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Talking Point – May 2021

MOVING FORWARD IN A STRAIGHT LINE I RECENTLY watched the film ‘News of the World.’ It is set in 1870 just after the American Civil War, and stars Tom Hanks as a retired Army Captain, […]

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June 2021 What’s On

As the lockdown rules are relaxed, there are more events planned for June. Because of the impact of the virus, events like the Reading Water Fest, whilst free, require booking. Do check to see if […]

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Beanpole Day May 22

by Tricia Marcouse ECONET couldn’t hold its annual Beanpole Day in mid April as is custom due to you-know-what restrictions, but we’ll be at Caversham Court from 10:00-15:00 on Saturday 22 May with almost all the […]

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Talking Point – April 2021

‘YOUR TOO LATE IS NOT TOO LATE FOR ME’ IN JOHN 11, verse 25 of the New International Version of the Bible, Jesus told Martha, “… I am the resurrection and the life. The one […]

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Creative Caversham – Lou Jessop

Embroidery and the use of textiles can be raised to an art form in talented hands, as Lou tells Elestr Lee. THERE has always been a tendency for the art world to regard embroidery or […]

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Ecotip – Eat Ethical Easter Eggs

Around 80 million Easter Eggs are sold each year in the UK. Most are packaged in cardboard or plastic, generating around 3,000 tonnes of packaging waste. Cardboard packaging is readily recycled, but much of the plastic is likely to be thrown away.
This Easter, when you choose Easter Eggs, try to think about the packaging. Look for those sold without plastic packing. Most of the major manufacturers are reducing their plastic use, so there are plenty of options. Some have even introduced ‘Plastic Free’ logos on their egg boxes. […]

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Talking Point – March 2021

However it feels, you are not alone    AS I WRITE, it is yet another cold, grey, drizzly day in February and there are weeks to go before we can expect to feel the Spring. […]

Ute - Happy at home
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In memory of Ute Lord 1933 – 2020

OUR MOTHER, Ute Lord, moved to Priest Hill in October 1961 from Clapham. From the start she was happy in her new home, with three small children and the fourth on the way. It was […]