Friday, 16 November 2018

Dog flees after being spooked by fireworks

Dog flees after being spooked by fireworks

A FAMILY'S dog fled more than two miles from home after being frightened by a neighbour’s fireworks display. McQueen, a 10-year-old ...

 

Residents pledge to fight golf club sale

CAMPAIGNERS have vowed to keep fighting the sale of a golf course in Emmer Green for a housing development. Reading Golf Club has ...

 

Halloween garden for Charlie

A COUPLE are to transform their front garden into a spooky Halloween scene to raise money for a boy fighting cancer. Teresa and Peter ...

 

Parents wait for result of son’s cancer treatment in Turkey

Parents wait for result of son’s cancer treatment in Turkey

THE parents of a boy fighting cancer will find out next month if his specialist treatment has been successful. Charlie Ilsley, 11, ...

 

Abbey thief sentenced

A MAN from Emmer Green has admitted stealing cash from Dorchester Abbey. Martin Baynard, 68, of Peppard Road, pleaded guilty to taking ...

 

Good review

HIGHDOWN School and Sixth Form Centre in Emmer Green has been featured in Parliamentary Review. The academy was used as an example of ...

 

Boy back in Turkey for treatment

Boy back in Turkey for treatment

THE parents of a boy fighting cancer will find out this month if specialist treatment has been successful. Charlie Ilsley, 11, flew to ...

 

Shop donates new uniforms for pre-school staff

Shop donates new uniforms for pre-school staff

STAFF at Emmer Green Pre-School have been given new uniforms by the Budgens store nearby. This is the sixth year that the supermarket ...

 

We’re running in the rain

We’re running in the rain

ABOUT 200 runners battled the elements when they took part in the second annual Emmer Green 10km. Sunday’s event was hit by heavy rain ...

 

Second 10km

THE second Emmer Green 10km will take place on Sunday at 10.30am. The race will begin in the playing fields at Emmer Green Primary ...

 

Theft charge

A PENSIONER  has been charged with four counts of theft. Martin Banyard, 68, of Peppard Road, Emmer Green, is due to appear at Oxford ...

 

Defibrillator installed in former call box in memory of GP

Defibrillator installed in former call box in memory of GP

A PUBLIC access defibrillator has been installed at a disused telephone box in Emmer Green. The life-saving device, which can shock a ...

 

School bus services revamped

A BUS service linking Gillotts School in Henley with Sonning Common, Caversham and Woodcote started on Wednesday. Reading Buses has ...

 

New lifesaver

A COMMUNITY defibrillator will be unveiled in Emmer Green by Reading East MP Matt Rodda this evening (Friday). The lifesaving device, ...

 

Council needs more land to meet housing need, says developer

HUNDREDS of extra homes need to be built in South Oxfordshire every year to meet targets for a new housing deal, a planning appeal ...

 

Members’ vote isn’t legally binding, claim opponents

A VOTE to relocate Reading Golf Club was not legally binding, it has been claimed. Members opposed to the sale of the course for ...

 

Neighbours to fight sale of golf course for 700 homes

RESIDENTS of Emmer Green are to fight the sale of a golf club to make way for 700 new homes. Campaign group Keep Emmer Green is ...

 

New lifesaver

A COMMUNITY defibrillator was due to be unveiled in Emmer Green today (Friday). The lifesaving device has been installed in a ...

 

New look for buses to mark changes

New look for buses to mark changes

BUSES serving Caversham and Emmer Green have been rebranded. The vehicles on Reading Buses’ 23 and 24 routes are now “berry” coloured ...

 

Inquiry to look again at bid for 245 homes

A PLANNING inquiry will resume on Wednesday to see if plans for 245 homes on the northern edge of Emmer Green will go ahead. It will ...

 

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