Saturday, 11 July 2020

Vandals held

FOUR teenagers were arrested in Sonning Common on suspicion of causing criminal damage at a property in Reades Lane. The incident ...

 

£500,000 for school

MAIDEN Erlegh Chiltern Edge School in Sonning Common is to receive £500,000 from the Government to improve its facilities. The Reades ...

 

Shops trying to get tills ringing again

Shops trying to get tills ringing again

SHOPS in South Oxfordshire are getting busy again after re-opening following the coronavirus pandemic. All “non-essential” businesses ...

 

Tributes paid to man killed in terror attack

Tributes paid to man killed in terror attack

THE employer of a scientist killed in the terror attack in Reading has paid tribute to him. David Wails, 49, had worked for Johnson ...

 

Vandals damage memorial bench for tragic teenager

Vandals damage memorial bench for tragic teenager

A BENCH which commemorates a young man who died in a car crash has been vandalised. A group of teenagers smashed several slats of the ...

 

New work van stolen

New work van stolen

A WINDOW cleaner has had his van stolen just three weeks after he bought it. Matthew Birkett, 35, paid more than £9,000 for the white ...

 

Councillors object to retirement village plan

COUNCILLORS have opposed revised plans to build a retirement village in Sonning Common. Inspired Villages wants to create 133 homes on ...

 

Gift shop open again

A GIFT shop in Sonning Common has re-opened after the Government allowed “non-essential” businesses to resume trading. Occasions in ...

 

Restaurant may temporarily be closed but its takeaway delivers in every sense

Restaurant may temporarily be closed but its takeaway delivers in every sense

ITS doors may be shut to diners for the time being, but Tandoori Connoisseur still delivers in every sense of the word. The much-loved ...

 

The lockdown Olympics

The lockdown Olympics

A GYMNASTICS club has organised an “Olympic Games” for its young members and their families. Kennylands Gymnastics in Bird Wood Court, ...

 

Boy raises £1,000 on his bike

Boy raises £1,000 on his bike

A BOY with Asperger’s syndrome who cycled 100 miles in and around his village for the NHS has now raised about £1,000.  Henry Cook, 12,...

 

President’s book shop in garage

A TEMPORARY book store has been set up in Sonning Common by the Women’s Institute. Jenny Ward, who is president of the village WI ...

 

70 pupils return to school

ABOUT 70 pupils returned to Sonning Common Primary School on Monday. Children in reception, year 1 and year 6 arrived at the school in ...

 

Car dealer offers deals to mark showroom re-opening

Car dealer offers deals to mark showroom re-opening

CAR showrooms have welcomed back customers after the Government eased certain lockdown restrictions. These types of businesses, along ...

 

Neighbours on song for 10th and final carers tribute

Neighbours on song for 10th and final carers tribute

RESIDENTS of Sonning Common sang and played musical instruments to entertain their neighbours and celebrate key workers tacking the ...

 

Woman frustrated by wait for gall bladder operation

Woman frustrated by wait for gall bladder operation

A WOMAN can’t have an operation to remove her gallbladder because of the coronavirus crisis. Ann Dayton, 81, of Kennylands Road, ...

 

Restaurant may temporarily be closed but its takeaway delivers in every sense

Restaurant may temporarily be closed but its takeaway delivers in every sense

ITS doors may be shut to diners for the time being, but Tandoori Connoisseur still delivers in every sense of the word. The much-loved ...

 

Vital war supplier

A SONNING Common compnay will feature in a new book about VE Day.  Johnson Matthey’s contribution to the war effort will be recorded ...

 

Sonning Common support system

Sonning Common support system

A CORONAVIRUS support group in Sonning Common has helped more than 500 people since the lockdown began in March. SOCO Coronavirus ...

 

Dancing for the NHS

Dancing for the NHS

A GROUP of dancers performed in the street in tribute to frontline NHS staff battling the coronavirus pandemic. About 20 people took ...

 

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