Monday, 19 August 2019

School for good sport

ROBERT Piggott Junior School in Wargrave has received the gold School Games Mark for the third year running. The government-led awards ...

 

Bowls day

AN open day will be held at Wargrave Bowls Club tomorrow (Saturday) from 2pm. Members will be on hand to teach visitors how to play ...

 

Girls raise £620 for mental health charity

Girls raise £620 for mental health charity

THREE friends from Wargrave raised £620 for a mental health charity. Grace Keevil and Eve Abbott, who are pupils the Piggott School in ...

 

Hedges ‘are problem’

OVERGROWN hedges in Wargrave are causing a hazard to drivers, says a parish councillor. Marion Pope said parts of Victoria Road, ...

 

Headteacher to stay on as successor search goes on

THE headteacher of the junior and infant schools in Wargrave is to continue working part-time while the search for a replacement ...

 

Councillors resist shop conversion

PLANS to convert the former Wargrave Antiques shop into homes have been opposed by the parish council. Gavin Frost has applied to ...

 

Man with new lungs to cycle to Paris for hospital

Man with new lungs to cycle to Paris for hospital

A CHARITY day was held at Hennerton Golf Club. It was to raise funds for Dan Peel, who will be taking part in a bike ride from London ...

 

Get closer to nature with this award-winning riverside retreat

Get closer to nature with this award-winning riverside retreat

AN award-winning house on steel stilts is on the market at £2.625 million. Cherry Eyot, on the watery banks of the River Loddon and St ...

 

Girls’ joy at ex-Gooner

Girls’ joy at ex-Gooner

A FORMER Arsenal women’s player joined about 50 girls at a three-day summer camp thanks to Wargrave Women and Girls’ FC. Tinaya ...

 

Regatta victory that was 23 years coming

Victory that was 23 years coming at Wargrave and Shiplake Regatta

A COUPLE celebrated their first victory at the Wargrave and Shiplake Regatta in 23 years. Peter and Susanna Hanks received the ...

 

Women in 35km Italian challenge for cancer charities

Women in 35km Italian challenge for cancer charities

A WOMAN from Wargrave held an art night to raise money for charity. Jo Hall, 47, who runs art workshops in the village, hosted the ...

 

Cash help

SCHOOLS in Wargrave and Charvil could receive help towards supporting pupils with mental health issues. West Berkshire is one of a ...

 

Farm store proposal withdrawn

PLANS for a large store at River Farm in Wargrave have been withdrawn after criticism by residents. Simon Marsden wanted to use the ...

 

Conversion of empty shop into homes splits villagers

PLANS to transform an empty shop in Wargrave into homes have divided opinion among villagers. Gavin Frost already has planning ...

 

New machines at car park

TWO new payment machines have been installed at the School Lane car park in Wargrave. The machines have a “check in, check out” ...

 

Hedge danger

A COUNCILLOR has complained about overgrown hedges in Wargrave. Marion Pope said the hedging along School Lane and Mumbery Hill was a ...

 

Green plan

SOLAR panels could be installed on buildings in Wargrave to help tackle climate change. Wokingham Borough Council is looking at ...

 

Recruiting

A CAMPAIGN to recruit more on-call firefighters is coming to Wagrave. Two “have-a-go” sessions for potential recruits will be held at ...

 

Hundreds of crews prepare for regatta

Hundreds of crews prepare for regatta

A TOTAL of 475 crews have entered into this year’s Wargrave and Shiplake Regatta, which takes place on Friday and Saturday. The event, ...

 

Golfers remember village builder with memorial match

Golfers remember village builder with memorial match

A BUILDER from Wargrave was remembered at a charity golf day. The fourth annual event was held at Bird Hills Golf Centre in Maidenhead ...

 

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