Tuesday, 21 August 2018

Crossing coming

WORK on a long-awaited pedestrian crossing in Woodcote should start next month. The crossing will be installed in Goring Road, near ...

 

Table vandals

A PICNIC table on Folly Field in Woodcote has been vandalised. Several people rocked it back and forth until it was uprooted from the ...

 

PO van threat

A MOBILE post office serving Woodcote could be withdrawn if visitor numbers do not increase. Staff have told villagers that the ...

 

Plans for 16 mobile homes at reservoir revived

A BUSINESSMAN has resurrected his bid to create a site for 16 mobile homes in Woodcote. Richard Hazell is appealing against the ...

 

Skydiver helps set world record for biggest jump

Skydiver helps set world record for biggest jump

A WOMAN from Woodcote has helped set a skydiving world record. Charlotte Pope, 36, a skydiving instructor, was one of 60 women who ...

 

Church raiser

A SUMMER tea party in aid of St Leonard’s Church in Woodcote will take place at the Mowforth House sheltered housing complex in Folly ...

 

Aid week total

THIS year’s Christian Aid Week collections in Woodcote raised £1,047.54 with a further £104.43 to come in Gift Aid contributions. ...

 

Dog show at fete

WOODCOTE’S annual fete will take place at the village hall and green from midday until 5pm on September 15. There will be a fun dog ...

 

Better access

LANGTREE School in Woodcote has been granted planning permission to erect two disability access ramps and a rain canopy. One ramp ...

 

New elderly social club

A NEW social club for the elderly has been launched at Woodcote Community Centre. The Golden Age Afternoon, a project run by Age UK, ...

 

Thousands flock to steam rally

Thousands flock to steam rally

THE closing matches of the World Cup didn’t affect attendance at this year’s Woodcote Rally. Thousands of people attended the 55th ...

 

Memorial boat for tragic Jack

Memorial boat for tragic Jack

TEAM-MATES of a former pupil at the Oratory School who was killed in a road accident say they “did him proud” after competing at the ...

 

Teenager bids to row Atlantic on his own

A FORMER pupil at the Oratory School in Woodcote hopes to become the youngest person to row solo across the Atlantic. Lukas Haitzmann, ...

 

School fair raises £3,500 as families have hours of fun in the sun

School fair raises £3,500 as families have hours of fun in the sun

SCORES of families enjoyed fairground games and activities at Woodcote Primary School’s summer fete, which raised £3,500. The event, ...

 

Prince Edward visits Woodcote

Prince Edward visits Woodcote

WOODCOTE enjoyed its first Royal visit in living memory when Prince Edward visited the Oratory School. He was greeted by pupils from ...

 

Woodcote gets royal visit from Prince Edward

Woodcote gets royal visit from Prince Edward

PRINCE Edward was undefeated as he played three sets of real tennis during a visit to the Oratory School in Woodcote. The Earl of ...

 

Leaders course for students

A COURSE that teaches young people leadership and employability skills will be held at Langtree School in Woodcote next month. Active ...

 

Coffee shop

A POP-UP coffee shop in aid of St Leonard’s Church in Woodcote will be held at the village community centre in Reading Road on on ...

 

Councillors opposed to new homes

PLANS for dozens of new homes and a possible new care home in Woodcote have been recommended for refusal by the parish council. ...

 

New homes would spoil lovely view, say villagers

PLANS for dozens of new houses and possibly a care home in Woodcote have sparked huge opposition. More than 100 villagers have written ...

 

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