Thursday, 29 July 2021

Thank-you for support

A “BOOK of thanks” is being compiled to celebrate Goring residents’ efforts to support their neighbours through the coronavirus ...

 

Free events to help village recover from pandemic

Free events to help village recover from pandemic

FORTY-FIVE free events for children, teenagers and adults will be staged at Goring’s green spaces throughout next month. The parish ...

 

Siblings complete cycle challenge in memory of father

Siblings complete cycle challenge in memory of father

A BROTHER and sister from Goring raised more than £800 for charity by taking part in a sponsored bicycle ride in memory of their ...

 

Cycle better

PUPILS in Year 5 at Goring Primary School took part in the national Bikeability scheme. The two-day programme, aimed at improving ...

 

Conservation group launch

A NEW conservation group could be set up to improve the natural environment around Goring. The Goring Gap Environmental Organisation, ...

 

No spectators

THE Goring and Streatley Regatta will take place at the headquarters of the Goring Gap Boat Club, near Gatehampton railway bridge, ...

 

Extra prize

A LOTTERY in aid of a Goring charity is offering an additional prize of a holiday in luxury forest accommodation. The “staycation” is ...

 

Arts grants

THE Arts Society of Goring is offering funding for arts projects deemed to benefit the village’s schools or the wider community. For ...

 

Library help

GORING library is seeking more volunteers. Candidates should be available for a three-hour shift every fortnight. The library’s ...

 

Fun, naturally

GORING library is to stage a children’s fun day at Withymead nature reserve. The event on July 24 will be based on Michael Rosen’s ...

 

GP lines down

THE phone lines serving Goring and Woodcote’s joint medical practices were unable to receive calls on Tuesday because of a technical ...

 

Village to enter Britain in Bloom contest after all

Village to enter Britain in Bloom contest after all

GORING will be entering this year’s Britain in Bloom competition after all. The committee which organises the village’s annual entry ...

 

Residents to be asked what welcome signs should say

A PUBLIC consultation could be held on plans to install three new signs welcoming visitors to Goring. Earlier this year, the parish ...

 

Pupils thrilled with new school library in portable cabin

Pupils thrilled with new school library in portable cabin

A NEW library has opened at Goring Primary School. It is in a portable cabin that was previously used as an overflow classroom and ...

 

Play scheme

GORING’S “summer of play” scheme will take place at various locations from August 2 and 22. The parish council is to spend up to £10,...

 

Shop takeover

GORING Hardware has a new owner. Peter and Danusia McDonald, from South Stoke, have taken over the business in Red Cross Road from ...

 

Boaters disregard ban on launching from riverbank

Boaters disregard ban on launching from riverbank

BOATERS are being urged to stop launching their craft from a riverside plot in Goring. The parish council, which owns and manages the ...

 

Woman finishes 847-mile charity walk 5 stone lighter

Woman finishes 847-mile charity walk 5 stone lighter

A WOMAN has walked the distance from Land’s End to John O’Groats for charity — and lost five stone in the process. Karen Wiles, whose ...

 

Tennis nights

GORING Tennis Club has launched a weekly beginners’ night to introduce more people to the sport. From 6.30pm on Mondays, people can ...

 

Just passing

THE Red Arrows display team passed over Goring and Woodcote at about 11.30am on Saturday. The nine-strong flight was heading towards ...

 

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