Monday, 23 July 2018

Thousands invade village for world war re-enactment

Thousands invade village for world war re-enactment

GUNFIRE and explosions rang out around Mapledurham as the village hosted a weekend of Second World War battle re-enactments. More than ...

 

Weekend of war

A SHERMAN tank that appeared in the film Fury will take part in a Second World War re-enactment weekend. Mapledurham House and ...

 

New men's and ladies' captains tee-off at The Club at Mapledurham

New men's and ladies' captains tee-off at The Club at Mapledurham

THE new captains at The Club at Mapledurham — Frank O’Neill and Karen Bridges — teed off following their captains’ drive-in ...

 

Trustees back plan to build new school on playing fields

Trustees back school build on Caversham playing fields

THE trustees of a park in Caversham have backed plans to use part of it to site a new primary school. A plan will now be drawn up for ...

 

Gold winner

THE Mapledurham Estate and trust won the sustainable tourism gold award at the Beautiful South Awards for excellence. Wisteria Cottage,...

 

Tree chipping

RESIDENTS of Caversham will be able to recycle their Christmas trees at the car park at Mapledurham playing fields, off Upper Woodcote ...

 

Mapledurham golf club celebrates 25th anniversary

Mapledurham golf club celebrates 25th anniversary

THE Club at Mapledurham celebrated its 25th anniversary last Saturday when captains James Newport and Berni Doyle welcomed guests to ...

 

Police apologise over delays in investigation

Police apologise over delays in investigation

POLICE have said sorry after being accused of failing to investigate a serious crime because they couldn’t be bothered. The apology ...

 

Police 'can't be bothered'

Police 'can't be bothered'

POLICE have been accused of failing to investigate a serious crime because they “can’t be bothered”. The attack on Thames Valley ...

 

The battle of Mapledurham

The battle of Mapledurham

GUNFIRE and explosions rang out around Mapledurham as the village hosted a weekend of Second World War battle re-enactments. Hundreds ...

 

'Magic' artists picked for Bristol exhibition

THREE artists from Caversham have been selected to exhibit at the prestigious Affordable Art Fair in Bristol next month. Caroline ...

 

Luxon sets a new course record at The Club's successful captain's day

Luxon sets a new course record at The Club's successful captain's day

A NEW course record was set at The Club at Mapledurham last week where captains’ week was held. Alex Luxon set the new course record ...

 

A 10-WEEK public consultation on the future use of Mapledurham Playing Fields is being carried out by Reading Borough Council. The ...

 

Luxon and Parsons crowned champions at Mapledurham

Luxon and Parsons crowned champions at Mapledurham

ALEX Luxon and Julie Parsons have been crowned the new club champions at Mapledurham Golf Club. Playing over two days, the men’s ...

 

Philathropist recognised in Queen's birthday honours

Philathropist recognised in Queen's birthday honours

A PHILANTHROPIST from Henley has been recognised in the Queen’s birthday honours. Dame Stephanie Shirley, who received a damehood in ...

 

Spinathon in aid of cancer treatment for three-year-old

Spinathon in aid of cancer treatment for three-year-old

A 24-HOUR spinathon raised more than £1,000 towards a young child’s cancer treatment. Dozens of people took part in the event at The ...

 

Festival for food fans

THE Mapledurham Food Festival will return next month. Chefs and experts including Great British Bake Off quarter-finalist Paul Jagger, ...

 

Pair in lucky escape from helicopter crash

Pair in lucky escape from helicopter crash

A PILOT and his passenger had a lucky escape when their helicopter went into a spin and crashed near Caversham. The aircraft narrowly ...

 

Welsh team battle hard to secure home international title

Welsh team battle hard to secure home international title

TEAM WALES fought hard to win the Home International competition at The Club at Mapledurham on Saturday. Teams of 12 for England, ...

 

Natural heating

A BIOMASS boiler to produce clean energy could be installed at the 16th century Mapledurham House. The Mapledurham 1997 Trust, which ...

 

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