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Sally Woolhouse (10/10/2018 12:48:04)


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17/08/2019 13:09:26Post reply
Name
colin goldman  Email
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Thank you Nick (Brazil) for your words about the boat where the road narrows just before the bridge. I really like it and what I feel is the relaxed slightly disheveled friendly feeling it brings - I also hope maybe a rethink is possible and maybe the choice of what is planted within the boat might sway those who do not currently enjoy it - Colin
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12/08/2019 15:39:14Post reply
Name
Pam Scott  Email
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FOUND - a door key on the pavement outside the Ferry Boat.
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09/08/2019 19:31:00Post reply
Name
Allan Scriven  Email
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The minutes from June and July council meetings have yet to be posted onto the website.
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14/08/2019 10:34:03Post reply
Name
Hilary Jensen  Email
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I have now received the draft June minutes and posted these onto the website. The July PC meeting was cancelled.
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08/08/2019 20:38:39Post reply
Name
Eleanor Sugrue  Email
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Ok... super nosey question... but what is the plan for Coombe Park? Why the need for such massive fences?
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14/08/2019 07:10:59Post reply
Name
Sarah Hanfrey  Email
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I understand is just going to be a family house but they want to increase security. Of course they could have positioned the fencing away from the perimeter....
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07/08/2019 11:07:19Post reply
Name
Linda Gray  Email
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Does anyone know what's going in place of the boat?
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08/08/2019 16:23:42Post reply
Name
Nick Brazil  Email
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Probably some refuse wheelie bins or something equally appropriate.
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08/08/2019 21:18:33Post reply
Name
Stewart House
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I thought the majority of local residents wanted to keep the boat? If the Parish Council have agreed to remove it, for what reason? Is it classified as dangerous or something?
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09/08/2019 07:22:26Post reply
Name
Sarah Hanfrey  Email
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In case anyone is not already aware, the land the boat is on is privately owned, not council land.
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09/08/2019 21:03:31Post reply
Name
Stewart House
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Ah, so the owner does not like the boat and wants it removed. Fair enough, I did not realise that. A shame though, as it will just be an empty space ....
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07/08/2019 07:29:36Post reply
Name
Mike Marshall  Email
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“Greenhouses on the Whitchurch Allotments adjacent to Muddy Lane have been badly damaged by missiles thrown from Muddy lane over the last couple of weeks. Large stones, a fence post and a wooden chair have been used to smash the glass panes in two greenhouses. One of the greenhouses, very close and exposed to the lane, has been targeted twice. Most of the glass in one side of this greenhouse was broken in the last incident - probably Sunday or Monday night. Please let us know if you have seen anything. Our contact info is on our Allotments page of this website under the Village Groups section. Thank you”
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06/08/2019 03:11:39Post reply
Name
Anna  Email
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The Going Forward 142 bus timetable which serves Whitchurch, is due to be revised shortly. The Tuesday service will continue to run but the Saturday service will cease. PLEASE, PLEASE support the service which a few remaining faithful people, who no longer drive use regularly and without which would be stranded and unable to go shopping, go to doctors/hospital appointments etc. Leave that car at home, hop on the bus and enjoy a nice ride through the countryside, from Whitchurch, via Mapledurham and Caversham. Thank you.
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23/07/2019 21:56:21Post reply
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Bryan Howes  Email
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I am not impressed the way people are parking there cars from manor road to the art gallery. My neice had to walk on the road with a double buggy around these cars. Haven't these people got common sense not to park on the path or are they just to lazy .
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26/07/2019 20:13:08Post reply
Name
liz  Email
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I don't know why fines are not imposed as a deterrent - bad parking is not limited to the current road works - how many times has a hazard occurred when cars are parked on the give way line Hardwick Road/High St junction (opposite the art gallery) or parked on the left at the junction of Hardwick Rd/ Swanston Field.
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21/07/2019 06:32:06Post reply
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Nick Brazil  Email
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I was very pleased to see the installation of the boat just at the narrows entrance to the village.With its many decorations and flowers over the months it has provided a beautiful and valuable addition to the village infrastructure. All due credit to the hard work by those who initiated the project especially Leslie Maynerd and to Sally Howard the owner of the land who generously allowed the boat to be placed there.It is very sad that the boat is now going to be removed. I am sure I speak on behalf of many residents in asking those responsible for this decision to please think again and leave the Whitchurch Boat where it is to welcome visitors to our beautiful Thameside village.
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21/07/2019 18:50:38Post reply
Name
Karen Dalman  Email
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I agree Nick, it is a lovely boat and should be allowed to stay. Im sire many others agree - what can we do to help keep it?
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22/07/2019 06:22:41Post reply
Name
Eleanor Sugrue  Email
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I agree Nick. It regularly makes me smile and I love how lots of children have been involved in the seasonal displays. The poppies were especially moving. It also seems to be really popular with the walkers through the village. I know we all have different tastes but it’s hard to see what’s so bad about something that is essentially a giant flower pot. Hope minds will change and it can stay.
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19/07/2019 12:12:26Post reply
Name
Richard Williams  Email
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The Path Hill route is getting a fair bit of extra traffic now that Hardwick Road is closed. I have found that some vehicles are driving at high speed presumably on the assumption that the driver doesn't expect to encounter any other traffic. Can we all drive a bit more sensibly, especially at those points where passing another vehicle is difficult and at the two blind bends. Thanks
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17/07/2019 18:29:35Post reply
Name
Rita  Email
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Hello, our brown bin has disappeared since the last collection and we are wondering if any of the neighbours might have it? We are on Hardwick Rd (Woodlea) and the bin is labelled. They could be in Swanson field too. I’d appreciate it if anyone has any idea of where it might have ended up at? Thanks, Rita
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12/07/2019 07:10:30Post reply
Name
Helma beelen  Email
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HI All Just to say i have a spare day ticket for the world yoga festival at beale park next weekend.It cost £83 but would accept £50. let me know if anyones interested many thanks Helma
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09/07/2019 15:28:06Post reply
Name
David Robinson  Email
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Glazing putty free to anyone who needs it. I bought this tub of putty to repair some putty before painting a window. I've only used a small amount of it and don't have a use for the rest of it. Date of manufacture is 23/04/2019 and on the tub, it says it is usable up to 6 months from that date, although this can be extended by adding some linseed oil.
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09/07/2019 12:17:18Post reply
Name
David Robinson  Email
Comments
Back and abdominal training bench available free to a good home. With this bench you can strengthen your back, abdomen and buttocks muscles. The 5 position height-adjustable leg bar and its soft padding ensure a comfortable workout. The bench has been little used and is in excellent condition.
