Tuesday, 21 August 2018

Planning chief won’t rule out housing sites

RULING out sites for large-scale housing development in Kidmore End would be premature, according to a council chief. Adrian Duffield, ...

 

Golfers to decide whether to sell course for housing

A GOLF course could be sold to make way for hundreds of homes. Members of Reading Golf Club are being balloted on whether to sell its ...

 

New house approved

A MAN’s plans for a new three-bedroom house in his back garden have been approved despite objections. Richard Bowles, of Horsepond ...

 

Remembering

SPONSORS are needed for an event to mark the centenary of the end of the First World War. The community event will be held at Kidmore ...

 

Fond farewell to Kidmore End

Fond farewell to Kidmore End

MORE than 50 people attended a party to mark the closure of Kidmore End Pre-School after 35 years. A barbecue was held at the New Inn ...

 

Tidying up

VOLUNTEERS will tidy up the churchyard at St John the Baptist Church in Kidmore End from 9am to 11am tomorrow (Saturday).

 

Pre-School closes its doors as final pupils graduate

Pre-School closes its doors as final pupils graduate

THE final group of children to attend Kidmore End Pre-School has finished. It will now close after 35 years due to a drop in demand ...

 

Student saves pedigree cattle from field blaze

Student saves pedigree cattle from field blaze

A YOUNG farmer saved pedigree cattle from a rapidly spreading fire which torched six hectares of grassland in Kidmore End. Nathan ...

 

Primary school fair raises £1,500 for new library books

Primary school fair raises £1,500 for new library books

MORE than 250 people attended a summer fair at Kidmore End Primary School. The event at the school in Chalkhouse Green Road followed ...

 

Protection for meeting room

KIDMORE End Parish Council is trying to get the Parish Room, in Wood Lane, listed as an asset of community value. It means if the ...

 

Fear of urban sprawl rises with plan for more homes

PLANS have been drawn up for 39 new homes on the edge of Kidmore End parish. It comes only two weeks after the parish council raised ...

 

England cricket legend takes girls’ training session

England cricket legend takes girls’ training session

FORMER England cricketer Claire Taylor put the girls at Kidmore End Cricket Club through their paces at a training session. The top ...

 

Villages fear being eaten up by Reading expansion

COUNCILLORS in Sonning Common and Kidmore End are concerned that the villages could become part of Reading under plans for development ...

 

Concert cash

A CONCERT at St John the Baptist Church in Kidmore End raised £535. About 60 people attended the event which had the theme of hope.  ...

 

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’ ...

 

Village pre-school to shut as child numbers dwindle

THE pre-school in Kidmore End is to close next month after more than 35 years. The nursery, which meets at the parish room in Wood ...

 

Cricket club’s new festival has good first innings

Cricket club’s new festival has good first innings

A NEW music and food festival will be repeated. More than 650 people attended the first Around the Boundary event, which was held at ...

 

Playing pair

TWO women from Kidmore End are in line for a business award. Kate Winter and Clare Wright, who both live in Wood Lane, have been ...

 

Fight fund

KIDMORE End Parish Council has donated £1,500 towards the fight against plans for 245 homes in Emmer Green. The Campaign Against ...

 

Downsizing

KIDMORE End Parish Council is to be reduced in size from 12 members to 10 after the elections next May. South Oxfordshire District ...

 

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