Thursday, 25 May 2017

Residents quizzed on housing

RESIDENTS of Whitchurch can have their say on future housing growth at a consultation tomorrow (Saturday). The parish council and a ...

 

Mini skate park plan

RESIDENTS of Whitchurch are being invited to comment on plans for new children’s activity areas on the village green. The parish ...

 

White bridge transformed into a riot of colour with exhibition of art and knitting

White bridge transformed into a riot of colour with exhibition of art and knitting

HUNDREDS of people attended the opening of a community art installation spanning the entire length of Whitchurch Bridge, writes James ...

 

No one's dying to go

No one's dying to go

IT turns out that twinning arrangements aren’t the sole preserve of villages, towns and cities. While walking through Whitchurch ...

 

Charity tea

AN afternoon tea in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support will be hosted by the Watlington branch of the charity at the town library on ...

 

Not-for-profit bus company to launch Reading service

A NEW bus route linking Goring, Whitchurch and surrounding villages with Reading is be launched on May 15. The 142 will be operated by ...

 

Memorial to chapel

A DERELICT patch of land in Whitchurch is to be transformed into a memorial garden to the village’s former Polish chapel. Volunteers ...

 

Meet the yarn-bombers

Meet the yarn-bombers

WHITCHURCH Bridge is to be covered in more than 100 works of homemade art. Scores of residents have contributed to the “yarn bombing” ...

 

My dad will be with me in spirit, says marathon runner

My dad will be with me in spirit, says marathon runner

PUPILS at Whitchurch Primary School took part in a “mini-marathon” to raise money for charity. More than 20 children from the school’s ...

 

Stop lorries

HEAVY goods vehicles that pass through Whitchurch illegally will be reported to the highways authority. Lorries above 7.5 tonnes are ...

 

Wildlife park chairman dies

A WILDLIFE park chairman from Whitchurch has died, aged 80. Richard Howard, who lived at Walliscote House, off High Street, led the ...

 

Fancy a walk with a pack of alpacas?

Fancy a walk with a pack of alpacas?

AN alpaca farm in Whitchurch is to open its gates to the public. Mary-Jo and Ian Smith, who own Bozedown Alpacas off Hardwick Road, ...

 

Girl keeps up campaign for village skate park

A TEENAGER is gathering support for her campaign to have a skate park and multi-use games area built in Whitchurch. Mia Stovell, 13, ...

 

New bus route extension plan

A ROUTE has been drafted for a new bus serving Whitchurch and Whitchurch Hill. Going Forward, which hopes to replace Thames Travel’s ...

 

Pub loses landlord

THE Greyhound in Whitchurch has lost its fourth landlord in three years. Ray Cameron, who took over the High Street pub in September, ...

 

Volunteers transform path to village church with planting

Volunteers transform path to village church with planting

A NEW Whitchurch community group is renovating a footpath leading to the village church. Make Our Whitchurch Special has planted about ...

 

Toilets fight

WHITCHURCH Parish Council has donated £750 to keep the public toilets in Pangbourne open. A residents’ group representing both ...

 

New bus service in need of drivers

A NEW bus route from Whitchurch and Whitchurch Hill to Reading could be launched. Volunteer drivers are being sought for the service, ...

 

Asbestos alert

SACKS containing sheets of asbestos were fly-tipped in Whitchurch. They were dumped in Hardwick Road, near Bozedown Farm, along with ...

 

Murderer talk

A TALK on child murderer Amelia Dyer will be given at Whitchurch village hall on Thursday at 8pm. Dyer, from Caversham, who was hanged ...

 

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