Thursday, 21 June 2018

Developer plan for 39 homes

A DEVELOPER wants to build about 39 homes on the edge of Emmer Green. SN Developments, of Chiswick, has asked for approval in ...

 

Emmer Green Pre-School gets in the wedding spirit

Emmer Green Pre-School gets in the wedding spirit

CHILDREN dressed up as Prince Harry and Meghan Markle as they staged their own version of the royal wedding. The Duke and Duchess of ...

 

School celebrates cultural diversity

School celebrates cultural diversity

ST MARTIN’S Catholic Primary School in Emmer Green celebrated the global diversity of its student and parent community with an ...

 

Inquiry into homes plan adjourned

A PUBLIC inquiry into plans for 245 homes on the edge of Emmer Green has been adjourned. The hearing at Henley Rugby Club ended on ...

 

Plan for 245 homes ‘speculative and badly thought-out’

Plan for 245 homes ‘speculative and badly thought-out’

A PUBLIC inquiry into plans for 245 homes on the edge of Emmer Green will have to be reconvened. The move came on the first day that ...

 

Dawn chorus

A GUIDED walk to listen to birds will take place at Clayfield Copse in Emmer Green on Sunday. Peter Scudamore, a member of the RSPB, ...

 

School’s Glee Club retains choir title

School’s Glee Club retains choir title

ST Martin’s Catholic Primary in Emmer Green won the junior choir category in the Mayor of Reading’s choir competition, Let’s Sing!, ...

 

Opponents prepare arguments against new homes appeal

Opponents prepare arguments against new homes appeal

A PROPOSED development of 245 homes on the outskirts of Emmer Green would leave the residents isolated and put undue pressure on the ...

 

Parents keeping up hopes after son’s cancer returns

Parents keeping up hopes after son’s cancer returns

THE parents of a boy whose cancer has returned after two years in remission say they will never give up on their son. A new scan has ...

 

10km returns

THIS year’s Emmer Green 10km race will be held on September 23, starting at the primary school at 10.30am. Children will have the ...

 

Residents opposed to homes plan for golf course

SCORES of people have objected to plans to build houses on a golf course in Emmer Green. Part of the land owned by Reading Golf Club ...

 

Teenager wins national photography award

Teenager wins national photography award

A TEENAGER has won a national photography award with pictures of her boyfriend. Ruby May Sutton, 18, of Grove Road, Emmer Green, took ...

 

Champions Nuns run in seven tries in dominant home display

Champions Nuns run in seven tries in dominant home display

ABBEY NUNS celebrated their last fixture of their regular season with an emphatic bonus-point victory over Teddington, writes Fiona ...

 

Visitors outmuscled on travels as side miss out on bonus point

ABBEY were beaten by the better side at Thatcham, but they contributed fully to an entertaining match and the result was in doubt ...

 

Musical journey

A CONCERT featuring choral and folk music will be staged at St Barnabas’s Church in Emmer Green on April 29 from 4pm. It will be ...

 

Don’t destroy this view

Don’t destroy this view

CAMPAIGNERS are calling for an appeal on a proposed 245-home development in Emmer Green to be dismissed. The Open Spaces Society, ...

 

Safety drill

STUDENTS at Highdown School in Emmer Green have been given lockdown training. The secondary school in Surley Row, which has more than ...

 

Pre-schoolers on (Easter) parade

Pre-schoolers on (Easter) parade

CHILDREN at Emmer Green Pre-school wore homemade hats for their traditional Easter bonnet parade. The three- and four-year-olds had ...

 

Double hat-trick

A RUGBY-PLAYING couple had reason to celebrate after they both scored a hat-trick of tries at the weekend. Will Bevan, scrum-half and ...

 

Green miss out on final after extra time defeat

EMMER GREEN were knocked out of the Tilehurst Charity Cup to Reading Irish on Sunday after extra time. Victory would have taken them ...

 

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