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08/07/2019 13:55:45Post reply
Name
Jean Bull  Email
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Two toddler beds available, free to a good home. Both have mattresses and bedding and are in good condition. Also available, a wooden playpen, free to a good home too. Email if interested.
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01/07/2019 09:54:37Post reply
Name
whitchurchtheatreclub  Email
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The Theatre Club has a trip in June 2020 for 5 days from Thursday, 4th June The Historic Houses and Heritage of Norfolk including Sandringham, Cromer and a trip on the Norfolk Broads.
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29/06/2019 08:51:02Post reply
Name
Jim Donahue  Email
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Thanks to Leslie and Dave Maynerd for replacing the bark with slate stones by the planters in from of the church entrance. All the flowers are in peak form now thanks to Leslie's care for the area. It's just one more thing to be proud of living in our lovely village on a beautiful summer's day.
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28/06/2019 13:08:00Post reply
Name
Allan Scriven  Email
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Two bicycles for sale. A 26in wheel ladies cycle £50. A 24in wheel gents cycle with many extra's £50. Contact 0118 9842224
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28/06/2019 10:38:48Post reply
Name
Alistair Aitchison   Email
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Found a purse on the High Street this morning belonging to Mrs M S Edge. Please let me know if you have a contact for her?
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26/06/2019 22:10:10Post reply
Name
Carrie L-Hart  Email
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Good work Parish Council on the Proposed Village plan - it looks well thought out and presented! I was particularly interested in the residents parking proposal, which I think would be a massive benefit. Also, good news on the moving the Pavilion forward. It would be great to get to get a kerb installed outside the Ferryboat as soon as possible, it seems like a no-brainer.
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29/06/2019 08:59:11Post reply
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Jim Donahue  Email
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Thanks so much for your positive words Carrie. I know that you were involved in the early stages of the Village Plan. I hope everyone takes a chance to look at the draft. In the meantime the Parish Council has committed to working toward implementing all the the recommendations and has started work in most areas. We are not waiting for the final plan to be issued, but that will come in due course.
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25/06/2019 09:27:18Post reply
Name
Dave Bowen  Email
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Do you know any local charities that would welcome the support of local business's ? We are a group of local business owners that meet once a week on a Tuesday morning between 6.30 and 8.30am and are looking for a local charity to join us who we would be able to support. We are having a visitors event on the 9th July from 6.30am and would welcome you along, and in fact any local business owners who might also be interested in joining us. If you are interested or know a charity who might be ask them to email me, David.bowen@honeylegal.co.uk
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24/06/2019 07:15:18Post reply
Name
Lawrie  Email
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Gas main works Hardwick road. OMJ have dug up some of our gardens on Hillside without any prior warning. On complaining residents were told they “should have received a letter” To our knowledge no one received any prior advice. Does the WPC have any method statements or timelines for the works? If so could they be distributed? At the moment no one seems to be fully aware of what may or may not be closed off, where safe parking might be available etc etc
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29/06/2019 09:07:18Post reply
Name
Jim Donahue  Email
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Hi Lawrie, just saw this. The best description of the Road Works is the information Richard has been posting on the web-site. As a Hillside resident my front garden was dug up too. I must admit that while I saw the plans that our gas pipes to the house would be replaced, they didn't specifically say that our front gardens would be dug up. We need to ensure everything is made good. I see that they have done a good job at repairing the pavements at least on Hillside.
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23/06/2019 13:46:12Post reply
Name
Simon Reed  Email
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Greetings. Would anyone recommend a tradesman to refit and tile a small bathroom? Many thanks in anticipation. S
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24/06/2019 13:07:45Post reply
Name
Sally Woolhouse  Email
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Hi Simon, We would thoroughly recommend PBR Bathrooms (based in Wallingford) - run by Pete Risk. He is now semi-retired but still advertising in Round & About magazine. mob# 07789 513314. He made a fabulous job of our bathroom 2 years ago.
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22/06/2019 11:47:32Post reply
Name
Keith Brooks   Email
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We seem to have acquired an extra green bin. If anyone would like to use it for the recycling of waste material could they please let me know.
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17/06/2019 11:07:26Post reply
Name
Jonathan Steward  Email
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I am looking for opinions about a Dog DNA register in the village so we can Identify the small organic messages that our four legged friends kindly leave on the Village Green and our Streets. It is run by a company called Poo Prints and has been very successful in other Villages like ours. The scheme reduced the Dog Mess by 90 percent making it safer for our kids and saving people a fortune in shoes, also stopping it from being walked in the house the Schools, Village Hall also making mowing the grass more pleasant, also stopping responsible dog owners from having to pick up after less responsible owners, anyway I have been asked to look into the idea what do you think?
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16/06/2019 16:44:23Post reply
Name
Helma beelen  Email
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Hi all Im now running two yoga classses at the art cafe in whitchurch. Yoga can help to improve posture and core/body strength as well as guided relaxation to calm the mind and body. £7 per session just turn up, all welcome. enquiries please call Helma on 07810425593 thanks
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16/06/2019 04:44:18Post reply
Name
graham   Email
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Hello all, Can any one point me in the direction of a reasonable priced plumber/handyman that can fix a leaky internal stopcock. We are based at whitchurch hill. Regards, Graham.
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16/06/2019 14:03:49Post reply
Name
Dave Bowen  Email
Comments
I can thoroughly recommend Harry Denison, very reliable and reasonably priced. He is in Goring so very local. His number is 07552040905. link
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15/06/2019 11:08:21Post reply
Name
John  Email
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Last night (fri) our car fuel tank was drilled from underneath and the fuel emptied while parked on Manor Road. Unsure if anyone else has been targeted? I will report to the Police, but please be vigilant and report any suspicious activity around parked cars in the area.
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24/06/2019 07:08:55Post reply
Name
Lawrie  Email
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Two petrol vehicles were targeted a few weeks ago in Hardwick road. Police were advised
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26/06/2019 14:10:58Post reply
Name
Jim Donahue  Email
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John - very sorry to hear this. Can you please email me the police report once it is raised? As mentioned, it has indeed occurred at least twice before on Hardwick Road.
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13/06/2019 08:26:42Post reply
Name
Caroline Perkins  Email
Comments
Dog walker available. Do you work all day? Do you need someone to walk your dog while you’re not there? Reliable, mature dog walker available. Please call 07922 472139.
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09/06/2019 13:11:40Post reply
Name
whitchurch theatre club  Email
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One spare ticket for Oklahoma at Chichester Festival Theatre on Thursday, 21st August. Coach departs 10.00am. Cost £59.
