Friday, 20 May 2022

Festival tickets in big demand

File picture of Wargrave Festival

ORGANISERS of this year’s Wargrave Festival say they have been “blown away” by the demand for tickets. A number of high-profile events ...

 

New chapter for literary event with three authors

New chapter for literary event with three authors

THREE distinguished authors will give talks at the Wargrave Literary Evening, which will be part of this year’s village festival. ...

 

Cemetery entrance improved with new solid oak gates

Cemetery entrance improved with new solid oak gates

A SET of new solid oak gates has been installed at the entrance to Wargrave cemetery. A cap on one of the entrance pillars was also ...

 

Awards day

WARGRAVE Women and Girls’ Football Club will hold its annual meeting next Saturday (May 14). The day will begin with a mini-tournament ...

 

Juniors coach

WARGRAVE Tennis Club has a new committee member to co-ordinate the junior players. Beverly Birkett, from Henley, has been a member of ...

 

Race off again

THE Wargrave 10km will not take place for the third year running. It was hoped the race, organised by Wargrave Runners, would be held ...

 

Jubilee lunch

CHILDREN’S entertainment, a band and a coffee and ice cream truck will be among the attractions at Wargrave’s Big Jubilee Lunch on ...

 

Host angry at visa hold-ups

Host angry at visa hold-ups

A MAN who waited weeks to get a Ukrainian family to Britain has dubbed the visa system an “embarrassment”. Will Rowson, of High Street,...

 

250 refugees matched with hosts but only 30 here

250 refugees matched with hosts but only 30 here

ABOUT 250 Ukraine refugees have been matched with host families in Wokingham borough, according to the council’s leader. John Halsall ...

 

Wargrave Local History Society

WARGRAVE Local History Society began its new programme year with an illustrated presentation by Richard Marks on the arrival of the ...

 

Regatta returns...

File picture of Wargrave and Shiplake Regatta

A REGATTA will return this summer after a two-year absence. The Wargrave and Shiplake Regatta, which is 155 years old this year, will ...

 

Wargrave Local History Society

WARGRAVE Local History Society’s March meeting began with a period of silent reflection as a mark of respect for the society’s ...

 

Concert aid

Concert aid

A CONCERT for Ukraine will take place at St Mary’s Church in Wargrave next Sunday (April 10) from 3pm to 4pm. This will feature two ...

 

Athlete visit

A WHEELCHAIR athlete will visit pupils at Robert Piggott Junior School in Wargrave on Wednesday.  Nerys Pearce was paralysed from the ...

 

Syringe found among rubbish collected by volunteers

Syringe found among rubbish collected by volunteers

A SYRINGE was among the items picked up by volunteers in Charvil. Eight residents spent an hour collecting 10 bagfulsl of rubbish, ...

 

Jubilee lunch

TICKETS will go on sale next Saturday (March 26) for the lunch in Mill Green, Wargrave, on Sunday, June 5 to celebrate the Queen’s ...

 

For parents

A NEW regular meeting for new parents and expectant couples is to be held in Wargrave. Hema Marshall, who lives in the village, has ...

 

New library at pre-school

New library at pre-school

A POP-UP outdoor library to encourage children to start reading has been created at Wargrave Pre-School. Parents were invited to ...

 

Community choir celebrates five years in harmony

Community choir celebrates five years in harmony

WARGRAVE Community Choir is celebrating its fifth anniversary. It was set up in 2017 by Kirsty Andrews, who teaches music at Robert ...

 

Party deadline

RESIDENTS planning to hold a street party in celebration of the Queen’s platinum jubilee are being urged to seek permission. ...

 

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