Thursday, 30 March 2017

Wargrave Local History Society

PETER SYMONS gave a talk on the history of the Wargrave and Shiplake Regatta at the March meeting of the society. The regatta, which ...

 

Safety check

THE playgrounds in Wargrave will be inspected by a health and safety charity next month. Officials from the Royal Society for the ...

 

Triathlon open for entries

ENTRIES are now being accepted for this year’s Wargrave Sprint Triathlon. About 100 competitors are expected to take part in the event,...

 

Match day parking problem

PARENTS have been warned not to park inconsiderately when taking their children to football matches in Wargrave. Parish councillor ...

 

Lower limit

A PARISH councillor has called for the speed limit on a Wargrave street to be lowered. Marion Pope says Mumbery Hill is dangerous and ...

 

Pub that villagers feared would close now set to expand

THE Horns pub in Crazies Hill is set to expand just a year after residents feared it might close. Landlords Adam and Sandra Purdy want ...

 

Speed device

A £200 grant towards an interactive traffic speed sign has been agreed by Wargrave Parish Council. The council is one of eight to ...

 

Felix wins colouring prize

Felix wins colouring prize

A BOY from Wargrave won a children’s colouring competition hosted by a garden centre. One-year-old Felix Carter (front right), of East ...

 

Permission refused to convert cafe into home

PLANS to turn a Wargrave café into a home have been turned down. Wokingham Borough Council, the planning authority, says the ...

 

Don't be conned, says consumer champion

Don't be conned, says consumer champion

TV consumer champion Matt Allwright hosted a talk in Wargrave about how to avoid con artists. Allwright, best known for his work on ...

 

Save our fire station

RESIDENTS of Wargrave want to keep the village’s fire station open. The station in Victoria Road could be closed under plans by the ...

 

Robert Piggott girls retain Wokingham Schools' junior title

Robert Piggott girls retain Wokingham Schools' junior title

ROBERT PIGGOTT Junior School retained their Wokingham Schools’ junior crown as their A team lifted the trophy at Reading’s Madejski ...

 

Charity film screening

A SCREENING of The Rocky Horror Picture Show will be held in Wargrave to raise money for a music bursary charity. Wargrave Community ...

 

Players wanted

WARGRAVE Cricket Club, who will be hosting their first ever three-day Berkshire match against Cornwall in June, continue their ...

 

Paul was very noisy - it's hard getting used to quiet

The late Paul Daniels with Debbie McGee

THE widow of Paul Daniels says she still isn’t used to how quiet the house is a year after his death. Debbie McGee, who was married to ...

 

New village community choir starts off on the right note

New village community choir starts off on the right note

MORE than 60 people attended the launch of a new Wargrave choir. The Wargrave Community Choir held an open evening at Woodclyffe Hall ...

 

Regatta trains must favour visitors not locals, says GWR

A GWR train in Henley

TRAINS coming to Henley during the royal regatta must favour visitors rather than people living locally, according to the boss of ...

 

Order bins

BROWN bin users in Wargrave and Charvil can now renew the service for 2017/18. The garden waste bins were introduced by Wokingham ...

 

Residents urged to help save fire station

RESIDENTS of Wargrave are being urged to help save the village fire station from closure. The Royal Berkshire Fire Authority needs to ...

 

Stay safe

TV presenter Matt Allwright will speak at a fraud awareness evening at the Piggott School in Wargrave on Monday. The Watchdog ...

 

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