Wednesday, 17 July 2019

Totem poles returned to school

TOTEM poles created by children in Whitchurch as part of a community art project have been returned to the village primary school. The ...

 

Upping day

THE annual swan upping ceremony, in which the Thames birds are counted and marked, is expected to pass through Goring and Whitchurch ...

 

Families flock to strawberry fair at estate’s organic farm

Families flock to strawberry fair at estate’s organic farm

RESIDENTS and visitors flocked to the annual strawberry fair at the Tolhurst Organic Partnership farm in Whitchurch. The farm, off ...

 

Theatre trip

MEMBERS of Whitchurch Theatre Club are to attend a performance of Jesus Christ Superstar at the Barbican Centre in London on Thursday. ...

 

Charities chat

A GROUP of traders from Whitchurch and surrounding villages wants to partner with a charity that it could support. The traders will be ...

 

Care home owner appeals over rebuild plan rejection

Care home owner appeals over rebuild plan rejection

THE owner of a disused care home in Whitchurch has revived its long-running battle to demolish and rebuild it. Majesticare is ...

 

New chairman

LAURA LUCAS has been appointed chairman of the Whitchurch Society. The former parish councillor, who works in public relations, takes ...

 

Jazz afternoon

A JAZZ concert by village band SoWotjazz will be held at the Ferryboat in Whitchurch on Sunday from 3pm. Admission costs £10, which ...

 

Monthly teas

A MONTHLY afternoon tea with cakes has been launched at Whitchurch village hall. It takes place on the second Thursday of every month ...

 

Petrol thieves

PETROL was stolen from the tank of a car parked in Manor Road, Whitchurch, on Thursday evening last week. The culprits drilled a hole ...

 

Road closure

THE narrow section at the western end of Hardwick Road in Whitchurch will be closed for up to six weeks from Monday. Contractors for ...

 

Fun singing

THE Wotsing community singing group’s next meeting will take place at St John’s church in Whitchurch Hill on July 4 at 7.30pm It is ...

 

Maze tidy up

THE next Whitchurch maze maintenance party will take place on Saturday, July 6 at 10am. Tools are provided. There will be further ...

 

School walk

A “WALKING bus” scheme could be set up to encourage pupils to walk to Whitchurch Primary School. The parish council is to explore the ...

 

Cafe art sale

WHITCHURCH’S Art Café at the Old Stables in High Street, which runs from 10.30am to noon tomorrow (Saturday), will be in aid of ...

 

Award for walks champion and ‘force for good cheer’

Award for walks champion and ‘force for good cheer’

A MAN who revived the footpaths surrounding Whitchurch is the first winner of a new award for outstanding contributions to the ...

 

School presented with book in campaign to promote nature and literature

School presented with book in campaign to promote nature and literature

WHITCHURCH Primary School has become the first school in Oxfordshire to be presented with a nature book following a national campaign. ...

 

New house plan rejected

PLANS for a new three-bedroom house behind an existing one in Swanston Field, Whitchurch, have been turned down. South Oxfordshire ...

 

Village history

THE first draft of a detailed history of Whitchurch has been published online. It was compiled by Dr Simon Draper, of the Victoria ...

 

Whitchurch and Goring Heath History Society

IN June and July, members will be going on local outings and then disbanding for the summer. We will reassemble on Thursday, September ...

 

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