Sunday, 13 June 2021

Woodland tidy

AN area of woodland between the King George V car park and Pound Lane in Sonning has been spruced up. The Friends of Ali’s Pond ...

 

Prankster strikes again with bridge ‘floodline’

Prankster strikes again with bridge ‘floodline’

A TELEPHONE has mysteriously appeared on the side of Sonning Bridge. The white old-fashioned dial-up phone has been placed on a ...

 

Drivers break speed limit through village

Drivers break speed limit through village

DRIVERS have been speeding through Sonning during the coronavirus pandemic, says the parish council. The council has been monitoring ...

 

Dining again

Dining again

THE Mill at Sonning dinner theatre has re-opened for outdoor dining.   The Waterwheel Bar, which was closed due to the coronavirus ...

 

Job for the boys...

Job for the boys...

HAIRCUTS aren’t the only beauty service that people missed during the coronavirus lockdown. A young man recently posted on the Sonning ...

 

Struggling theatre plans flats to bring in revenue

Struggling theatre plans flats to bring in revenue

THE Mill at Sonning wants to convert a building used for rehearsals and accommodation into two homes to help it recover from the ...

 

Dog was out of control

A WOMAN from Henley has admitted being in charge of a “dangerously out of control” dog that injured a person. Emily Craig, 28, of ...

 

Thief search

Thief search

AN arrest warrant has been issued for a man from Sonning who stole £5,700 from an arcade where he worked in Reading. Michael Graham, ...

 

Unfaithful politician stars on theatre’s comeback trail

Unfaithful politician stars on theatre’s comeback trail

ACTOR Mark Curry will reprise the role of dodgy politician Richard Willey MP at the Mill at Sonning. The former Blue Peter presenter ...

 

Specialist coaching for youngsters looking to progress

ASPIRING young rugby players are being offered the chance to gain specialist coaching as Rams RFC look to further progress their ...

 

Dinner theatre receives £448,000

Dinner theatre receives £448,000

THE Mill at Sonning has been awarded a “lifesaving” grant of £448,580. The theatre, which is due to re-open on May 17, received the ...

 

Former PM fails to stop block of retirement flats

Former PM fails to stop block of retirement flats

A RETIREMENT village providing 57 “luxury” flats is to be built in Sonning despite opposition from Theresa May. The former prime ...

 

No action against driver after cyclist dies in crash

No action against driver after cyclist dies in crash

A DRIVER who was involved in a fatal crash with a cyclist in Sonning will not face action. Huw Jones, 42, from Wokingham, died at the ...

 

Care home residents delighted to see families in flesh

Care home residents delighted to see families in flesh

RESIDENTS of care homes are enjoying finally being able to meet their loved ones in the flesh again. They are now allowed one regular ...

 

Carer celebrates 10 years working at home with ‘family’

Carer celebrates 10 years working at home with ‘family’

A WOMAN has celebrated 10 years of working at a care home. Senior carer Teresa Hawkins says she considers the staff and residents at ...

 

New stand is underway but cup competition fails to get off ground

New stand is underway but cup competition fails to get off ground

THE construction of a new 300-seater grandstand at Rams RFC has begun. It is being installed at the Old Bath Road ground in Sonning by ...

 

Theatre hopes to re-open in spring

Theatre hopes to re-open in spring

THE managing and artistic director of the Mill at Sonning is hoping the theatre can re-open at the end of March, subject to ...

 

Making the Christmas season go off with bang

THE first of a series of festive gala performances will be staged at The Mill at Sonning from tonight (Friday). Christmas Crackers ...

 

Family feel the benefits of their greener lifestyle

Family feel the benefits of their greener lifestyle

WE are all being encouraged to think about our impact on the planet and go “greener” by making changes to our lifestyle. One family in ...

 

Trio of comedians down by riverside

THREE comedians will take to the stage at the Mill at Sonning on Thursday (December 17) from 8pm. Since November 2008 Danny Ward has ...

 

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