Welcome to Shaw-cum-Donnington parish web site.

On this site we provide local information that we hope will be of interest both to residents of the parish and to visitors who come to take advantage of the many amenities that the area has to offer. Click here to see views of the parish.

People often wonder how they can get involved with the
workings of community groups in the Parish. Visit our Local Info page for more information about such groups in the Parish. You can also ‘have your say’ by paging our Facebook page.

Latest News & Information…

Closure of New Oxford Rd – Chieveley

Closure of New Oxford Rd – Chieveley

New Oxford Road in the Parish of Chieveley will be closed Monday to Friday, during the hours of 21.00 to 06.00 each night, from the 6th September to 8th October 2021, the closure will be between its junction with Arlington Lane and its junction with Chieveley Services...

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AGAR Published for 2020/21

On 30 June 2021 the Parish Council met to approve the 'Annual Internal Audit Report for 2020/21. Coming out of this is the 'Annual Governance and Accountability Return' (AGAR) for 2020/21. You can find this here and the statutory notice here. All historical...

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Drone Flying in the Recreation Area

Drone Flying in the Recreation Area

As some of you will be aware, the Parish Council took the decision at a recent meeting to ban the flying of drones in the Parish recreation area. The reason for doing this was based on a concern for public safety, and guidance from the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA)....

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St Mary’s Easter Events

St Mary’s Easter Events

The Lych Gate will be decorated with Palm Leaves from Palm Sunday onwards (28th March) and there will be a mini procession into church before the 10am service. There will be a Cross in the Churchyard from Palm Sunday to Easter Sunday.  Visitors will be invited to...

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NIHR research project survey

NIHR research project survey

  A National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) funded research project based at the University of Southampton is looking to recruit members of the public to take part in a large-scale survey on the preventative behaviours people are taking to avoid...

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Residents Survey- the results are in

Residents Survey- the results are in

 Residents’ views on the impact of Covid-19 on West Berkshire have been received and are being analysed. West Berkshire Council undertook a survey of residents in late May to understand how communities are feeling about the impact of Covid-19 on their health,...

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The West Berkshire Lottery – a year on

The West Berkshire Lottery – a year on

The West Berkshire Lottery celebrates one year since its first draw and a £2,000 winner! With a global pandemic putting a stop to normality since March, charities have seen a significant increase in the number of volunteers coming forward to ensure the vulnerable and...

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Covid-19 News

Covid-19 News

Remember to book an appointment before you visit www.westberks.gov.uk/clickandtip Follow @RecycleWestBerkshire on Facebook for all your waste updates. Charity Shop donations Even if you mean well and leave items outside charity shops, or next to full recycling bins,...

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Covid-19 News from West Berkshire Council

Covid-19 News from West Berkshire Council

View this in browser  We're working hard to continue delivering services throughout the Covid-19 pandemic and to support our residents - and in particular those who most need our help.On our website you will find information about where to find support as...

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Covid-19 News from West Berkshire Council

Covid-19 News from West Berkshire Council

 View this in browser  We're working hard to continue delivering services throughout the Covid-19 pandemic and to support our residents - and in particular those who most need our help.On our website you will find information about where to find support...

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Rights of Way codes of behaviour

Rights of Way codes of behaviour

 Public Rights of Way and Open Access Land in West Berkshire during the Coronavirus pandemic RIGHTS OF WAY /OPEN ACCESS LANDAll public rights of way (PROW) and open access land (including West Berkshire commons) remain open. Levels of use are higher than...

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COVID-19 News

COVID-19 News

 View this in browser  We're working hard to continue delivering services throughout the Covid-19 pandemic and to support our residents - and in particular those who most need our help.On our website you will find information about where to find support...

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Lockdown Wood Project

Lockdown Wood Project

 West Berkshire Council Countryside Service were contacted by the Newbury Friends of the Earth group to discuss a project they have been working on which has the aim of marking the current lockdown and the impacts of the C-19 virus.  This project is to be...

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Mental Health Action Plan in West Berkshire

Mental Health Action Plan in West Berkshire

 A 14 point plan of action to improve mental health crisis pathways  in Berkshire West, making them more readily available and easier to access, has been drawn up following a lengthy consultation with service users and other key stakeholders. The...

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Covid-19 News

Covid-19 News

 View this in browser We're working hard to continue delivering services throughout the Covid-19 pandemic and to support our residents - and in particular those who most need our help.On our website you will find information about where to find support as...

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Emergency Active Travel Fund

Emergency Active Travel Fund

West Berkshire Council has been awarded £124,000 from the Department for Transport to help us introduce pop-up and temporary interventions to create an environment that is safe for both walking and cycling.The allocation is part of the Government’s emergency active...

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Local Bus Services 5a and 5b From Monday 15 June

Local Bus Services 5a and 5b From Monday 15 June

 The West Berkshire Council operated 5a and 5c local bus services will recommence operation on Monday 15 June. The full timetables will be operated for these services (see below).  Please note that the school / college 5 service will not be operated...

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COVID-19 News

COVID-19 News

Your weekly update from West Berkshire Council on all things Covid-19 related.   View this in browser We're working hard to continue delivering services throughout the Covid-19 pandemic and to support our residents - and in particular those who most...

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Gigaclear Finalising Rollout in West Berkshire

Gigaclear Finalising Rollout in West Berkshire

 Gigaclear, the ultrafast rural broadband provider, has completed the final phase of its rollout in West Berkshire, as part of the Superfast Berkshire Project. More than 14,000 homes and businesses across the county now have access to Gigaclear’s ultrafast...

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Upcoming Events…

Castle Lane Closure 9 June 2021

Castle Lane in the Parish of Shaw Cum Donnington will be closed on the 9th June 2021, from its’ junctions with the B4494 and Road Known As Shop Lane. Road Known As Shop Lane in the Parish of Shaw Cum Donnington will also be closed on the...

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