Sunday, 09 August 2020

Pavements resurfaced at last

THE pavements in Whitchurch are to be resurfaced at a cost of about £80,000. The repair work on several of the main streets, which ...

 

Wartime talk

THE British Modern Military History Society, which met at Woodcote village hall before lockdown, is hosting virtual talks via the Zoom ...

 

Wall smash

PART of a brick wall outside the front garden of a property in Hardwick Road, Whitchurch, was destroyed after being hit by a vehicle ...

 

Gas works

THE hill leading into Whitchurch has been reduced to one lane while gas works are carried out. Scotia Gas Networks set up temporary ...

 

Festival help

ORGANISERS of a new community event in Whitchurch are seeking help to get it off the ground. The inaugural WhitFest was due to take ...

 

Whining stunt planes are spoiling peace and quiet

Whining stunt planes are spoiling peace and quiet

A CAMPAIGN has been launched to stop light aeroplanes performing stunts over Whitchurch and surrounding villages. Geoff Weir, of High ...

 

Flood support

FLOOD measures are to be improved in Whitchurch. Oxfordshire County Council has agreed to inspect and clean the village’s defences ...

 

Funding boost

AN appeal to raise funds for Whitchurch Pre-School has raised almost £2,000 towards its £5,000 target. The school is campaigning to ...

 

Garden meet

THE restoration of the former Polish church garden at Whitchurch will continue tomorrow (Saturday). The village “green team”, which is ...

 

Play resumes

THE playground off Manor Road in Whitchurch has been re-opened by the parish council. The authority decided it was safe to do so after ...

 

Box painted

THE phone box at the corner of Manor Road and High Street in Whitchurch has been repainted by villager Allan Scriven, who has been ...

 

Vandalism

ORANGE paint was sprayed along a row of ten cars parked in Manor Road, Whitchurch. Police were called following the incident, which ...

 

Pre-school loses £20,000 during covid-19 lockdown

Pre-school loses £20,000 during covid-19 lockdown

WHITCHURCH Pre-School is campaigning to raise the £20,000 in income it lost as a result of the coronavirus outbreak. The nursery, ...

 

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 ...

 

Carrie’s back

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

 

Petition grows

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

 

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