Local People

Bet Tickner – friends remember

BET TICKNER, BBC journalist, linguist, walker, craftswoman and political animal, died in Caversham, Reading, on 6 January 2024, after a brief period of palliative care. She was born in London in 1946, attending Hornsey High […]

Local People

A tribute to Helen Dix

HELEN SADLY passed away on the morning of 14 December 2023. She had survived three different cancers in her time since 2007. In November last, Helen had a diagnosis of a secondary breast cancer that […]

Local People

Nicola Dominic 1963 to 2022

NICOLA, WHO was known to many people in Caversham and was regarded with considerable affection because of her warmth and kindness, died 24 September 2022. Earlier this summer she had enjoyed being one of the […]

Bridge the Gap

Lesley Boardley 1945-2021

LESLEY BOARDLEY was born 14 April 1945 in Malvern to John and Benda Hooper. After taking A-levels she was offered a place at Nottingham University to study Social Administration, spending 6 months as an au […]