Tuesday, 26 March 2019

Litter-pick day

VOLUNTEERS will conduct a litter-pick in Whitchurch on Saturday, April 13. The parish council will provide equipment. To take part, ...

 

Spring show

THE Goring Heath and Whitchurch spring show will take place at Goring Heath parish hall on Saturday, April 13. Eleven trophies will be ...

 

Wall damaged by transporter

A BRICK wall and pillar at the junction of Manor Road and High Street in Whitchurch were damaged after being struck by an articulated ...

 

Thief steals restored classic car

Thief steals restored classic car

A MAN says he is “gutted” after a classic car he restored to working condition was stolen from outside his house. The red BMW 325i ...

 

Whitchurch and Goring Heath History Society

WE will be delighted to welcome back Clive Williams on Thursday, March 21. This time he will be speaking about his new book, You’ll be ...

 

Opposition to alpaca farmers’ yurts plan

Opposition to alpaca farmers’ yurts plan

PLANS to build five holiday lets at an alpaca farm in Whitchurch have been opposed by two parish councils. Mary-Jo Smith and Claire ...

 

Toll bridge sold for first time since being built in 1792

Toll bridge sold for first time since being built in 1792

WHITCHURCH toll bridge has been sold for the first time in its 227-year history. The General Estates Company, of Hythe, near ...

 

Warning over rogue trader

RESIDENTS of Whitchurch have been warned to be vigilant after a suspected rogue trader targeted houses in the village. Earlier this ...

 

Residents object to estate fence alongside bridleway

THE new owner of Coombe Park in Whitchurch has been told to submit a retrospective planning application after erecting a metal fence ...

 

Whitchurch and Goring Heath Twinning Association

STEPHEN BARKER will speak at our annual meeting on Thursday, February 21 on the subject of “The Armistice of 1918 and after”, a timely ...

 

Love music

A VALENTINE-themed jazz concert will be held at the Greyhound in High Street, Whitchurch, next Saturday (February 16) from 8pm to 10pm....

 

Whitchurch and Goring Heath History Association

OUR annual meeting will be held at the Old Rectory Stables in Whitchurch on Tuesday, February 12 at 7.30pm. All are welcome at the ...

 

Alpaca farmers hoping to offer ‘glamping’ holidays

Alpaca farmers hoping to offer ‘glamping’ holidays

THE owners of an alpaca farm hope to offer “glamping” holiday lets having been given permission for a visitor centre. Claire Morphy ...

 

Revamp for village boat

VOLUNTEERS are needed to spruce up the decorative wooden boat in Whitchurch high street. The old rowing boat, which was donated by the ...

 

Whitchurch and Goring Heath History Society

A LECTURE on the aftermath of the Armistice in 1918 will be delivered at the annual meeting on February 21. Stephen Barker will ...

 

New limit on bridge

A LOWER speed limit is now in force on Whitchurch toll bridge. Signage and road markings for the new 20mph limit have been completed ...

 

Care home demolition and rebuild rejected

A THIRD bid to demolish and rebuild a Victorian care home in Whitchurch has been rejected. Majesticare, which owns Eastfield House in ...

 

Village’s new sports pavilion approved

PLANS for a new sports pavilion on Whitchurch village green have been approved. The parish council has been granted planning ...

 

Seven ways to best spend infrastructure levy money

A LIST of priorities for how financial contributions from developers should be spent in Watlington has been approved. Parish ...

 

Bridge to close for safety work

WHITCHURCH toll bridge will be closed between 9.30am and 3.30pm on Thursday while new road safety measures are installed. The owners ...

 

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