Sunday, 22 July 2018

Councils’ fight over weir cost taxpayers £40,000

AN unsuccessful bid to block plans for a hydro-electric power plant on the River Thames at Goring cost taxpayers more than £40,000. ...

 

Ground patrol

POLICE are to increase patrols in Sheepcot recreation ground in Goring, after receiving complaints of youths congregating to smoke ...

 

Old bridge makeover

AN historic railway bridge in Goring may be refurbished. Network Rail wants planning permission to repair Gatehampton viaduct, a Grade ...

 

Lifts tribute

A PLAQUE in honour of a community stalwart could be installed at the footbridge at Goring station. The village’s mobility issues group ...

 

Cutting back

A GORING resident has been asked to cut back overgrown brambles that are partly blocking the pavement. The parish council made the ...

 

Football lights

GORING’S youth football team could start using mobile floodlights during training sessions. The parish council has provisionally ...

 

Rivals show

THE Goring Gap Players are to stage an outdoor show in partnership with the Basildonians, a neighbouring amateur drama group. Their ...

 

Charity lunch

THE Goring and Streatley branch committee of the NSPCC is to hold its annual summer lunch at Goring village hall on August 9 from 12....

 

Village tennis club marks 50th anniversary with party

Village tennis club marks 50th anniversary with party

SCORES of people attended Goring Tennis Club’s 50th anniversary party. They took part in exercises and drills on the courts at ...

 

Delivery driver killed my 18-year-old cat

Delivery driver killed my 18-year-old cat

A DELIVERY van driver ran over and killed a family’s cat in front of two children as she slept in the road. Sue Guy-Spratt says Bonnie,...

 

School could expand instead of moving

GORING Primary School could expand on to a neighbouring green space instead of relocating. The parish council, which owns Bourdillon ...

 

Riverside home plan

A COUPLE want to rebuild their riverside house in Goring and add a boathouse. David and Vanessa Higgins have asked South Oxfordshire ...

 

Bus service is cut due to lack of passengers

A LOSS-MAKING bus service from Goring to Reading is to be reduced in frequency due to low passenger numbers. The 142, which serves ...

 

Hundreds of families attend school fete thanks to warm weather

Hundreds of families attend school fete thanks to warm weather

SUNNY weather drew hundreds of families to Goring Primary School’s summer fete. Organisers of the annual event, which took place at ...

 

Leaders plea

THE 2nd Goring and Streatley British Boy Scouts are seeking new leaders for both their main scouts section and the wolf cub scouters. ...

 

Phone scam

TELEPHONE scammers have been targeting households in the Goring area. A number of residents has received cold calls offering household ...

 

Salon helps people with hair loss caused by illness

Salon helps people with hair loss caused by illness

A HAIR salon in Goring now offers wig improvements for people who have lost their hair due to ill health. The Marvellous Hair Company, ...

 

Fans take over village for George Michael’s birthday

Fans take over village for tragic singer’s birthday

THOUSANDS of George Michael fans from around the world flocked to Goring to mark what would have been the singer’s 55th birthday. The ...

 

Soul singer helps make village festival Ella-F success

Soul singer helps make village festival Ella-F success

THE artistic director of Goring Gap Festival has thanked visitors and fellow organisers for making it a success. Thousands of people ...

 

From bank to chippie

A FORMER bank in Goring is to be converted into a fish and chip shop. Muhammed Abul Hasan, from Reading, has been granted planning ...

 

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