Sunday, 21 April 2019

Brave Charlie finally back home

Brave Charlie finally back home

A BOY battling cancer has returned home after spending more than two months in Turkey finishing his treatment. Charlie Ilsley, 12, ...

 

Sat-nav blamed for ambulance delay

Sat-nav blamed for ambulance delay

AN ambulance was delayed getting to a rugby player who had suffered a broken leg after it went along a restricted road by mistake. The ...

 

Charlie finishes treatment

Charlie finishes treatment

A BOY battling cancer has had his final bout of chemotherapy and could return home this week. Charlie Ilsley, 12, of Buckingham Drive, ...

 

Meeting date

THE annual meeting of Emmer Green Residents’ Association will be held at St Barnabas Church (not the hall) on Tuesday at 7.15pm (doors ...

 

Headline

Headline

ON Sunday, March 24 Shiplake Lodge No 7942 organised a trip down the extensive chalk mine tunnels at Emmer Green. The chalk and ...

 

Reading Chapter of the Romantic Novelists Association

Reading Chapter of the Romantic Novelists Association

EIGHTEEN members of the association celebrated Valentine’s Day with a special all-day meeting at the Great Expectations Hotel in ...

 

Secret to long life is to keep breathing, says centenarian

Secret to long life is to keep breathing, says centenarian

A WOMAN From Emmer Green celebrated her 100th birthday with a party with family and friends. Eileen Histead was joined by more than 50 ...

 

Developer won’t quit homes fight

A DEVELOPER is continuing its fight to build 245 new homes on farmland in Emmer Green. Gladman Homes wants to develop three fields ...

 

Boy, 11, has reasons to be cheerful after cancer treatment

Boy, 11, has reasons to be cheerful after cancer treatment

THE mother of a boy fighting cancer says specialist treatment has almost eradicated the disease. Charlie Ilsley, 11, has spent weeks ...

 

Golf club to merge with neighbour after agreeing sale

A GOLF club that plans to sell off its land for housing is to merge with a nearby club. Reading Golf Club, which occupies a 96-acre ...

 

Brave boy’s belated Christmas between cancer treatments

Brave boy’s belated Christmas between cancer treatments

A BOY battling cancer enjoyed a belated Christmas dinner with his family after spending more than five weeks abroad having treatment. ...

 

Golf club in housing land scheme to merge

Golf club in housing land scheme to merge

A GOLF club that plans to sell off its land for housing is to merge with a neighbour. Reading Golf Club, off Kidmore End Road in Emmer ...

 

Developer goes to court in fight over 245 homes

A DEVELOPER is refusing to give up its fight to build 245 new homes. Gladman Homes is going to the High Court to challenge a planning ...

 

Charlie waits

A BOY battling cancer is still in Turkey awaiting treatment. Charlie Ilsley, 11, and his mother Toni, from Emmer Green, have now been ...

 

Woman in kidnap ordeal

Woman in kidnap ordeal

A WOMAN was kidnapped at knifepoint and bundled into the boot of her own car before being attacked. The 58-year-old was in Scott Close,...

 

Stuck in Turkey for Christmas

Stuck in Turkey for Christmas

A BOY battling cancer is having to spend Christmas in Turkey with his family after his treatment was delayed. Charlie Ilsley, 11, was ...

 

School still ‘good’ says watchdog

HIGHDOWN School and Sixth Form Centre has retained its “good” rating. The Emmer Green school was inspected by Ofsted last month, the ...

 

School and Lions donate £5,000 to Charlie appeal

School and Lions donate £5,000 to Charlie appeal

DONATIONS totalling £5,500 have been made towards an appeal for specialist treatment for a boy fighting cancer. Charlie Ilsley, 11, ...

 

Copse walk

TREE lovers are being invited on a guided walk around Clayfield Copse in Emmer Green to identify different species. The “10 tree ...

 

Villages happy after victory in homes fight

VILLAGES are celebrating after successfully campaigning against a proposed housing development on the outskirts of Reading. They ...

 

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