Thursday, 29 June 2017

Pavilion may be replaced

THE sports pavilion in Whitchurch may be rebuilt. The parish council is seeking planning permission to demolish the building on the ...

 

Skate park not wanted

PLANS for a skate park on Whitchurch village green have been criticised by residents. The parish council has been consulting on the ...

 

Unhappy villagers

SOME Whitchurch residents aren’t scared to express their hostility towards a proposed skate park on the village green. Comments left ...

 

Vintage tea

HARDWICK House in Whitchurch is to host a formal vintage-themed tea party next Saturday from 3pm to 5pm. There will be gramophone ...

 

Profitable art

A COMMUNITY art project in Whitchurch raised more than £4,500 for charity. Residents contributed more than 100 homemade pieces to a ...

 

Memorial work due

THE restoration of Whitchurch and Goring Heath’s joint war memorial will begin soon. Stonemason A F Jones, of Reading, has been ...

 

Lessons in mindfulness

A HENLEY school has introduced lessons in mindfulness. St Mary’s School in St Andrew’s Road says the classes are designed to help ...

 

Steam rally to be bigger than ever

THE Stoke Row Steam Rally will take place on the weekend of June 10 and 11. The event, which is held at Hill Bottom in Whitchurch Hill,...

 

Councillor quits

WHITCHURCH parish councillor Jonathan Steward has resigned. Mr Steward, of Manor Road, was co-opted in 2015 and participated in ...

 

Villagers consider housing blueprint

DOZENS of villagers attended an exhibition about a possible neighbourhood plan for Whitchurch. Information boards were put up at the ...

 

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 ...

 

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 ...

 

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 ...

 

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