Caversham Beat the Street Success

The Challenge
For the residents of Caversham to collectively walk the distance equivalent to 25,000 miles: Around the World! If you reach that target by September 15th, we will donate £3000 worth of books for local schools and the library!  Beat the Street, Caversham is designed to encourage and inspire communities to walk to school, to work, to the shops and into town rather than take their car. It will run from 15th June to 15th …

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[30 Aug 2013 | No Comments | 17,739 views]

Training starts again at Reading Abbey Rugby Club Sunday 1st September 2013 for minis (U6 to U12).

Reading Abbey RFC is one of the leading Clubs for Mini rugby in Berkshire. We offer children from U6 to U12 the opportunity to learn how to play rugby in a safe, enjoyable and fun environment.

All Head Coaches are qualified by the RFU and ALL coaches/officials are CRB checked.

The Club is affiliated to the RFU and our local Premiership …

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England Women’s Captain Claire Purdy is running a coaching session at Abbey on Mon September 2nd for Abbey Ladies. Come along – watch and learn. All welcome.

Claire Purdy has captained Enlgand in a 46-8 win over South Africa in the Nations Cup match at Appleby College Ontario in early August 2011. History repeated its-self two years later when she led the side to an 18-17 victory over the same opponents in the same competition at …

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[2 Jul 2013 | No Comments | 59,707 views]

Walkers using the towpath along the River Thames fear their health could be at risk because of the excessive fouling of geese.Several complaints have been made at meetings of the Lower Caversham neighbourhood action group (NAG) over the past year about the amount of droppings left by the birds.

Caversham councillor Richard Davies promised to investigate the problem and approach Reading Borough Council’s parks department to see what can be done. He said: “It’s a difficult …

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Sunday 16th June 2.30 – 5.30pm
The Friends of Caversham Court Gardens, the Friends of Reading Museum and the Friends of Reading Abbey are getting together again to host a joint party in Caversham Court Gardens.
Cream teas and home-made cakes will be on sale.
Entertainment will include music, theatre and heritage-themed activities for children.
Free entry. All welcome.
See www.fccg.org.uk or contact friends@fccg.org.uk for more details.

[21 May 2013 | No Comments | 4,808 views]

Two people were taken to hospital on sunday after a car accident in Caversham Heights.

The man and woman, thought to be in their 40s, were trapped in their overturned grey Vauxhall on Kidmore Road.

Fire crews from Wokingham Road and Dee Road stations received the call just after 2.30pm and were there until 4.50pm.

They had to remove all four car doors, the roof and tailgate to get the couple out on stretchers.

Two ambulances, an ambulance officer …

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