Tuesday, 28 January 2020

The story of two (not so little) pigs

The story of two (not so little) pigs

AN author has chronicled the ups and downs of keeping twin rare breed pigs who became much-loved members of the community. Michael ...

 

‘Pub delivery lorries keep damaging my house wall’

‘Pub delivery lorries keep damaging my house wall’

BOLLARDS may be installed outside a Wargrave pub due to delivery lorries repeatedly hitting the wall of a neighbouring house. Richard ...

 

Faith course

A COURSE designed to bring people together to discuss life, faith and God has started in Wargrave. The Alpha 2020 sessions are being ...

 

Village’s ‘secret’ benefactor dies at 79

THE Sultan of Oman, who owned Wargrave Manor for 40 years, has died following a fight with cancer. Qaboos bin Said Al Said died on ...

 

Boater fined

A MAN has been fined £206 for being in charge of a boat in Wargrave while under the influence of alcohol. Jamie Pipkin was attempting ...

 

‘Town’ sign to be corrected

A SIGN at Wargrave station directing people “to the town” is to be changed by Great Western Railway. Wargrave User Group asked the ...

 

Sports day

A DAY of sport to celebrate the Tokyo Olympics this summer will be held in Wargrave tomorrow (Saturday). Up to 20 participants will ...

 

Less travel

THE number of passengers travelling to and from Wargrave fell by 2.6 per cent last year. Figures published by the Office of Rail and ...

 

Carer acquitted of careless driving in double death crash

Carer acquitted of careless driving in double death crash

A CARER has been acquitted of causing the death of an elderly woman and a motorcycle policeman in a crash near Wargrave. Agne ...

 

Vera Bird — December 31, 1919 – January 1, 2020

Vera Bird — December 31, 1919 – January 1, 2020

A WOMAN who was responsible for spotting German aircraft during the Second World War has died a day after celebrating her 100th ...

 

Driver denies deaths charge

A WOMAN has denied two counts of causing death by careless driving after a crash in Wargrave. Agne Jasulaitiene, 36, appeared at ...

 

Art gallery latest victim of village’s ‘dead’ high street

Art gallery latest victim of village’s ‘dead’ high street

AN art gallery in Wargrave is set to become the latest village business to close down. The Robin’s Nest, on the corner of Church ...

 

Chocolatier teaches children how to make sweets

Chocolatier teaches children how to make sweets

MORE than 100 children at Robert Piggott Infant School in Wargrave took part in a chocolate-making workshop. They were visited by ...

 

Wonderful windows

THE organiser of Wargrave’s Advent windows display says last year’s was one of the most successful. Residents and businesses decorated ...

 

Good year for trust’s card sales

WARGRAVE Heritage Trust raised £1,500 during 2019 through card sales. The group took part in the biennial village festival in June and ...

 

Fun day to return... but where?

A COMMUNITY fun day is set to return to Wargrave this summer. The sixth annual event, which is organised by Wokingham Borough Council, ...

 

New bin requested

A RESIDENT of Wargrave has requested an extra bin on Mill Green. The parish council has received complaints from visitors that the ...

 

Drain work disruption

ROADS in Wargrave and Charvil will be closed in January and February for drain maintenance work. Wokingham Borough Council is ...

 

Play reading

A PLAY reading will be held in the Sansom Room in Wargrave on Monday. Visitors are asked to arrive at 7.15pm for a 7.30pm start. ...

 

War women

WARGRAVE Local History Society’s first meeting of the new year will be held at the Old Pavilion on January 14, starting at 8pm. The ...

 

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