Monday, 11 December 2017

Community groups given Co-op grants

Community groups given Co-op grants

THREE community groups in the Sonning Common area have received grants from the Co-op’s community fund. The Fish volunteer centre, a community transport service based in Kennylands Road, received about £2,500 which will go towards replacing its...
Film-maker's vision of the effect of technology on us

Film-maker's vision of the effect of technology on us

A YOUNG film-maker from Henley has won an award for her debut feature. Rebecca Dixon filmed Self, a 12-minute science fiction drama about our obsession with technology, around the town in the summer last year. The 22-year-old, of Gravett Close, was...
Woman born as identical twin celebrates 101st birthday

Woman born as identical twin celebrates 101st birthday

A WOMAN whose parents used a blue ribbon to tell her apart from her identical twin as a baby has celebrated her 101st birthday. Doris Pert marked the milestone with a party at Lashbrook House care home in Shiplake and was visited by Henley Mayor...
Special award

Special award

PAUL ELCOCK received a special chairman’s award at GS Henley cycling club’s annual meeting and awards ceremony held at the Henley Cricket Club pavilion on Friday. Mr Elcock stood down from the committee as he is leaving to join the ZeroBC racing team.
Climber's handover

Climber's handover

A WOMAN from Woodcote has presented £129,267 to the Thames Valley Air Ambulance that she helped raise by climbing Mount Kilimanjaro. Hayley Pearson, of Wayside Green, was one of 26 people who took part in the climb in Tanzania in April, together...

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Caversham

NatWest to shut bank

CAVERSHAM is to lose its second bank in just over 18 months. NatWest has announced it will close its branch in Bridge Street on ... [more]

 

Scouts deliver

THE 89th Reading scouts are providing their Christmas post service for the delivery of cards in Caversham, Caversham Heights, ... [more]

 

Sonning Common

Plea for crossing

A PEDESTRIAN crossing is needed to help vulnerable people get across one of the busiest streets in Sonning Common, says a parish ... [more]

 

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