THE BVRA HAS NO CHAIRPERSON AND IS IN IMMINENT DANGER OF HAVING TO CLOSE DOWN – PLEASE HELP!
The Barkham Village Residents Association (“BVRA”) was established in 1987 so is now in its 30th year. It came about initially in response to a Planning Application for housing development within the Coombes.
After the threat to the Coombes subsided, the association continued to contribute to Barkham's community spirit by running social events and the production of a quarterly newsletter.
Planning issues remain a key interest of the BVRA and obviously there is a lot of current activity on this topic (see elsewhere in this newsletter).
However, we will have to wind up the BVRA in the new year if we cannot find local residents to join the committee.
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Welcome to Barkham
This web site is about Barkham, an attractive semi-rural area on the outskirts of Wokingham in the county of Berkshire, and is the work of the Barkham Village Residents Association (BVRA).
Our aim is to:
- provide news of what is going on in Barkham and the surrounding area
- supplement the information provided by our BVRA newsletters (4 issues each year)
- provide regular reports on Wokingham Borough Council’s development plan
- develop a stronger local community
Please give us your feedback on the website by clicking here to send a message to our webmaster
Walks around Barkham
The Parish Council have published details of walks in Barkham and the surrounding area on their website. They have also supplied the attached maps of footpaths as updated by Paul Steel.
Click here to see the details on the Parish Council website.
Social Events Coming Soon
Dates to put in your diary for 2017:
25/11/17 BVRA Quiz Night
15/12/17 Carols In The Park
Voice Your Opinion About Barkham
The Barkham Village Residents Association website was re-launched last year. Since then we have focused on bringing you the latest news about Barkham.
Now we offer you the chance to voice your opinion about Barkham - we are launching the Barkham Forum as part of this site. The forum will allow you to take part in discussions about matters that affect you in Barkham.
To visit the forum just select the 'Forum' option from the menu at the top of the screen, and remember you will need to register in order to be able to post on the forum.