Friday, 25 June 2021

Body found in hunt for missing man

Body found in hunt for missing man

A BODY has been found during a search of the River Thames at Caversham for a missing man. Police, firefighters and specialist rescue ...

 

Search for missing person in River Thames

Search for missing person in River Thames

POLICE and specialist rescue teams searched the River Thames at Caversham following a report of a person in the water. Officers from ...

 

Used goods sale for children’s mental health charity

Used goods sale for children’s mental health charity

RESIDENTS of Caversham Park Village sold second-hand goods in aid of a children’s mental health charity. Fifteen neighbours signed up ...

 

Appeal: Man wanted in connection with burglary

Appeal: Man wanted in connection with burglary

POLICE are trying to trace a man in connection with a violent robbery in Caversham. Marcin Morkso, 27, is wanted by Thames Valley ...

 

Artist offers sanctuary for people needing pick-me-up

Artist offers sanctuary for people needing pick-me-up

AN artist is setting up a “sanctuary” where people can learn crafts to help improve their mental health. Tamalia Reeves has converted ...

 

Footpath memories wanted

RESIDENTS of Caversham and Emmer Green are being asked to contribute to a survey about how public rights of way are used. Reading ...

 

Drug driver

Drug driver

A DRIVER has been disqualified for a year for driving under the influence of a controlled drug. Ryan Barnes, was caught driving in ...

 

Drugs man fined £600

Drugs man fined £600

A MAN has been fined £600 for possessing cocaine. Robert Cooke, 22, of Amersham Road, Caversham, was found with five bags of the class ...

 

Hundreds at bean pole day

Hundreds at bean pole day

HUNDREDS of people attended a sale of plants, bean poles and pea sticks at Caversham Court Gardens. Gardening groups set up stalls ...

 

Trimmer theft

A HEDGE trimmer was stolen in a spate of garden shed break-ins in Caversham. Three sheds in Queens Road were targeted but in two cases ...

 

Cercle Francais

Cercle Francais

TWO members of the committee of Cercle Français in Caversham have retired. The group is aimed at people who are learning French or ...

 

New head for girls’ school

New head for girls’ school

A NEW headteacher has been appointed by Queen Anne’s School in Caversham. Elaine Purves will begin work at the independent girls’ ...

 

Artist’s children’s story published after daughter discovers old manuscript

Artist’s children’s story published after daughter discovers old manuscript

AN artist has become a published author for the first time thanks to her daughter. Nicolette Carter wrote The Pink Peacock, a ...

 

Campaign to restore historic footpaths on private estate

Campaign to restore historic footpaths on private estate

CAMPAIGNERS are seeking to re-open historic footpaths which may once have run across the Caversham Park estate. The Grade II-listed ...

 

Burglary trial

Burglary trial

A MAN has denied aggravated burglary and wounding with intent at a house in Henley. Michael Sewell, 30, of Montpelier Drive, Caversham,...

 

Beanpole day

THE annual Beanpole Day at Caversham Court Gardens will take place tomorrow (Saturday). The event, which promotes wildlife-friendly ...

 

Historic barn in danger of collapse, says campaigner

Historic barn in danger of collapse, says campaigner

CAMPAIGNERS are calling for action to save a derelict Grade I listed building from collapsing. Chazey Farm Barn, which is off The ...

 

Labour holds on to power

Labour holds on to power

LABOUR maintained its control of Reading Borough Council. It lost just one seat to the Green Party and all the other wards stayed the ...

 

Watersports centre boss hits back

Watersports centre boss hits back

THE founder of a watersports centre in Caversham has responded to claims that it poses a threat to wildlife. Cosmonaut Leisure opened ...

 

James and the giant readathon

James and the giant readathon

A YOUNG boy with Down’s syndrome has challenged himself to read 30 books throughout May to raise money for charity. James Marsh is ...

 

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