Friday, 25 June 2021

Organic farmer praised

AN organic farmer from Whitchurch has again been praised by an environmental activist. Writer and journalist George Monbiot recently ...

 

Art cafe back

WHITCHURCH’S weekly Art Café sessions will return to the Old Stables, off High Street, next month. Visitors can browse and buy works ...

 

Dad’s tribute

Dad’s tribute

THE father of a boy who died in a crash in Whitchurch has paid tribute to him. Corey Caton, 12, from Reading, was killed when he lost ...

 

£38,000 artificial pitch appeal

PARENTS and staff at Whitchurch Primary School are aiming to raise £38,000 for a new artificial pitch. The existing one was installed ...

 

Green sweep

WHITCHURCH'S “green team” will conduct a sweep of the entrance to Walliscote House Drive, off High Street, at 10am tomorrow (Saturday)....

 

Boy died in crash on new bike

A BOY died in a crash at Whitchurch after losing control of his new bike, a coroner has ruled. Corey Caton veered into the path of a ...

 

Baskets theft

HANGING baskets were stolen from the front porch of a property in Whitchurch high street on Sunday night.

 

Green leader

THE Whitchurch “green team” has appointed a new co-ordinator. Charles Cotgreave has taken over from Alexa Duckworth-Briggs, who will ...

 

Flowers role

FLOWER arrangers are needed by St Mary’s Church in Whitchurch. The voluntary post is open to all ages and no expertise is needed. ...

 

Bus restarts

THE weekly community bus from Whitchurch to Reading restarted on Tuesday. Going Forward’s service will pick passengers up from ...

 

Web team honoured

THIS year’s Whitchurch Award has been presented to the team behind the village website. The Whitchurch Web, which is run by volunteers ...

 

Motorcycle stolen at pub

A MOTORCYCLE was stolen from outside the Greyhound pub in Whitchurch. The black Suzuki GS500 was taken between 6pm and 6.30pm on ...

 

Jabs still on

Jabs still on

PATIENTS in Whitchurch have been asked to attend their second coronavirus vaccination appointment as scheduled. The Boathouse Surgery ...

 

Ancient ‘bear pit’ may be ideal performance stage

Ancient ‘bear pit’ may be ideal performance stage

A DILAPIDATED folly which lies half-buried in woodland near Whitchurch could be brought back to life as a space for dramatic and ...

 

Pub escapes conversion into house following sale

Pub escapes conversion into house following sale

ONE of Whitchurch’s two pubs has been saved from conversion into a house. The Greyhound in High Street has been sold to Oak Taverns, a ...

 

Power cuts still occuring

POWER cuts are still affecting parts of Whitchurch. Residents of Hardwick Road and streets off it have complained of intermittent cuts ...

 

Garden work

WHITCHURCH’S green team will have a working party at the old Polish church garden off Manor Road at 10am tomorrow (Saturday). ...

 

Parish meet

WHITCHURCH’S annual parish assembly will be held at the village hall in Manor Road at 8pm on May 20.

 

Award opens

NOMINATIONS are now open for this year’s Whitchurch Award. The honour, which is presented by the Whitchurch Society, is given to ...

 

Power outage

PARTS of Whitchurch were without power for about six hours after an underground cable developed a fault. The supply in the Hardwick ...

 

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