Monday, 20 February 2017

10 homes approved despite opposition

PLANS for 10 new homes on land provisionally earmarked for housing under Goring’s neighbourhood plan have been approved despite the ...

 

Footballers refused pitch hire refund

A REQUEST by Goring United Football Club for a partial refund of its ground hire fees has been rejected by the parish council. The ...

 

Villagers prepared for invasion by star's fans

Villagers prepared for invasion by star's fans

THOUSANDS of fans are expected to descend on Goring to celebrate George Michael’s birthday. Businesses are bracing themselves for a ...

 

Hall jazz night

A JAZZ band will perform at Goring village hall tonight (Friday) at 7.30pm. The Martyn Brothers, who grew up in New Orleans and have ...

 

Mini art show

SIX paintings by artist Harold Hitchcock will be on show at the Chocolate Café in Goring on February 25 and 26. The landscapes are ...

 

Don't build homes on land that floods, say residents

GORING may not have enough suitable land to meet the village’s housing target, it was claimed this week. The parish must accommodate ...

 

Riverside piling

STEEL piling could be installed along a 47m stretch of the River Thames in Goring. Cognatum, a non-profit company which owns the ...

 

Race open for entries

ENTRIES are now open for this year’s Goring 10km race, which will take place on Sunday, February 26. About 1,200 runners will set off ...

 

Readibus saved thanks to appeal

GORING’S Readibus service is safe from the axe until at least April 2019 thanks to a successful fund-raising campaign. The fortnightly ...

 

Parish newsletter delivers £11,000 to good causes in year

GORING’S parish newsletter donated £11,030 to good causes in and around the village last year. Goring Gap News, which is delivered ...

 

Ex-scouts research history

FIVE current and former members of the 1st Goring Scouts and Guides have written a history of their group. The branch, which meets at ...

 

Accountant rescues village bus, saying figures can work

Accountant rescues village bus, saying figures can work

AN accountant could have saved two bus routes serving Goring, Whitchurch and the surrounding villages. Mike Ward, 56, of Elvendon Road,...

 

Barn dance

A BARN dance featuring music from the Albrickham Band will be held at Goring village hall on February 11 (7pm). A hot supper will be ...

 

Pop singer died from overdose, says friend

GEORGE MICHAEL died from a drug overdose, according to a childhood friend. Former music producer Andros Georgiou, who toured with the ...

 

Gantries meetings called off

A PUBLIC consultation on new designs for overhead gantries that could be installed along the railway line through Goring has been ...

 

Tests needed to uncover cause of star's death

Tests needed to uncover cause of star's death

THE cause of pop star George Michael’s death remains a mystery. A post mortem on the 53-year-old singer, who passed away at his home ...

 

'Development site should go to new school'

A FIELD earmarked for housing under Goring’s draft neighbourhood plan should be the new location for the village primary school, ...

 

TV presenter proves to be a right Charlie

TV presenter proves to be a right Charlie

VOLUNTEERS who tidied up Goring to mark the Queen’s 90th birthday appeared in a televised round-up of last year’s news highlights. But ...

 

Goring Social Club

Goring Social Club

THESE days it seems that if a pub isn’t shutting, it’s having a change of landlord every few years. To be mine host for 25 years must ...

 

The day I won race to fly from London to New York

The day I won race to fly from London to New York

A MODEL of a Harrier fighter jet stands on a shelf in Tom Lecky-Thompson’s living room as a reminder of his proudest achievement. On ...

 

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