Monday, 17 January 2022

Killer given indefinite hospital order

Killer given indefinite hospital order

A MAN who killed and mutilated his mother at a beauty spot because he believed she was a demon has been given an indefinite hospital ...

 

Man who killed mother cleared of murder due to his insanity

File picture of the crime scene

A MAN who killed his mother because he was convinced she was a “demon” has been found not guilty of murder by reason of insanity. ...

 

New hedging

NEW hedgerows were planted at West Meadows in Watlington on Sunday. Twenty-five volunteers helped fill gaps with new plants and were ...

 

Film about vital brook

A NEW documentary film about Watlington’s chalk stream is to be released early next year. It is directed by Nicola Shafer, a ...

 

Free art workshops

AN artist from Benson is offering free workshops for people who want to learn how to draw. Clare Davis was selling her work at the ...

 

Party night

WATLINGTON Football Club is to hold a party at the sports pavilion off Shirburn Street on New Year’s Eve from 7pm. Tickets cost £5 (£3 ...

 

Food appeal

WATLINGTON Methodist Church is appealing for donations of food. It needs grocery items as well as Christmas goodies, which will be ...

 

£1,400 raised by calendar

A CALENDAR featuring scenes of Watlington raised more than £1,400 for the town’s library. The library’s Friends group asked residents ...

 

Slow down, Freddie

FREDDIE VAN MIERLO, who represents Watlington on Oxfordshire County Council, is clearly excited about getting married later this month....

 

Santa launches tree festival at church

ABOUT 100 people attended the launch of the Christmas tree festival at St Leonard’s Church in Watlington on Sunday. Father Christmas ...

 

Festive story

A CHRISTMAS story time for children will take place at Watlington library on December 18 at 10.30am. Meanwhile, the library is ...

 

Christmas celebration

Christmas celebration

HUNDREDS of people attended a Christmas market in Watlington. There were 45 stalls in High Street selling arts and crafts, street food ...

 

Singing night

CAROL singing will be held at the Jubilee Hall in Lewknor on Monday, December 20 at 7pm. Mince pies and mulled wine will be served. ...

 

Books boost

A WREATH-MAKING workshop and raffle raised more than £350 for Watlington Primary School. The money will be used to buy new books. ...

 

Flu jab clinic

FLU vaccinations will be offered at the Chiltern Surgery in Watlington tomorrow (Saturday) from 9am to noon. People aged 50 to 64 are ...

 

Festival help

VOLUNTEERS are needed for this year’s Beacon Festival on Watlington Hill. Organisers say they need about 100 people to help. The ...

 

Man denies murder of mother

Man denies murder of mother

A MAN killed his mother with a broken bottle on a country walk because he thought she was a “demon”, a court heard. Daniel ...

 

Pictures plea

PHOTOGRAPHERS are needed for a new community group in Watlington. Nicola Schafer and Dee Robinson are looking for professionals and ...

 

Join arts session

A DRAWING and printmaking session will be held at the Methodist Church in Watlington on Wednesday at 6pm. The event is organised by ...

 

Residents demand action after decades of delay over bequeathed building

Residents demand action after decades of delay over bequeathed building

FRESH calls have been made to speed up the transfer of the ownership of an uninhabited building in Watlington. The parish council ...

 

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