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09/06/2019 12:59:30Post reply
Name
whitchurch theatre club  Email
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Three spare tickets for the Hampton Court Flower Show on Thursday, 4th July. Coach departs 9.00am. Cost £45.
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08/06/2019 19:39:52Post reply
Name
Hilary Jensen  Email
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Gas Mains work. A bit concerned about the fact that we might have to park our car elsewhere for the duration of the work. Living in the "narrows" of Hardwick Road, I was assuming we could at the very least get the car back on the forecourt every night. If not, this will presumably mean informing our insurance company that the car is not parked on the forecourt when we are at home.
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16/06/2019 17:02:00Post reply
Name
Jon Steward  Email
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I addressed this problem, but nobody took any notice I suggested the village green car park for the duration of the road works should be used but as usual nothing came of an issue raised by a resident of the village in fact I do not think my email was even read if it was? well what can I say
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06/06/2019 17:37:23Post reply
Name
Stewart House
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Gas mains work. I do hope they make a decent job of repairing the road when completed. The current repair from last road dig was terrible and is very dangerous, with a ‘trench’ now opening up.
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07/06/2019 13:42:34Post reply
Name
Jim Donahue  Email
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Hi Stewart, This is one of the questions that we have raised to OCC and the contractor. We don't have a response yet, but we have had the same feedback from other's in the village so will certainly be pushing for this. A full resurfacing would be ideal, but as a minimum we should not accept work that leaves the road worse off.
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03/06/2019 13:37:56Post reply
Name
John   Email
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Two used brass curtain poles available, both fairly ‘heavy duty’ One is straight, about 4 metres long (cen be reduced). The other is for a Bay Window, three pieces with bendable connectors to form angles. Good condition, complete with fixings and rings. £30 for the two. In nearby Whitchurch Hill if you want to have a look, collect, etc.
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01/06/2019 18:37:27Post reply
Name
Valerie Ochonski  Email
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Does anyone know anybody prepared to prune ( drastically reduce ) shrubs and conifers and remove the cuttings. Good pay
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30/05/2019 13:39:28Post reply
Name
James  Email
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Hi. We’re having a clear out and have four leatherette bar stools and an HP Photosmart Premium printer / scanner / copier (with some spare cartridges). Free to a good home locally. Email if interested
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31/05/2019 07:19:05Post reply
Name
graham  Email
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Hello, I am interested in particularly the scanner/copier printer and cartridges. I am based in whitchurch hill. I am a carer thus my time is short. Regards, Graham.
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30/05/2019 08:18:37Post reply
Name
Eleanor Sugrue  Email
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Hello. I’ve got about 8 (random, mismatched) mugs to rehome. Before I charity shop them, would they be of any use to the village hall / stables / something else? Let me know!
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27/05/2019 17:50:17Post reply
Name
John  Email
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My wife and I were walking through Whitchurch this morning (May 27) when she tripped and fell, slightly concussing herself. I would like to thank everyone who helped us - it was quite a distressing experience, and the kindness of the people who stopped, and took a huge amount of their time to help, was greatly appreciated. I didn’t get all of your names, but if you are reading this, thank you. I do recall Paul (who works with pianos) and was superb, and if someone who knows him sees this, please pass on my thanks. Also thanks to Lori, who sat with my wife for ages and reassured her all would be well. By way of update an ambulance took her to A&E, she’s been tested and examined, and is now back home feeling much better, albeit a bit grazed and bruised. So, to those who helped us, thank you so much.
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28/05/2019 07:16:23Post reply
Name
Alix Lynch  Email
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Hi John. My other half Paul helped you and your wife yesterday. He was worried about both of you so seeing this message has put a big smile on his face. We are so glad that she is doing better now. Sending well wishes. Alix and Paul xx
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29/05/2019 07:55:56Post reply
Name
John  Email
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Thanks Alix. I’m really pleased you saw my message here as I wanted to let Paul know how grateful we are, and also that she is now ok.
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30/05/2019 20:34:36Post reply
Name
Rob
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Hi so glad she is ok, myself and my wife stopped and I rang the ambulance for you, we wondered how she was so it’s good to know she is back home.
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31/05/2019 21:54:32Post reply
Name
John  Email
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Rob, my thanks to you and your wife. I’m pleased to have been able to make contact with you all. Thanks again for your time and your help.
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07/06/2019 13:49:01Post reply
Name
Jim Donahue  Email
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John - that does sound distressing, I hope she's OK. Well done to Alix, Lori, and Paul and anyone else who helped out. Great to hear a positive story like that on our village.
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21/05/2019 19:53:54Post reply
Name
Yoga By Helma  Email
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Hi all If anyone would like to try some yoga tomorrow evening i will be at the Art Cafe from 7PM- 8PM all welcome. my class is suitable for beginners and works on strength and flexibility also relaxation through breathwork and meditation. I am a level 3 Qualified instructor and fully insured. also available for personal instruction.
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20/05/2019 18:48:45Post reply
Name
whitchurchtheatreclub  Email
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One spare ticket for Remains of the Day at the Bristol Old Vic, Saturday, 25th May. Coach departs 9.30am. Cost £45.
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16/05/2019 06:56:18Post reply
Name
graham strerak  Email
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For sale; Solid oak wood coffee table perfect condition. Size 3 ft 6 inches in length 1 ft 9 inches in width and i ft 8 inches in height. Offers considered. telephone; 0118 9842053
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14/05/2019 10:52:31Post reply
Name
whitchurch theatre club  Email
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Two spare tickets for RHS Hampton Court Flower Show on Thursday, 4th July. Cost £45. Coach departs Pangbourne at 10.30am.
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13/05/2019 07:43:23Post reply
Name
Alistair Aitchison   Email
Comments
One of my boys was playing football on the green on Saturday afternoon and lost a gold necklace that I was given by my parents for my 21st birthday. If anyone have come across it I would be very grateful.
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23/05/2019 20:29:48Post reply
Name
Mark Weedon  Email
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I found this necklace near the goal. Please ring me on01189845520. Very pleased to have found the owner. Mark
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26/05/2019 06:43:02Post reply
Name
Alistair Aitchison   Email
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Thank you once again Mark for finding the necklace. It is so lovely to live in a village with people like yourself who have such integrity. Much appreciated.
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09/05/2019 10:01:26Post reply
Name
Graham Dednum  Email
Comments
VACANCY We have a vacancy for a kitchen porter, 20 hours per week, Tuesday to Friday lunch times from 11am - 3pm. Anyone interested should make contact either by calling in or by telephone 0118 984 2161
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09/05/2019 13:04:04Post reply
Name
graham streak  Email
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Hello, Please can you inform me of the hourly rate of pay. Regards, Graham.
