Thursday, 27 January 2022

Ex-Mayor switches to Labour

THE former mayor of Reading has defected from the Conservatives to Labour. David Stevens has represented Thames ward on Reading ...

 

Collections still on hold

Collections still on hold

GARDEN waste collections in Caversham and Emmer Green remain suspended due to staff absences caused by coronavirus. Reading Borough ...

 

I’m so proud that ‘Dr Strange’ read out my son’s final letter

I’m so proud that ‘Dr Strange’ read out my son’s final letter

THE mother of a soldier who was killed in Afghanistan more than 10 years ago says it was an honour to have his final letter home ...

 

Woman terrified after driver pursues her

Woman terrified after driver pursues her

A HEALTH worker is scared about going back to work after she was followed home after a 12-hour shift. The woman was driving home to ...

 

Netflix series actor who started in school plays

Netflix series actor who started in school plays

WHEN he was growing up in Caversham in the late Nineties, Ed Pinker dreamed of becoming an actor. Now he is living in Canada and ...

 

Girl, 11, who lost leg as baby loves street dance and playing hockey

Girl, 11, who lost leg as baby loves street dance and playing hockey

A GIRL who lost a leg due to meningitis when she was a baby now loves playing sport and dancing. Eleanor Coneybeare, 11, nearly died ...

 

Development plans moving on

Development plans moving on

A PLANNING application is to be submitted for 153 homes and a care home at Caversham Park. Beechcroft Developments, which bought the ...

 

Killer girl’s sentence increased

Killer girl’s sentence increased

A GIRL who admitted manslaughter after a teenage boy was knifed to death has had her custodial sentence increased. The 14-year-old was ...

 

Inner Wheel Club of Caversham

WE have certainly enjoyed meeting in person once again and our club has resumed its calendar of activities. Members enjoyed an outing ...

 

Footpaths at former BBC estate set to be reinstated

Footpaths at former BBC estate set to be reinstated

PUBLIC footpaths across Caversham Park could be reinstated. The former BBC estate, which has been sold to a developer and is set to ...

 

Glass recycling

THE re3 recycling centre in Reading is switching from separated glass to mixed glass recycling. This means that glass banks in both ...

 

Market day

A CHRISTMAS market will be held St Peter’s Church in Caversham next Saturday (December 4) from 10am to 12.30pm. There will be ...

 

Reverse Santa

CAVERSHAM’S late-night shopping event will return on Friday from 5pm. There will be Christmas lights, an artisan and farmers’ market, ...

 

Westminster Abbey thanksgiving

Westminster Abbey thanksgiving

Pupils and staff from Queen Anne’s School in Caversham attended a service of thanksgiving at Westminster Abbey. The biennial service ...

 

Visitors can stay...for now

Visitors can stay...for now

THE council agreed to also allow BBC Caversham Cricket Club to use the green despite protests from some members. The club can no ...

 

Have your say

THAMES Valley Police will hold a “have your say” meeting outside the Co-op store in South View Avenue, Caversham, from noon to 1pm on ...

 

Green day

A GREEN fundraiser will be held in Caversham on Saturday, December 4. Plastic Free Caversham will host craft workshops at the Weller ...

 

Eco-tree sale

CONSERVATION group Econet will hold its annual Christmas tree sale at Caversham Court gardens on Saturday, December 4 from 9.30am to ...

 

Care home plans for historic manor house

Care home plans for historic manor house

PLANS for the former home of the BBC in Caversham have been unveiled. Beechcroft Developments had a bid accepted for Caversham Park, ...

 

Costume parade held in revamped pavilion

A HALLOWEEN costume parade was held at the pavilion on Mapledurham playing fields in Caversham Heights on Saturday. There was a fancy ...

 

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