Parish Council


The Parish Council meets monthly on the second Tuesday of each month at 8:00pm in the Old Stables. The agenda is posted on the Parish Council notice board opposite the Greyhound about a week before the meeting. Members of the public are most welcome to attend meetings of the Parish Council and there is always an opportunity to speak.

Parish Council meetings are recorded as follows:

  • The agenda for the next Parish Council meeting
  • The minutes of the Parish Council meetings

Here are the dates of future Parish Council meetings.



The members of the Parish Council are:

  • Jim Donahue - Chairman
  • Rachel Hatcher  - Vice-chairman
  • David Bowen
  • Keith Brooks
  • Sarah Hanfrey
  • vacancy
  • vacancy

Parish Clerk : Felipa House

Please link to the following as required:-

  • Full contact details of the Parish Councillors, the Clerk, the District and County Councillors and the Member of Parliament
  • Short profiles of the Parish Councillors
  • First points of contact within the Parish Council and Working Groups assisting the Parish Council


The Bulletin

The Whitchurch Bulletin is published quarterly and a copy is delivered to each household in the village. The editor, Richard Williams, can be contacted by email.


Financial Documents

Annual Report - approved 2017/2018

Summary  Receipts and Payments of the Parish Council 2017/2018

Assets Register 2017/2018


Other Documents

Parish Councillor Dave Bowen has prepared a list in March 2018 distinguishing between County, District and Parish Council Responsibilities.

Chairman Jim Donahue is maintaining a Parish Council Action Log.

The minutes of the Annual Parish Assembly held on Thursday 24th May 2018 can be read here.

Chairman Jim Donahue has updated his list of "Residents' Issues" on 21st May 2017.

The Village Maintenance Schedule for 2018 is here.

In December 2016 the parish council published its Media Policy and its Information Policy.

 Search for and select a planning application of interest and view its description and progress.


Working Groups

Several working groups meet regularly and assist the Parish Council:

  • Village Hall Management Committee - see Village Hall menu entry for hall hire, minutes etc.
  • Village Green Working Group - see Village Green menu entry for minutes etc.
  • Traffic and Pavements Advisory Group (TAPAG)
  • Whitchurch on Thames Village Plan - see Village Plan Menu entry
  • Village environment - MOWS

The members of the groups are listed here.


Other Village Topics


The defibrillator in the old telephone box

Weight Limits for Lorries in Whitchurch


Village Hall and Village Green

The village hall is situated in Manor Road, off the High Street. It is available for hire. Details of facilities and hire charges are on the Village Hall page. The Village Green is at the east end of Eastfield Lane. Details can be seen on the Village Green page.



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