Thursday, 30 March 2017

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 ...

 

Asbestos alert

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

 

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, ...

 

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 ...

 

Whitchurch & Goring Heath History Society

AUTHOR Angela Buckley will give a talk about Amelia Dyer and the baby farm murders at the meeting at Whitchurch village hall on ...

 

Lent lunches

A SERIES of bread and soup lunches will be held at the Old Stables in High Street, Whitchurch, during Lent. These will take place from ...

 

Rural life is so different to work on the Underground

Rural life is so different to work on the Underground

LIVING in a quiet, rural village gives David Bowen respite from his often stressful job as a Tube train driver. He moved to Whitchurch ...

 

Village primary school is crowned best in county for sport

Village primary school is crowned best in county for sport

WHITCHURCH Primary School is the best in Oxfordshire for sport. It won the sporting primary school of the year title at this year’s ...

 

Our amazing Asian adventure

Our amazing Asian adventure

TWO women raised thousands of pounds for charity by cycling 280 miles across Asia in six days. Karen Kennedy, from Whitchurch, and ...

 

Blower stolen

A LEAF-BLOWER with a backpack engine was stolen from a greenhouse at a house in Manor Road, Whitchurch, at about 2.30am on Wednesday ...

 

Whitchurch and Goring Heath History Society

ON Thursday, January 19 the society is opening its doors to allcomers to hear about Sir Charles Rose, owner of Hardwick House in the ...

 

Pupils' nativity takes place in Toy Shop

RECEPTION class at Whitchurch Primary School performed a Nativity play called Christmas Eve in the Toy Shop. Stanley Robinson and ...

 

Profitable concert

A FESTIVE concert at St Mary’s Church in Whitchurch raised £2,500. More than 100 people attended the event, which featured soloist ...

 

Memorial cash plea

RESIDENTS of Whitchurch and Whitchurch Hill are being urged to contribute towards the refurbishment of the villages’ joint war ...

 

Art fundraiser

AN art exhibition at the Old Stables in Whitchurch raised more than £1,000 for an armed forces charity. The event, part of the ...

 

THE Friends of Watlington Hill will hold its last work party of the year on Saturday, December 17. There will be mince pies and roast ...

 

Subsidy snag

PLANS to save Whitchurch and Whitchurch Hill’s bus service by increasing council tax have hit an obstacle. Whitchurch and Goring Heath ...

 

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