Friday, 20 May 2022

Finally, villagers get wish for 20mph speed limit

Finally, villagers get wish for 20mph speed limit

WHITCHURCH has become a 20mph zone after more than 10 years of campaigning. The limit applies to all the roads in the village centre, ...

 

Schools tackle world record for Red Nose Day

Schools tackle world record for Red Nose Day

More than 7,000 children took part in a world record attempt for Red Nose Day. About 60 schools in Oxfordshire took part, including S ...

 

Volunteers uncover graves of two village benefactors

Volunteers uncover graves of two village benefactors

VICTORIAN gravestones have been uncovered in Whitchurch. The graves at St Mary’s Church are of two philanthropists who gave money to ...

 

Drink driver disqualified

Drink driver disqualified

A WOMAN has been banned from the road for driving while almost four times over the legal alcohol limit. Victoria Martin, 40, of ...

 

Data training

PARISH councillors in Whitchurch are to receive training on data protection each year. They agreed a new policy for responding to ...

 

New bin liner

A METAL mesh liner at the playground in Manor Road, Whitchurch, will be replaced. Whitchurch Parish Council is to pay £450 for the ...

 

Road narrowed

NEW bollards were installed in High Street, Whitchurch, on Tuesday. These will narrow  the road near the Ferry Boat Inn to improve ...

 

Limit D-day

Limit D-day

A DECISION is due to be made next week on the implementation of a 20mph zone in Whitchurch. Oxfordshire County Council, the highways ...

 

Pupils raise money with school bake and book sales

Pupils raise money with school bake and book sales

CHILDREN at two primary schools raised more than £900 for Ukraine. Whitchurch primary raised £327 after parents and pupils baked cakes ...

 

Art appeal

WHITCHURCH Primary School is asking for donations to help with an art project. Year 3 pupils have been studying the work of ...

 

Hole repairs

HARDWICK ROAD in Whitchurch is to be closed for three days to replace damaged manhole covers. Contractors for Airband, an internet ...

 

Campaigner, 90, has path steps named in his honour

Campaigner, 90, has path steps named in his honour

A SET of steps in Whitchurch which improved the safety of a footpath has been formally named in honour of the man who campaigned for ...

 

Club back in picture

WHITCHURCH Hill Camera Club is looking for new members after returning to in-person meetings. The club lost members due to the ...

 

Garden and craft show

GORING Heath and Whitchurch Garden and Craft Show will take place at Goring Heath Parish Hall on Saturday, April 9. There will be ...

 

Charity art cafe organiser steps down after six years

Charity art cafe organiser steps down after six years

A WOMAN who has run the art café in Whitchurch for six years has stepped down. The weekly community event was started in November 2015 ...

 

Bridge club

A BRIDGE club in Whitchurch is looking for new members. The club meets at Whitchurch village hall every second Wednesday from 1.30pm ...

 

Riverside plots sale

TWO building plots by the River Thames in Whitchurch are for sale.  They are separated by a private driveway and measure four acres in ...

 

Less muddy

THE Whitchurch green team wants to make Muddy Lane less muddy. The volunteers were planning to scalp the lane off Eastfield Lane to ...

 

Whitchurch and Goring Heath History Society

WE will hold our annual meeting at Goring Heath Parish Hall on Thursday, February 17 at 8pm. Our speaker will be Stephen Barker, a ...

 

Pavilion makeover

WHITCHURCH Cricket Club has agreed in principle to renovate the village cricket pavilion. Whitchurch Parish Council acquired the ...

 

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