Wednesday, 30 September 2020

I'm lucky to be alive, says horse rider

I'm lucky to be alive, says horse rider

A WOMAN who almost died in a riding accident says she could be back in the saddle by Christmas. Anna Tomson was crushed by her horse ...

 

Cannabis fine

A MAN has been fined £120 for being in possession of cannabis. Benjamin Tipper, 31, of Montague Street, Caversham, admitted the ...

 

House burgled

A PLAYSTATION, television and mobile phone were taken during a burglary at a house in Priory Avenue, Caversham. Police said the ...

 

£9m road resurfacing

RESIDENTIAL roads in Caversham and Emmer Green are to be resurfaced in a £9 million programme of highways improvements to be carried ...

 

Hair salons win fight over covid-19 insurance claim

Hair salons win fight over covid-19 insurance claim

A CHAIN of hair salons is set to receive an insurance payment of tens of thousands of pounds following a legal battle. Marc Antoni, ...

 

Writer’s garden video

Writer’s garden video

A CRIME writer from Caversham features in a video series to raise money for a charity. Vera Morris, 82, shows off her garden in the ...

 

New trustees

THE body which runs Queen Anne’s School in Caversham has appointed six new non-executive directors to its board of trustees. The new ...

 

£45,000 for failed road trial

£45,000 for failed road trial

A TRIAL one-way road system in Caversham that was scrapped after less than two weeks cost £45,000. Reading Borough Council wanted to ...

 

Celebrate heritage with guided tours

GUIDED tours will be held in Caversham as part of an annual heritage celebration. Heritage Open Days, England’s largest festival of ...

 

Butcher finally chucks it in after four decades at shop

Butcher finally chucks it in after four decades at shop

A BUTCHER has left the shop where he worked for 45 years. Nigel Tutty, 61, joined Jennings Butchers, now called the Caversham Butcher, ...

 

Drink limit

PLANS for a 24-hour alcohol licence at the Londis shop at the Leader Service Station in Henley Road, Caversham, have been scrapped. An ...

 

Road repairs

SEVERAL roads in the Caversham area are to be resurfaced by Reading Borough Council later this year. They are Caversham Park Road from ...

 

Retirement properties have access to nature

INDEPENDENT living apartments for the retired are available in Caversham. Beechwood Grove, off Albert Road, offers one- and ...

 

Sports pitch to re-open

Sports pitch to re-open

A NEW sports pitch at Mapledurham playing fields in Caversham will open to the public next week. Reading Borough Council, which is a ...

 

One-way system scrapped after complaints about danger

One-way system scrapped after complaints about danger

A TRIAL one-way road system in Caversham is to be scrapped less than two weeks after it was introduced. Residents and businesses had ...

 

Teenagers tutoring children during the covid crisis

Teenagers tutoring children during the covid crisis

AN undergraduate has launched a tutoring service to help other students whose education was disrupted by the coronavirus pandemic. ...

 

Deer, oh dear

Deer, oh dear

A MAN has been fined £200 for possessing a stun gun in public. Mitchell Deer, 31, of Ian Mikardo Way, Caversham, admitted the offence ...

 

Bad driver

A MAN is to be sentenced for dangerous driving. Lemar Wallace-Clarke, 24, of Rhine Close, Caversham, admitted the offence at Reading ...

 

Author’s fourth romance story

Author’s fourth romance story

AN author has published her latest book in a historical romance series. Julie Roberts, 82, of Ridgeway, Caversham, released A Tainted ...

 

Accused of fraud

A MAN is due to face trial on September 14 on fraud and theft charges. Aaron Coaker, 37, of Lowfield Road, Caversham, denied six ...

 

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