Wednesday, 12 August 2020

Businessman raises £20m of investment from shed

Businessman raises £20m of investment from shed

A BUSINESSMAN from Highmoor has secured £20m in investments for his company during lockdown — while working in his garden shed. Peter ...

 

How notorious wife killer is still inspiring crime writers

How notorious wife killer is still inspiring crime writers

DR Hawley Harvey Crippen was 48 when he was hanged in London in November 1910 for the murder of his wife. When Cora vanished in ...

 

Road closure

THE B481 road at Highmoor will be closed for up to five days while a new water main connection is installed. Limited access will be ...

 

Street wishes girl happy birthday after party cancelled

Street wishes girl happy birthday after party cancelled

RESIDENTS organised a surprise birthday celebration for a young girl who had to cancel her party because of the coronavirus pandemic, ...

 

Former casino trainer in gamble on running pub

Former casino trainer in gamble on running pub

A FORMER casino trainer turned chef is to take over the Rising Sun in Witheridge Hill on Monday. Kate Makin, 37, is moving into the ...

 

Jewels stolen

JEWELLERY and cash were stolen from a house in Highmoor. The incident happened shortly before midnight on Thursday last week. Police ...

 

Crawshaw half-century sets up emphatic win

HIGHMOOR regained the Roger Choules Memorial Trophy with a 100 run victory over SONNING COMMON VILLAGE on Sunday. The Highmoor innings ...

 

Daddy's death sentence 'lifted'

Daddy's death sentence 'lifted'

A FATHER fighting a rare form of cancer has seen it almost disappear from his body just two months after starting treatment. Nick ...

 

Father responds well to cancer treatment

Father responds well to cancer treatment

A FATHER fighting a rare form of cancer is responding well to treatment. Nick Dipper, 51, from Highmoor, is said to be going from ...

 

Wife of man with cancer full of emotion at wedding

Wife of man with cancer full of emotion at wedding ceremony

A TOTAL of £106,219 has now been raised to pay for pioneering treatment for a Highmoor man with a rare form of cancer. Nick Dipper, 51,...

 

Appeal hits £100,000

AN appeal to pay for pioneering treatment for a Highmoor man with a rare form of cancer has broken the £100,000 mark. Nick Dipper, 51, ...

 

Woman’s tombola in aid of sick neighbour

THE neighbour of a man suffering from a rare form of cancer is holding a tombola to raise money towards his treatment. Nick Dipper, 51,...

 

Girl, 9, has haircut to raise money for cancer sufferer

Girl, 9, has haircut to raise money for cancer sufferer

A GIRL raised more than £420 for a man suffering from a rare type of cancer by having 12in of her hair cut off. Lilia Taylor, nine, ...

 

Father refused NHS cancer drugs starts specialist treatment

Father who was refused cancer drugs starts specialist treatment

A FATHER who is fighting a rare form of cancer has begun treatment, writes Jamie Presland. Nick Dipper, 51, from Highmoor, has cancer ...

 

New hope for dad refused treatment

New hope for dad refused treatment

A FATHER who is fighting a rare form of cancer has a 90 per cent chance of responding well to treatment if he can raise another £70,...

 

Please save my husband

Please save my husband

THE family of man with a rare form of cancer is trying to raise £140,000 after he was denied treatment on the NHS because his tumour ...

 

Firefighters visit children’s nursery

Firefighters visit children’s nursery

FIREFIGHTERS from Wargrave fire station visited Highmoor Nursery to teach the children about fire safety. Four members of the crew ...

 

Friday is play day

THREE “stay and play” sessions will be held at Highmoor Nursery School on three consecutive Fridays this month, beginning today. These ...

 

Stones to be removed

A DEVELOPER converting the parish church in Highmoor into a house has permission to remove tombstones from the site. Keith Charles, of ...

 

Pub housing

PLANS to knock down a former pub in Highmoor and build two houses have been approved. Brakspear plans to redevelop the site of the ...

 

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