Thursday, 30 March 2017

House refused

PLANS to knock down the conservatory and extension at The Studio, off the B4526 in Crays Pond, and build a three-bedroom detached ...

 

Macrae scores golden try as side retain cup

Macrae scores golden try as side retain cup

THE Oratory School’s senior colts sevens squad produced their best performance of the season to retain the Stonyhurst College Trophy ...

 

Residents clean up

ELEVEN volunteers picked up 20 bags of rubbish following a sweep of Woodcote. The team, led by parish councillor Andy Crockett, ...

 

Students learn about Nazi regime from Holocaust survivor

Students learn about Nazi regime from Holocaust survivor

A HOLOCAUST survivor shared his experiences of life under Nazi rule with pupils at the Oratory School in Woodcote. Rudi Oppenheimer, ...

 

Oratory sevens team run out plate winners

Oratory sevens team run out plate winners

THE Oratory School’s first sevens side had another successful tournament winning the plate competition at Windsor. The team played ...

 

Villagers accept demand for small housing developments

Villagers accept demand for small housing developments

ALMOST half of Woodcote residents believe the village’s housing quota should increase over the next 15 years, according to a survey. ...

 

Ariella, two, defies the odds

Ariella, two, defies the odds

A GIRL who was given a 10 per cent chance of survival after being born nine weeks premature is defying doctors with her progress. ...

 

Dart gets England call

Dart gets England call

CHARLIE DART, of the Oratory School in Woodcote, has been selected to represent England in a school’s national match against pupils ...

 

Prep duo lose in final

Prep duo lose in final

THE Oratory Preparatory School finished runner-up in an inter-schools tennis competition. Six pairs took part, representing ...

 

Editor wanted

WOODCOTE’S village newsletter requires a new editor. Martin Fowmes, who held the voluntary role at the Woodcote Correspondent, has ...

 

Rector made honorary canon of Christ Church Cathedral

Rector made honorary canon of Christ Church Cathedral

THE rector of Woodcote, Whitchurch and Whitchurch Hill has been made an honorary canon of Christ Church Cathedral in Oxford. Rev Canon ...

 

Car vandals

POLICE are investigating a spate of car vandalism in Woodcote. Vehicles parked overnight in Wayside Green were targeted multiple times ...

 

Bullett's treble helps fire side into semi-finals

Bullett's treble helps fire side into semi-finals

ANDY BULLETT netted his first ever hat-trick to help visiting side Woodcote/Stoke Row secure their place in the semi-final of this ...

 

Library friends

THE annual meeting of Our Woodcote Library will take place at the library on Monday, February 27 at 6pm. All are welcome. It marks two ...

 

New pitch approved

PLANS for a new sports pitch at Folly Field in Woodcote have been approved. Woodcote Parish Council, which owns the site, plans to ...

 

Objection

THREE neighbours have objected to plans by G S Property Developments, of Tilehurst, to knock down the conservatory and extension at ...

 

Entertainer says climbing Mt Kilimanjaro is not child's play

Entertainer says climbing Mt Kilimanjaro is not child's play

A CHILDREN’S entertainer is hoping to climb Mount Kilimanjaro for charity. Hayley Pearson, 29, of Wayside Green, Woodcote, will fly to ...

 

President awarded

President awarded

THE long service of Woodcote/Stoke Row Football Club’s president Sam Peates was recognised with a Loyalty Award at the Reading Sports ...

 

Noise fear over pub

CONCERNS have been raised over plans to relicense the White Lion pub at Crays Pond. Satwinder Sandhu, who bought the former Greene ...

 

New head aiming to raise bar for boys

New head aiming to raise bar for boys

THE new headmaster of the Oratory School in Woodcote says he is excited by the challenges of the role. Joseph Smith took over at the ...

 

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