Tuesday, 17 October 2017

Roll, carve or paint them... anything goes at organic pumpkin festival

Roll, carve or paint them... anything goes at organic pumpkin festival

SCORES of families attended a squash and pumpkin festival at the Hardwick estate in Whitchurch. The event has been hosted by organic ...

 

Nature walk

A FREE family nature walk will be held at Chalkhills, off Hardwick Road, Whitchurch, on Sunday. The village’s habitat study group will ...

 

Children learn to make their own fruit juice at apple day

Children learn to make their own fruit juice at apple day

DOZENS of families attended an apple pressing day at the Whitchurch village maze. The event, run by the Pangbourne and Whitchurch ...

 

Astronaut's flying visit

Astronaut's flying visit

THE second man ever to walk on the moon enjoyed dinner at the Ferryboat in Whitchurch. American engineer and former astronaut Buzz ...

 

Squash festival

THE fifth annual squash and pumpkin festival will be held at the Hardwick Estate, off Hardwick Road in Whitchurch, on October 8 from ...

 

Council switches focus from new housing plan

WHITCHURCH has postponed its bid to draw up a neighbourhood plan. The parish council began preparing to write the document, which will ...

 

Restoring verges

A PROJECT to restore the grass verges along Hardwick Road in Whitchurch is to receive funding from the parish council. The authority ...

 

Ex- Hawks player delivering hope to slums of Nigeria

Former Hawks forward delivering hope to slums of Nigeria through rugby

A FORMER rugby player from Whitchurch is seeking sponsors to help bring the sport to poverty-stricken neighbourhoods in Nigeria. Peter ...

 

Old boat hunt

A COMMUNITY group set up to beautify Whitchurch is seeking volunteers to help install a new planter. Make Our Whitchurch Special has ...

 

Apple pressing

AN apple pressing day will be held at the Whitchurch village maze on Sunday from 1pm to 4pm.

 

Church history

HISTORIAN Peter Hawley will give a free talk at St Mary’s Church in Whitchurch about the building’s history. This will take place at ...

 

Sunshine lures crowds to summer fete in aid of pre-school

Sunshine lures crowds to summer fete in aid of pre-school

THIS year’s Whitchurch village fete was one of the most successful in recent years, say organisers. Sunny skies drew hundreds of ...

 

Allotment holder repeats success at village show with his fruit and veg

Allotment holder repeats success at village show with his fruit and veg

JOHN COUPLAND won three of the top trophies at this year’s Goring Heath and Whitchurch autumn show for the second year running. The ...

 

Sheep watch

VOLUNTEERS are being sought to keep an eye on the sheep at Hartslock nature reserve near Whitchurch. The Berks, Bucks and Oxon ...

 

Summer fete

A SUMMER fete will be held at the Watlington and District Nursing Home tomorrow (Saturday) from 2pm to 4pm. The Hill Road home is run ...

 

Bridge 'yarn bombers' donate £5,000 to good causes

Bridge 'yarn bombers' donate £5,000 to good causes

A COMMUNITY project in which Whitchurch Bridge was covered in pieces of hand-made art raised almost £5,000 for good causes. The ...

 

Chairman steps in to drive community bus for the day

Chairman steps in to drive community bus for the day

THE chairman of Whitchurch Parish Council spent a day driving the village’s community bus. Keith Brooks made four round trips between ...

 

Village fete

WHITCHURCH fete will take place on the village green, off Eastfield Lane, next Saturday (September 2) from 2pm to 5pm. Attractions ...

 

Bench is vandalised yet again

A BENCH on Whitchurch village green has been vandalised for the third time in three years. Several wooden slats were ripped from the ...

 

Church jazz

A JAZZ concert in aid of the parish churches in Whitchurch and Whitchurch Hill will take place on September 23. The performance at St ...

 

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