Monday, 25 June 2018

Garden centre owner avoids legal action

LEGAL action against the owner of a garden centre near Wargrave who lost a long-running planning dispute has been dropped. Judge ...

 

Workmates take first two places in 10km

Workmates take first two places in 10km

THE winner of this year’s Wargrave 10km race says he was encouraged to take part by a work colleague who he beat into second place. ...

 

Bin set to go

A WASTE bin at Woodclyffe Hall in Wargrave is set to be removed. Parish councillors say there is no need for the wheelie bin and it ...

 

Sunday walk

A RAMBLING club in Wargrave will stage a walk along the Thames towpath for its June meeting. The walk in Hurley will take place on ...

 

Bikers abuse BMX track

USERS of the BMX track in Wargrave have been urged not to misuse it. The warning has been issued by Wargrave Parish Council after two ...

 

Ordinations

THE Wargrave curate is to become a priest. Rev Hugh Barne, who has served as a deacon at St Mary’s Church in the village for a year, ...

 

Triathlon day

MORE than 100 people have entered this year’s Wargrave sprint triathlon on Sunday. The competitors will swim 750m in the River Thames ...

 

Water wasted

PUSH taps could be installed at the Woodclyffe allotments in Wargrave to stop people wasting water. Parish councillors say the ...

 

Restaurant is closed after immigration raid

A RESTAURANT in Wargrave has closed down only weeks after an illegal worker was arrested in a raid by immigration officials. Haweli in ...

 

Girls rewarded for successful season on football pitch

Girls rewarded for successful season on football pitch

MORE than 200 players from 13 teams attended Wargrave Girls’ Football Club’s awards ceremony. The event, which was held at the ...

 

Orchids from afar

Orchids from afar

PLANTS from Asia and South America were on display at a garden centre. Members of the Thames Valley Orchid Society organised the ...

 

Worry over post office closure

COUNCILLORS in Wargrave want a mobile service after the village post office was closed. The counter at Victoria News, a convenience ...

 

Hayden in fine form as Peppard Stoke Row make progress

Hayden in fine form as Peppard Stoke Row make progress

THE Lord’s dream remains alive for PEPPARD STOKE ROW as they caused an upset by beating hosts WARGRAVE by 139 runs in the semi-final ...

 

Star plants

PLANTS from Hare Hatch Sheeplands were featured at the Chelsea Flower Show. The agaves, a type of succulent with narrow, spiny leaves ...

 

Mesh to stop birds nesting

WIRE mesh has been installed at Woodclyffe Hall in Wargrave to prevent birds nesting in the roof. The hall in High Street previously ...

 

Warmer hall

INSULATION is set to be installed in the walls and roof of Wargrave youth centre. Parish clerk Stephen Hedges said the work could be ...

 

Schools’ fete

THE Robert Piggott primary schools’ summer fete will take place on Saturday, June 23. The event will be held at the infant school in ...

 

Kaiser chief

JOHN KAISER is the new Mayor of Wokingham. He takes over from Rob Stanton to whom he has been deputy for a year. His deputy will ...

 

Women walk through the night for cancer charity

Women walk through the night for cancer charity

A TEAM of staff from a Wargrave school raised more than £4,500 with a charity walk in support of a colleague with cancer. The six ...

 

Royal wedding fun

Royal wedding fun in Hare Hatch

DOZENS of people attended a party at the garden centre to celebrate the royal wedding. Customers wore Union flag hats and waved flags ...

 

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