Monday, 18 June 2018

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 ...

 

Hall support

RESIDENTS of Woodcote can support the campaign to refurbish the village hall by playing the South Oxfordshire Charitable Lottery. ...

 

Amanda takes reins

Amanda takes reins

AN equestrian event launched by a woman from Woodcote is turning heads in high places. TV presenter and newsreader Fiona Bruce was ...

 

Post Office services return with mobile van’s twice weekly visits

Post Office services return with mobile van’s twice weekly visits

POST Office services are returning to Woodcote after a year’s absence. A mobile unit will visit the lay-by at St Leonard’s Church in ...

 

Holiday club

THE Langtree Team of churches’ annual holiday club for children aged seven to 11 will be held at Woodcote village hall on Thursday and ...

 

Care home and housing bid for village outskirts

DOZENS of new houses and possibly a care home for the elderly could be built on farmland at the western outskirts of Woodcote. Custom ...

 

Signs installed at nature reserve

Signs installed at nature reserve

NEW signage is being installed at the Withymead nature reserve near Goring. It will replace the old black and white signs which have ...

 

Pupils disciplined for "blacking up"

Pupils disciplined for 'blacking up'

SIX students at the Oratory School in Woodcote have been disciplined after they were photographed in the school grounds wearing ...

 

Prizes on offer at village fete

ENTRIES are open for the gardening, arts and crafts competition at this year’s Woodcote village fete. The event will take place at the ...

 

Musical night

ST Leonard’s Church in Woodcote will host an evening of songs from popular musicals on May 20 at 7pm. Tickets costs £10, which ...

 

Volunteers needed for 55th steam rally

VOLUNTEERS are being sought to help make this year’s Woodcote Rally a success. The event will take place on the field off Tidmore Lane ...

 

Headteacher praises staff and pupils as he moves on

Headteacher praises staff and pupils as he moves on

THE headteacher of Langtree School in Woodcote is moving on after 13 years. Rick Holroyd has been appointed head of King Alfred’s ...

 

Developer shrinks homes plan

THE size of a proposed housing development in Woodcote has been shrunk following objections from the parish council and more than 50 ...

 

Van stolen

A VAN was stolen from a property in Wayside Green, Woodcote, in the early hours of Saturday. Some of the contents of the light-blue ...

 

Race night

A RACE night in aid of Woodcote Cricket Club will be held at the village hall next Saturday (April 28). Tickets costs £10, which ...

 

Our birds

SIXTY-ONE species of bird were spotted in and around Woodcote by the village conservation group last year. Members walk a three-mile ...

 

Book of poet

A TEACHER at the Oratory School in Woodcote has published a history book. Claudian the Poet by Dr Clare Coombe, head of classics at ...

 

£500 for hall

WOODCOTE Parish Council has been given £500 towards its proposed refurbishment of the village hall by David Nimmo Smith, the village’s ...

 

Man in Mt Snowdon climb two years after surgery

Man in Mt Snowdon climb two years after surgery

A MAN will attempt to climb Mount Snowdon for charity tomorrow (Saturday) — two years after having his bowel surgically removed. Kevin ...

 

Fly-tipper sentenced

A MAN who fly-tipped cannabis plants in Exlade Street has been ordered to pay more than £1,600. Marenglen Dulaj, from Swindon, also ...

 

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