Wednesday, 22 November 2017

Councillors want 183 homes but fear road chaos

PARISH councillors in Watlington have objected to plans for 183 new homes despite the proposed site being earmarked for development in ...

 

Literary trees

FATHER Christmas will switch on the lights at the ninth annual Watlington Christmas tree festival on December 9 at 3pm. “Poetry and ...

 

Library show

THE Watlington Players will perform Anything Goes at the town hall on November 17 and 18 (7.30pm for 8pm). The production is in aid of ...

 

Nuts banned

PRODUCTS containing nuts have been banned at Watlington Primary School. Headteacher Jonathan Gale has told parents that the ban is ...

 

Park sensibly

PARENTS and carers of children at Watlington Primary School are being asked to park more considerately. It follows complaints by ...

 

Magic slime

PROFESSOR Mark Fricker will give a talk called “The magic of slime moulds” at a meeting of the Watlington Environment Group at the ...

 

Smaller tax rise promise

WATLINGTON parish council wants to avoid another large increase in its share of council tax next year. Tony Williamson, who chairs the ...

 

Christmas fair

WATLINGTON Christmas fair will be held on December 2 from 10am to 2pm. The traditional Father Christmas procession will begin at 10....

 

Mother's duty

A MEMBER of Watlington Parish Council has been granted six months’ leave from duty following the birth of her daughter. Steph Van de ...

 

Proposal for 100 homes is pre-emptive, say councillors

PLANS for 100 homes near Watlington have been criticised by parish councillors as pre-emptive.  The council’s planning committee has ...

 

Fair relocates

WATLINGTON Hospital Charitable Trust’s annual Christmas Fair is moving to Milton. The fund-raiser for the Watlington and District ...

 

Councillors concerned over plan for new large pig farm

PLANS for a new pig farm  near Watlington with almost 2,000 animals is concerning parish councillors. John Mearns, of Red Lion Farm in ...

 

Children's workshops added to 28th annual art exhibition

Children's workshops added to 28th annual art exhibition

HUNDREDS of people attended the 28th annual Watlington Art Show over the weekend. About 55 artists displayed their work, which ...

 

Talks stall handover

THE transfer of a vacant property in Watlington to the parish council is being held up by negotiations. The council wants to take ...

 

Watlington neighbourhood plan referendum post-poned

A REFERENDUM on Watlington’s neighbourhood plan has been postponed until early next year. The document was originally going to be put ...

 

Coffee and craft for #WorldsBiggestCoffeeMorning in Watlington

Coffee and craft for #WorldsBiggestCoffeeMorning in Watlington

A COFFEE morning and craft fair in Watlington raised £675/ Members of the Macmillan Chilterns group held the fund-raiser in the ...

 

Pig farm could be turned into housing estate

PLANS have been drawn up for 183 new homes at a pig farm in Watlington. Archstone and Bloor Homes have applied for permission to ...

 

Centre to stay open for now

PLANS to move Watlington’s drop-in centre for the elderly have been sidelined after more than 200 people opposed the idea. Watlington ...

 

WATLINGTON Voluntary Drivers is appealing for more helpers. Its volunteers drive people to hospitals, doctors’ surgeries, dentists, ...

 

Workshops on offer at school's art show

WATLINGTON Primary School’s 28th art show will exhibit work by local artists Richard Bull and Simon Tarrant as well as a rare print by ...

 

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