Monday, 20 February 2017

Our flowers

CAROLINE Jackson-Houlston, of Oxford Brookes University, will gave a talk about the wild flowers of Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire to ...

 

Retirement tips

ROY WOOD will give a talk called “How to enjoy a healthy and wealthy retirement” to Ridgeway U3A at Watlington sports pavilion on ...

 

Residents angry at plan for 'oversized' house in village

Residents angry at plan for 'oversized' house in village

A VILLAGE has been thrown back into turmoil over new plans to develop land that residents wanted kept as community space. Search and ...

 

Astronomy talk

DR BARRY KELLETT will give a talk at a meeting of the Watlington Astronomy Group at the town hall on February 27 from 10am. All are ...

 

Council loses second man

A WATLINGTON parish councillor has resigned. Jon Lorimer, who was elected in May 2015, wants to focus on work. Council chairman Ian ...

 

New children's centre awarded £21,900 grant

Henley children's centre

THE future of Henley’s children centre looks to have been secured after it was awarded £21,900 in start-up funding. Henley Baptist ...

 

Appeal for retained firefighters

EIGHT part-time firefighters are needed at Watlington fire station. The station, in Gorwell, currently has six retained crew members ...

 

Artists invited to work with pupils as school opens gallery

Artists invited to work with pupils as school opens gallery

A NEW permanent art gallery has opened at Icknield Community College in Watlington. It is hoped that the OX49 Gallery will encourage ...

 

Children's centre to continue but with less cash

SIX people are to be made redundant from the Watlington and Chalgrove children’s centre. It follows Oxfordshire County Council’s ...

 

Post office move date

WATLINGTON post office will open at its new location on March 6 at 1pm. It is to move from the High Street across the road to the ...

 

Clean up

TOWNS and villages are being urged to take part in the Great British Spring Clean from March 3 to 5. South Oxfordshire District ...

 

Cress walks

GUIDED walks will take place at Ewelme watercress beds local nature reserve on Sunday from 10.30am. A DVD of the old watercress ...

 

Spring fair

WATLINGTON Primary School’s spring fair will be held on April 1. Volunteers are needed to help organise the event, which will include ...

 

Treasure is saved

A £1.35MILLION appeal to buy a treasure trove discovered in Watlington has reached its target. The Ashmolean Museum in Oxford will now ...

 

Help plea as town prepares to re-enter bloom contest

WATLINGTON is set to enter this year’s Thames and Chilterns in Bloom competition after a two-year hiatus — but organisers say they ...

 

Opinions wanted on airfield housing

PARISH councillors in Watlington are being asked for their views on plans for 3,500 homes at Chalgrove airfield. Anna Badcock, ...

 

Our wildflowers

CAROLINE Jackson-Houlston, an English literature lecturer at Oxford Brookes University, will be the guest speaker at Watlington ...

 

Parents praise school

CHILDREN at Watlington Primary School are happy and motivated to learn, according to a survey. The school sent a questionnaire to the ...

 

Greedy galaxy

WATLINGTON Astronomy Group’s first meeting of the year will feature a talk called “When galaxies eat each other — eat or be eaten” by ...

 

Library jazz

THE Friends of Watlington Library will welcome the Stanley Moon Trio for a fund-raising jazz evening. The event, called Jazz on a ...

 

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The Bell Surgery, Henley-on-Thames is recruiting for a Part-time Receptionist to join the friendly staff team Part-time ...

 

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