Saturday, 27 February 2021

Street party cancelled

A STREET party in Wargrave to celebrate the 75th anniversary of VE Day has been cancelled. The Wargrave branch of the Royal British ...

 

Pre-school hanging on in lockdown despite losses

THE pre-school in Wargrave is bidding to survive beyond the end of the coronavirus lockdown. It is losing money despite still being ...

 

Teenager cycles 100 miles in two weeks for charity

Teenager cycles 100 miles in two weeks for charity

A TEENAGER from Wargrave cycled 100 miles in two weeks for charity. Jonah Holloway, 13, raised more than £400 for FareShare UK, a ...

 

Long service

A MAN who contributed to the parish magazine in Wargrave for nearly 30 years has retired. Tony Barker, of Church Street, joined as ...

 

Bags delivery

RESIDENTS of Wargrave and Charvil will receive new waterproof rubbish bags from Monday. Wokingham Borough Council is also sending out ...

 

Search for fly-tippers

TYRES and a washing machine were fly-tipped in Wargrave. A set of three tyres and a blue rubbish bag were left on the side of Blakes ...

 

Lent learning

AN online Lent course is being run by St Mary’s Church in Wargrave. The five-week course will be held from 8pm to 9.15pm on Wednesdays,...

 

Victorian workshop

PUPILS at Robert Piggott infant and junior schools in Wargrave enjoyed a virtual visit to Reading Museum. The event was organised by ...

 

Cricket draw

WARGRAVE Cricket Club has started a prize draw called the 100 Club. For a £1 entry fee, members and supporters have a chance to win up ...

 

Curate placed on furlough as he looks for new position

Curate placed on furlough as he looks for new position

A CURATE at St Mary’s Church in Wargrave has been furloughed for the next three months. Hugh Barne, who has been at the church since ...

 

Extension proposed

A COUPLE from Wargrave are looking to extend their home and replace two old outbuildings. Megan and Will Rowson have applied for ...

 

Bike stolen

AN electric bicycle was stolen from Victoria Road, Wargrave, on January 25. It is a purple Raleigh Felix model and did not have the ...

 

Covid jabs at fire station

Covid jabs at fire station

THE former fire station in Wargrave has been approved for use as a coronavirus vaccination site. Staff at the Wargrave Surgery had ...

 

Choir practice

WARGRAVE Community Choir is inviting newcomers to join its online rehearsals. These are held on Tuesdays from 8pm and last about 90 ...

 

Drinking fine

A MAN from Wargrave has been fined £25 for being drunk and disorderly in public. Adam Waite, 22, of Highfield Park, was sentenced at ...

 

Residents of private road warn people to keep out

Residents of private road warn people to keep out

A BOAT dealer has defended his decision to install signs on a private road in Wargrave to deter trespassers. David Bushnell, director ...

 

Parents, pupils and staff get used to lockdown life

Parents, pupils and staff get used to lockdown life

STUDENTS at the Piggott School in Wargrave who would be taking exams this summer if it wasn’t for the coronavirus pandemic are being ...

 

Fake tree fly-tipped

A FAKE Christmas tree with metal arms and a plastic base was fly-tipped at the recreation ground in Wargrave. The parish council ...

 

Run challenge

WARGRAVE Runners have set a 10km challenge to be completed by February 14. The group normally holds a 5km road race and fun run every ...

 

Online quiz

THE pre-school in Wargrave is hosting a charity quiz night today (Friday). This will be held online at 8pm with teams of up to six ...

 

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