loved by celebs and the public alike, will soon be opening in the Peach Place development in Wokingham.
The high-end frozen food retailer Cook is also coming to Rose Street, plus Waterstones will be opening a new bookshop in the town in time for Christmas.
As we went to press,
was about to open at the waterside location of Chapel Arches, Bridge Avenue in Maidenhead. An all-day, nomembership place to eat, drink, work and socialise, the club aims to provide a real hub for the community. The menu focuses on thoughtful, unfussy, European food from small plates and snacks to grilled mains, sourdough pizzas and healthy snacks.
Grade-II listed Victorian
– formerly owned and operated by Bracknell Forest Council – has just been sold with the help of Christie
& Co to Active Hospitality. The impressive property set in acres of mature woodland and gardens will now undergo a substantial refurbishment programme to allow it to host a growing number of weddings and special events.
The development of a
in Maidenhead has been marked by the visit of Commonwealth silver medallist in the sport, John McGuinness; the current Captain of the England National Team. The project is the culmination of many years of work between Sorbon Estates and Desborough Bowling Club, and the new state-of-the-art facility in Green Lane will include a clubhouse, an eight-rink indoor green and a six-rink outdoor green.
THE GIFT OF GIVING
It’s the most wonderful time of the year for many, but Christmas can be hard on others. Figures released by End Child Poverty earlier this year highlighted the deprivation children are living under in Reading, Wokingham, Bracknell and West Berkshire, revealing almost a quarter of kids in Reading are living on the poverty line. It makes you stop and think about the materialism of Christmas...
At First Days charity in Hurst, Reading, they are helping families at a time of crisis – when they need something for their children and can’t afford it. First Days are also developing services that give parents support to address some of the causes of their financial problems. This Christmas, they’re also running a Secret Santa campaign, asking for donations to First Days instead of buying novelty items for colleagues in the office. Do join in – we’re loving their festive spirit.