Wednesday, 19 September 2018

Woman, 91, wins guess the tallest sunflower contest

Woman, 91, wins guess the tallest sunflower contest

A WOMAN from Goring received a bouquet of sunflowers after winning a competition organised by the Goring Gap in Bloom committee. Diana ...

 

Volunteers wanted

AN environmental group which wants to build a £1.5million hydro-electric power plant at Goring weir is appealing for volunteers. The ...

 

Food fair date

THIS year’s Christmas food fair in Goring will take place at the village hall on Saturday, December 1 from 10am to 3pm. Stallholders ...

 

Salsa on sax

A SAXOPHONIST who has played in Jools Holland’s band is to return to Goring village hall next Friday (September 14). Derek Nash and ...

 

Home praised

A CARE home has received top marks following an inspection. The Care Quality Commission rated Coombe House in Streatley outstanding ...

 

Ties wanted

THE Goring Gap Players are appealing for old ties for their November production of Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night, which will be staged ...

 

Council defends £30,000 legal bill for failed hydro plant fight

Council defends £30,000 legal bill for failed hydro plant fight

GORING Parish Council has defended its decision to spend more than £30,000 of taxpayers’ money on fighting plans for a hydro-electric ...

 

Safe to play

PLAY equipment in Goring has passed a safety inspection. The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents says the equipment at ...

 

Cake and classics as band performs for crowds at lock in sunshine

Cake and classics as band performs for crowds at lock in sunshine

A BAND set up for children and novice musicians almost a decade ago played its biggest ever concert in Goring. About 50 members of the ...

 

Top grower admits warm weather made life tough

Top grower admits warm weather made life tough

RODNEY DAVIS won the most accolades at this year’s Goring Village Greenfingers summer show. The 78-year-old, whose wife Jeanne is a ...

 

Leaflet promotes Goring to disabled

A LEAFLET promoting Goring as a tourist destination is to be circulated at railway stations along the Thames Valley. The double-sided ...

 

Business to leave village due to uncertainty over site

AN international clothing supplier is to leave Goring after almost two decades. Peruvian Connection, an American company, is moving ...

 

Scrabble day

AN informal afternoon of Scrabble will be held in the Canterbury Room at St Thomas’s Church in Goring on August 24 from 3pm. Admission ...

 

Maps for sale

A LIMITED number of prints of a map of Goring and Streatley which was created for the Gap Festival is being sold. The map, created by ...

 

Vote delayed

A REFERENDUM on Goring’s neighbourhood plan has been delayed. The document, which names the sites where at least 86 new homes should ...

 

Reserve open

AN open day will be held at the Withymead nature reserve in Goring on Sunday, August 26 from 2pm until 5pm. Cream teas will be served ...

 

Nash and hot salsa

SAXOPHONIST Derek Nash, better known as a front liner with the Jools Holland Band, will be returning to Goring village hall on ...

 

Mixed reaction to another party for George Michael

Mixed reaction to another party for George Michael

RESIDENTS of Goring are to be asked whether they would support another summer party in memory of George Michael being held in the ...

 

Developer adds detail

DETAILED plans to build 10 new houses on land in Goring have been put forward by a developer. Elegant PPM, of Reading, was granted ...

 

Holiday reads

A SUMMER reading challenge for children has been launched by Goring library. It is urging four- to 11-year-olds to read six books over ...

 

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