Sunday, 13 June 2021

Pub quiz

A QUIZ will be held at the Chequers pub in Watlington on Sunday, starting at 7.30pm. Tickets cost£3 per person and all proceeds will ...

 

Poster campaign to ensure businesses re-opening stay safe

Poster campaign to ensure businesses re-opening stay safe

A CAMPAIGN has been launched to support businesses in Watlington as more covid restrictions are eased. South Oxfordshire District ...

 

Art festival hailed big success by organiser

AN organiser of this year’s ArtWeeks festival in Watlington has hailed it a success. Hundreds of people attended various venues and ...

 

Children’s nursery to improve garden area

THE Rainbow Corner nursery in Watlington is fund-raising for a new garden. Fourteen members of staff at the nursery in Love Lane ran ...

 

Aid total

A TOTAL of £1,330.67 was collected in Watlington during Christian Aid Week. Church collections raised £395, street collections £657.59 ...

 

Airfield homes plan scrapped...for now

Airfield homes plan scrapped...for now

PLANS to build 3,000 new homes near Watlington have been withdrawn while they are amended. Homes England, a government agency which ...

 

Artist finally creates ‘interesting’ painting of chalk mark

Artist finally creates ‘interesting’ painting of chalk mark

THE Watlington White Mark is the subject of a new painting by an artist who lives in the town.  James Kelso is to submit the oil ...

 

Artists happy to be exhibiting again post-lockdown

Artists happy to be exhibiting again post-lockdown

ARTISTS in Watlington have been showcasing their work during the Oxfordshire ArtWeeks Festival. Works will be on display at venues ...

 

Learn to play bowls

WATLINGTON Bowls Club is to hold an open event next Sunday (May 30) from 2.30pm. The event, sponsored by Bowls England, will offer ...

 

Spring tidy

THE Watlington spring clean will take place on Tuesday, June 1 from 1pm. The annual litter-picking event will involve collecting ...

 

Art auction in aid of animal sanctuary

AN online art auction is to be held by the Watlington Hill Farm Sanctuary to raise funds. The not-for-profit organisation helps ...

 

We need more affordable homes, says new councillor

We need more affordable homes, says new councillor

THE new county councillor for Watlington says he will campaign for more affordable housing. Freddie Van Mierlo says young people born ...

 

Outdoor activities

TWO events will take place in Watlington as part of the Chilterns Walking Festival. Alex DeWitt, who runs bushcraft courses, will hold ...

 

Tree farmer who’s already thinking about Christmas

Tree farmer who’s already thinking about Christmas

A CHRISTMAS tree farm near Watlington is getting ready for its busiest time of the year by planting 17,500 new saplings. Andrew Ingram,...

 

Cash plea for school

WATLINGTON primary school is appealing for donations. Claire Hodges, who chairs the school’s parent-teacher association, said: “Due to ...

 

Hub appeal

A SUPPORT hub for families in Watlington is looking for a new treasurer. The voluntary role at First Steps in Love Lane involves about ...

 

Town given ‘plastic-free’ honour after campaign

Town given ‘plastic-free’ honour after campaign

WATLINGTON has been awarded “plastic-free community status”. The town was recognised by Surfers Against Sewage, a marine conservation ...

 

Art festival back after enforced year off

THIS year’s Watlington ArtWeeks Festival will be the largest gathering of artists in Oxfordshire taking place outside Oxford. It will ...

 

Green homes

WATLINGTON climate action group will host an online talk about housing and the enviroment on Tuesday.  The speaker will be Kate Brown, ...

 

Bike rack in car park

A BICYCLE rack has been installed in the Hill Road car park in Watlington. The rack, which has room for 10 bikes, was paid for with a ...

 

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