New Bishop of Oxford wants to encourage Fresh Expressions

The new Bishop of Oxford is looking forward to getting to know the people of Berkshire. Earlier today, the Rt Revd Steven Croft was announced as the new incumbent for the post, which covers Anglican churches in Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire. He is currently the Bishop of Sheffield, but is no stranger to the region…

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Berkshire Motor Show and Reading Pageant Fund Raising For chILD Lung Foundation

Thousands of people poured into Prospect Park on a warm Sunday on July 5 to see The Berkshire Motor Show held their annual event at Prospect Park, Reading. On display were classic and custom cars, hot rods, bikes, lorries and stationary steam engines. An estimated 4,000 people visited the event with the monies raised supporting…

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Rural charity make friends in the local community

Living in beautiful countryside and villages are some peoples idea of dream come true, but the reality can be hard. In 2010 the charity Together in Mission (TiM) conducted a social audit in West Berkshire/North Hampshire which highlighted a number of problems. One of the bigger issues was the concern that a growing number of…

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Quench bookshop, Reading will be closing its doors

Another small bookshop will be closing its doors soon. This one is Quench, the Christian bookshop on London Street, Reading. Below is a message from the team at Quench: For many years, there has been a Christian Presence on London Street in Reading in the form of a Christian bookshop. As you know, over the…

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