Saturday, 15 August 2020

Crash barrier wrecked by trailer

Crash barrier wrecked by trailer

A CRASH barrier on a roundabout near Sonning was flattened after a trailer loaded with hay bales overturned. The vehicle was being ...

 

Crash barrier flattened in Sonning accident

Crash barrier flattened in Sonning accident

A CRASH barrier on a roundabout near Sonning was flattened after a trailer loaded with hay bales overturned this morning. The vehicle ...

 

Organisers scrap show

THIS year’s Sonning village show has been cancelled. The annual event, which is held at the village primary school in Pound Lane, was ...

 

New date for 10km

THE Sonning 10km has been rescheduled to take place on September 27. It was supposed to be held on May 31, but the race had to be ...

 

Theatres and museums hoping to benefit from grants

Theatres and museums hoping to benefit from grants

THEATRES and museums are waiting to find out if they are eligible for the Government’s £1.57bn support package, writes Luke Adams. ...

 

Carers cakes

STAFF at the Sunrise of Sonning care home received personalised cakes to mark Carers Week. General manager Carmela Magbitang, who ...

 

Mill restaurant set to re-open before theatre

Mill restaurant set to re-open before theatre

THE restaurant at The Mill at Sonning will re-open on July 29 but the theatre will remain closed for now. Theatres were allowed to ...

 

Villagers surprise postie with gifts for long service

Villagers surprise postie with gifts for long service

A POSTMAN was inundated with gifts as he celebrated 40 years’ service with Royal Mail. Nigel Maslen has become a popular figure among ...

 

Crash cyclist identified

A CYCLIST who was killed in a crash in Sonning has been named. Huw Jones, 42, from Wokingham, died in a collision with a Fiat 500 in ...

 

Tree removed

A SECTION of the River Thames towpath near Sonning was shut for several days so that a dangerous tree could be removed. Wokingham ...

 

Cyclist dies

A CYCLIST died after he was involved in a collision with a Fiat car in Sonning on Wednesday. The 42-year-old man died at the scene in ...

 

Cyclist killed at Sonning was 'devoted' family man

Cyclist killed at Sonning was 'devoted' family man

THE cyclist who died in a crash at Sonning on Wednesday (June 10) has been named. Huw Jones, of Wokingham, was killed following a ...

 

Woman arrested after cyclist dies in crash

Woman arrested after cyclist dies in crash

A CYCLIST died after he was involved in a collision in Sonning on Wednesday morning (June 10). The 42-year-old man died at the scene ...

 

Help group

A SUPPORT group has been set up in Sonning to connect residents during the coronavirus pandemic. The St Andrew’s Shepherds, named ...

 

Tearful reunion (at a distance)

Tearful reunion (at a distance)

RESIDENTS of a care home met their families at a special drive-through event. About 40 families attended the meet-and-greet day ...

 

Cockerel ‘tribute’ at Uri’s old roost

Cockerel ‘tribute’ at Uri’s old roost

AN unconventional tribute to magician and self- proclaimed psychic Uri Geller has appeared near his former home in Sonning. The ...

 

School community completes exercise challenge

School community completes exercise challenge

PUPILS, parents and staff at Reading Blue Coat School walked, ran, rowed, danced and cycled the equivalent of more than eight times ...

 

Church work

GROUNDSMAN Stuart Clarke is still maintaining the grounds of St Andrew’s Church in Sonning. Visitors are reminded to observe social ...

 

The street of silly walks

The street of silly walks

A MAN has been keeping his neighbours amused during the coronavirus lockdown by encouraging them to perform “silly walks” past his ...

 

Regatta off

THE biennial Sonning Regatta has been cancelled because of the coronavirus pandemic. It was due to take place on May 23 on the ...

 

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