Saturday, 20 October 2018

Man jailed for trying to steal cash machine in shop raid

Man jailed for trying to steal cash machine in shop raid

A MAN who broke into a convenience store and tried to steal a cash machine before sparking a police chase has been jailed. Danny ...

 

Town wins silver in bloom contest after three-year break

Town wins silver in bloom contest after three-year break

WATLINGTON won silver in this year’s Thames and Chilterns in Bloom competition. It was the first time in three years that the town had ...

 

Art exhibition

THE Watlington art exhibition will take place this weekend. The 29th annual show will be held at the town’s primary school in Love ...

 

Autumn walks

TWO walks will take place in Watlington in aid of the Poppy Appeal. Watlington North will be held next Saturday (October 20) and will ...

 

Students step indoors to deter birds of prey

Red kite

STUDENTS in Watlington have stopped eating lunch outdoors in order to discourage red kites. Now the sky over the Love Lane school is ...

 

School music

A CONCERT by staff and friends of Icknield Community College in Watlington will be held on October 18 at 7.30pm. This is in aid of new ...

 

School to host 29th exhibition

THE Watlington art exhibition will take place next month. The 29th annual show will feature both well-known and emerging artists from ...

 

Christmas fair date

THE Watlington Hospital Charitable Trust’s Christmas fair will be held on November 15 from 9.30am to 3pm. The 18th annual event will ...

 

Carry on performing, says actress before operation

Carry on performing, says actress before operation

AN actress from Pyrton is determined to carry on performing as she prepares to undergo surgery for the 10th time. Liz Mente-Bishop, 47,...

 

Training will improve access to the countryside for all

A SPECIALIST centre designed to make access to the countryside easy for everyone has opened at the Aston Rowant nature reserve. The ...

 

Dated guide

AN online welcome guide aimed at new residents of Watlington is out of date. Parish councillor Tony Williamson said he was “horrified” ...

 

Remembrance tree offer

A TREE could be planted in Watlington to commemorate the centenary of the end of the First World War. Parish council vice-chairman Ian ...

 

Poisoning plea

THE deliberate poisoning of a tree in The Paddock in Watlington may be reported to the police. The parish council is appealing for ...

 

Trust transfer

THE ownership of a vacant building in Watlington is set to be transferred to the parish council next month. The property next to the ...

 

New rules for hire of allotments

NEW rules for allotment holders in Watlington have been introduced. Plot holders at the Love Lane site will have to apply for ...

 

Staying on

A WATLINGTON parish councillor will not attend full council meetings for three months because of work commitments. Bob West will ...

 

We need relief road before new homes, says councillor

THE proposed Watlington by-pass must be built before hundreds of new homes are, says a parish councillor. Andrew McAuley said more ...

 

Added value

PUPILS at Watlington Primary School are to be taught a set of values. Staff will concentrate on a different value each month, ...

 

Roadworks delayed

PLANS to restore the roadside verges in Christmas Common have stalled. The verges were obliterated by the extra traffic caused by the ...

 

Teachers, pupils and parents toast new school library

Teachers, pupils and parents toast new school library

A NEW library opened at Icknield Community College in Watlington for the start of the new academic year. It is located in the ...

 

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