Saturday, 11 July 2020

Village pub flooded after sudden rain and hailstorm

Village pub flooded after sudden rain and hailstorm

A PUB landlord lost his carpets and some personal possessions after being hit by a flash flood. About 6in of water poured into the ...

 

£60,000 replica racing car stolen from ex-driver

£60,000 replica racing car stolen from ex-driver

BURGLARS stole a replica classic car worth £60,000 from a former racing driver’s home in Whitchurch. The gang made off in the 1968 ...

 

I look forward to meeting you, says villages’ new vicar

I look forward to meeting you, says villages’ new vicar

A NEW vicar has been appointed for Whitchurch and Whitchurch Hill. The Rev James Leach will take over as priest at St Mary’s, ...

 

Web gardens

WHITCHURCH has taken its annual “garden walk” online due to the coronavirus restrictions. Every summer, a number of residents open ...

 

Glass danger

POLICE have agreed to visit Whitchurch village green more often after broken glass was found on the football pitches. The parish ...

 

Petition grows

A PARISH councillor’s petition to save wounded veterans’ benefits now has more than 1,500 signatures. Jonathan Steward, from ...

 

Carrie’s back

CARRIE Leadbeater-Hart has returned to Whitchurch Parish Council after a two-year absence, replacing Rachel Hatcher.

 

Couple win award for four decades of volunteer work

Couple win award for four decades of volunteer work

A COUPLE who have supported their community for more than 40 years have won the second annual Whitchurch Award. Peter and Sally ...

 

Burglars steal racing driver's classic car replica

Burglars steal racing driver's classic car replica

BURGLARS stole a classic car worth £60,000 from a racing driver's home in Whitchurch. The gang drove off in the replica Ford Escort ...

 

Landowner agrees deal with village over fence

A LANDOWNER has reached a compromise with villagers over his plans to fence off his estate to protect it from intruders. David Pain ...

 

Award returns

RESIDENTS of Whitchurch who have made exceptional contributions to community life may be nominated for an accolade. The Whitchurch ...

 

Don’t feed foxes, says farmer

A SHEEP farmer from Whitchurch is urging villagers not to feed foxes after three of his rare breed lambs were killed. Jonathan Steward ...

 

Toll bridge pictures

A COLLECTION of historic images of Whitchurch bridge has been published by the owners. General Estates, which bought the 18th-century ...

 

Toll suspended

THE owners of Whitchurch Bridge have suspended toll collections to improve access to the village during the coronavirus outbreak. The ...

 

New fountain

A WATER fountain has been installed at the public toilets in Pangbourne with funding from the village’s joint sustainability group ...

 

Village parking overhaul ‘will make problem worse’

CAMPAIGNERS who are opposed to an overhaul of parking in Whitchurch high street have suggested an alternative. They fear that a scheme ...

 

Memorial garden for old Polish chapel

Memorial garden for old Polish chapel

A MEMORIAL could be built in honour of the Polish chapel which was set up in Whitchurch after the Second World War. The village’s ...

 

Ready for anything

RESIDENTS of Whitchurch will be pleased to hear that the risk of a nuclear or chemical incident in the village is considered low. It ...

 

Litter-pick

WHITCHURCH'S annual litter-pick will take place on Saturday, March 21. Volunteers should meet outside the Greyhound in High Street at ...

 

What residents will be told to do in case of emergency

WHITCHURCH has published an emergency plan. The document, produced by the parish council and a group of volunteers, outlines the risk ...

 

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