If you’re aged 65 and over, we’d like to hear from you about how you get around the district, and we have commissioned Stuart Michael Associates (SMA) to carry out a special study. We’d like to know about any challenges you face when travelling locally, and the things you find most helpful when walking or […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
There will be an open meeting at 7.30 on Wednesday 7th June 2023 with Adrian Abbs, who is expected to be confirmed as the new portfolio holder for the environment in West Berks Council. The meeting will be a two-way exchange, with Adrian outlining his approach to the role and then listening to us to […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
This type of meadow is sadly now rare. This large field on Hardwick Estate is a great example with over 200 species of wild plants, many of which will be in flower. Where: Sheep Wash Lane, Hardwick Road, Whitchurch Satnav RG8 7RA, OS gridref 651778 (meeting point is at field entrance on east side of […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
The next PAWS meeting of will be on Thursday 25th May at 8pm at the Pangbourne Village Hall. This will be followed by the AGM. We are pleased to annouce that Prof. Sir Brian Hoskins will be there and ready to give a briefing on the latest information on the climate!Continue Reading... No Comments.
Action for the River Kennet (ARK) has confirmed that they will be running some Balsam Bashing days in Pangbourne on: Tuesday 20th June, 10-3pm Wednesday 12th July, 10-3pm Saturday 29th July, 10-3pm Himalayan balsam is a non-native invasive plant that is causing negative impacts on our rivers and their wildlife. Please help us protect the […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
We are inviting residents and businesses across West Berkshire to take part in our draft Local Transport Plan survey. We are interested in your views on our proposed priorities and objectives to improve transport facilities and travel options. This questionnaire closes on 22 March: https://www.westberks.gov.uk/draftltpContinue Reading... No Comments.
This year Keep Britain Tidy has organised another Great British Spring Clean from Friday 17th March to Sunday 2nd April, and Whitchurch has chosen to join in. Their Litter Picking Event will be on Saturday 18th March at 2pm. Please meet on Hardwick Road, at the end of Muddy Lane (this is near the entrance […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Interesting observtions from the University of Reading Meteorology site by Dr Stephen Burt (email January 5th 2023). As with many other parts of the UK, 2022 was the warmest calendar year on Reading’s records, which began in 1908; and this despite the coldest 10 day spell in more than a decade during December. The mean […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
The next PAWSg meeting is scheduled for Thursday 12th January, at 8pm, at the Pangbourne Village Hall. This is the annual planning meeting. Please come along with suggestions for the programme for the coming year and have your say on what you think PAWSg priorities should be for the coming year. These are very […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
The PAWS Christmas Party will be held at the Pangbourne Village Hall on 15th December, at 8pm. Please come and bring some food and drink to share and, perhaps, a photo/memory from one of our events to contribute to a PAWS 2022 display. If you have not managed to get to one of the […]Continue Reading... No Comments.