Autumn Newsletter - Answers to "Alan's Patch" Quiz

The answers to Alan's Patch basket quiz published in the Autumn 2016 Barkham Newsletter are: 

The 11 items in the basket are potato, carrot, shallot, aubergine, apple, French bean, runner bean, tomato, sweet corn, beetroot, courgette

Help Protect Our Only Village Pub

Every week some 27 pubs in the UK are closed and lost forever, but with your support we can safeguard The Bull at Barkham by nominating it as an Asset of Community Value (ACV). This would allow residents to have the first say in its future, if ever it came under threat.

Read more: Help Protect Our Only Village Pub

BVRA Social Secretary Vacancy

Judith Collins is planning to downsize and move out of Barkham. Judith has been our Social Secretary for several years and, together with the rest of the Social Committee has organised the various regular social events we hold each year, such as the quiz and the Easter Egg Hunt. On behalf of all Barkham residents we are very grateful to Judith for her work in leading the committee.

However it is now time to pass on the baton! Please consider volunteering to take on this important and interesting role on behalf of the Barkham community. Judith will be happy to provide more details as to what the role entails and to support the new Social Secretary as they “learn the ropes”.

Alternatively, if would like to help but do not feel able to take on the leading role, the Social Committee is always looking for new members and ideas for events so please consider helping by joining the committee.
Judith can be contacted here

Monthly Refuse Collection Lorry

It has been announced that the monthly Saturday refuse collection lorry service that visited the Junipers has been stopped. The last collection was in January 2015. 

Further details can be found on the Bartkham Parish Council website by clicking here


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.


Have Your Say in Wokingham

The Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for Thames Valley, Anthony Stansfeld, will be holding a public meeting next week at the Wokingham Methodist Church oan Monday 7 October at 7pm.

Please see the attachment for further details  

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