Monday, 26 June 2017

Village to celebrate singer

Village to celebrate singer

A FOOD, drink and music festival is to take place at the Catherine Wheel in Goring this weekend. The annual event, which used to be ...

 

Boat club brings in £4,000 to decorate new clubhouse

Boat club brings in £4,000 to decorate new clubhouse

MEMBERS of the Goring Gap Boat Club raised thousands of pounds towards their new riverside headquarters by taking part in a sponsored ...

 

Plaque returned

A PLAQUE listing all the people who have been granted the freedom of Goring is to be returned to the village hall. It was removed last ...

 

Tackling speed and congestion

MOST Goring residents support plans for a raft of new road safety measures in High Street, a parish council survey has found. For the ...

 

Weekend of tributes to George

Weekend of tributes to George

A SERIES of events in memory of George Michael will take place in Goring this weekend. Thousands of fans from around the world are ...

 

Flood-risk land to be considered for new housing

A PIECE of land in Goring will be considered for housing despite being at risk of flooding. The eastern half of a field between Manor ...

 

Artists return to village with show and raise £400 for hall renovation

Artists return to village with show and raise £400 for hall renovation

A GROUP of artists who used to exhibit at a gallery in Goring held a reunion at the village hall. Sarah Pye, Este Macleod, Howard ...

 

GP: we'll cope with growth

DOCTORS at Goring’s GP surgery say they will be able to cope with the additional homes set to be built in the village. Residents have ...

 

Popular club

A TABLE tennis club for teenagers has been launched at Storton Lodge in Icknield Road, Goring. It meets on Fridays from 6pm to 7pm and ...

 

Open tai chi

AN open tai chi session will take place in Rectory Garden, Goring, on July 23 from 2pm to 4pm. It will be led by a professional ...

 

Librarian plea

GORING library needs a voluntary librarian. Candidates will need to have a spare morning once a fortnight, ideally a Monday, from 9....

 

Keep dancing! 90-year-old with new hips still does tap

Keep dancing! 90-year-old with new hips still does tap

A WOMAN has returned to tap dancing — at the age of 90. Margaret Smallbone, of Mountfield, Goring, is one of 14 women who attend a ...

 

Young stars of the future flock to recreation ground to take part in ECB initiative

Young stars of the future flock to recreation ground to take part in ECB initiative

Future stars: More than 70 children had signed up to an eight-week All Stars cricket course in Goring. The course is an ECB initiative ...

 

Campaign to relocate school put on hold

A CAMPAIGN to relocate and expand Goring Primary School has been put on hold. Parents and governors want the Wallingford Road school ...

 

Pure genie

AN online community alert system has been launched in Goring. The Gap Electronic News and Information Exchange, or Genie, will be run ...

 

Birthday band

THE Goring and Streatley Concert Band is to celebrate its 40th anniversary with a free concert tomorrow (Saturday). The main band and ...

 

Guitar greats

A CELEBRATION of the 20th century’s best-known guitar heroes will take place at Goring village hall next Friday (June 9) at 7.30pm. ...

 

Plenty to consume with return of food and drink festival

Plenty to consume with return of food and drink festival

THE second Goring and Streatley Food and Drink Festival will take place on Saturday, September 9. It will be held across a number of ...

 

Drivers plea

GORING’S community transport scheme is seeking new volunteer drivers and administrators. Residents who are elderly or infirm can use ...

 

Millie's mum crocked

MILLIE ROBERTS was one of the hundreds of children who took part in the Hairy Legs Challenge in Goring on Sunday. Rather than joining ...

 

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