Monday, 10 August 2020

Digging sight of an old friend

DO you know Happy Valley? It lies behind Deanfield and begins with the playing fields for The Henley College, so you can get there ...

Cleaning campaign

A GROUP formed to clear up rubbish and carry out gardening work around Whitchurch will undertake its first project tomorrow (Saturday)....

Walk day

A FIVE-MILE walk through woodland around Whitchurch will leave from the maze off Hardwick Road at 10.30am on Sunday. It is being ...

Mellow fruits of autumn

DESCENDING by the bridleway to the right beyond Shiplake church, listen for the ring-necked parakeets in the beech trees, exclaiming ...

New adventure playground for Stonor Park

A NEW woodland adventure playground has opened in the grounds of Stonor Park. The Wonder Woods at Stonor is adjacent to the estate’s ...

Have a walk and then enjoy a pint!

A PUB has compiled a walk aimed at ramblers. The eight-mile walk begins at the Flowing Spring in Playhatch and goes up the hill to ...

Litter pick day

THE next Benson and Preston Crowmarsh litter pick will take place next  Saturday (October 15). Volunteers should meet at the parish ...

Insects and deer fighting

SUDDENLY a myriad of red admirals, Vanessa atalanta, dancing in the sun by the path on Remenham Hill, as I’d anthropomorphically, and ...

Warming autumn

LAST month may have beee the warmest September for at least 40 years with a mean minimum temperature of 12.2C and a maximum of 21.3C ...

Planters plea

VOLUNTEERS are being sought to plant spring bulbs and carry out weeding in Whitchurch high street. To volunteer, send an email to ...

Help keep waterways clean plea

RESIDENTS of Watlington are being urged to help improve the quality of water in Chalgrove Brook. Emily Godfrey, project officer at the ...

Cress bed walk

A GUIDED walk will be held at the Ewelme watercress beds on Sunday at 10.30am. A DVD of the old watercress industry will be shown and ...

More News:

Bare beer

LET us hope that the landlord of the Bird in Hand in Sonning Common is better at serving beer than spelling. When the Peppard Road pub re-opened to customers it posted a message ... [more]

 

Bank mended

THE bank at Widmore Pond in Sonning Common has been repaired.  Burrowing rats and age had caused it to fall into disrepair. The parish council spent about £7,000 on the work, ... [more]

 

Gym re-opens

KENNYLANDS Gymnastics in Sonning Common has re-opened. The Bird Wood Court gym has started recreation and squad classes for the first time since the coronavirus lockdown. Visitors ... [more]

 

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