Tuesday, 11 May 2021

Cyclist rides equivalent of length of country for charity

Cyclist rides equivalent of length of country for charity

A STUDENT from Goring cycled the distance between Land’s End and John O’Groats during the third coronavirus lockdown to raise money ...

 

Nursery to be added to boys’ prep school

A NEW pre-school is to be created at Moulsford Prep School. The independent school for boys has commissioned a new building across the ...

 

Reserve open

THE Withymead nature reserve in Goring is open for private visits. Bookings can made for Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. Visits will ...

 

Good advice

A GORING organisation which offers support and advice to the elderly is hosting a series of online talks and workshops. The Q1 ...

 

Drivers plea

GORING’S community bus service is seeking more volunteer drivers. Going Forward, which links the village with neighbouring towns ...

 

Walker well on the way

A GORING woman who is trying to walk 874 miles in a year for charity has passed the 700-mile mark. Karen Wiles, whose Dutch barge ...

 

Scam warning

ELDERLY and disabled people in Goring are being warned to beware of a suspected telephone con. Residents have received automated calls ...

 

Businesses ‘optimistic’ after lockdown restrictions ease

Businesses ‘optimistic’ after lockdown restrictions ease

SHOPPERS are being welcomed back to Goring after “non-essential” businesses were allowed to re-open following the easing of the ...

 

Power firm offers better screening of gas plant

Power firm offers better screening of gas plant

PLANS to build a miniature power plant in the countryside near Goring are still facing opposition despite the developer making ...

 

Best golf greens

THE greenkeeper at Goring and Streatley Golf Club has been named the best in his profession for the third year running. Matt Aplin ...

 

Hairy Legs goes online

THIS year’s Hairy Legs fun run in Goring will be staged virtually on Sunday, May 9. People who would have taken part in the ...

 

Teacher to stand for Labour in election

Teacher to stand for Labour in election

A TEACHER is standing for Labour in the Goring division at the Oxfordshire County Council elections on May 6. Judi Green, 44, who grew ...

 

Sacked woman has dismissal claim rejected

Sacked woman has dismissal claim rejected

A WOMAN who accused her former employers of sacking her because they believed she may be autistic has lost her claim for alleged ...

 

Literally, a cock up

IMPROVEMENTS to Goring village hall have proven an unlikely source of humour. A golden cockerel on the roof which became loose in high ...

 

Cockerel makeover

THE golden cockerel mounted on the roof of Goring village hall has been removed for repairs. The feature, a gift from the village’s ...

 

Quilts for old folk

A CRAFT group in Goring is producing “fiddle quilts” for residents of the village’s care homes. The quilts, made by members of the GAP ...

 

Housing decision delayed

Housing decision delayed

A DECISION is still awaited on plans to build 49 new homes on a field east of Wallingford Road, about half a mile south of the ...

 

Goring: Judi Green (Lab)

I GREW up in Woodcote and went to Gillotts and The Henley College. I live in Whitchurch with my husband and three children. I am a ...

 

Goring: Kevin Bulmer (Con) *

IT has been an honour and pleasure to serve as your county councillor for eight years, despite challenging circumstances, culminating ...

 

Goring: Bryan Urbick (Lib)

GROWING up I was taught that if I didn’t like something, rather than just complain, I must be willing to get involved and be part of ...

 

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