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  • Sad news:  Betty Hartley, Eric's wife, died yesterday (4th December) in The Grange Care Home, peacefully.  She was 91 and they were married 66 years ago.  Update:  The funeral will be a simple and loving farewell at 3pm on 20th December at Thatcham Crematorium. 
  • The community consultation in the village hall on Hardwick’s future has been postponed from 24th January to 29th February.
  • Oxfordshire Trading Standards has issued a list of 12 Scams of Christmas to help us spot them and avoid being caught out.
  • A First Aid Training Course will be held in Whitchurch on 13-14 January.  New poster here.  Organiser: Lily Hardy.
  • Country Diary in The Guardian recently discovered the Hartley Steps on the Thames Path, built "thanks to a sustained campaign by Eric Hartley, a local access champion.  Now in his 90s, Eric is a local hero." 
  • The full list of prize winners of all ages in the recent Art & Craft Exhibition can now be seen via the link on this page.  
  • Photographer Dave Olinski’s 2024 calendar featuring colourful local views is now available.  Order it here.
  • Sat 9 Dec ART CAFE - The Old Stables - 10.30 am to 12.30 pm - in aid of Motor Neurone Disease Association.
  • Sat 9 Dec CONCERT OF CHRISTMAS MUSIC AND READINGS - 3.00 pm at St Mary's, Whitchurch - further details attached.
  • Sun 10 Dec NATIVITY SERVICE - 9.30 am at St Mary's - poster attached.
  • Sun 10 Dec CANOE & KAYAC MARATHON - starts from Pangbourne Meadow - 9.30 am.
  • Tue 12 Dec COMMUNITY COFFEE MORNING - 10.30 am-12.00 noon - The Old Stables - poster attached.
  • Wed 13 Dec PHOTOGRAPHIC SOCIETY MEETING - 8.00 pm - Whitchurch Village Hall.
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