Around Caversham

July 2021 What’s On

Although the lockdown rules have not been relaxed yet, there are more events planned for July. Because of the impact of the virus, many events require booking, even if free. Do check. Our online events […]

Talking Point

Talking Point – June 2021

NOTICE THE BURNING BUSHES: ABOUT THIS time last year, a month or so into lockdown, one of the questions our church leadership team asked one another was, “What are you NOT missing? Are there any […]

Bridge the Gap

Trustees for Dunsden Village Hall needed

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of the success of the recently re-furbished historic Victorian building. It lies close to the village green and community orchard and consists of two bright halls, a […]

In The News

Creative Caversham – Roger Smalley

FIREPLACE THAT LIT A PASSION FOR SCULPTURE This month Elestr Lee meets long-time Caversham resident Roger Smalley, who discovered a talent for working in stone through one of those classic 80s DIY projects… OUR ARTIST […]

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 […]

Bridge the Gap

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, […]