Saturday, 13 August 2022

Pub receives hospitality award on landlady’s birthday

A PUB in Highmoor Cross has picked up an award. The Rising Sun Inn was named pub of the season by the South Oxfordshire branch of the ...

 

20’s plenty

HIGHMOOR Parish Council is considering buying stickers from the “20’s Plenty” organisation to try and encourage drivers to reduce ...

 

Clerk wanted

HIGHMOOR Parish Council is seeking applicants for the post of parish clerk following the resignation of Jean Pickett. Anyone ...

 

Patched up

A ROAD in Highmoor was closed from 6am to 6pm on Monday for patching work by Oxfordshire County Council, the highways authority.

 

Father in cancer fight ‘elated’ after scan shows no tumours

A FATHER who is fighting cancer has been told he is tumour-free. Nick Dipper, 52, from Highmoor, received the good news following ...

 

Father leads children’s walk in aid of his cancer treatment

A MAN battling cancer took part in a sponsored walk to raise money for his treatment. Nick Dipper, 52, from Highmoor, led the way as ...

 

William Wolff, rabbi, journalist and broadcaster — February 13, 1927 to July 8, 2020

A FORMER journalist who escaped Nazi persecution as a child and helped to re-establish the Jewish community in north-eastern Germany ...

 

Businessman raises £20m of investment from shed

A BUSINESSMAN from Highmoor has secured £20m in investments for his company during lockdown — while working in his garden shed. Peter ...

 

How notorious wife killer is still inspiring crime writers

DR Hawley Harvey Crippen was 48 when he was hanged in London in November 1910 for the murder of his wife. When Cora vanished in ...

 

Road closure

THE B481 road at Highmoor will be closed for up to five days while a new water main connection is installed. Limited access will be ...

 

Street wishes girl happy birthday after party cancelled

RESIDENTS organised a surprise birthday celebration for a young girl who had to cancel her party because of the coronavirus pandemic, ...

 

Former casino trainer in gamble on running pub

A FORMER casino trainer turned chef is to take over the Rising Sun in Witheridge Hill on Monday. Kate Makin, 37, is moving into the ...

 

Jewels stolen

JEWELLERY and cash were stolen from a house in Highmoor. The incident happened shortly before midnight on Thursday last week. Police ...

 

Crawshaw half-century sets up emphatic win

HIGHMOOR regained the Roger Choules Memorial Trophy with a 100 run victory over SONNING COMMON VILLAGE on Sunday. The Highmoor innings ...

 

Daddy's death sentence 'lifted'

A FATHER fighting a rare form of cancer has seen it almost disappear from his body just two months after starting treatment. Nick ...

 

Father responds well to cancer treatment

A FATHER fighting a rare form of cancer is responding well to treatment. Nick Dipper, 51, from Highmoor, is said to be going from ...

 

Wife of man with cancer full of emotion at wedding

A TOTAL of £106,219 has now been raised to pay for pioneering treatment for a Highmoor man with a rare form of cancer. Nick Dipper, 51,...

 

Appeal hits £100,000

AN appeal to pay for pioneering treatment for a Highmoor man with a rare form of cancer has broken the £100,000 mark. Nick Dipper, 51, ...

 

Woman’s tombola in aid of sick neighbour

THE neighbour of a man suffering from a rare form of cancer is holding a tombola to raise money towards his treatment. Nick Dipper, 51,...

 

Girl, 9, has haircut to raise money for cancer sufferer

A GIRL raised more than £420 for a man suffering from a rare type of cancer by having 12in of her hair cut off. Lilia Taylor, nine, ...

 

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