Friday, 21 July 2017

Full steam ahead!

Full steam ahead!

THIS year’s 54th annual Woodcote Rally has been hailed as one of the best to date. Thousands of families visited the event, which took ...

 

Danks and Roberts stay put as derby day ends all square

Danks and Roberts stay put as derby day ends all square

GORING had the better of the draw in their derby clash with visitors WOODCOTE on Sunday. The home side reached a good total before tea ...

 

Groundsman of year accolade for Higley

Groundsman of year accolade for Higley

STUART HIGLEY picked up the groundsman of the year award at the Oxfordshire FA’s award evening held at the Kassam Stadium. The ...

 

Plans for nine homes at garden centre approved

PLANS to demolish part of Woodcote Garden Centre and build nine houses at the eastern end of the site have been approved. Michael Hill,...

 

It's a picnic in the park for free-scoring Clark

IN front of a large crowd at WOODCOTE on the club’s annual picnic day, an unbeaten century by Jonny Clark was the cornerstone of a ...

 

Believers

Believers

Fifteen pupils at the Oratory School in Woodcote renewed their baptismal vows during a confirmation ceremony conducted by Bishop ...

 

Mayo hits century but side fall short

JEZ MAYO, a late addition to the WOODCOTE side hit an unbeaten century on Sunday against BRITWELL SALOME in a game which might never ...

 

Force to be reckined with

Force to be reckined with

The combined cadet force at the Oratory School in Woodcote held its biennial dinner on May 17. The guests of honour were Air Vice ...

 

Oratory beat all-comers to secure title at amateur regatta

Oratory beat all-comers to secure title at amateur regatta

THE Oratory first eight triumphed in the Intermediate 3 eights at the Reading Amateur Regatta last Saturday. After defeating Windsor ...

 

Post Office is closed

THE post office in Woodcote has temporarily closed. Staff at the village stores in Whitehouse Way, where the service is based, said it ...

 

Worsfold leaves Bushmen in a spin

WOODCOTE spin bowler James Worsfold had a field day on Sunday as his six over spell saw him take five wickets for only three runs as ...

 

Village festival cancelled

WOODCOTE Festival will not take place this year. The event is usually held on the village green on a Saturday in September but has ...

 

Fuller's maiden century leaves BBC out of tune

Fuller's maiden century leaves BBC out of tune

SIMON FULLER, in his 23rd year as a player for WOODCOTE, hit his maiden century against visitors BBC CAVERSHAM on Sunday. Fuller ...

 

Windmill sale

WOODCOTE’S next Windmill Sale of second-hand goods will take place at the village hall on Friday (June 16) from 8am to noon. Anyone ...

 

Knox lifts Clark shield

Knox lifts Clark shield

THE Les Clark Memorial Match, in its second season, was held at the Les Clark Oval, Stoke Row on Sunday. Les Clark was a stalwart of ...

 

'Village will continue to shrink without more homes for the young'

THE population of Woodcote will keep shrinking and become older unless more houses are built, a parish councillor has warned. Peter ...

 

Former teacher awarded honorary degree at age 79

Former teacher awarded honorary degree at age 79

A FORMER teacher has been awarded an honorary degree at the age of 79. Sylvia Goldsmith, of Bridle Path, Woodcote, was presented with ...

 

Biker killed

A MOTORCYCLIST who was killed in a crash on the A4074 near Woodcote has been named. Curtis Boyce, 30, of Campion Road, Abingdon, was ...

 

Steam rally to be bigger than ever

THE Stoke Row Steam Rally will take place on the weekend of June 10 and 11. The event, which is held at Hill Bottom in Whitchurch Hill,...

 

Rizwan's five-wicket haul helps visiting Kidmore End secure derby bragging rights

Rizwan's five-wicket haul helps visiting Kidmore End secure derby bragging rights

KIDMORE END, visiting WOODCOTE for the first time in a number of years, ran out winners in Sunday’s 70 overs friendly match. On a wet ...

 

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