Thursday, 25 May 2017

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 ...

 

Hat-trick for Hairy Legs champion

Hat-trick for Hairy Legs champion

A RECORD 600 people took part in this year’s Hairy Legs sporting challenge in Goring. Runners aged five to 75 tackled a cross-country ...

 

'Village looking worse than ever due to rubbish'

A GROWING litter problem in Goring is not being tackled, say residents. A number of bins has been allowed to overflow and large ...

 

Plant sale in aid of village's renewed bid for bloom glory

Plant sale in aid of village's renewed bid for bloom glory

A PLANT sale raised £861 for Goring Gap in Bloom. About half a dozen volunteers set up a stall on Rectory Garden, off Goring high ...

 

Grant delayed

A REQUEST by the Gap Festival for an £8,000 grant has been postponed by Goring Parish Council. Organisers say they need to build up ...

 

Sports pavilion re-opened after £170,000 makeover

A SPORTS pavilion in Goring has re-opened following a £170,000 refurbishment. The building in Gardiner recreation ground, off Upper ...

 

Saunders's hat-trick leaves Goring reeling

Saunders's hat-trick leaves Goring reeling

GORING played their first home game with the use of the newly refurbished Gardiner pavilion on Sunday against ASTONS. The match was ...

 

£99,500 Lottery grant to restore launch

£99,500 Lottery grant to restore launch

A VICTORIAN steam launch which once ferried umpires at Henley Royal Regatta is to be restored after its trustees secured a £99,500 ...

 

Village's painting of hero on permanent loan to RAF club

Village's painting of hero on permanent loan to RAF club

A FRAMED oil portrait of Sir Arthur “Bomber” Harris which once hung at Goring village hall is now taking pride of place at the Royal ...

 

Charity dance

A BARN dance held at Goring village hall raised £2,469.42 to be shared between the hall trustees and the Field Hospital in Zambia. ...

 

Successful litter pick

SEVENTY-THREE bags of rubbish were collected during the Goring litter pick. Scores of volunteers took part in the event, which covered ...

 

Band birthday

THE Goring and Streatley Concert Band will mark its 40th anniversary with a concert in Rectory Garden, off High Street, Goring, on ...

 

Church music

TWO classical concerts will take place at St Thomas’s Church in Goring, Harpist Oliver Wass will play music by Bach, Britten, ...

 

Ridgeway walk

A WALK along the Ridgeway which finishes at Goring village hall will take place next Saturday (May 6). Participants will assemble at ...

 

Cartoon tips

CARTOONIST Clive Goddard will hold a free workshop at Goring library on May 20 at 10am. Children aged three and over can learn more ...

 

Church bells are silenced

THE bells of St Thomas’s Church in Goring will fall silent over the summer while the tower is restored. Contractors will erect ...

 

10 homes for office block site

PLANS to redevelop a disused Goring office block for housing have been approved. Bentier Homes, of Emmer Green, has been granted ...

 

Council elections Thursday 4th May

I HAVE lived in the Goring electoral division for more than 11 years. I am married with four children and six grandchildren and work ...

 

Kent finds his rhythm with five-wicket haul

GORING ran out winners at BRACKNELL AND DISTRICT 2nds on Sunday in a friendly match in which the visitors fielded first after captain ...

 

Every passenger counts, says not-for-profit bus operator as he seeks to expand

RESIDENTS of Goring have been urged to use the bus more to ensure the village’s services survive. Mike Ward, whose non-profit firm ...

 

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