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Church Lane Enborne is currently closed due to a burst water pipe between Two Cocks farm and Shamrock Farm.  Thames Water are on scene dealing with the problem.  Diversion is via Wheatland Lane and Enborne Road.  Initially the closure is until the 4th February but it is hoped it will be lifted earlier.  Enquires to Thames Water via their web site.  The closure can be viewed on roadworks.org under the following link Church Lane Enborne.



What's happening? 
In line with our policy to give you at least seven days’ notice of a planned service interruption, we need to inform you that Gigaclear Networks’ engineers will be carrying out essential work on its network in your area. To ensure that this work is completed safely, it is necessary to temporarily disconnect some equipment which will result in a loss of internet service at your property for a period of time. 
We understand that any loss of service may cause inconvenience and we want to give you time to prepare. As standard, essential work is scheduled to occur overnight to lessen the disruption to you. 
When will this happen? 
Service may be unavailable between 20:00 6 February 2019 To 06:00 7 February 2019. 
What do I need to do? 
You don’t need to do anything. Once the network is back online, your service will resume as normal. Although, if your broadband service is not working after the end time of this outage, please try rebooting your router, which can be done by turning the power off at the socket, waiting 40 seconds and then switching the power back on. 
What if I have a problem? 
If you have any problems with your service after the outage, please contact our Customer Support team on 01865 591131 or email support@gigaclear.com. 
We appreciate your patience on this matter and apologise for any inconvenience it may cause. 
Kind Regards
The Gigaclear Team



Enborne Parish Plan

The Enborne Parish Plan 2018, which sets local priorities, was adpoted by the council on the 21st May 2018 and has been endorsed by West Berkshire Council.

Next Council Meeting Monday 25th March 2019

The next Meeting of Enborne Parish Council is at 7.00pm on Monday 25th March 2019, in the Barn, St Michaels and All Angels Church, Enborne Rd, Enborne RG20 0HB. 

Click to see the location on Google maps

Neighbourhood Watch Meeting

This is a message on behalf of Angela Money BEM, Chair of Newbury and Thatcham Neighbourhood Watch.
The next Neighbourhood Watch Meeting is being held on Monday 11 February 2019 at 7.30 pm in West Berkshire Council Offices, Market Street, Newbury and we shall be having a talk by Kelvin Hughes of the Newbury Community Resource Centre on the various projects that they are involved with.
Representatives from the Police and Fire Service will be giving crime updates and both will be available to answer any questions.   If you have any particular issues that you would like comments on, please let Angela know so that they can do some research and report back at the meeting.    
There will be refreshments, a raffle, crime prevention literature and a handout giving various information worth passing on to your neighbours.  There is parking close by and the evening charge is £2 in the car parks but there is free parking in the parking bays after 6.00 pm (closest is Bartholomew Street and Cheap Street). 
 Angela can be contacted via her e-mail address:  ajmy5m7@inbox.com or by phoning Newbury 40866.   Further dates for meetings in 2019 have been arranged for Monday 20 May, Monday 12 August and Monday 25 November.  Can you please make a note in your diary.  For security reasons and as the Security person has to check round the building at regular intervals, the main door to West Berkshire Council Offices will be locked at 7.45 pm so please arrive by 7.30 pm.
I will have some Members Guides and Stickers available at the meeting but the Guides can be downloaded via the Thames Valley Neighbourhood Watch Association website:  http://www.tvnhwa.org.uk/downloads.php  and can be forwarded on to your neighbours.   Anyone is welcome to attend this meeting, so please come along and bring any neighbours or friends, as it is important to have a good attendance for the speakers and I do appreciate your support.


Newbury Bus Services

In conjunction with redevelopment of the Market Street area in Newbury and the opening of Newbury Wharf in place of Newbury Bus Station, there will be some changes to bus routing within Newbury, after Sunday 2nd December 2018.     

Customer information can be found at: www.westberks.gov.uk/transportchanges
In addition, posters are being displayed at bus stops in Newbury town centre and leaflets detailing the changes are also available on buses, from West Berkshire Council Reception and from Newbury Library. Messaging is being displayed on information screens on board the buses and on bus stop screens in the Newbury area, and on the Traveline South East journey planner.


Major road improvements for Newbury start 7 January

A major road improvement project for Newbury will start on 7 January 2019.

The £1.8 million project, funded by developer’s contributions from the Newbury Racecourse development and Local Transport Plan capital grant funding recognises the need to create more capacity on the busy town centre network. The opportunity will be taken to resurface the roads during these works.

The works will take place in three phases (detailed below).

Phase 1

The introduction of traffic lights at the junction of the A339 and Cheap Street to allow traffic to turn right from the dual carriageway into Cheap Street. There will be off peak lane closures and pedestrian diversions.

Work starts 7 January 2019 and will complete in March 2019.

Phase 2

Upgrading of Cheap Street junction with Market Street. This phase will include the removal of the existing pedestrian crossings and the installation of new traffic lights with pedestrian crossings. Traffic will no longer be allowed to turn into Cheap Street South and access to the railway station car park will be via the new A339/Cheap Street junction. Temporary traffic lights will be installed outside the Vue Cinema while the work is in progress.

Work starts March 2019 and completes in May 2019.

Phase 3

Upgrading of the Sainsbury’s roundabout and traffic light system. Traffic will no longer be allowed to turn off the roundabout into Bear Lane and will instead be routed via the new A339/Cheap Street junction.

There will be off peak lane closures.

Work starts May 2019 and completes in September 2019.

Jeanette Clifford, West Berkshire’s Executive Member for Highways and Transport said, “This is a large but vital project. Our town centre roads are extremely busy and we must not only create more capacity, but keep them in good order, and we now have the finance in place to do this. However, it will take the best part of next year to complete. The works are phased and resurfacing will take place at night to minimise disruption. We ask that motorists bear with us during the works which, ultimately, will prove great long term benefits for the town.”

Keep up to date with this project at www.westberks.gov.uk/A339

Wash Common Library

West Berkshire District Council Executive have approved the transfer of the Lease of the Library building to Newbury Town Council, who in turn will lease the building to the Friends of Wash Common Library to enable this to be run as a Community Library.

Their goal if to have the library re-opened this year and until then the Book Exchange will continue to run on Saturday mornings

Please get in touch with the Friends of Wash Common Library if you have any further questons:



Superfast Broadband has come to Enborne!

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