Local People

In memory of PC1274 Peter Towner

We received the following notice and the accompanying photograph from his wife, Babs Towner and friend Julia Stanbrook early in 2021: PETER TOWNER died on 4 November 2020. He was a local policeman in Caversham […]

Ute - Happy at home
Bridge the Gap

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 […]

Local People

Robin and Eve Bentham – an appreciation

IT IS WITH overwhelming sadness that the Warren and District Residents’ Association (WADRA) Committee announces the death of Robin Bentham, Chair of the Association between 1999 and 2019. Robin died of natural causes at his […]


Richard Heyes – a personal reflection

Richard Heyes 1941 -2020 Many readers will have heard of the untimely death of Richard, from cancer, after a very short illness. However the current lockdown means that we cannot commemorate his contribution to Caversham […]


Motorcycles and Music – Len David

Len David – 24 December 1948 – 26 May 2020 Leonard John David was born on 24 December 1948 in Caversham (Surley Row), the only child of Harold and Ilona David. Ilona was Hungarian, and she and […]