Tuesday, 02 March 2021

Work on new boathouse continues during lockdown

Work on new boathouse continues during lockdown

GORING Gap Boat Club is still improving its boathouse despite the coronavirus pandemic. The volunteers have dug out and concreted a ...

 

Scientist creates record of churches

A MAN from Goring has created a detailed record of more than 3,000 English churches. Peter Wardle’s database, which can be viewed ...

 

Free gardener

A GARDEN designer is offering his services free of charge in exchange for a charity donation. Rob Jones, of Manor Road, Goring, will ...

 

From office to housing

A GROUND floor office unit at the back of the shops in Goring high street is to be converted into housing. South Oxfordshire District ...

 

Hall meeting

THE trustees of Goring village hall will hold their annual meeting remotely on March 17 at 7.30pm. They will explain their plans for ...

 

Sailing club buys paddleboards and kayaks to add appeal

GORING Thames Sailing Club will offer more varied activities once lockdown ends. The club, whose premises are off Wallingford Road and ...

 

Road safety improvements already making difference

Road safety improvements already making difference

NEW traffic-calming measures in Goring high street will be monitored for a year to ensure they are effective. Contractors for ...

 

Charity walker going well

A WOMAN who is attempting a “virtual” charity walk from Land’s End to John O’Groats has passed the halfway point. Karen Wiles, whose ...

 

Online prayer

ST THOMAS’S Church in Goring is inviting worshippers to join a fortnightly online group while regular services are disrupted by the ...

 

Grants offer

COMMUNITY groups in the Goring area can apply for small grants to help them keep going. The Lucy Woodward Charitable Trust, which was ...

 

Pothole alert

A NUMBER of potholes in Icknield Road and Elvendon Road, Goring, have been reported to Oxfordshire County Council, the highways ...

 

Virtual band

“VIRTUAL” performances by the Goring and Streatley Concert Band have now been watched online almost 5,000 times. The group has been ...

 

Playground re-opened

THE playground at Bourdillon field in Goring was re-opened on Monday. The parish council, which manages the site behind the primary ...

 

Setback for opponents to new power plant

Setback for opponents to new power plant

A COMPANY which wants to build a small gas-fired power plant near Goring will not have to conduct detailed research on the impact on ...

 

Waste dumped

A LARGE pile of building rubble was fly-tipped at the northern end of Icknield Road, Goring. The waste, which was dumped in the early ...

 

Headteacher hoping to run 100km for village school

Headteacher hoping to run 100km for village school

THE headteacher of Goring primary is hoping to run 100km in two months to raise money for the school. Angela Wheatcroft also hopes to ...

 

Magazine gives out £17,400

Magazine gives out £17,400

THE organisation which produces Goring’s monthly magazine awarded £17,400 to community causes over the past year. The Goring Gap News ...

 

Claim deadline

ANYONE with a claim against or interest in the estate of Christopher Jones, of Icknield Road, Goring, who died on May 15 last year, ...

 

Bus changes

GORING’S community bus service has made further timetable changes because of the coronavirus lockdown. Most afternoon services are ...

 

Power plant not as ‘green’ as claimed, says council

Power plant not as ‘green’ as claimed, says council

A PROPOSED gas-fired power plant on the outskirts of Goring wouldn’t be as environmentally friendly as the applicant says, according ...

 

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