Saturday, 18 August 2018

‘Two days of fun in a field’

‘Two days of fun in a field’

THIS year’s Wargrave and Shiplake Regatta has been hailed a success despite being hit by rain. There were showers on both days of the ...

 

What do you think of fire service?

RESIDENTS are being asked to respond to a consultation on the future of Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service. The eight-week ...

 

Regatta returns

THE 151st Wargrave and Shiplake Regatta will be held today (Friday) and tomorrow. The event, which takes place on a stretch of the ...

 

Grass review

RESIDENTS are being asked for their views on grass cutting in Wargrave, Charvil and Crazies Hill. Wokingham Borough Council is ...

 

Post office is re-opened

WARGRAVE post office re-opened on Friday after being closed for more than two months. The counter at Victoria News, a convenience ...

 

Gentle clean

THE war memorial in Wargrave is to be cleaned. The Portland stone monument in Mill Green will be given a “gentle clean” ahead of ...

 

Concert date

THE fourth annual music concert at St Mary’s Church in Wargrave will be held on Saturday, November 17. The performers will be ...

 

Chop for tree

A TREE overhanging the River Thames in Wargrave is set to be felled due to safety concerns. The tree  on the bank opposite Shiplake ...

 

Web change

WARGRAVE Parish Council is to pay £178 to register the internet domain name www.wargrave-pc.gov.uk for two years, replacing its ...

 

Victory for developer

PLANS to enlarge a new house in Wargrave for a second time have been approved despite opposition from residents and parish councillors....

 

Firefighters show what they do at station open day

Firefighters show what they do at station open day

FIREFIGHTERS cut the doors off a car as they “rescued” the victim of a mock car crash during an open day at Wargrave fire station. The ...

 

Art lectures

A SERIES of lectures organised by the Workers’ Educational Association on post-war art will be held in Wargrave. Sandra Smith will ...

 

Riverside ‘mansion’ rejected

PLANS for a riverside “mansion” in Wargrave have been turned down following concerns about its size. Martin Marston wanted to demolish ...

 

New roof on annexe

THE roof of the new £400,000 annexe at St Mary’s Church in Wargrave has been completed. Wall panels and windows are now being ...

 

River swim

THE organiser of an open water swim in Wargrave is appealing for more people to enter. The event on the Thames will take place next ...

 

Marina owner wants cafe in former offices

Marina owner wants cafe in former offices

THE owner of a Wargrave marina wants to open a café. Lisa Anacora, who runs Val Wyatt Marine in Willow Lane, has applied for planning ...

 

Residents say ‘mansion’ would spoil riverside view

RESIDENTS and parish councillors in Wargrave have spoken out over plans to build a riverside “mansion” in the village. Martin Marston ...

 

Golfers raise £800 for children’s special needs centre

Golfers raise £800 for children’s special needs centre

A CHARITY golf day in aid of Camp Mohawk raised about £800. The eighth annual event was held at Badgemore Park Golf Club in Henley on ...

 

Care home fete features village stalls and Fifties music

Care home fete features village stalls and Fifties music

RESIDENTS of a Wargrave care home enjoyed the sun at a summer fete. The Mount, in School Hill, ran the annual event on Saturday, which ...

 

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MEMBERS visited manor house Dorney Court for their July meeting. The Grade I listed home has belonged to the same family, the Palmers,...

 

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