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08/05/2019 15:23:24Post reply
Name
Liz Robinson  Email
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VW Golf for sale. It has been well looked after. 1 year MOT.
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06/05/2019 16:28:53Post reply
Name
Kate Preston  Email
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I have a 4'6" double iron bed for sale, for £200 ONO. It's really solid and sturdy, being around 20 years old (not a squeaky old Victorian one!). It was from the Iron Bed Company, which is now Feather & Black. I also have a very comfortable latex mattress for it (brand is Waterlatex), which is in very good condition, having always been used with a thick mattress protector, but it doesn't have to be taken with the bed frame! I have pictures available - just ask. The bed is being dismantled on Friday 10 May, and can be picked up any time from then.
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25/04/2019 17:48:24Post reply
Name
Tracey Smith
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At some point between last Saturday evening and Monday morning our car parked on Hardwick Road alongside Hillside had its fuel tank ripped open and the petrol stolen. We heard today that a neighbours’ car parked in the lay-by at the other end of Hillside suffered the same fate more recently. The crime has been reported to Thames Valley police who would be interested to hear from anyone that saw anything suspicious or who have CCTV that may cover those areas. Diesel cars parked in the vicinity were untouched so petrol was specifically the target and anyone with a petrol car should be vigilant. The cost to repair the damage is significant due to the very high insurance policy excess applicable to malicious damage claims.
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22/04/2019 07:48:46Post reply
Name
Anna  Email
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Hi Geoff. I may have put in my email address incorrectly so repeating my message. Do you still have the cloches? Anna
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20/04/2019 10:24:35Post reply
Name
Pam Scott  Email
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Many thanks to whoever tied my scarf to the barrier at the Swanston Field end of the cut. It's a favourite and I found it today.
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19/04/2019 09:57:30Post reply
Name
Pam Scott  Email
Comments
Four teak G-Plan dining chairs and two wicker and chrome bar stools. Free to anyone who can collect.
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19/04/2019 09:02:38Post reply
Name
Geoff Weir  Email
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We have 6 clear perspex oblong cloches, each 26L X 6W X 5.5H (inches, not cms!). Free to anyone in WoT.
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13/04/2019 16:04:22Post reply
Name
Chris Martin  Email
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Two Labradors need to be taken for walks for the next month. Would suit student on Easter holiday or similar looking for holiday job.
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08/04/2019 11:53:22Post reply
Name
whitchurchtheatreclub  Email
Comments
This is My Family at the Minerva Theatre, Chichester Festival Theatre. Wednesday, 8th May at 2.45pm. Cost £60. Two spare tickets. Coach departs at 10.00am.
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04/04/2019 11:42:54Post reply
Name
Laura Lucas  Email
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Dear villagers, regarding the planning application at Number 9 Swanston Field, it's very easy to think of this as one house and that it doesn't affect most of the village, however, there are over 20 other houses in Swanston Field with gardens just as large who could then build a second house on their land. SODC has recognised that Whitchurch doesn't have the infrastructure to support new housing development, yet this gradual garden-grabbing could raise our population by 10% or more. Please consider the traffic, parking and other implications and consider making an objection even if it doesn't seem, at first, that you would be directly affected by this application. Thank-you.
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09/05/2019 10:46:27Post reply
Name
Lawrie Gatherum  Email
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A post has been made with regards to the proposed development at 9 Swanston Field which appears to be trying to generate objections. The post asks villagers to consider that this type of development could increase our population by 10%, In fact the real danger I would suggest is the development of existing 2 & 3 bedroom properties into 6+ bedroom properties by developers that have no consideration toward the villages future. It is suggested that this proposal could set a precedent, however it would be difficult for the other properties in Swanston Field to develop their rear gardens due to limited access. Increased parking concerns & traffic management are also cited as potential points of objection to the development, however this clearly is ridiculous as the proposal has adequate parking within the boundary of the proposal & if traffic management is such a concern, which I fully appreciate it is, this is a wider issue that will require much more consideration & should not affect the development of this one property as others have been approved over the past few years to which similar concerns could have been raised but were not.
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09/05/2019 12:16:04Post reply
Name
Laura Lucas  Email
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Are you the agent please? So you do recognise a second danger that leads to increased population, but as there are 2, we should ignore 1 of them? Besides, I think you'll find 2 x 3 bedroom houses tend to have more occupants that 1x 6 bedroom house. Additionally, I don't know of any 6 bedroom houses in Swanston Field: any extensions tend to be from 4 beds to 5 at the most and it doesn't mean people fill the extra bedrooms with children. Furthermore, these rooms are usually used as studies and playrooms as they tend to be downstairs due to the chalet nature of most of the housing. More housing on the other hand does, in absolute certainty, causes an increase in population. To correct you, there are ways for all of the 20 plus SF houses that could also build in there back gardens to get access: either through driveways that lead off of the High Street to the west, Eastfield Lane to the south, Hardwick road to the North, the paddocks to the east. Furthermore, some of those houses have enough space to the side for vehicular access to the rear already and this is even more achievable if the next-door neighbour is a joint developer. It's a fact that some of these owners have already been approached and people are very keenly watching the outcome of this planning application because it will set a precedent for building at the rear of SF. I hope I'm not in a position to say I told you so in the future, but if this development goes through, I am absolutely certain that I would be.
