The programme for the 2019 Harwell Feast refers back 60 years to the 1959 Feast when money was raised for the setting up of the village hall. It was reported that negotiations were proceeding between the parish council and the technical institute for the purchasing of the institute by the parish. In the end that […]
2019 Calendar now available.
The aim of the Keep Harwell Rural (KHR) Campaign was to give residents of Harwell the opportunity to have a voice in matters that affect the future of the village. The campaign no longer operates and was wound up in 2017. Follow this link to find an archive of the Keep Harwell Rural website and […]
Sat and Sun 3 and 4 October. 11am – 4pm. 30 years since the village millennium. 100 years since WW1. Almshouse 300 years old???!!! Please come and support us we have lots of new research to show you. Refreshments.
Instead of a seasonal photo quiz, why not have a go at the Harwell History Trail over the Christmas holidays. This short walk round the village was devised for the special exhibition of Harwell in the Wars organised by the Harwell History Group. The walk starts and ends at the Village Hall and passes many […]
Notes from minutes of meetings of the Harwell Parish Council. Prepared by Martin Ricketts and published in Harwell News #176 The Parish Council’s consideration of a site for the Rec at the end of the 1st World War was tied up with the discussion of extra housing provision. At the meeting on 29th Nov. 1917, […]
A meeting at which road names for the new estate were proposed. Note that the site where West Field joins the Wantage Road is marked as allotments. Permission to build houses was granted in 1971/2, but probably not implemented. A new application for 5 houses was approved in 1975. The allotments were non-statutory private allotments, […]