Monday, 18 November 2019

Festive music

A CHRISTMAS concert will take place at St Mary’s Church in Whitchurch on December 1 at 5pm. It will feature the brass band from the ...

 

Poppy boat

THE decorative boat in Whitchurch high street was once again draped with knitted poppies to mark Remembrance Sunday. The work was ...

 

Whitchurch and Goring Heath History Society

THE last meeting of the Whitchurch & Goring Heath History Society this year will be on Thursday, November 21 when we welcome back Mike ...

 

No doggie doodles

CANINE Caravaggios will be devastated to learn that only humans may compete in the Whitchurch art and craft exhibition on November 16 ...

 

Correction

A STORY in last week’s Henley Standard incorrectly stated that Whitchurch Parish Council’s most recent parish clerk was former ...

 

8ft fence lowered in new plan

PLANS for a security fence around parts of the Coombe Park estate in Whitchurch have been revised. David Pain, who bought the 125-acre ...

 

£300,000 appeal for village sports pavilion

AN appeal is to be launched to raise £300,000 for a new sports pavilion on Whitchurch village green. The parish council, which manages ...

 

Church clock chimes for first time in two decades

Church clock chimes for first time in two decades

THE clock of St Mary’s Church in Whitchurch has chimed again after almost two decades. The 112-year-old clock was deliberately stopped ...

 

Road repairs

A DILAPIDATED stretch of asphalt in Manor Road, Whitchurch, has been resurfaced by Oxfordshire County Council. This follows a request ...

 

Church tidy

A TIDY-UP of the former Polish church site in Whitchurch will be carried out at 2pm on Sunday. Villagers are invited to help with ...

 

Charity cafe

THE Art Café at the Old Stables in High Street, Whitchurch, tomorrow (Saturday) will be in aid of the Motor Neurone Disease ...

 

Redevelopment of care home refused permission again

A COMPANY’S bid to demolish and rebuild a care home in Whitchurch has failed once again. An appeal by Majesticare, the owner of ...

 

Pumpkin festival proves popular despite downpours

Pumpkin festival proves popular despite downpours

ABOUT 300 people defied torrential rain at this year’s squash and pumpkin festival at the Tolhurst Organic Partnership on the Hardwick ...

 

Bench attacks

TWO of the four benches on Whitchurch village green were attacked by vandals. The rear windscreen of a car parked in nearby Eastfield ...

 

Councillors step down

TWO vacancies on Whitchurch Parish Council have arisen after two members resigned. Keith Brooks had served since 2008 and was chairman ...

 

Travellers leave mess

TRAVELLERS have left the site of the former White Lion at Crays Pond. A small number of caravans and cars appeared behind a hedge in ...

 

Locks to close for upgrade

HAMBLEDEN and Whitchurch locks will be closed for refurbishment later this year. The Environment Agency carries out any necessary ...

 

Parish history

HISTORIAN Dr Simon Draper will give a lecture on the parish of Whitchurch at the next meeting of the Whitchurch and Goring History ...

 

Whitchurch and Goring Heath History Society

OUR autumn lecture season continues on Thursday, October 17 when historian Dr Simon Draper will present the results of his extensive ...

 

Where time stood still

ST MARY’S Church in Whitchurch is a much-photographed landmark on the River Thames but until now no-one had spotted something wrong ...

 

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