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24/03/2019 20:26:03Post reply
Name
jon steward  Email
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Needed more grazing for rare breed sheep and their new lambs, we have lots of Ewes and lambs afoot that need grazing in the whitchurch area if you have a empty unused paddock these sheep are great lawn mowers, also if you have any overgrown disused areas they are great foragers and if our sheep are on the land we are more than happy to stock fence it and renovate the grazing, you do not have to do anything but look at beautiful sheep and Lambs
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21/03/2019 22:46:44Post reply
Name
Nathan Hart  Email
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Hello Villiage of Whitchurch-on-Thames, I am researching my father's family and have run into a dead end that appears to center on your village. I have traced my family to John and Elizabeth Williscot, who are supposedly buried at St. Mary's. I have found approximate birth years of 1684 and 1689 respectively. I also noted that in the 1800s map located in the contact page of this site, there is a parcel of land west of the Church labelled Willis Scot. Does anyone have any knowledge regarding this piece of land, and whether Willis Scot is a surname label, or if it may have another meaning? Any help would be greatly appreciated. I apologize if this message does not belong on this message board, but I thought it was worth a try. Thank you again, Nathan Hart
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23/03/2019 19:36:31Post reply
Name
Laura Lucas  Email
Comments
Hi Nathan, the map on the Contacts page reads Wallis Cot because John Wallis bought the village's Manor House and grounds on that site on 2nd July 1712. Cot basically meant a small cottage in Old English. If you'd like to email me, I have some more information that will interest you, I believe. Laura.C.Lucas@hotmail.co.uk. Kind regards, Laura
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06/03/2019 09:42:35Post reply
Name
Geoff Weir  Email
Comments
Need some more hanging file pockets for your filing cabinet? I have about 40 - free to anyone in WoT
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03/03/2019 10:28:29Post reply
Name
Dave Harney  Email
Comments
Hello .... If anyone needs a BICYCLE REPAIRING or WOOD CHOPPING .... for a wood burner please contact me on camelyak5@hotmail.com or text me on 07766693905. I've worked both as a bicycle mechanic, and as a woodsman. I 'm local to .... live in Whitchurch. Thank you ... Dave
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27/02/2019 15:07:09Post reply
Name
Mike Scott  Email
Comments
I note that the Company of Proprietors of Whitchurch Bridge have decided to sell the bridge to what appears to be another private limited company. Geoff Weir gives two reasons for the sale. One is that neither of the two local authorities was willing to take over the bridge. This is a pity because at least then its management would have been subject to democratic accountability. However, one is grateful that the Company investigated this option first. The second of Geoff's reasons is that the present directors are all approaching retirement. This seems a little disingenuous since organisations frequently have to replace retiring directors but they don't find it necessary to sell the concern. The composition of a board may change completely within a short time. However, this can be managed without disruption if appropriate procedures have been agreed. In the present case the directors could have taken the opportunity to identify members of the local community who would have been willing to replace some of the retiring directors. It is not clear what Mike Beckley means by "prudent family ownership". However, one hopes the new owners will find ways to reach out to the local community and genuinely take account of their needs and concerns. Mike Scott
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08/03/2019 15:24:35Post reply
Name
Linda Gay  Email
Comments
Any chance the parish council could negotiate a free pass for Whitchurch residents with the new owners?
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27/02/2019 11:40:39Post reply
Name
Geoff Weir  Email
Comments
I have a Rexel T20 Thermal binder and a few covers which are no longer required. Free to a good home.
Date
27/02/2019 11:12:24Post reply
Name
whitchurchtheatreclub  Email
Comments
Two tickets for A Lady Vanishes - Wednesday, 13th March - Theatre Royal Richmond with a visit to Kew Gardens beforehand. Coach departs 9.30am from Pangbourne. Cost £46, £60 with Kew. They have two spare buggies free of charge for anyone who would like to use them.
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21/02/2019 22:31:41Post reply
Name
Leslie Maynerd  Email
Comments
Wotjammers who play Jazz on a Friday morning at the Old Stables are in need of a bassist - if you play or know someone who does please contact Leslie by email
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09/02/2019 16:53:29Post reply
Name
Louise  Email
Comments
Two single mattresses need new home. Perfect condition. Used for visitors for a week and then stored away. Please email if interested. Thanks.
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07/02/2019 11:48:42Post reply
Name
whitchurchtheatreclub  Email
Comments
One spare ticket for A Song at Twilight on Saturday, 16th February at Theatre Royal Bath. Coach departs 10.30am from Pangbourne. Cost £48.
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06/02/2019 22:29:19Post reply
Name
Helma Beelen   Email
Comments
If anyone is interested I have a daytime yoga class at the George hotel in Pangbourne starting at 9.30 to 10.30am every Monday. It’s £7 and you can just turn up. All welcome Kind regards Helma
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09/02/2019 10:00:53Post reply
Name
Meryl Weir  Email
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I have been to this class. Helma is a friendly and encouraging teacher. I find her class very enjoyable
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06/02/2019 12:38:14Post reply
Name
Nick Brazil  Email
Comments
I was very pleased that one of my Whitchurch People videos was picked up by a relative of Stan Remington in Cambridgeshire who is researching Stan's family. This is why I am so keen to record as many residents' stories as possible since family and social history is such an important part of the lifeblood of our nation's story.
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04/02/2019 16:45:55Post reply
Name
Neil   Email
Comments
A man knocked on our door today and stated he was doing work for a neighbour and did I want a tree to be cut back. I checked with our neighbour and the claim was false. He stated he did work for SODC, including trees with a TPO status. This is a reminder that residents should take care when receiving unsolicited approaches.
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02/02/2019 22:24:28Post reply
Name
Mark Parish  Email
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Hi I watched the video of Stan Remington, and would like to get in touch. I have been researching our family tree, and he is my Grandfather's nephew. Can anyone help me get in touch somehow, as I wonder as he is nearly 90 whether he may have some interesting memories. Thanks Mark Parish
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01/02/2019 08:37:44Post reply
Name
Helen Willis  Email
Comments
Does anyone know of a carpet fitter who would be happy refit a carpet in a room that has shrunk slightly after being replastered? If you can recommend anyone you think might be prepared to do such a small job, please email or phone me on 984 3620. Many thanks
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29/01/2019 13:54:14Post reply
Name
Theresa Elsome  Email
Comments
The fence is totally unsuitable for an AONB and apparently does not follow the line of the original fence. Mr Pain should also think again about planting laurel just because it is fast growing, along any fence and should use a selection of other native plants such as Blackthorn, Holly, Hawthorn, Dog Rose or any of many other native hedging plants, please!
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30/01/2019 16:50:29Post reply
Name
Jim Donahue  Email
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Theresa, thanks for your feedback. The comment that you make about the laurel is the same comment that SODC has made. We will ensure it is included in feedback once the application is submitted.
Date
26/01/2019 15:38:23Post reply
Name
whitchurchtheatreclub  Email
Comments
Two spare tickets for A Song at Twilight by Noel Coward at Theatre Royal Bath on Saturday, 16th February. Cost £48 each. Coach departs 10.30am.
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12/01/2019 18:39:59Post reply
Name
jon steward  Email
Comments
Between feb and april my sheep will be lambing in goring any kids in the area of whitchurch whitchurch hill woodcote and goring are welcome to see the lambs, bring them up and have a look you are all welcome, just check with me to make sure that we have had some births;
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08/01/2019 14:50:52Post reply
Name
Eric Hartley  Email
Comments
Spring Clean! We have a very good cleaner who assists us but the house, and particularly the kitchen, needs a thorough in depth and high surface clean. Can anyone recommend a company or group to carry out this cleaning? Eric
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04/01/2019 22:10:57Post reply
Name
Christy Riordan  Email
Comments
Mindful Massage Workshops are available at venues around Whitchurch including the Stables. Learn safe practical seated massage techniques to use at home on friends and family. For more information visit workshops and courses at www.chrysalis-wellbeing.com
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03/01/2019 21:17:13Post reply
Name
Helma Beelen  Email
Comments
New morning yoga class starting at the George Hotel in Pangbourne on Monday 7th Jan. Working on body strength and flexibility, relaxation , breathwork and meditation. A warm welcome awaits.
