Saturday, 11 July 2020

Villagers surprise postie with gifts for long service

Villagers surprise postie with gifts for long service

A POSTMAN was inundated with gifts as he celebrated 40 years’ service with Royal Mail. Nigel Maslen has become a popular figure among Sonning residents and regularly attends local events. To thank him, villagers left presents for him on their...
Village’s handyman, 76, retires

Village’s handyman, 76, retires

A MAN responsible for keeping Charvil clean for 15 years has retired. Roger Burns worked for BT in management for more than 30 years before being made redundant so he decided to take up the role of village warden. It was a part-time job that required...
Councillor made river ‘champion’

Councillor made river ‘champion’

A COUNCILLOR has been put in charge of promoting and encouraging sustainable use of the River Thames. Jo Robb is South Oxfordshire District Council’s first Thames Champion. He role will involve networking with river users, fellow councillors and...
Mum to rescue after builder cuts off village water supply

Mum to rescue after builder cuts off village water supply

A WOMAN bought and delivered bottles of water to her neighbours after a contractor working on her new home hit a water main. Rachel Richardson, who lives in Fosters Lane, Binfield Heath, was in her kitchen when she realised there was a problem at the...
Recruiter gives awards to helpful furloughed workers

Recruiter gives awards to helpful furloughed workers

A BUSINESS owner has rewarded people in his trade for their efforts during the coronavirus pandemic with trophies. Jolyon Marshall, a specialist recruiter in the jewellery and watch trade, will deliver four hardwood oars following a virtual awards...

Henley on Thames

Caversham

Sonning Common

Vandals held

FOUR teenagers were arrested in Sonning Common on suspicion of causing criminal damage at a property in Reades Lane. The incident ... [more]

 

£500,000 for school

MAIDEN Erlegh Chiltern Edge School in Sonning Common is to receive £500,000 from the Government to improve its facilities. The ... [more]

 

Goring

Bikes stolen

Bikes stolen

TWO men are being sought by police after two bicycles were stolen from a rack in Goring high street. Officers say the pair were ... [more]

 

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