West Berkshire Villagers | Paul Presents | In Defense of Freedom; A History of RAF Greenham Common with Jonathan Sayers

West Berkshire Villagers | Paul Presents | In Defense of Freedom; A History of RAF Greenham Common with Jonathan Sayers The true story of Greenham Common.In Defense of Freedom tells the true story of Greenham Common as a historic airfield from its construction in 1941 to its closure in 1992 amid victory in the Cold …

West Berkshire Villagers: Paul Presents-My Speaker Project with Sue Hubbard

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The "My Speaker Friendly Project" was started with the intention of helping people, during the current pandemic, to keep in contact and to reduce isolation. It became very popular and will continue to help those who feel isolated for whatever reason and they want your help in providing music, poems etc to include in their …

Paul Presents:A Life of Tap with Iris Lloyd

Paul Presents | A Life of Tap with Iris Lloyd  |West Berkshire Villagers- Relax, Listen and Enjoy  Paul Presents: A Life of Tap with Iris Lloyd  Joining a professional touring company aged 17 years old,Iris started to Tap Dance when she was 3 years old, she continued dancing giving tap lessons until she was 80 years …

Paul Presents: Henry & Joes with Henry & Joe

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Henry & Joe's "What started as a shared dream discussed at length over coffee and cigarettes in a shed at the Royal Oak in Yattendon, has now become our reality" We use the best produce we can source using the seasons as our guidelines for our inspiration. Nothing complicated or extravagant, nothing careless or rushed, …

Let’s Visit the Animals: The Living Rainforest & Beale Park Reopens

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Opening timesLooking forward to reopening The Living Rainforest and welcoming you back on 17 May!Please watch for further announcements on how to pre-book your next visit.Visitor numbers will remain capped to ensure a comfortable and Covid-safe experience for all.Meanwhile, happy Springtime! We have implemented a new visit reservation system with two timed visits 9.30 – 12.30 …

Paul Presents- The Royal Berks Charity With Martin Butler

Paul Presents- The Royal Berks NHS Charity With Martin ButlerMartin Butler is the Fund raising Manager from the Royal Berks NHS Foundation Trust and he discusses the history of the charity and the hospital with Paul. Over the years, money has been raised to buy facilities for patients and visitors by fundraising events.Thank youThey would …

Paul Presents: St Lawrence’s Church and Their Place in the Hungerford Community with the Rev. Mike Saunders.

This Week's Paul Presents: St Lawrence’s Church and their Place in the Community with Rev. Mike Saunders. In this week’s Paul Presents, for Easter, we journey with the Rev. Mike Saunders through what brought him and his wife to Hungerford, the Hungerford Community and St Lawrence’s Church’s place in the community. From the history of the …

Paul Presents:Hearing Dogs with Joanne Bill

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Hearing Dogs Train Clever Dogs to Help Deaf PeopleThey train dogs to alert deaf people to important and life-saving sounds they would otherwise miss –  sounds that many people take for granted like the doorbell, alarm clock and even danger signals like the fire alarm. Being aware of these – thanks to a hearing dog …

Paul Presents: A Chat with Reading Legend- Mick Gooding

Mick Gooding Mick was raised in Newcastle on Tyne, as part of a large family. His love was cross country running and football, which he would play whenever he could. He started out working in the Shipyards in Newcastle before becoming a professional footballer. He spent time as a footballer with Bishop Auckland, Rotherham United, …

Paul Presents:Owning a Catering Business with Karen Sweeney

Karen  started life working at the Randolph Hotel in Oxford, later setting up a restaurant in Wantage with her partner Nick.  Today she runs a successful catering company and chats to Paul about what this involves. Foxes Catering Karen runs an outstanding Berkshire based outside caterer with over 25-years catering experience, making special events extra …