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08/01/2019 10:29:41Post reply
Name
Tim Suiter  Email
Comments
Hi Helma, what time is your class please?
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14/01/2019 21:20:03Post reply
Name
Helma Beelen  Email
Comments
Hi Tim and my apologies for not answering sooner,Ive only just come across your message. my class starts at 9.30.Hope to see you soon.
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20/12/2018 19:27:34Post reply
Name
Nick Plumridge   Email
Comments
Just wondering if there is a need for anyone offering gardening and general maintenance in the area. Im local and thinking of setting up business in the New Year so canvassing as to whether there is enough demand to make this worthwhile. Ideally looking at garden maintenance, tidying etc but also available for clearance and odd jobs. I would welcome some feedback as to whether this is something the village, the Hill and surrounding areas is looking for ? Many thanks, Nick.
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12/01/2019 18:34:52Post reply
Name
jon steward  Email
Comments
There is loads of work around here Nick the only reason I gave it up was bad knees, go for it you will get loads of wor at the beginning of March, but charge the going rate £ 15.00 per hour if you need any tools just ask and I will lend you them no probs
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05/02/2019 21:08:06Post reply
Name
Nick Plumridge  Email
Comments
Thanks Jon appreciate your thoughts. Nick
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19/03/2019 15:33:39Post reply
Name
Lynn Curtis  Email
Comments
Nick, just seen your message on the Whitchurch board.... are you still considering undertaking some general garden maintenance in the local area? I hoping someone can help me with some digging (light weeding) in a couple of flower beds. Happy to show you .... I live in Coldharbour (lane opposite entrance to Oratory Prep School) Kind regards. Lynn
Date
10/12/2018 21:52:41Post reply
Name
Lissie Steward   Email
Comments
Hi there looking for a 4 wheel drive diesel with a tow bar desperately max £600 if you know anyone with one for sale for approximate price please let me know thank you Lissie
Date
10/12/2018 15:05:42Post reply
Name
whitchurchtheatreclub  Email
Comments
The Carols by Candlelight concert is this Wednesday, 12th December at 7.30pm.
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10/12/2018 12:19:52Post reply
Name
whitchurchtheatreclub  Email
Comments
Three spare tickets for Carols by Candlelight at Cadogan Hall, SW1. Coach departs from Pangbourne at 3.30pm. Cost £57.
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03/12/2018 20:32:55Post reply
Name
Jon Steward  Email
Comments
The boat looks stunning, it would be a shame to lose it, whoever is responsible for the present work on the boat well done it is lovely
Date
01/12/2018 14:27:20Post reply
Name
Abi   Email
Comments
Hi A few months ago there was a post on here from someone who had restored the historic brick walls in and around the village. I can't find it now but have a couple of walls that need fixing. Do you know who this was so I can contact them for help? Thanks Abi
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01/12/2018 16:46:10Post reply
Name
Sarah Dixon  Email
Comments
Phil Wise is the man you need (0118 984 4318). He and his son Alex have been restoring The Maze recently, too. His work is superb, and he will go the extra mile to make sure the job is done right.
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08/12/2018 07:57:58Post reply
Name
Abi  Email
Comments
That's great. Thank you for such a quick reply!
Date
30/11/2018 17:20:09Post reply
Name
Laura Lucas  Email
Comments
Would anyone like a lift to the Art Café in the morning? Please give me a call on 07725 146816 to arrange one.
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28/11/2018 12:44:13Post reply
Name
Nick Brazil  Email
Comments
As someone who has a special interest in and love for the Maze, I am delighted that thanks to the hard work by Leslie Prater and Sally Woolhouse, it has received a fresh lease of life in the form of new named bricks and replacements for those that were frost damaged. Tribute should also be paid to Phil and Alex Wise for their master brickwork putting the new bricks in place.
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29/11/2018 10:36:38Post reply
Name
Laura Lucas  Email
Comments
I totally agree, Nick. Thank-you so much for all your efforts, Sally and Leslie, and especially for making sure our family bricks were united! Phil and his son have done a wonderful job and have also been so patient and kind to my son when we visit - he is fascinated with the bricks and the process of putting them in. The maze looks fantastic.
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28/11/2018 12:24:54Post reply
Name
Helma  Email
Comments
Hi All If you would like to try some relaxing yoga I will be at the art cafe tonight from 7pm till 8pm. Hope to see you there best wishes Helma
Date
27/11/2018 14:45:49Post reply
Name
Emily Dineley  Email
Comments
If you or anyone you know in the village is considering a house move/ sale in the near future, please get in touch via email. For those that don't know us, we are a local family, with daughters at Whitchurch primary and preschool. We are looking for ideally a 3/4 bed house, or a project to create one...
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26/11/2018 20:51:47Post reply
Name
Eleanor Sugrue  Email
Comments
Are you an expert or budding film-maker? The Pre-School is looking for a volunteer to film our upcoming Nativity and make recordings available to all parents afterwards on USB sticks as part of our Christmas fundraising. If this sounds up your street please drop Rachel an email asap! Rachelcomms4043@gmail.com
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26/11/2018 17:28:14Post reply
Name
Laura Lucas  Email
Comments
There's a new Facebook group covering Whitchurch Hill and Whitchurch-On-Thames, please join for discussions and alerts on local topics, news and events: link
Date
25/11/2018 19:56:21Post reply
Name
Neil Huntington  Email
Comments
Can you give an old bike a new home? Our student daughter has just had her bike stolen. She only needs an old run-around, to get to lectures etc. Do you have a lady's bike lurking in your shed? We're happy to make repairs, if you're happy for us to take it off your hands. Many thanks.
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01/12/2018 13:57:38Post reply
Name
Julie Huntington  Email
Comments
We are now sorted with a bike. Many thanks for the replies.
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25/11/2018 15:38:29Post reply
Name
Hilary Jensen  Email
Comments
We need some fence panels replacing. Anyone got any recommendations, please?
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25/11/2018 17:53:33Post reply
Name
Laura Lucas  Email
Comments
Arrow Fencing are very good, Hilary: link
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25/11/2018 19:49:31Post reply
Name
Julie Huntington  Email
Comments
Second vote for Arrow Fencing!
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28/11/2018 08:13:31Post reply
Name
Sarah Hanfrey  Email
Comments
Third vote for Arrow Fencing
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23/11/2018 22:35:04Post reply
Name
Caty Johnston  Email
Comments
I’m looking for a reliable, prerfably local plumber if anyone has any recommendations? Many thanks.
