Saturday, 04 April 2020

Share to be fair, says village shopkeeper

THE owner of a Goring convenience shop is trying to ensure villagers don’t miss out on the essentials. Jayesh “Jack” Patel, who runs ...

 

Medical gifts

A NEW scheme has been launched to replace the Red Cross’s medical equipment loan service that was recently axed in Goring. Goring ...

 

Salon raffle

A RAFFLE at the Virgo Beauty salon in Goring raised £540 for the village’s first responders. The money will fund a team of volunteers ...

 

Grants offer

ONE-OFF grants of up to £500 could be awarded to groups in Goring that work for the community’s benefit. The Goring Poor’s Allotment ...

 

School praise

GORING Primary School has been rated “excellent” in its communication of Christian values. This follows a statutory inspection of ...

 

Village to take a year off from Bloom competition

GORING will not enter the Britain in Bloom competition this year. The Goring Gap in Bloom committee, which organises the village’s ...

 

Girls collect £65 for charity helping to save the planet

Girls collect £65 for charity helping to save the planet

TWO girls raised £65 for an environmental charity by warning people about the hazards facing our planet. Eliza Kemp and Anna Acworth, ...

 

Barn needs reinforcing

A LISTED barn in Goring could be reinforced to protect it from storm damage. Brakspear, which owns the Catherine Wheel in Station Road,...

 

Developer wants to add four more homes on to estate

A DEVELOPER hopes to expand a small housing estate it built on the outskirts of Goring. Elegant PPM Ltd, of Caversham, is seeking ...

 

Judge takes the pee

LAVATORY humour is clearly a hit among gardening types. When the Goring Gap in Bloom committee installed planters beside the village’s ...

 

10km won by woman for first time

10km won by woman for first time

A WOMAN won this year’s Goring 10km race for the first time. Jess Gibbon, from Rotherfield Greys, came home in 35 minutes and 55 ...

 

Classroom to remain

GORING Primary School has been granted renewed planning permission for a temporary classroom. The Wallingford Road school has been ...

 

Straits tribute

ROCK band the Album Experience will perform the hits of Dire Straits at Goring village hall on Saturday, March 28 from 7.30pm. Tickets ...

 

Tree felled

A SECTION of Elvendon Road in Goring was blocked when a tree fell across it on Friday. The road was blocked for several hours until a ...

 

Pipe puncture

Pipe puncture

EMERGENCY repairs were carried out on a water main in Goring after builders accidentally drilled through it. The team hit a pipe near ...

 

Generous peer

HISTORIAN Liz Woolley will give a talk on Lord Nuffield and his gifts to Oxford’s colleges at a meeting of the Goring Gap Local ...

 

Successful bus service

A COMMUNITY bus service based in Goring covered almost 75,000 miles in its third year of trading. Going Forward, a non-profit venture ...

 

Reserve plea

THE Withymead nature reserve at Goring is appealing for help. Volunteers are needed to help maintain the green space off the Thames ...

 

Woman to sell village hardware store with ‘girly bits’

Woman to sell village hardware store with ‘girly bits’

THE owner of a hardware store in Goring is selling the business after more than a decade behind the counter. Tanya Brown took over ...

 

Bellringer pulls rope for last time after 26 years

Bellringer pulls rope for last time after 26 years

A MAN from Goring who has rung the bells at more than 300 churches across the south of England has given up his hobby. Tony Laurence, ...

 

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