Sunday, 11 April 2021

Council bids to stop pub being turned into house

Council bids to stop pub being turned into house

EFFORTS are being made to prevent one of Whitchurch’s two pubs from becoming a house. Punch Taverns put the Greyhound on the market ...

 

When length counts

WHITCHURCH Bridge might charge the fourth-lowest toll in Britain but a resident says this isn’t good value for money. A survey by ...

 

Sounds familiar

CONTRACTORS patching roads and pavements in Whitchurch may experience a sense of déjà vu when they enter the village. The team are ...

 

New garden

VOLUNTEERS from the Whitchurch “green team” are continuing to refurbish the former Polish church garden off Manor Road. The land, ...

 

New vacancy

WHITCHURCH Parish Council has a second vacancy. One had existed for some time while the other has been created by the resignation of ...

 

Dog walking debate

DOGS may be required to be kept on leads at all times on a popular beauty spot near Whitchurch. Pangbourne Parish Council is ...

 

Bids open for auction

WHITCHURCH Pre-School’s spring auction is now open for online bids. There are 30 lots in this year’s event, which is to raise money to ...

 

Cycle survey

CYCLISTS from Whitchurch have been asked to complete a survey about safe cycling facilities in the area. The survey is being conducted ...

 

Cheaper toll

Cheaper toll

WHITCHURCH Bridge is the fourth-cheapest toll route in the UK, according to a report. A crossing costs 60p compared with the £6.70 ...

 

Boat moved

A DECORATIVE wooden boat which used to stand in Whitchurch high street has been moved to the village primary school in Eastfield Lane. ...

 

Tribute to ex-teacher

A FORMER Ireland rugby player who had been a housemaster at the Oratory School in Woodcote has died. The independent Catholic school ...

 

Shows off

GORING Heath and Whitchurch’s spring and autumn flower and produce shows will not take place. The events at Goring Heath Parish Hall ...

 

Evened out

THE pavements around Swanston Field, off Hardwick Road in Whitchurch, have been evened out by contractors. The team, who are working ...

 

Maze names

A LIST of all the people who sponsored Whitchurch’s village maze has been produced. A total of 646 supporters had their names engraved ...

 

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 ...

 

Jabs by boat

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

 

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 ...

 

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 ...

 

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