Date
01/12/2018 14:21:44Post reply
Name
Abi  Email
Comments
Hi If you're still looking we've used Pangbourne Plumbing a few times - Jake is great. link Abi
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19/11/2018 09:28:15Post reply
Name
Jon Steward  Email
Comments
Also I need over winter grazing land, I will make sure that the land is taken care of and any damage is repaired(not that there will be any) I need grazing in Whitchurch, Whitchurch hill, Pangbourne, Anywhere in Goring heath Goring, Woodcote, Upper and Lower Basildon, just anywhere in a 10 mile radius of Whitchurch
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16/11/2018 08:55:50Post reply
Name
Jon Steward  Email
Comments
I need some more grazing land in Whitchurch for my sheep if anybody has any land they want mown for free and to have some lovely black sheep on please email me.
Date
14/11/2018 18:35:40Post reply
Name
Alan Boarder  Email
Comments
I have enjoyed the old boat that is in Whitchurch. It is attractive and has been fun. The display of poppies is sad - it is good to remember dead.. The Theresa May "Strong and Stable" was funny. Please do not replace this interesting boat by something that is dull and boring. My friends in Whitchurch love it. Can we keep it? - Please.
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11/11/2018 16:17:49Post reply
Name
Elizabeth Robinson  Email
Comments
Free strawberry plants and runners 4 varieties Sweetheart, Aromel, Florence, Honeoye.
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18/11/2018 13:04:30Post reply
Name
Anna  Email
Comments
Do you have any strawberry runners left please?
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10/11/2018 07:37:51Post reply
Name
Sarah Dixon  Email
Comments
Congratulations to the Village Hall team! What initiative and enterprise. It's commitment like this that makes our village what it is.
Date
18/11/2018 18:42:25Post reply
Name
Jim Donahue  Email
Comments
Yes, well done to Keith Brooks, Jean-Marc Grsfort, and the volunteers they engaged to re-paint the Village Hall!
Date
09/11/2018 11:01:00Post reply
Name
Graham Dednum  Email
Comments
VACANCY We have a part time vacancy in our kitchen to assist in washing up and general cleaning duties from 11.30 am - 3.00 pm Tuesday - Friday Anyone interested please contact me on 0118 984 2161 or via email
Date
08/11/2018 19:53:53Post reply
Name
Ian Bruce  Email
Comments
Lindam stair gate as new. £15 ono
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08/11/2018 15:16:47Post reply
Name
Laura Lucas  Email
Comments
Just to clarify regarding the Eastfield House article update, any donations, no matter how small, towards planning consultant costs would be very gratefully received (please contact Neil Huntington if you’d like to contribute as he has kindly volunteered to be treasurer). However, even if you are unable to contribute, please contact one of us to put your names down to say that the Consultant represents you at the meeting. The more joint clients the Consultant represents, the stronger their case. Many thanks.
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07/11/2018 16:13:53Post reply
Name
Eleanor Sugrue  Email
Comments
Can anyone make use of a king size memory foam mattress topper? It’s been used (but not much) - could make a luxurious pet bed! We’ll keep for a week or so and then it’s heading to recycling.
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18/11/2018 13:02:47Post reply
Name
anna  Email
Comments
Do you still have the memory foam mattress available please? I doggy sit for friends and can make use of it. I don't have transport! Thank you. teleno 9841234
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06/11/2018 20:53:55Post reply
Name
Louise Nelson  Email
Comments
If anyone is interested in a zanussi chest freezer please get in touch by email. Thanks
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04/11/2018 09:03:25Post reply
Name
whitchurchtheatreclub  Email
Comments
One spare ticket for Les Miserables in Shaftesbury Avenue. Cost £58. Coach departs 11.00am. Wednesday, 14th November.
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03/11/2018 18:53:47Post reply
Name
Jon Steward  Email
Comments
I would just like to gently remind people that it is illegal to set fireworks off near Horses, Sheep and all livestock so please take care this year Thank you so much
Date
29/10/2018 18:08:24Post reply
Name
whitchurchtheatreclub  Email
Comments
Correction. Its Wednesday, 14th November for Les Miserables.
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29/10/2018 13:09:41Post reply
Name
whitchurchtheatreclub  Email
Comments
There are still tickets available for Les Miserables on Wednesday, 15th November. Coach departs at 11.00am. Cost £58.
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26/10/2018 20:06:32Post reply
Name
Jon Ashford  Email
Comments
Just seen the boat this evening on my way home from the station. What a fitting tribute for this auspicious anniversary. All who,participated deserve our thanks. I cannot think of a better way to pay homage to the fallen. Jon Ashford Mayflower
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26/10/2018 19:25:12Post reply
Name
Nikki Hounsell
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The Poppy Boat is amazing. Well done and thanks for this lovely tribute
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25/10/2018 22:31:26Post reply
Name
Leslie Maynerd  Email
Comments
WOW! Just driven past the Boat - absolutely fantastic! Well done to all who had a hand in this
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23/10/2018 05:57:23Post reply
Name
Will Ferguson  Email
Comments
I have lots of topsoil to give away. Please get in contact and I can have it bagged up and ready for pick up on Hardwick Rd. Great for topping up flower beds and allotments!!
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22/10/2018 21:18:27Post reply
Name
Leslie Maynerd  Email
Comments
Help needed with weeding and planting in the Mows garden by church entrance on Sat 27th 10.30 If you can help for an hour or so please let me know Leslie - leslie@aromatherapycaversham.co.uk
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16/10/2018 12:57:09Post reply
Name
whitchurchtheatreclub  Email
Comments
Two spare tickets for Carols by Candlelight at The Cadogan Hall, SW1 on Wednesday, 12th December at 7.30pm. Coach departs at 3.30pm from Pangbourne. Cost £57 per ticket.
Date
10/10/2018 12:48:04Post reply
Name
Sally Woolhouse   Email
Comments
We have a bumper crop of quinces this year, so if anyone would like some to make quince jelly or just add to apples when cooking to give a lovely flavour, please get in touch soon. Free to a good home! Sally
Date
07/10/2018 20:36:15Post reply
Name
Helma Beelen  Email
Comments
Hi all just to say im teaching yoga at the village hall on monday evenings and run two classes there from 6pm-7pm and 7pm-8pm.Also on a wednesday evening at the artcafe from 7pm-8pm.Its traditional hatha yoga to include relaxation, breathwork, also body strengthening and improving flexibility through sun salutations and postures.please feel free to email me for further details, all welcome, kind regards Helma
Date
05/10/2018 15:23:50Post reply
Name
Eleanor Sugrue  Email
Comments
Can anyone recommend a handy garden person please? We live on Hillside (steep back gardens) and have 5 or 6 jobs we need help with before baby number 2 arrives in November. Things like: putting up some screening, moving some logs, chopping the lavender, general tidy up and maybe a bit of planting if it’s not too late. Garden is small but awkward! Thanks!
