Sunday, 07 August 2022

Experienced headteacher to take charge of Oratory prep

Experienced headteacher to take charge of Oratory prep

THE new headteacher of the Oratory Preparatory School in Goring Heath says he is “incredibly excited” to be taking on the role. Andrew ...

 

Spring show

Spring show

A CRAFT and garden show will take place in Goring next Saturday (April 9). Flower arranging and photography prizes will be awarded at ...

 

Villages to light beacons

BEACONS will be lit in Goring and Goring Heath to mark the Queen’s platinum jubilee. They will be among thousands of beacons across ...

 

How to grow hemp

A HEMP farm in Goring Heath will hold a seeding event to teach people how to grow the plant. The farm lost its licence to sell hemp in ...

 

Garden and craft show

GORING Heath and Whitchurch Garden and Craft Show will take place at Goring Heath Parish Hall on Saturday, April 9. There will be ...

 

Whitchurch and Goring Heath History Society

WE will hold our annual meeting at Goring Heath Parish Hall on Thursday, February 17 at 8pm. Our speaker will be Stephen Barker, a ...

 

Hemp farm recognised as sanctuary for refugees

Hemp farm recognised as sanctuary for refugees

A HEMP farm in Goring Heath has been recognised as a place of sanctuary for refugees. Hempen runs community days for people seeking ...

 

‘Excellent’ rating for prep school

AN independent school in Goring Heath has been awarded top marks by inspectors. The Oratory Prep was rated “excellent” by the ...

 

Second woman in car chase terror

Second woman in car chase terror

A WOMAN has told of her terror after being chased by a man in a car as she drove home in the dark. She was forced to stop by the other ...

 

Grow your own, says hemp farm in licence row

Grow your own, says hemp farm in licence row

A HEMP farm in Goring Heath is encouraging people to grow the plant illegally in a bid to force the Government to scrap its licensing ...

 

Councillors divided on plan for modular homes

Councillors divided on plan for modular homes

PLANS to build affordable modular homes near Woodcote have received a mixed response from councillors in the area. They were ...

 

Housing of the future

Housing of the future

TWO entrepreneurs believe their plan to build modular houses could help address the affordable housing crisis and climate emergency. ...

 

Speed limit is reduced at last

Speed limit is reduced at last

THE speed limit on the main roads through Crays Pond have been reduced from 40mph to 30mph. The change follows a 23-year campaign by ...

 

Web upgrade

A SECTION of Deadman’s Lane in Goring Heath will be shut between Tuesday and Thursday next week. Engineers from BT Openreach are ...

 

Bowls club in £5,000 appeal to re-lay green

Bowls club in £5,000 appeal to re-lay green

A BOWLING club formed earlier this year hopes to raise £5,000 to improve its green. Goring Almshouses Bowls Club says the current ...

 

Fatal crash recreation

A FATAL car crash which took place last year has been reconstructed by expert investigators. Residents living along the A4074 between ...

 

Farm stable

A SMALL stable could be built on farmland in Goring Heath.  Rachel Perrott, of Coldharbour Farm, is seeking planning permission for ...

 

Bath dumped

AN avocado green bathtub with taps and pipework attached and a toilet bowl of the same colour were dumped on a roadside verge at ...

 

Litter blitz

A LITTER blitz will take place in Goring Heath between 10am and noon tomorrow (Saturday). The parish council, which has organsised the ...

 

Green councillor to share new role of ‘tree champion’

Green councillor to share new role of ‘tree champion’

A PARISH councillor in Goring Heath has been appointed a “tree champion” by South Oxfordshire District Council. Peter Dragonetti, who ...

 

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