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BOMB DISPOSAL IN COOKHAM

17 February 2019


Yesterday bomb disposal police were called out to Mill Lane where it was thought that an unexploded tank round had been found. The road was closed during the afternoon. 

This morning the Royal Logistical Corps, who are based at Northolt, x-rayed the "bomb round" and removed it to Maidenhead golf course where it was placed in a bunker and blown up, It was found not to be live.


GREAT BRITISH RAILWAY JOURNEYS

16 February 2019


Holy Trinity Church will feature in the episode of Great British Railway Journeys on Tuesday 19th February on BBC2 at 6.30pm.  This is a documentary series in which Michael Portillo travels the length and breadth of the country by train. The journey will be Reading to Taplow.


BOOK SIGNING AT THE LITTLE BOOKSHOP

9 February 2019


Anna Bennett an Olympic athlete in hockey has released a book called Health Kit which she hopes will contain the recipe for success when it comes to living life to the full.

She will be at The Little Bookshop in Cookham Village on 2 March to sign her new book, so just drop in.

Anna hopes the guide will be a useful assistant to people who are pursing a New Year's resolution about getting fitter, losing weight or practicing what she calls 'mental clarity'.


THE MOLE AND BADGER

1 February 2019


The Mole and Badger cordially invite you to attend their launch night and official opening of The Mole & Badger Restaurant, Bar & Wine Emporium on 1 February, 18.30 onwards. They are also holding an Open Day on 2 February 2019, 11.00am onwards.

They say "This midwinter shindig at Karma Sanctum on the Green will feature complimentary canapés showcasing the culinary creativity of our new head chef and his team. Enjoy welcome cocktails, wine, craft ales and expertly mixed drinks to stave off the winter chill. All in the most conducive of company - including perhaps one Toad of Toad Hall. Provided he leaves his motorcar at home!"


CAROL SERVICE COLLECTIONS

25 January 2019


The three Carols by Candlelight services (Advent, Christmas Day & Epiphany) at Holy Trinity Church raised a total of

 £2,226.94

for

 

Thank you to all those involved in these services and to everyone who supported these services and who gave so generously. We are delighted to have raised our biggest ever sum from these three services for such a wonderful charity - giving help and hope to us all.


NITROUS OXIDE CANISTERS

22 January 2019


Cookham Parish Council would like to know of any further sightings of the canisters so the police can be informed. So please let them know by emailing office@cookhamp arishcouncil.or g.uk with a rough location and they will pass the info on. Thanks!

The most silver canisters I have ever seen at the Alfred Major. All around the bench at the end of the school playing field. About 55, have reported to TVP via email.


HARRIS WOODBRIDGE NATURE RESERVE

21 January 2019


The Parish Council has recently given WildCookham the go ahead to look after the Harris Woodbridge nature reserve in Cookham Dean. It's a beautiful plot of land just off Dean Lane. Here's a short film about it. 

 

On Sunday January 27th a group of volunteers are heading up there to help tame the landscape. If you would like to be involved click here for more details:

 

 https://www.meetup.com/WildCookham/events/257703728/ 


BIG GARDEN BIRDWATCH

5 January 2019


With the Big Garden Birdwatch coming up at the end of January, what better way to prepare than to create your own bird house! Every home needs a bird box and here's an opportunity to make a perfect bird house guided by experts! WildCookham's next event is their now annual, popular nest box making session and it's suitable for adults and children.

 

Box kits together with tools will be provided (for a small fee) and boxes suitable for robins or blue tits can be made at this workshop. Bob Keene and others from the Bisham bird box group will be on hand to help and also advise on the best place to site them. The workshop is taking place at Lea Barn on Saturday 19th January. For more details and to register your interest please visit the WildCookham Meetup page here. 

 


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