Monday, 19 November 2018

Makeover for hall to encourage more hire

THE trustees of Whitchurch village hall are to seek funding for improvements. They have already spent £7,000 replacing all the windows ...

 

Council steps up fight to stop care home demolition

FORMAL assessments of Whitchurch’s historic buildings could be carried out to protect them from unwanted development. The parish ...

 

Sign recovered by dog walker

A SIGN at the entrance to Whitchurch that was stolen in August has mysteriously reappeared just yards from where it vanished. The sign,...

 

Whitchurch and Goring Heath History Society

OUR last meeting of the year takes place at Goring Heath parish hall on Thursday, November 15 when Mike Hurst presents “Saunders of ...

 

Boat decorated with poppy tapestry for remembrance

Boat decorated with poppy tapestry for remembrance

AN old boat in Whitchurch has been covered in a tapestry of more than 400 hand-sewn and knitted poppies to mark the centenary of the ...

 

Home debate

THE future of Eastfield House in Whitchurch will be discussed at an extraordinary meeting of the parish council on Tuesday. ...

 

Don’t demolish our ‘jewel in the crown’, say villagers

REVISED plans to demolish and rebuild a care home in Whitchurch have been opposed by the parish council and scores of villagers. ...

 

Residents call for 20mph speed limit through village

MOST residents of Whitchurch think there should be a 20mph speed limit in the village. In a survey carried out for the new village ...

 

Speed checks

TRAFFIC speeds and volumes in Whitchurch have been measured. Monitoring equipment was loaned to the village for a week by Oxfordshire ...

 

Music night

A MUSIC concert will be held at St Mary’s Church in Whitchurch on Saturday, October 20 at 7pm. It will feature a variety of jazz, ...

 

Recyclable veg shop

AN organic farm in Whitchurch is trying to raise £7,600 to improve its vegetable shop. Tolhurst Organic, which is based at the ...

 

Pavilion plan for green

REVISED plans for a £150,000 sports pavilion on Whitchurch village green have been drawn up. The parish council has applied for ...

 

Award for boys’ football coach known for calmness and communication skills

Award for boys’ football coach known for calmness and communication skills

A COACH and founder member of Whitchurch’s youth football club has received an award. Alistair Aitchison, a father of five, was part ...

 

Whitchurch and Goring Heath History Society

ON Thursday, October 18 we will welcome back Tim Healey to talk about “Drove roads in Oxfordshire and beyond”. These traditional ...

 

Totem pole artworks put up in meadow after all

Totem pole artworks put up in meadow after all

A COMMUNITY art project created by residents of Whitchurch, Woodcote and Goring has gone ahead despite fears that it would have to be ...

 

Fears over travellers

GREEN spaces in Whitchurch have been fenced off again after travellers pitched up in the neighbouring village. Traevllers in more than ...

 

Twinning sign stolen

AN aluminium plaque commemorating Whitchurch and Goring Heath’s twinning with La Bouille in France has been stolen. The sign, which ...

 

D-day for art project

THE Equinox Together community art project could still be unveiled tomorrow (Saturday). Contractors were due to visit Pangbourne ...

 

Third plan to demolish and rebuild care home

A THIRD planning application to demolish and replace the Eastfield House care home in Whitchurch has been submitted to South ...

 

Totem pole art installation thwarted by hard ground

Totem pole art installation thwarted by hard ground

THE launch of a community art project by residents of Whitchurch, Goring and surrounding villages could be delayed until next year. ...

 

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