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The Best Things in Thatcham, Berkshire*

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The Best Things
  • my great great gran was the inn keeper of the wheatsheaf inn in 1891
  • Thatcham has centre albeit small, it has been developed quite well, I just don't think it should get too much bigger.
  • The surrounding countryside - woods, reedbeds, river, etc. Generally very friendly people altho' lot of newcomers need training in saying hello isn't it a lovely day and generally being polite.
  • Only 80 minutes to Paddington
  • people arnt that bad lakeside/venom brings marginal excitement into the town
  • it has green feilds around it
  • Good restaurants and pubs within staggering distance of my house. Am Dram society KATS Easy to get to bigger places by train or car
  • There is a nature reserve off Lower way.
  • One of the best things about Thatcham, was Mr Green from the greengrocer in the High Street. Sadly he retired last year, and since then the High Street has continued its death, but just speeded up a bit! Wyatts the traditional butchers is still there, but for how long?
  • It's on the main line to Paddington Station. It's always easy to get a mobile phone (for non-residents, Vodafone is based four miles away in Newbury; another claim to infamy.
  • Sign Posts to the M4

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Last updated: 2008-03-19

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