Saturday, 27 February 2021

Woman loses three cars to crashes outside home

Woman loses three cars to crashes outside home

A WOMAN has lost three cars in five years after they were hit by other drivers while parked outside her house. A Renault Clio ...

 

Pedestrian crossing and bollards to improve safety

ROAD safety improvements could be made in Whitchurch high street. The parish council is in talks with Oxfordshire County Council, the ...

 

Toll rise to cover costs

Toll rise to cover costs

THE owners of Whitchurch bridge say a hike in the discounted toll is not related to the coronavirus pandemic. Last week, the General ...

 

High street crash chaos

FOUR cars were damaged following a crash in Whitchurch high street. Shortly after midnight on Sunday, a car coming down the hill ...

 

Jabs by boat

RESIDENTS of Whitchurch who couldn’t get their coronavirus vaccinations while parts of the village were flooded were given lifts by ...

 

Discounted bridge toll increases

Discounted bridge toll increases

THE cost of crossing Whitchurch toll bridge has increased slightly for residents using a discount scheme. A £20 top-up for owners of a ...

 

Ex-social worker and community stalwart passes away

Ex-social worker and community stalwart passes away

A RETIRED social worker with lifelong connections to Whitchurch has died, aged 79. Tanya Hawley, née Ounsted, moved to the village ...

 

Free lunches

THE Ferryboat pub in Whitchurch will be offering free lunches to village children of pre- or primary school age on Tuesday. It will ...

 

Ready to help

Ready to help

MORE than 50 volunteers have now signed up to help Whitchurch residents through the coronavirus crisis. They can help with shopping, ...

 

Church friend

PAUL WITCHER has been appointed chairman of the friends group for Whitchurch and Whitchurch Hill’s churches. The retired surveyor ...

 

Road closure

THE main road between Whitchurch and Whitchurch Hill will shut during the day from February 22 to 24. The closure will apply between ...

 

Play away

WHITCHURCH village green and playground remains open to the public for exercising during the coronavirus lockdown.  However, the ...

 

Global warming book

A CO-FOUNDER of Whitchurch’s joint sustainability group with Pangbourne has written a book on global warming. Face Up to Climate ...

 

Act now on climate change

Act now on climate change

AN environmentalist has written a book about what should be done to effectively combat climate change. Dr Peter McManners penned Face ...

 

Storm drain being cleared after summer flooding

Storm drain being cleared after summer flooding

TEMPORARY traffic lights have been set up in Whitchurch high street while the village’s storm drain is cleared and maintained. ...

 

Programmer wins Emmy award for film special effects

Programmer wins Emmy award for film special effects

A COMPUTER programmer who helped to create a special effects system used in major films and TV shows has won an Emmy award. Jerry ...

 

Injured bird better

WILDLIFE lovers will be pleased to hear that a swan which was attacked by a dog on the River Thames near Whitchurch has made a full ...

 

Failed raid

POLICE have appealed for information after an attempted burglary at a house in High Street, Whitchurch, around lunchtime on December ...

 

Art and craft show is a hit despite having to move online

Art and craft show is a hit despite having to move online

WHITCHURCH’S annual art and craft exhibition has been hailed a success after being moved online. The event usually takes place at the ...

 

Online walks

A LIST of walking routes in the countryside around Whitchurch, mapped out by resident Eric Hartley, has been added to the village ...

 

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