Tuesday, 26 May 2020

John Methold — June 8, 1930 to April 21, 2020

John Methold — June 8, 1930 to April 21, 2020

ONE of Berkshire’s leading sports figures has died at the age of 89. John Methold was a key figure in Berkshire rugby in the Sixties ...

 

At home or in school, children are still learning... and having fun

At home or in school, children are still learning... and having fun

CHILDREN of key workers are still going to school in Wargrave. Robert Piggott Infant School has remained open during the lockdown to ...

 

Now shop family say thank you in return

Now shop family say thank you in return

THE family in charge of the village store in Wargrave have written a letter of appreciation to the community who gave them £2,275 as a ...

 

Regatta organisers ‘hoping for the best’

Regatta organisers ‘hoping for the best’

THE organisers of the Wargrave & Shiplake Regatta will make a decision about the future of the event by the end of this month. Held ...

 

Villagers come together to help protect vulnerable in virus crisis

Villagers come together to help protect vulnerable in virus crisis

ABOUT 300 volunteers have signed up to help elderly and vulnerable residents in Wargrave during the coronavirus pandemic. The Wargrave ...

 

Care home staff helping keep residents cheerful

Care home staff helping keep residents cheerful

ACACIA Lodge, a 55-bed care home in Quebec Road, Henley, provides 24-hour care and has 80 staff. THE home has been in lockdown for ...

 

Villagers evacuated after car crashes in high street at 3am

Villagers evacuated after car crashes in high street at 3am

RESIDENTS were forced to take refuge in a pub after a car ploughed into a derelict building, causing a gas leak, in the middle of the ...

 

New head appointed at schools

New head appointed at schools

A NEW executive headteacher will take over at Robert Piggott junior and infant schools in Wargrave in September. Elaine Hughes, who is ...

 

Residents donate £2,275 to thank family-run shop for supplies

Residents donate £2,275 to thank family-run shop for supplies

RESIDENTS of Wargrave showed their appreciation for a family-run village food shop by raising £2,275. The fundraising campaign for the ...

 

Free masks

THE farm shop at Hare Hatch Sheeplands, near Wargrave, is providing face masks free to customers to help prevent the spread of ...

 

No V E Day street party

A STREET party in Wargrave to celebrate V E Day has been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic. The event was due to be held on ...

 

95-year-old veteran has to cancel birthday party and spend the day alone

95-year-old veteran has to cancel birthday party and spend the day alone

A MAN had to spend his 95th birthday alone due to the coronavirus restrictions on social distancing. John Fryer, who lives in Wargrave,...

 

Drivers required

HARE Hatch Sheeplands, near Wargrave, is seeking volunteer drivers to help with home deliveries. The farm shop at Sheeplands is busier ...

 

All cricket suspended

WARGRAVE Cricket Club has suspended all activities as a result of the coronavirus. The club has stopped pre-season training in line ...

 

No coffee

THE coffee shop at Hare Hatch Sheeplands has closed in a bid to halt the spread of coronavirus outbreak.

 

VE Day event could move

THE organisers of Wargrave’s VE Day celebrations say it could be postponed due to the coronavirus. A street party is due to take place ...

 

Bowls club appeals for members

WARGRAVE Bowls Club says it is struggling to find new members. Treasurer Marion Pope, who has been a member since the Eighties, says ...

 

Bird rescue

THE Wargrave Wild Bird Rescue team are still in action despite the problems caused by the Coronavirus. Run by the Ball family of ...

 

Women’s club struggles as costs rise and membership dwindles

WARGRAVE Women’s Club will no longer meet every month due to a decline in visitors and the ageing membership. Chairman Julia Freeman ...

 

Residents happy to have post office services back

Residents happy to have post office services back

RESIDENTS of Wargrave say they are delighted to have postal services back. The Post Office has added the village to its mobile service ...

 

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