that investment," director Paul Hawkins said. He said he was encouraged to continue research on the project only 10 days ago at a private showing for IFAB members at Reading's (w:Reading, Berkshire) Madejski Stadium (w:Madejski Stadium).


stage presence

''' is a business park near junction 11 of the M4 motorway on the outskirts of Reading (Reading, Berkshire), but partly in the civil parish of Shinfield, in the English (England) county of Berkshire. The site covers and was developed by Prudential (Prudential plc) and PRUPIM (Prudential Property Investment Managers). About five thousand people work on site. Gogol Bordello's live shows and Hütz's stage presence has earned them invitations to places


local connection

they were the major landowners. He practised chiefly in London and developed a practice which extended all over southern England, but he also kept an office in Devonport for part of his career, and he was employed particularly extensively in Devon and Cornwall. Apart from this local connection, there are clusters of his work in Gloucestershire (no doubt deriving from his years in Fulljames’ office), Kent, Reading (Reading, Berkshire), Cambridgeshire and Leicestershire. *Holy Innocents Church (Holy Innocents Church, Tuck Hill), Tuck Hill, Shropshire: 1865 *All Saints Church (All Saints' Church, Reading), Reading (Reading, Berkshire), Berkshire: 1865-74 *St. John the Evangelist Church (St. John the Evangelist Church (St Ives, Cornwall)), St Ives (St Ives, Cornwall), Cornwall: 1866 *St Michael and All Angels Church (St Michael and All Angels Church, Galleywood Common), Galleywood Common, Essex: 1873 *St Giles' Church (St Giles' Church, Reading), Reading (Reading, Berkshire), Berkshire: rebuilding, 1873 *St Michael's Mount, Cornwall: addition of south-east wing for Sir J. St. Aubyn, 1874–80; further extended ca. 1930 *Middle Temple, London: new chambers on north side of Brick Court, 1882, Tudor; altered ca. 1950 after bomb damage *St Luke's Church (St Luke's Church, Reading), Reading (Reading, Berkshire), Berkshire: 1882 *Church, St Gluvias, Cornwall: 1882-83 He was born in Reading, Berkshire, the son of William White, a clothier of Reading, and his wife, Mary, daughter of Henry Kibblewhite of South Fawley, also in Berkshire. He was brought up in London. Sir Thomas was twice married, to Avicia (died 1558) and to Joan. Mark Noble p. 23, states that Joan married first Sir Ralph Warren (Ralph Warren (Lord Mayor)), and was called upon her monumnet "daughter and co-heiress of John Lake, of London, gent,"; but most of the Cromwell family pedigrees, and the visitation of Huntingdonshire in 1613, say she was daughter and co-heiress of John Trelake, alias Davy, of Cornwall, gent. She survived Sir Ralph, and re-married Sir Thomas White, knt. and died at her son-in-law Sir Henry Cromwell's (Henry Williams (alias Cromwell)) seat, at Hinchinbrook, 8 October, and was buried 4 November 1573, in the church of St. Swyth, leaving by her first husband one son, named Richard and a daughter, lady Joan, the wife of Sir Henry Cromwell, (Richard the son settled at Claybury, in Essex) and the daughter Joan was the grand-mother of Oliver Cromwell. Noble (p. 24.) states that all of this is mentioned in the inscription upon her monument, which read thus: Cox joined his home town club, Reading (Reading F.C.), at the age of nine. Checkendon is served by two bus routes: * Reading Transport route 142, Reading (Reading, Berkshire)-Woodcote-Checkendon Reading-buses.co.uk * White's Coaches route 145, Woodcote-Checkendon-Henley (Henley-on-Thames) Whitescoaches.com Hawk-Eye (w:Hawk-Eye), the company that was working on the goal-line technology that is already being used for line calls in tennis, reacted with disappointment: "I'm livid, it is completely out of the blue... A year ago they met and gave us four criteria to meet and we have met all of them, yet they have kicked it out now... We have invested an awful lot of money and now we have no return on that investment," director Paul Hawkins said. He said he was encouraged to continue research on the project only 10 days ago at a private showing for IFAB members at Reading's (w:Reading, Berkshire) Madejski Stadium (w:Madejski Stadium).


vocals bass

The band were formed around the nucleus of Steve Lake from Reading, Berkshire and evolved from a number of jamming sessions with other musicians and friends in Oxford, taking in influences from the Velvet Underground to the Sex Pistols. The band began performing gigs in 1977 78 with a line-up of Steve Lake (Vocals Bass), Steve Burch (Guitar) and Jimmy Lacey (Drums) adding Nick Godwin (guitar) at their second gig - adopting the name 'Zounds

Reading, Berkshire

'''Reading''' ( ) is a large town (town status in the United Kingdom) and unitary authority area (unitary authorities of England) in the ceremonial county (Ceremonial counties of England) of Berkshire, England. It was an important centre in the medieval (Middle Ages) period, as the site of Reading Abbey, a monastery with strong royal connections. The town was seriously affected by the English Civil War, with a major siege and loss of trade, and played a pivotal role in the Revolution of 1688 (Glorious Revolution), with that revolution's only significant military action fought on the streets of the town. The 19th century saw the coming of the Great Western Railway and the development of the town's brewing, baking and seed growing businesses. Today Reading is a commercial centre, with involvement in information technology and insurance, and, despite its proximity to London, has a net inward commuter flow.

The first evidence for Reading as a settlement dates from the 8th century. By 1525, Reading was the largest town in Berkshire, and tax returns show that Reading was the 10th largest town in England when measured by taxable wealth. By 1611, it had a population of over 5000 and had grown rich on its trade in cloth. The 18th century saw the beginning of a major iron works in the town and the growth of the brewing trade for which Reading was to become famous. During the 19th century, the town grew rapidly as a manufacturing centre. It is ranked the UK's top economic area for economic success and wellbeing, according to factors such as employment, health, income and skills. PWC Demos Good Growth for Cities 2013 Reading is also a retail centre serving a large area of the Thames Valley, and is home to the University of Reading. Every year it hosts the Reading Festival (Reading and Leeds Festivals), one of England's biggest music festivals. Sporting teams based in Reading include Reading Football Club (Reading F.C.) and the London Irish rugby union team, and over 15,000 runners annually compete in the Reading Half Marathon.

The '''Borough of Reading''' has a population of 155,698 (2011 census) Neighbourhood Statistics 2011 Census, Accessed 17 June 2014 and the town formed the largest part of the Reading Wokingham Urban Area which had a population of 318,014 (2011 census). north from Basingstoke.

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