Badgers and more on the edge of the village.
Results of searching the London Gazette for “Harwell”. 1824 Repairing the Turnpike from Harwell to Streatley 1871 Licencing the Wesleyan Chapel for marriages 1896 Parish Churchyard burial conditions 1916 Discontinuing burial in the Wesleyan Chapelyard, with exceptions 1959 Blocking up a footpath for houses and flats 1967 Changes to Footpaths 4 and 5. 1971 Right […]
An index of websites with HARWELL in their domain name and which are relevant to people living in Harwell Village, within the Vale of White Horse in south Oxfordshire. Harwell Parish Council www.HARWELLparish.co.uk The website of the Harwell Parish Council, with information and history of the village, and a list of local […]
I’ve now had a chance to produce a summary of all the suggestions for improving sustainability that we could work on as a community. I’ve captured 18 ideas which is a fantastic response, so thanks to everyone for your involvement. I hope I haven’t missed anything but if I have, please let me know and […]
In July the first meeting of Sustainable Harwell was held at The Village Hall to discuss what we could do in our area to tackle climate change, reduce pollution and waste and improve the environment. The meeting was very well-attended with over 30 people considering how we could have an impact and make changes as […]
List of street names in Harwell Parish. Please use the comment form at the end of the page to add more information or send corrections. This is very much work in progress. Thanks to Harwell Parish Council for access to minutes, and for additional information gained during my time on the parish council. David Marsh
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 […]
At the 1993 Harwell Feast, the FOX FM helicopter was kept busy giving rides over Harwell.
The Oxfordshire Architectural and Historical Society has published in its annual journal a report on the archaeological excavations that took place in Talbot Close in 2014 and 2015. The excavations were overseen by Wessex Archaeology, and are the result of Taylor Wimpey’s commissioning the work, the planning process having failed to formally request the excavation. […]
With thanks to Richard Amphllett for the following research. Richard left Didcot in 1969, having served in the Post Office as a Postman and then the Berkshire Ambulance Service, with a short spell with Wiltshire, he then ended up in Hungerford for 37 years before retiring to Dorset, where he now helps as a volunteer […]