Tuesday, 13 April 2021

Green team

THE “green team” in Whitchurch is to reconvene following the relaxing of coronavirus restrictions. The group, which helps to beautify ...

 

Road shuts

A SECTION of Woodcote Road, South Stoke, will be closed for up to 11 days from May 24. Contractors from Thames Water are shutting the ...

 

Wrong bin

RESIDENTS of Goring are being urged not to put general rubbish in bins meant for dogs’ mess. The parish council says this is happening ...

 

Play requests

CONSULTATION on improvements to Goring’s recreation grounds will take place next Sunday. The parish council, which is planning an ...

 

Charity can convert old hospice into flats

Charity can convert old hospice into flats

PLANS to turn the former Sue Ryder hospice at Nettlebed into flats have been approved more than six years after they were drawn up. ...

 

Repair for bollards damaged in crash

Repair for bollards damaged in crash

TWO bollards by the Thames in Henley will be repaired after a pick-up truck driver damaged them. Darren Baker’s Ford Ranger struck a ...

 

Villagers raise £6,000 for school with virtual 10km

Villagers raise £6,000 for school with virtual 10km

THIS year's Goring 10km race has raised £6,000 for the village primary school despite taking place virtually. More than 200 villagers ...

 

Agreement to protect rural pubs

Agreement to protect rural pubs

A MOTION to protect village pubs across South Oxfordshire has been approved. Peter Dragonetti, who represents Whitchurch on the ...

 

New children’s adventure playground opens

New children’s adventure playground opens

A NEW adventure playground opened at Stonor Park on Monday. Tumblestone Hollow was installed over the winter in woodland overlooking ...

 

Finally, the taste of freedom (and the sun shines too)

Finally, the taste of freedom (and the sun shines too)

FREEDOM was the cry as the coronavirus lockdown restrictions were eased. On Monday the “stay at home” rule was lifted and people could ...

 

Campaigner wants path on private land re-opened

Campaigner wants path on private land re-opened

A CAMPAIGN has been launched for a footpath in Watlington to be re-opened. The path, which runs through a triangle of woods known as ...

 

Dog walking debate

DOGS may be required to be kept on leads at all times on a popular beauty spot near Whitchurch. Pangbourne Parish Council is ...

 

Abuse of valuable amenity

LITTLE Orchard is described in Watlington’s neighbourhood development plan as one of the town’s “key spaces with high amenity value”. ...

 

Fat leaks into sewer weren’t my fault, claims pub landlord

Fat leaks into sewer weren’t my fault, claims pub landlord

A LANDLORD who was heavily fined for allowing fat from his pub’s kitchen to leak into a sewer claims he was unfairly blamed for ...

 

Developer eyes mansion for flats and care home

Developer eyes mansion for flats and care home

THE BBC’s former home in Caversham could be converted into flats for the elderly and a care home. Beechcroft Developments, which ...

 

Award-winning club man calls time after 29 years

Award-winning club man calls time after 29 years

THE steward of Goring Social Club has stepped down after almost three decades. David Dean, who took on the role with his wife Jane in ...

 

Court upgrade

A NEW basketball court and five-a-side football pitch has opened in Woodcote. The parish council got planning permission for the new ...

 

Bids open for auction

WHITCHURCH Pre-School’s spring auction is now open for online bids. There are 30 lots in this year’s event, which is to raise money to ...

 

Cycle survey

CYCLISTS from Whitchurch have been asked to complete a survey about safe cycling facilities in the area. The survey is being conducted ...

 

Village pub could re-open after almost eight years

Village pub could re-open after almost eight years

THE White Lion at Crays Pond could re-open almost eight years after it shut. Businessman Satwinder Sandhu, who bought the former ...

 

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