[1 May 2013 | No Comments | 4,886 views]
Caversham Arts Trail will be held on 11-12th and 17-19th May 2013.

The Caversham Arts Trail returns for the 4th time and will be held on 11–12th and 17–19th May 2013.

The Trail will take place in thirteen venues across Caversham with 29 artists taking part. This year there will be eight new artists and three new venues.

Work will include ceramics, painting, collage, stained glass, knitted textiles, prints, découpage, jewellery, sculpture and batik. The Trail gives members of the public the opportunity to meet the artists in their …

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[26 Mar 2013 | No Comments | 8,900 views]

Reading borough councillors agreed a council tax increase of 1.9 per cent at their budget meeting last night.
Leader of the council Councillor Jo Lovelock said: “This budget represents a difficult balancing act in order to protect services that the most vulnerable need, such as adult social care and child protection.”
More than 90 posts have been cut to save £2 million of the £13.4 million shortfall in Government funding.
Bottom line council tax bills – which include …

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[26 Mar 2013 | No Comments | 12,493 views]

A new social club could be founded at the now-closed Caversham Conservative Club if a buyer can be found for a bungalow on the site.
The club was forced to close after going into liquidation over an unpaid debt to a supplier in May last year, and was served with a winding up order. The bill was initially small but due to lack of payment has grown to an estimated £150,000.
The Association of Conservative Clubs (ACC) …

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[26 Mar 2013 | No Comments | 2,355 views]

Disabled allotment holders in Caversham are rightly fuming over access to their fruit and veg patches.
Tenants claim the £1.7 million restoration of Caversham Court Gardens in 2009 resulted in disabled access being removed.
They can no longer park close enough to their plots, which share the site, to unload heavy items and must use a steep stone-chip track off another road.
Concerns have also been raised about alleged mismanagement of the site, including info to suggest that …

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[4 Mar 2013 | No Comments | 1,847 views]

Easter Saturday 30th March 2-4pm. All children to be accompanied by an adult. Entry is free but donations will be appreciated. Tea kiosk will be open for refreshments. Contact friends@fccg.org.uk