Friday, 19 April 2019

War event cancelled

War event cancelled

A SECOND World War re-enactment weekend that was due to take place at the Mapledurham Estate in June has been cancelled. Mapledurham ...

 

Inquest delay

AN inquest in to the death of a man who was killed in a road accident has been adjourned pending a police investigation Lawrence ...

 

Prep work at school site as challenge fails

Prep work at school site as challenge fails

WORK has taken place on land where a new primary school in Caversham Heights is to be built. The archaeological and ground ...

 

Lorry hits tree

THE road between Caversham and Woodcote was closed for about four hours after a lorry crashed. The vehicle left the A4074 near Cane ...

 

Sorry vandals

THREE teenagers have written letters of apology to the Mapledurham Estate following criminal damage to its water mill. The trio, from ...

 

Digging to continue at fields

ARCHAEOLOGICAL digs carried out at Mapledurham playing fields in Caversham over the summer will continue next month. Reading Borough ...

 

Inquest opens

AN inquest into the death of a man who was killed in a road accident has been opened and adjourned. Lawrence Aldridge, 28, from Goring ...

 

Man dies after being thrown from 4x4 in crash

Man dies after being thrown from 4x4 in crash

A MAN has died after he was thrown from a 4x4 in a crash in Mapledurham. The 28-year-old was a passenger in silver Mitsubishi Shogun ...

 

Motorists warned of congestion for festival

RESIDENTS of Caversham and Mapledurham are being warned to expect traffic disruption during next weekend’s Reading Festival. About 100,...

 

Thousands invade village for world war re-enactment

Thousands invade village for world war re-enactment

GUNFIRE and explosions rang out around Mapledurham as the village hosted a weekend of Second World War battle re-enactments. More than ...

 

Weekend of war

A SHERMAN tank that appeared in the film Fury will take part in a Second World War re-enactment weekend. Mapledurham House and ...

 

New men's and ladies' captains tee-off at The Club at Mapledurham

New men's and ladies' captains tee-off at The Club at Mapledurham

THE new captains at The Club at Mapledurham — Frank O’Neill and Karen Bridges — teed off following their captains’ drive-in ...

 

Trustees back plan to build new school on playing fields

Trustees back school build on Caversham playing fields

THE trustees of a park in Caversham have backed plans to use part of it to site a new primary school. A plan will now be drawn up for ...

 

Gold winner

THE Mapledurham Estate and trust won the sustainable tourism gold award at the Beautiful South Awards for excellence. Wisteria Cottage,...

 

Tree chipping

RESIDENTS of Caversham will be able to recycle their Christmas trees at the car park at Mapledurham playing fields, off Upper Woodcote ...

 

Mapledurham golf club celebrates 25th anniversary

Mapledurham golf club celebrates 25th anniversary

THE Club at Mapledurham celebrated its 25th anniversary last Saturday when captains James Newport and Berni Doyle welcomed guests to ...

 

Police apologise over delays in investigation

Police apologise over delays in investigation

POLICE have said sorry after being accused of failing to investigate a serious crime because they couldn’t be bothered. The apology ...

 

Police 'can't be bothered'

Police 'can't be bothered'

POLICE have been accused of failing to investigate a serious crime because they “can’t be bothered”. The attack on Thames Valley ...

 

The battle of Mapledurham

The battle of Mapledurham

GUNFIRE and explosions rang out around Mapledurham as the village hosted a weekend of Second World War battle re-enactments. Hundreds ...

 

'Magic' artists picked for Bristol exhibition

THREE artists from Caversham have been selected to exhibit at the prestigious Affordable Art Fair in Bristol next month. Caroline ...

 

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