Monday, 18 June 2018

Lay minister retires after 60 years of service to church

Lay minister retires after 60 years of service to church

A LAY minister has retired after 60 years of service to the church. Morris Clegg, 88, took part in a special evensong at All Saints’ ...

 

Doctor proved benefit of linking health and nature

Doctor proved benefit of linking health and nature

WHEN he was a GP at Sonning Common health centre in the Nineties, William Bird came up with not one but two new initiatives to benefit ...

 

Summer fete

SONNING Common Primary School will hold its summer fete on Saturday, June 23 from noon to 3pm.

 

Temporary way to new homes

A DEVELOPER wants to create a temporary entrance to a site for 50 homes in Sonning Common. Linden Homes wants to cut through some ...

 

Talk for books

ABOUT 40 people attended a talk at Sonning Common library with authors Tom Fort and Vera Morris. It raised more than £200, which will ...

 

More clearing

SONNING Common will hold a village clean-up next year after the first event in April was deemed a success. Organiser Emma Lawrence, ...

 

Poor parking

INCONSIDERATE parking by drivers in Sonning Common is to be investigated. David Bartholomew, who represents the village on Oxfordshire ...

 

Final service

A CHURCH service will be held to mark the retirement of Morris Clegg, licensed lay minister for Peppard, Kidmore End and Sonning ...

 

Women forced to move house after manhole fall

Women forced to move house after manhole fall

TWO women have been forced to sell their house after one of them fractured her pelvis when she tripped over a manhole cover in Henley. ...

 

Boys can wear skirts to school... but not shorts

Boys can wear school skirts

TEENAGE boys have been told they can’t wear shorts at school if they’re too hot — but they can put on a skirt. Chiltern Edge School in ...

 

Supporters to disband

THE Bishopswood School Association will be disbanded at the end of the summer term. The group of parents and staff which raises money ...

 

Police under fire again for lack of presence in village

POLICING in Sonning Common has been criticised by the parish council for the second time in a month. Carole Lewis, who chairs the ...

 

Power cut hits school

HUNDREDS of students were sent home from Chiltern Edge School in Sonning Common on Wednesday due to a power cut. The outage happened ...

 

New surface for play area

SONNING Common Parish Council has secured a £21,771 grant towards resurfacing a playground. Tarmac has agreed to contribute towards ...

 

More shelter

A BUS shelter in Sonning Common has been modified following complaints that it wasn’t fit for purpose. More seating and a larger roof ...

 

Pre-school marks royal wedding

Pre-school marks royal wedding

SONNING Common Pre-School spent the week preparing for its royal wedding celebrations on Friday. The children shared family wedding ...

 

Sharp focus

THE next meeting of the Sonning Common Business Collaboration will take place at the Butcher’s Arms pub in Blounts Court Road on June ...

 

Coffee date

SONNING Common WI will hold a coffee morning at the village hall in Wood Lane on Wednesday, June 6 from 10.30am to noon. Coffee, tea ...

 

Plot for rent

A HALF-PLOT is available to rent at Sonning Common Parish Council’s allotments off Horsepond Road. If you are interested, call 0118 ...

 

Second novel

A FORMER headteacher of Chiltern Edge School in Sonning Common has released a new novel. The Temptation is the second in the The ...

 

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