Tuesday, 18 May 2021

Memorial trees plan

MEMORIAL trees could be planted in Bix and Assendon to mark the passing of the coronavirus pandemic. The parish council is thinking of ...

 

Mowing delay

GRASS cutting services in Bix and Assendon are due to return next month. The parish council is taking part in the No Mow May ...

 

‘Unsightly’ grass verge

THE grass verge opposite the Golden Ball pub in Lower Assendon could be adopted officially to stop it from being damaged. Bix and ...

 

Toilet humour

Toilet humour

OLYMPIC rower Vicky Thornley has taken a step into the world of business. On Tuesday she announced on social media that she has been ...

 

Sixth year of villagers’ plant sale

Sixth year of villagers’ plant sale

A PLANT sale raised £1,038 for the Thames Valley Air Ambulance at the weekend. Haydn Jones, from Bix, and Diana Knight, from Middle ...

 

Later clean

THE annual spring litter-pick in Bix and Assendon has been postponed.  The parish council has decided to move the event back to late ...

 

Plant sale

BIX’S annual plant sale will take place outside the village hall on Saturday, May 8 from 10am to noon. The event will be raising funds ...

 

Water rising

THE water level at the Stonor Park borehole has been rising. The Stonor and Assendon springs begin to run when the water level in the ...

 

Coronavirus Diaries: David Gregory, blacksmith

Coronavirus Diaries: David Gregory, blacksmith

DAVID GREGORY is a master blacksmith who lives in Reading with his fiancée, two dogs, cat and assorted rabbits. He has run Cobalt ...

 

Coronavirus Diaries: Dawn Conn

Coronavirus Diaries: Dawn Conn,

DAWN CONN is an international figurative sculptor who is self-isolating with her husband and adult daughter in Bix. AREN’T these ...

 

New councillor

PUBLIC affairs consultant Freddie van Mierlo has joined Bix and Assendon Parish Council while former chairwoman Lisbeth Thiesen has ...

 

Bonfires plea

VILLAGERS are being urged not to light bonfires during the coronavirus pandemic to protect the health of vulnerable neighbours. Bix ...

 

Parish council backs HGVs ban campaign

A PARISH council is supporting a campaign to stop heavy goods vehicles using Henley as a “rat run”. Bix and Assendon council agreed to ...

 

Speed signs

TWO vehicle-activated signs are to be installed in Bix and Assendon. The electronic signs light up when approaching drives are ...

 

Council to rethink plan for new HQ

Council to rethink plan for new HQ

PLANS to build a new £18 million headquarters for South Oxfordshire District Council are to be scaled back. The council was planning ...

 

Dog’s chest cavity punctured in attack

Dog’s chest cavity punctured in attack

A DOG’S chest cavity was punctured when she was attacked by two large dogs while on a walk. Mochi, two, a Shiba Inu, was with her ...

 

Twenty-four bags of litter collected in one hour

Twenty-four bags of litter collected in one hour

VOLUNTEERS collected 24 bags of rubbish during the annual litter pick in Bix and the Assendons last month. Eight residents of Middle ...

 

Village cleans

SPRING cleans will be held in Bix and Assendon on Sunday, March 8 from 11am. Volunteers in Bix should meet at the village hall, those ...

 

Rod to visit

FORMER Black Rod, Lt Gen Sir Michael Willocks, will give a talk about his time in the role at Bix village hall on April 21 from 7pm. ...

 

Woman issues warning about couple after dog is attacked on walk

Woman issues warning about couple after dog is attacked on walk

A WOMAN feared her dog would be killed when it was attacked by two Staffordshire bull terriers, writes chief reporter David White. ...

 

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HGV Driver

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Manor Mix Concrete requires HGV Drivers to drive and operate ‘volumetric’ concrete mixers. Category C (Class 2) licence ...