Sunday, 26 September 2021

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 ...

Stargazing trip

MEMBERS of the Watlington Environment Group will visit Woodrow Astronomical Observatory, near High Wycombe, on October 29 for a ...

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:

Sorry, dad, my dahlias are better

Sorry, dad, my dahlias are better

A DAHLIA grower saw off competition from his father to take several prizes at the Chiltern Edge Horticultural Society’s 60th autumn show. Martin Hedges, from Emmer Green, won the ... [more]

 
Family in theft plea

Family in theft plea

A FAMILY is appealing for the return of precious possessions after their cars were broken into. The vehicles were parked in Braybrooke Road, Wargrave, when they were targeted ... [more]

 

Extension approved

A PHOTOGRAPHER from Wargrave has received planning permission to extend his historic home. Tim Hodges, who lives in High Street with his wife Judith, is to build a single-storey ... [more]

 

Meeting swap

NEXT week’s meeting of Sonning Common Parish Council has been postponed. The council was due to meet at the village hall on Monday but this has been delayed until Monday, ... [more]

 

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