Saturday, 26 May 2012

Thank you Into Battle

Into Battle Latest

Our latest edition of Into Battle is with the printers now. We will deliver a copy to every household in Battle ward as quickly as possible. For those of you who have a computer and are able to access my blog, you can read Into Battle here.

Saturday, 12 May 2012

Art in Reading

Art Network Event

The Cultural Partnership will be hosting an Art Network event on Wednesday 30th May, 6.00pm-7.30pm at South Street Arts Centre. 

The network event will provide the opportunity for all local art individuals' organisations and community groups to come together and find out about national and local arts projects and agenda's.

The key note speaker for the event will be Vidya Thirunarayan- Arts Council South East, Combined Arts & Touring Relationship Manager. Vidya Thirunarayan, Combined Arts & Touring Relationship Manager, has 20 years of experience in the arts sector, reflecting her broad and eclectic interests. She was the founder Artistic Director of Sankalpam, a national touring company, and has worked as a choreographer, performer, tutor, board member, mentor, and advisor.

To book your place on the network event you must register at and or phone 01189374046 to book your place.

Reading Borough Council's Lead Member for Culture and Sport, Cllr Livingston, said: 'We have a talented, passionate and unique arts scene in Reading which I am very proud of. The Culture Partnership nurtures this community and hopefully artists will take advantage of what the Partnership has to offer.'

If you register with the Cultural Partnership and become a member there is a performance concession to view to Chris Goode's - The Adventures of Wound Man and Shirley at South Street Arts Centre after the network event. Refreshments will be available to purchase from the bar.

Please bring along any marketing and promotion or information about your organisation or project to share with other attendees.

Monday, 7 May 2012

Labour take overall control



Thanks to all Battle residents who voted for me:

Labour 1,015 votes
Tories 522
Greens 188
LibDems 106

Roman Party 42

Labour now has overall control of the council with 26 of the 46 seats. There are no elections next year, however, this does not mean we are not going ease off, we are committed to serving Battle ward all year round. Visit Councillor Hacker's blog site to find out what we are doing next.