Sunday, 25 October 2020

Art show cancelled

PLANS to hold Whitchurch’s annual art and craft show at the village hall have been scrapped as the coronavirus pandemic has worsened. ...

 

Rider mugged

COMMUTERS from Whitchurch are being asked for information after a cyclist was robbed at knifepoint at Pangbourne station. The man was ...

 

Care home extension bid refused

A PROPOSAL to extend a care home in Whitchurch has been rejected despite having previously been allowed on appeal. Earlier this year, ...

 

Change of luck for racing car driver

PERHAPS magic does exist after all. Earlier this year, the Henley Standard reported how racing driver David Brodie was approached by ...

 

Village green CCTV plan

CCTV cameras could be installed at Whitchurch village green. The parish council wants to deter littering and vandalism as well as ...

 

Pavement fix

THE pavement in Hardwick Road, Whitchurch, is being resurfaced. Contractors for Oxfordshire County Council, the highways authority, ...

 

New barrier

A NEW timber fence and hedge is being put up between the Coombe Park estate in Whitchurch and the bridleway to the south. Landowner ...

 

Hall’s well

THIS year’s Whitchurch art and craft exhibition should take place at the village hall as usual. Organisers are pressing ahead with the ...

 

Goodbye gift

A WHITCHURCH resident has donated a crab-apple sapling to the village maze off Hardwick Road to mark her departure after 48 years. ...

 

Villagers unhappy at drones

RESIDENTS of Whitchurch have complained about drones flying in a circuit above the northern outskirts of the village. The ...

 

Green team

WHITCHURCH'S “green team” carried out weeding at the entrance to Wallingscote Drive, off High Street, on Saturday then conducted a ...

 

Parking overhaul plan on hold after dividing residents

PLANS to overhaul parking in Whitchurch have stalled after residents were divided on the issue. The village’s traffic and pavements ...

 

Village pub for sale again after six years

A PUB in Whitchurch is back on the market for the first time in six years. Punch Taverns is offering the Greyhound in High Street at a ...

 

No concert

THIS year’s Christmas concert at St Mary’s Church in Whitchurch, which features a brass band from the village's Ferryboat pub, has ...

 

Verge cleared

VOLUNTEERS cleared nettles, brambles and other weeds from the verge in Manor Road, Whitchurch. Members of the village’s “green team” ...

 

Road closure

THE closure of the road between Whitchurch Hill and Whitchurch began on Monday after being postponed for two weeks.  Scotia Gas ...

 

Green team

TWO community events are to be staged by Whitchurch's Green Team next weekend. At 10am on Saturday, September 12, there will be a ...

 

Maze tidying

A WORKING party will tidy up Whitchurch maze tomorrow (Saturday), meeting at the site off Hardwick Road at 10am and again on Saturday, ...

 

Quick learner

WHITCHURCH Primary School now has a high-speed broadband connection. BT Openreach has finished installing a fibre-optic line along ...

 

Stunt pilots have wings clipped after resident complaints

Stunt pilots have wings clipped

AN airfield is to ban its stunt pilots from flying over Whitchurch after residents complained about the noise. White Waltham Airfield ...

 

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