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[15 Apr 2013 | No Comments | 38,101 views]
Campaign to save 1930s bus stop in Caversham

A campaign has commenced collecting signatures for a petition to protect an 1930s bus shelter on the Henley Road in Caversham.

Conservative councillor Andrew Cumpsty, who is leading the campaign, collected signatures from more than 100 people living in the surrounding area of the Henley Road shelter.

He said: “Everyone we spoke to was shocked and signed our petition. Many people also said that it provides good shelter unlike more modern plastic designs which is its intended …

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[2 Sep 2010 | No Comments | 11,547 views]
King’s Meadow Swimming Baths Charity Ball, 2nd October

Strap on those high heels, reach for that dream gown and dust off that tuxedo for a night of glitz and glamour at the Penta Hotel Reading on Saturday 2nd October 2010.

King’s Meadow Swimming Baths Campaign have organised THE SAVE THE SWIMMING POOL CHARITY BALL.

The Ball will start at 7.00pm, will feature a Three Course Dinner and a dance to the popular Reading band Tequila Mockingbird.

Tickets £45.00 Black Tie.

For more information or to book tickets, …

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[5 Feb 2010 | No Comments | 4,951 views]
Early History of Caversham


An early history

The first written description of Caversham appeared in the Domesday Book. This entry indicates that a sizable community had developed with a considerable amount of land under cultivation.

Some time before 1106 a Shrine of Our Lady was established in Caversham. Its precise location is unknown, but it may have been near the present St. Peter’s parish church.

It became a popular place of pilgrimage, …

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