Sunday, 05 July 2020

Bikes stolen

Bikes stolen

TWO men are being sought by police after two bicycles were stolen from a rack in Goring high street. Officers say the pair were ...

 

Shops trying to get tills ringing again

Shops trying to get tills ringing again

SHOPS in South Oxfordshire are getting busy again after re-opening following the coronavirus pandemic. All “non-essential” businesses ...

 

Developer wants 48 homes on agreed site

A DEVELOPER wants to build 48 houses on a field on the outskirts of Goring. McAdden Homes is consulting the public on its plans for ...

 

Villagers join protest in support of Black Lives Matter

Villagers join protest in support of Black Lives Matter

ABOUT 100 people took part in a Black Lives Matter protest in Goring. Participants gathered at Gardiner recreation ground, off Upper ...

 

No fake news, please

THE good folk of Goring and Woodcote know nonsense when they see it. Scores of households in the villages have mysteriously received a ...

 

Large bill to pay for eviction of travellers

Large bill to pay for eviction of travellers

THE cost of evicting travellers from a Goring recreation ground and clearing up their mess will be at least £6,000. Goring Parish ...

 

Police refuse to evict travellers from village recreation ground

Police refuse to evict travellers from village recreation ground

POLICE have been criticised for refusing to evict a group of travellers from a recreation ground in Goring. Goring Parish Council, ...

 

Hostel sale postponed

A YOUTH hostel near Goring has been taken off the market following a campaign by villagers. The Youth Hostel Association has withdrawn ...

 

Thieves flee

TWO men tried to steal a bicycle which had been left outside a shop. The would-be thieves went off with the machine from the Tesco ...

 

Girl accosted

A TEENAGE girl complained to police after being accosted by a stranger on the street in Goring. The man, an adult, grabbed her hand ...

 

Girl accosted

A TEENAGE girl complained to police after being accosted by a stranger in Goring. She said the man grabbed her hand and tried to talk ...

 

School chaplain departs to become joint parish priest

School chaplain departs to become joint parish priest

THE outgoing chaplain of the Oratory School in Woodcote is to become the village’s joint parish priest with Goring. Fr Kenneth Macnab ...

 

£3.7m fund to mitigate ugly rail gantries

CAMPAIGNERS in the Goring area hope to claim a share of a £3.75 million fund which has been launched to offset the environmental ...

 

Rewriting history

HISTORIAN and TV presenter Lucy Worsley was amused to see herself “quoted” in the latest edition of the adult comic Viz. A reader’s ...

 

The Rainbow Runners

The Rainbow Runners

A PHARMACIST who was struck down with covid-19 is about to finish running 200km in aid of doctors and nurses who are treating people ...

 

Eggstra special gifts for care homes

Eggstra special gifts for care homes

A WOMAN from Goring delivered more than 125 chocolate eggs to staff at local care homes during the Easter weekend. Nikita Patel ...

 

Garden designer raises £1,500 for charity by selling boxes of fruit and veg

Garden designer raises £1,500 for charity by selling boxes of fruit and veg

A GARDEN designer has raised at least £1,500 for a domestic violence charity by selling boxes of fruit, vegetable and flower seedlings ...

 

Lockdown limerick

A WOMAN from Goring has found a way to amuse fellow villagers amid the boredom of the ongoing lockdown. Nicola Swan writes a limerick ...

 

Taxi office approved

A TAXI firm is to set up a control room next to Goring’s fish and chip shop. Businessman Ajaz Bashier, from Woodley, has been granted ...

 

Woman awarded freedom of village for contribution

Woman awarded freedom of village for contribution

THE secretary of the Goring Gap in Bloom committee is to be awarded the freedom of the village. Janet Hurst joined the committee in ...

 

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