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04/10/2018 16:55:37Post reply
Name
Jane MacCaw  Email
Comments
Gary, the excellent Fish Man has changed his time of visiting, it is now every Thursday at 11.20am outside Tudor Cottage on the High Street.
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03/10/2018 15:00:43Post reply
Name
Laura Lucas  Email
Comments
Just a quick reminder to use the Fix My Street website to report any issues with roads, paving, signs etc. I used the app (which can also find and log your location) to report that the School warning road sign on the High Street was dirty on Saturday and workmen cleaned it yesterday, very impressive!
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02/10/2018 13:17:02Post reply
Name
Liz Robinson  Email
Comments
Has anyone got any empty glass beer bottles they could let me have, please. 500 ml or 1 pint. Or flip top glass bottles would be fine. TIA.
Date
28/09/2018 12:56:20Post reply
Name
John  Email
Comments
Cancelled! Unfortunately we have had to cancel the Cheese & Wine event scheduled for October 6th at Goring Heath Parish Hall due to an unexpected clash with another local event. We hope to reschedule the event in the coming months.
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25/09/2018 13:22:35Post reply
Name
Liz Robinson  Email
Comments
Does anyone have a demijohn or 2 that I could borrow or have, please.
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25/09/2018 19:57:35Post reply
Name
Sally Woolhouse  Email
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Liz - we have plenty of spare demijohns here which you are very welcome to. Give us a ring or pop round and we can help you out in your quest! Sally
Date
21/09/2018 14:17:28Post reply
Name
Andy Black  Email
Comments
Greyhounds make Wonderful Pets, They only need up to 20 mins walk a day, they are easy to feed and are loving and they love to sleep If you are or have ever been thinking about offering a Greyhound a Home please get in touch, I am more than happy to provide you with all the information that you want Currently I have 3 Boys who would love a home, Frank is a quite lad he is Black, Steve is a lively lad who get excited to see you again Black and Prince who again is a quite fella and Prince is Fawn. As I say there are often lots of miss information about Greyhounds as Pets but they do make Wonderful Pets thanks
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19/09/2018 20:44:07Post reply
Name
Tania Neeson  Email
Comments
Save the date for the Autumn Auction at the Ferryboat Friday 12 October . Prosecco, pizzas and beer. Free entry. No obligation to bid. Some amazing lots which will be revealed soon. In aid of Whitchurch Primary School.
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18/09/2018 18:12:11Post reply
Name
Alistair & Kathy Aitchison  Email
Comments
TP climbing frame with slide to a good home - we have big boys who are willing to help deliver it within the village.
Date
18/09/2018 14:59:21Post reply
Name
Anna  Email
Comments
All Churches Together in Pangbourne and District, are holding a Quiz evening on Saturday 29th September in Pangbourne Village Hall at 7pm (arrive asa after 6.30). £10 entrance fee includes dinner and dessert (please bring your own drinks and glasses). Form a team of 8, per table. A fun evening to test your IQ and what's happening around the world. Please email me to purchase tickets or phone me on 01189841234.
Date
16/09/2018 13:27:47Post reply
Name
Louise Nelson  Email
Comments
Great condition upright piano (Eavestaff "miniroyal") and music stool free to a new home. Please email me if interested. Thanks.
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16/09/2018 11:21:08Post reply
Name
John  Email
Comments
Book now for the Cheese & Wine Event in Goring Heath Parish Hall, in nearby Whitchurch Hill. Saturday October 6th, starting at 7.30pm. Presented by the award winning Pangbourne Cheese Shop. See ‘What’s on’ for full details. An enjoyable and informative evening for all!
Date
03/09/2018 13:56:51Post reply
Name
David Green  Email
Comments
Any winemakers in Whitchurch? We have a plastic trug full of home grown grapes, and more waiting to be picked. Quick response needed!
Date
03/09/2018 07:41:54Post reply
Name
John  Email
Comments
Furnishing a second home? A spare room? I have some rugs in good condition that may be of interest. All Super Keshan, green is main colour. Prices by negotiation but not expensive! Mail me if interested,
Date
02/09/2018 18:41:18Post reply
Name
Nicholas Plumridge  Email
Comments
Looking for someone reliable who can move a couple of electric sockets for me. Anyone recommended who could do this job ? Thanks
Date
02/09/2018 15:54:25Post reply
Name
Anna  Email
Comments
Come and join FITNESS IS FUN which is restarting on Wednesday 5th September at 10am at Whitchurch Village Hall. Increase your co-ordination and build up your strength in a friendly environment with good company. Open to both ladies and gents. Contact Jo on 07776376497
Date
31/08/2018 10:10:23Post reply
Name
Tracey Robb  Email
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I am looking for childcare help for two children (11 yrs and 13yrs) term-time only in the Whitchurch Hill area. The hours would be Monday, Wednesday and Thursday 3.30pm - 6.30pm from 10th September but there is some flexibility. Thank you
Date
30/08/2018 16:10:58Post reply
Name
Andy the Painter  Email
Comments
DANGER : MANOR ROAD PATH : There is a Hole in the Path as you start to Walk up Manor Road from the High Street, it has a Temporary Cover but if you are Walking in the Dark you might not see it, Safe Option is to Walk on the Road as you start to go up the Hill
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31/08/2018 09:31:54Post reply
Name
Nicholas Plumridge  Email
Comments
Thanks Andy for covering the hole. It had some patio heater metal covering it last night when we saw it so your temporary fix is much better !!! On a more serious note this has clearly been caused by a lorry of some kind driving up the pavement. Maybe a delivery vehicle, refuse lorry or lorry going to the water plant in Manor Road. Whoever is was has not only broken the law, damaged the pavement putting people in danger and also it would appear has driven off without care for the issues they have caused. On top of this at 1030 on Thursday morning a very large lorry is parked outside the new building on Manor Road on the pavement which has already been damaged by lorries delivering to the site. Unfortunately the driver was not in his cab.
Date
22/08/2018 17:34:44Post reply
Name
Kate Preston  Email
Comments
Does anyone know of a good handyman? I’ve tried Pangbourne Handyman but he doesn’t seem to be interested in small jobs, and Local Heroes can’t send me one either. At the moment I just need two wooden Venetian blinds put up but I’ll have a few more jobs. Thank you! I’m at katep@me.com or 0780 969 6304.