A group dedicated to researching and publishing information on the history of Cold Ash Parish.
The Berkshire Gardens Trust promotes the enjoyment and care of our garden heritage so historically-important parks and gardens will be there for future generations to discover. We run lectures and garden visits for our members to appreciate the county’s stunning designed landscapes.
Researching and promoting Pangbourne's heritage.
The Berkshire Geoconservation Group is a volunteer group which works with local authorities, landowners and the general public to safeguard our special landscape for future generations and to promote understanding of its geology and geodiversity.
The Berks, Bucks & Oxon Wildlife Trust (BBOWT) is the foremost local organisation protecting wildlife and enhancing iconic landscapes in these three counties. We look after eighty nature reserves, speak up for wildlife and inspire thousands of children to discover the joys of the natural world. We are one of 47 Wildlife Trusts working across the UK.
The Mills Archive was established in 2002 as a permanent repository for historical and contemporary material on traditional mills and milling, and to make that material available for public inspection and use in research and learning. It has rescued over 1 million documents and images that might otherwise have ended up in a landfill site.
The Guild meets monthly at St Mary the Virgin church hall on the first Saturday of the month at 10:30am, and regularly runs workshops and training days for anyone who wishes to learn how to spin or weave.
On the 11th August 1951 the Kennet and Avon Canal Association was formed, which became the Kennet and Avon Canal Trust on 6th June 1962, thus enabling charitable status. Together with the British Waterways Trust and the Riparian Councils, the Kennet and Avon Canal Trust aims to 'Protect, Enhance and Promote' the canal. Today the canal is usd by all from walkers to cyclists to boat enthusiasts.
The Friends were formed in late 2009 to work with Newbury Town Council to re-open the Newtown Road cemetery in Newbury to the public. This was achieved on September 12th 2011.
The history Group are researching the histories of as many of the people buried in the cemetery as possible. If you have relatives buried there and can share some information with us, whether it is a story, historical information, military history or photographs, we would be delighted to hear from you.