Monday, 18 January 2021

History or rubbish?

NOT all “historical records” are of equal value, it seems. At a recent meeting of Goring Parish Council, villager Ron Bridle was ...

 

Sacked woman’s £40,000 claim for ‘discrimination’

Sacked woman’s £40,000 claim for ‘discrimination’

A WOMAN who was dismissed from her job has accused her former employers of discrimination because they suggested she may be autistic. ...

 

Gas-fired power station could be built on disused farmland

Gas-fired power station could be built on disused farmland

A MINIATURE gas-fired power station could be built in the countryside near Goring. Balance Power Projects, of Merseyside, is seeking ...

 

Bird’s eye view of Thames in flood

Bird’s eye view of Thames in flood

A PANORAMIC photograph of the River Thames in flood at Goring has been captured from 1,500ft. Dennis Pearson, who owns and runs the ...

 

Covid helpline

Covid helpline

RESIDENTS of Goring who need non-urgent help or advice under the newcoronavirus restrictions are encouraged to call the village ...

 

High street safety work

GORING high street will be closed for up to three weeks from Monday. Contractors from Oxfordshire County Council, the highways ...

 

Staff shortage

Staff shortage

THE ticket office at Goring station has shut several times in recent weeks because of staff shortages due to the coronavirus pandemic. ...

 

20 new homes approved despite fears of flooding

20 new homes approved despite fears of flooding

PLANS for 20 new homes in Goring have been approved despite opposition from neighbours. South Oxfordshire District Council’s planning ...

 

Children create replica of famous depiction of Jesus

Children create replica of famous depiction of Jesus

PUPILS in year 6 at Goring Primary School recreated a well-known painting of Jesus to celebrate Advent. Each of the 27 students ...

 

Villagers set to be defeated in fight against 20 new homes

Villagers set to be defeated in fight against 20 new homes

PLANS for 20 new homes in Goring are set to be approved despite opposition from neighbours. South Oxfordshire District Council’s ...

 

Bloom leader honoured for horticultural achievement

Bloom leader honoured for horticultural achievement

THE chairwoman of Goring’s award-winning entry to the Britain in Bloom competition has been honoured by the organisers. Stephanie ...

 

Changes to bus timetable

A COMMUNITY bus from Goring has changed its timetable following the end of the second coronavirus lockdown. Going Forward’s 134 route ...

 

Council criticises planning shake-up

THE Government’s plans to speed up the process for approving new homes will benefit developers more than communities, a parish council ...

 

No carols

A TORCHLIT carol service will not take place near Goring on Christmas Eve. The annual event on Streatley Meadow, which used to include ...

 

Deck your doors campaign

GORING Greenfingers is encouraging villagers to decorate their front doors for Christmas. It has launched a “Deck the Doors” campaign ...

 

Calendar offer

THE Goring Gap Photo Club has produced a 2021 calendar featuring shots of the area’s flora and fauna throughout the year. The calendar ...

 

Bench snub

A REQUEST for a memorial bench in Rectory Garden in Goring has been turned down by the parish council. The council, which holds the ...

 

Voice scores two as Goring continue perfect start to league season

Voice scores two as Goring continue perfect start to league season

GORING made it five wins from five against ROYAL ALBION as they continued their winning start to the season in Division 3 of the ...

 

Valuable help

Valuable help

MOST users felt supported by Goring’s emergency response group and helpline during the first coronavirus lockdown. In a survey ...

 

Stalemate over cash to fund Bloom bid

Stalemate over cash to fund Bloom bid

NEGOTIATIONS over the funding for Goring’s entry into next year’s Britain in Bloom competition have hit an impasse. The volunteer ...

 

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