Friday, 25 June 2021

Two deacons prepare for first curacies after ordination

Two deacons prepare for first curacies after ordination

A MAN who completed a master’s degree in chemistry before finding Christianity is to be the new curate for Wargrave and Knowl Hill. ...

 

For Capt Tom

CHILDREN at Robert Piggott junior and infant schools in Wargrave raised £322 for charity. The schools wanted to do something to honour ...

 

Performers needed for party

PERFORMERS are wanted to take part in a post-lockdown celebration in Wargrave. The Dunkirk Spirit of Wargrave Village Party is due to ...

 

Farewell celebration for departing curate and his family

Farewell celebration for departing curate and his family

A FAREWELL celebration is to be held for the curate at St Mary’s Church in Wargrave. Hugh Barne was ordained in the summer of 2017 and ...

 

Less waste

THE cook at Robert Piggott Junior School in Wargrave is trying to reduce food waste. She would normally estimate the number of meals ...

 

Problem hedging

A ROAD in Wargrave continues to be a problem due to overgrown hedging, says a parish councillor. The parish council asked Wokingham ...

 

Wargrave Local History Society

Wargrave Local History Society

FOR the June meeting of the society, Keith Le Page gave a Zoom presentation about the life and work of Stanley Spencer. Keith, who is ...

 

Trampoline girl, 6, bounces back after breaking ankle

Trampoline girl, 6, bounces back after breaking ankle

A SPORTY girl was so bored at home after being immobilised by a broken ankle that she decided to hold a charity stall outside her ...

 

Four-hour workout raises £2,500 for Syrian charity

Four-hour workout raises £2,500 for Syrian charity

A GROUP of fitness fans took part in a four-hour exercise challenge for charity. The event was organised by fitness instructor ...

 

GP honoured for his work during pandemic

A PARTNER at the Wargrave Surgery has been recognised for his work during the coronavirus pandemic. Dr Jim Kennedy has been added to ...

 

Mystery dinghy maker gives £2,000 proceeds to RNLI

Mystery dinghy maker gives £2,000 proceeds to RNLI

A DONATION of £2,000 has been made to the Wargrave branch of the Royal National Lifeboat Institution — thanks to a mystery boat-maker. ...

 

Former pub to be converted into six flats

PLANS to turn the former White Hart pub in Wargrave into flats have been approved. The two-storey property which is Grade II listed, ...

 

Travellers worried about rail shake-up

Travellers worried about rail shake-up

PASSENGER groups say they are worried that the Government’s shake-up of the railways could have a negative effect on users. A new ...

 

Call to cut speed limit rejected

Call to cut speed limit rejected

CALLS for a reduction in the speed limit on a main road through Wargrave have been rejected. Stephen Conway, who represents Twyford on ...

 

Coffee kiosk

Coffee kiosk

A NEW coffee kiosk has opened outside the Horns pub in Crazies Hill. The Buttercup Box operates from 7.30am to 1pm on weekdays and ...

 

Healthiest and wealthiest

Healthiest and wealthiest

WOKINGHAM borough is the most prosperous area in the country, according to a study. It is also the second overall for health and 17th ...

 

Join the fitness challenge

RESIDENTS of Wargrave and Charvil are being encouraged to take part in an annual fitness challenge. The Beat the Street’ campaign ...

 

Street party to help fund disabled girl’s treatment

Street party to help fund disabled girl’s treatment

A STREET party was held in Wargrave to raise money for specialist treatment for a little girl with cerebral palsy. Isla Pearce, three, ...

 

Speeding warning

VISITORS to the Wargrave Surgery are being reminded to drive carefully as they enter the car park. Staff at Elizabeth Court, an ...

 

Veteran, 96, joins tribute to Royal British Legion

Veteran, 96, joins tribute to Royal British Legion

A WREATH-LAYING ceremony was held in Wargrave to mark the centenary of the Royal British Legion. About 20 people, including members of ...

 

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