Thursday, 26 April 2018

Pavilion CCTV

CCTV cameras have been installed at Watlington sports pavilion. They will provide coverage all the way around the building off ...

 

Fire recruits

VOLUNTEERS will be given a taste of what they would have to go through in order to become retained firefighters. The “have a go” day, ...

 

Congestion report held back ‘on purpose’

A REPORT on the effect of removing on-street parking in Watlington was held back deliberately, a parish councillor has claimed. Tom ...

 

Parishes set to disagree over allocation of land for bypass

WATLINGTON Parish Council is expected to object to Pyrton’s neighbourhood plan. The document names one site for up to 15 new homes — ...

 

Library AGM

THE annual meeting of the Friends of Watlington Library will be held at the library on May 11 from 7.30pm. All are welcome and ...

 

Meeting dates

BENSON’S annual parish meeting will be held at the parish hall in Sunnyside on Tuesday, May 10. Watlington’s meeting will be held in ...

 

Waste blamed on drivers

LORRY drivers have been blamed for rubbish, including empty whiskey bottles, at Watlington industrial estate. The discovery was made ...

 

Watlington stalemate

WATLINGTON TOWN played out a 2-2 draw with SUTTON COURTENAY in their North Berks League Division 2 clash on Saturday. Adam Holloway ...

 

Women honoured for opening home to disabled adults

Women honoured for opening home to disabled adults

A MOTHER and daughter have been honoured for opening their home to adults with learning difficulties. Rosemary Dean and Lindsay ...

 

Watlington lose out

WATLINGTON TOWN crashed to a 3-2 defeat away to North Berks League Division 2 promotion-chasing ARDINGTON AND LOCKINGE last Saturday. ...

 

‘New housing should wait until bypass is completed’

DEVELOPMENT of new homes in Watlington and Pyrton should not start until the completion of a bypass, it has been claimed. Tim Horton, ...

 

Spring fair

WATLINGTON Primary School’s spring fair will be held on May 12. More details will be announced soon.

 

Come and try carpet bowls

CARPET bowls will be held at Russells Water village hall on Sunday, April 15 from 2pm to 4pm. Visitors are encouraged to have a go for ...

 

With this crop sprayer, I thee wed

With this crop sprayer, I thee wed

WHEN you propose to your fiancée in enormous letters in a field, the pressure is on to pull out the stops for the wedding day. But ...

 

Poor parking

DRIVERS who park in Watlington high street are being asked to be more considerate. The parish council has put up posters showing a bus ...

 

Wider road plan axed

PLANS to widen Pyrton Lane in Watlington for the development of 183 new homes have been scrapped. Archstone and Bloor Homes applied ...

 

Mixed fortunes for Town

A BRACE from Adam Holloway and strikes from Ben and John Little gave WATLINGTON TOWN a 4-2 home win over FARINGDON TOWN RESERVES on ...

 

Nurse realises her dream to visit Buckingham Palace

Nurse realises her dream to visit Buckingham Palace

THE deputy manager of the Watlington and District Care Home met the Prince of Wales at Buckingham Palace. Josie Barcial was attending ...

 

Core subject

CHARLOTTE FYFFE will give a talk called “In praise of apples” to Watlington Gardening Club at the town hall on April 4 at 7.45pm. ...

 

New councillor

WATLINGTON Parish Council has co-opted a new member. Andrew McAuley, who lives in Britwell Road, replaces Rachel Huckvale, who quit in ...

 

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