Sunday, 28 May 2017

Yeehah for fair

A SUMMER fair with a Wild West theme will be held at Sonning Common Primary School on Saturday, June 17 from noon to 3pm. Attractions ...

 

Girl raises money for homelessness charity with cake sale

Girl raises money for homelessness charity with cake sale

A SCHOOLGIRL from Sonning Common raised £321 for a homelessness charity. Lil Smithers, 10, of Ashford Avenue, held a cake sale at the ...

 

Drama teacher retires from special school after 41 years

Teacher retires after 41 years

A TEACHER at Bishopswood Special School has retired after 41 years. Judi Stacpoole, 63, had her final day at the school in Grove Road, ...

 

Hundreds of patients bid farewell to GP at coffee morning

Hundreds of patients bid farewell to GP at coffee morning

A COFFEE morning for people to say farewell to the senior partner at Sonning Common health centre raised more than £500 for charity. ...

 

Cyclists ride into record books

Record amount raised at annual bike challenge

RECORDS were broken when scores of families took part in this year’s On Your Bike challenge in the sunshine on Sunday. A total of 599 ...

 

Grandfather scoops On Your Bike prize

Grandfather scoops On Your Bike prize

A GRANDFATHER won a new bicycle in this year’s Sonning Common On Your Bike draw — but he’s not going to be on it for Sunday’s ride. ...

 

Trip to see war bunker

THE Sonning Common Fish bus will run a trip called “RAF at War” on March 29. This will comprise a visit to RAF Uxbridge to see the ...

 

Charity lunches

TWO charity bread and soup lunches are to be held at Christ the King Church in Sonning Common. The one on March 22 will be in aid of ...

 

Warning not to cut speed limit

REDUCING the speed limit on a road in Sonning Common could put it at risk of housing development, says the village’s county councillor....

 

Buses blocked

BUSES had to be diverted due to bad parking in Wood Lane, Sonning Common, on Friday. Reading Buses said cars parked outside the One ...

 

Developer appeals

A DEVELOPER has appealed after being refused planning permission for a four-bedroom house in Sonning Common. Hazlewood Estates wants ...

 

Residents question council U-turn on 50 new homes

RESIDENTS have questioned Sonning Common Parish Council’s change of stance on plans for 50 new homes. Linden Homes and Patricia Pelly ...

 

Get those cycle helmets out... On Your Bike is back again

Get those cycle helmets out... On Your Bike is back again

ENTRIES for this year’s Sonning Common On Your Bike are now open. The 11th annual event, which will take place on April 2, was ...

 

Vandal attack

RACIST and homophobic graffiti was sprayed on fencing in Sonning Common. The offenders also sprayed road signs, pavements and roads in ...

 

Pub land sale

LAND next to a pub in Sonning Common is set to be sold for more than £350,000. Brakspear has already obtained planning permission for ...

 

Homes plan thrown out

Protests against planning

PLANS for 95 homes in Sonning Common have been rejected following protests by villagers. More than 100 people attended a meeting of ...

 

Protestors bussed in

SONNING Common Parish Council is organising mini-buses to take residents to a meeting to oppose plans for 95 homes in the village. It ...

 

Village police office to shut and be sold for development

THE police office in Sonning Common is to close at the end of next month to save money. Thames Valley Police plans to sell the ...

 

Villagers out of league cup

THERE was cup heartache for Sonning Common and Peppard F as they went down 6-3 in the quarter-final of the Reading and District ...

 

My mum said I needed a part in Emmerdale

My mum said I needed a part in Emmerdale

FORMER Sonning Common schoolgirl Sally Dexter has made her mother proud after landing a role in Emmerdale. The 56-year-old actress, ...

 

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