Monday, 29 November 2021

Wildlife photography calendar shows threat to species

Wildlife photography calendar shows threat to species

A WILDLIFE photography calendar has been released by a new environmental group in Goring. The 2022 calendar, called The Natural World ...

 

Three days of free parking

SHOPPERS will be able to park in Henley free of charge on three Fridays in the run-up to Christmas. The pay and display car parks ...

 

Nature reserve happy at power plant refusal

THE trustees of a nature reserve are celebrating after plans for a miniature gas power station near Goring were turned down. Balance ...

 

Council leader in row with villagers over transparency

GORING Parish Council is to consider recording its meetings following criticism that its written minutes are not satisfactory. The ...

 

New gallery owners pledge to champion local artists

New gallery owners pledge to champion local artists

THE owners of a new art gallery in Goring arcade say they will champion local artists. Dee and Rich Singleton, of Reeds Art and ...

 

Parkinson’s disease campaigner dies at 49

Parkinson’s disease campaigner dies at 49

A MAN who campaigned and raised funds to find a cure for Parkinson’s disease has died. Alex Flynn, who was 49, passed away in Nepal, ...

 

Bird brand

THE classes of children at Goring Primary School have been renamed after birds. They are now called greenfinch, owl, robin, ibis, ...

 

Gas-fired power station refused planning consent

Gas-fired power station refused planning consent

PLANS to build a miniature gas-fired power station in countryside near Goring have been rejected. South Oxfordshire District Council’s ...

 

Volunteers wanted

GORING library needs more volunteers now it has returned to full opening hours. It is particularly keen to find helpers for Thursday ...

 

Pavilion renovation

GORING Robins Football Club have agreed to contribute half the cost of renovations to Sheepcot sports pavilion. The building is to ...

 

Choirs to perform

THE Oxford Welsh Male Voice Choir is to perform at St Thomas’ Church in Goring. The concert will take next Saturday (November 13), ...

 

Council in row over brevity of minutes

RESIDENTS of Goring have accused the parish council of a lack of transparency. Members of the public attending the council’s first ...

 

Boat club members collect plastic rubbish from river

Boat club members collect plastic rubbish from river

MEMBERS of Goring Gap Boat Club held a litter-pick on the Thames to mark World Rivers Day. Six members went out in three boats to pick ...

 

Charity plants magnolia tree to mark Queen’s jubilee

Charity plants magnolia tree to mark Queen’s jubilee

A MAGNOLIA tree has been planted in Goring as part of the Queen’s “Tree-bilee”. People nationwide are being asked to plant a tree to ...

 

Woman punched in alleyway after man grabs her handbag

Woman punched in alleyway after man grabs her handbag

A WOMAN was punched when she refused to give her handbag to a mugger. Police said the 48-year-old was followed by the man in an ...

 

Runner’s 100-mile race for charity

Runner’s 100-mile race for charity

A LAWYER from Goring is to run 100 miles in support of young people’s mental health. Jeremy Ellis, 44, is to take part in the ...

 

Village primary wins maths challenge for the first time

Village primary wins maths challenge for the first time

PUPILS from Goring Primary School have won a maths competition for the first time. Samuel Procter, Elliott Rhind, Jessica Lewis and ...

 

New children’s film competition

ENTRIES are now open for a children’s film competition that will be part of the Goring GAP festival in June. The contest is a new ...

 

Christmas tree plan

A LARGE Christmas tree will be put up in Goring this year despite the village losing its normal supplier. The Yattendon Estate, which ...

 

Good work

IMPROVEMENTS are to be made to the Sheepcot sports pavilion in Goring. The building in Gardiner recreation ground will have the ...

 

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