Tuesday, 26 May 2020

Body find

POLICE are investigating the death of a woman in Caversham. Officers were called to a house in George Street at about 5pm on Monday ...

 

Come by car for jabs, says surgery

A SURGERY has set up a drive-through service to prevent children from missing vaccinations during the coronavirus crisis. Balmore Park ...

 

Defibrillator finally installed in park thanks to residents

Defibrillator finally installed in park thanks to residents

A LIFESAVING device has been installed in Caversham Heights thanks to a four-year fundraising campaign by a community group. The ...

 

First cafe

A MOBILE takeaway food and drink service is to open its first café in Caversham. Dinky Kitchen is set to move into the former Philip ...

 

School is recognised for tennis education

School is recognised for tennis education

A GIRLS’ school Caversham has received an education award from the Lawn Tennis Association. Queen Anne’s in Henley Road has been ...

 

Hair salon chain refused £500,000 insurance claim

Hair salon chain refused £500,000 insurance claim

A CHAIN of hairdressers says it could fold after it was refused a £500,000 insurance claim to help cover its costs during the ...

 

Gwen the podcaster, aged 7

Gwen the podcaster, aged 7

A SEVEN-year-old girl has launched a series of podcasts in which she interviews adults about their jobs. Gwen Rose, who lives in ...

 

Couple create memorial to victims of coronavirus

Couple create memorial to victims of coronavirus

A COUPLE have erected a memorial in their front garden to every victim of the coronavirus outbreak. Mike Lelliott and Hester Casey, of ...

 

Business asks MPs for help with virus insurance claim

Business asks MPs for help with virus insurance claim

A FAMILY business which has been running for more than 50 years is calling on help from politicians to help fight a refused insurance ...

 

Blocked sewer

ENGINEERS from Thames Water cleared a blocked sewer in Queen Street, off Hemdean Road, Caversham. They used a high-pressure water jet ...

 

Volunteers fill 40 bin bags with rubbish during litter-pick

Volunteers fill 40 bin bags with rubbish during litter-pick

A GROUP of volunteers cleared 40 bags of rubbish from Caversham during a litter-pick. About 40 people took part in the event, which ...

 

The Caversham Heights Society

THE Caversham Heights Society was only able to arrange two events during March. This means that the last three lectures of the season ...

 

Hospital help

THE Reading Thames Rotary Club is collecting donations to help medical staff during the coronavirus outbreak. All funds raised will go ...

 

Cosmestics boss honoured by TV ‘dragon’

Cosmestics boss honoured by TV ‘dragon’

A BUSINESSWOMAN from Caversham has received an award from retail entrepreneur Theo Paphitis. Akua Wood, founder of award-winning ...

 

Butcher shuts shop after century due to rare illness

Butcher shuts shop after century due to rare illness

A FAMILY-RUN butcher’s shop has closed after serving the community for more than a century. Whitings Butchers, of Caversham, ceased ...

 

World Book Day 2020: Caversham Preparatory School

World Book Day 2020: Caversham Preparatory School

A GIANT inflatable tyrannosaurus rex was part of Caversham Preparatory School’s World Book Day celebrations. George Tucker, 10, ...

 

World Book Day 2020: PlayDay Nursery, Caversham

World Book Day 2020: PlayDay Nursery, Caversham

CHILDREN at PlayDay nursery in Caversham celebrated World Book Day by dressing up as their favourite literary characters.  They ...

 

Charity clean

A CHARITY car wash will be held at Caversham Road fire station in Reading on March 28 from 10am to 4pm. There is a suggested donation ...

 

£30m plan to prevent flooding

FLOOD walls and temporary barriers are the most effective way to reduce the impact of flooding on homes and businesses in Caversham, ...

 

Assault order

A MAN has received a community order after admitting two assaults David Wilson, 49, of Henley Road, Caversham Lakes, was sentenced at ...

 

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