Thursday, 23 May 2019

World famous orchestra returning to village festival

World famous orchestra returning to village festival

A WORLD famous chamber orchestra is returning to the Wargrave Village Festival. The Academy of St Martin in the Fields will play at St ...

 

New wardens

THREE churchwardens have been appointed in Wargrave. Sandra Baker, Helen Gradon and Peter Mayes were elected at the annual meeting of ...

 

Talk put back

A TALK on humanity at St Mary’s Church in Wargrave tomorrow (Saturday) has been postponed as not enough people had signed up. A new ...

 

Trust money

SHOPPERS can help raise money for the Wargrave Heritage Trust. The trust, which preserves historic buildings in the village, is one of ...

 

Early closure

WARGRAVE library was forced to close early on Friday due to staff shortages caused by illness. It shut at 1pm, four hours earlier than ...

 

Council to review case

Council to review case

AN internal review is being carried out into Wokingham Borough Council’s botched prosecution of the owner of a garden centre. ...

 

PM presents trophies at all-female football club

PM presents trophies at all-female football club

PRIME Minister Theresa May took a break from Brexit negotiations when she presented awards to footballers in Wargrave. The Maidenhead ...

 

Boating club happy with visitor numbers at open day

Boating club happy with visitor numbers at open day

DOZENS of people attended an open day at Wargrave Boating Club. Visitors were able to sign up for courses including kayaking, rowing ...

 

Mobile home owner plans to replace it with house

A MAN’S plans to replace a mobile-style home with a permanent one have been criticised by Wargrave parish councillors. George Kennedy ...

 

Meeting on delayed broadband

COUNCILLORS want a meeting with broadband provider Gigaclear to discuss delays in bringing superfast broadband to Crazies Hill. ...

 

Guide designs centenary badge

Guide designs centenary badge

GIRL guides in Wargrave designed a special badge to commemorate their centenary. A competition was held among members of 1st Wargrave ...

 

Easter walk

MORE than 60 worshippers took part in a walk of witness on Good Friday. They met at Highfield Park and walked through the village, ...

 

Messy Church

AN arts and crafts event for children will be held at the St Mary’s Church Centre in Wargrave on Sunday The Messy Church event, run by ...

 

Ramble day

MEMBERS of a Wargrave rambling club will walk along the Thames Path for their May meeting. They will go from Remenham to Aston and ...

 

Fire crew plea

LOCALS are needed to serve as retained firefighters in Wargrave. Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service is recruiting on-call ...

 

Man wants to raise home to prevent it from flooding

Man wants to raise home to prevent it from flooding

A MAN wants to raise his home by more than half a metre to protect it from flooding. David Robertson has applied for permission from ...

 

Honouring war dead

Honouring war dead

A BOOKLET detailing the lives of servicemen from Wargrave who were killed during the First and Second World Wars has been compiled by ...

 

Funding from radio

Funding from radio

A DAY centre for children with special needs near Wargrave says a £90,000 donation by a charity scheme will help it support youngsters ...

 

Customers celebrate end of centre’s planning dispute

Customers celebrate end of centre’s planning dispute

MORE than 200 people attended a party at Hare Hatch Sheeplands garden centre to celebrate the end of a long-running planning dispute. ...

 

Device plea

RESIDENTS of Wargrave will ask police to reconsider supplying them with a traffic speed measuring device. They were due to be trained ...

 

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