War memorial: restoration in progress

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You may have noticed that the area around the war memorial has been boarded up until recently. That’s because the memorial has been  restored in time for this year’s remembrance commemorations, marking 100 years since the end of WWI. The … Continued

Neolithic Causewayed Enclosure

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A major 5,500-year-old Neolithic ceremonial gathering place known as a causewayed enclosure has been partially uncovered at Riding Court Farm, as part of CEMEX UK’s archaeological programme which is monitored by Berkshire Archaeology. Such sites, defined by encircling bank and … Continued

Datchet’s ‘missing’ soldiers

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While researching the lives of the 54 men remembered on Datchet’s WWI Memorial, Datchet Village Society has discovered many more servicemen with Datchet connections who died during WWI but who aren’t remembered on the Memorial. Over the Remembrance Weekend, the … Continued

Archaeology at Southlea

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Preliminary surveys are being carried out by the Environment Agency (EA), along the proposed route of the River Thames Scheme (RTS), the new flood relief channel from Datchet to Teddington. Under current plans, the channel will run through the prehistoric … Continued

Borough Local Plan & Infrastructure Plan

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Following the public consultation in December 2016/January 2017, known as ‘Regulation 18’, the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead (RBWM) published its ‘submission’ version of the Borough Local Plan (BLP) known as ‘Regulation 19’ and invited residents to make further … Continued

Datchet’s WWI Soldiers

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Interested to learn more about the men behind the names on the war memorial? A small group of Datchet Village Society members has been researching the lives of soldiers commemorated on the village green. We’ve now published their stories here. … Continued

Riverside Update

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Over the past year or so, the pile-driving at the riverfront has been completed by the contractor, Cook Piling, and the new river wall, financed by Datchet Parish Council, RBWM and the Barker Bridge House Trust is now in place. … Continued

New Datchet Greetings Card

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To celebrate the restoration of the church steeple, Datchet Village Society has launched a new greetings card, showing the view across the greens to The Bridge, the Royal Stag, and St Mary’s. The new card is available at Hearts and … Continued

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