Message from the parish council re Coronavirus

Tidmarsh with Sulham parish council sent a letter to all households explaining the current and potential future actions of the council during the current pandemic.

Download a copy of the letter here.

To contact the parish council, please e-mail:

West Berkshire Coronavirus (COVID-19): Community Support Hub

The West Berkshire Community Support Hub provides residents and businesses with the latest information and support from West Berkshire Council and affiliates.

Bonfires during the Coronavirus Pandemic

The Public Protection Partnership, of which West Berkshire Council is a member, are asking residents not to have bonfires for the foreseeable future.

If necessary, you can anonymously report a bonfire to Environmental Health using this form.

Good Neighbours Scheme

Pangbourne Parish Council is coordinating volunteers to deliver local support to people self isolating during the COVID-19 outbreak.

If you want to help, see their Good Neighbours Scheme page.

NHS Volunteers

NHS Volunteer Responders has been set up to support the NHS during the COVID-19 outbreak. To do this they need an 'army' of volunteers who can support those who are at most risk from the virus to stay well.

You can help by signing up for one or more of the tasks listed on their NHS Volunteer Responders page.

Fireworks in our villages

Fireworks are now set off throughout the year and are louder and more spectacular than ever.

However, they can terrify animals, causing needless pyschological and physical suffering in cattle, horses, ponies, dogs, and cats, all of which we have in and around Tidmarsh and Sulham.

The law states: "It is an offence under the Animal Welfare Act 2006 to cause any unnecessary suffering to any captive or domestic animal. Fireworks must not be set off near livestock or horses in fields or close to buildings that house livestock. The offence carries a fine of up to 20,000 and/or a prison term of up to six months. The act is enforced by local councils, animal health officers, and the police".

If planning a Firework Party, please pause, consider if animals are nearby and Act Considerately. Thank you!

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Gigaclear broadband

Stephen Harris, a Community Engagement Manager from Gigaclear, can explain about installation, including things such as:

  • How this project may affect you.
  • How FTTP (fibre to the premises) may improve your connectivity and daily use of broadband.
  • The connection "pot" locations (each property has its own connection point).
  • Routes to your property.
  • Speeds.
  • Costs.

You can contact Stephen using the details below:

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