Sunday, 11 April 2021

Campaigner wants path on private land re-opened

Campaigner wants path on private land re-opened

A CAMPAIGN has been launched for a footpath in Watlington to be re-opened. The path, which runs through a triangle of woods known as ...

 

Artworks inspired by Easter

ARTISTS are showcasing their work at St Leonard’s Church in Watlington as part of a Stations of the Cross exhibition. The 14 pieces ...

 

Bowls club gets ready

WATLINGTON Bowls Club is getting ready to re-open at the end of April as the coronavirus restrictions are eased. John Lewis, secretary ...

 

Abuse of valuable amenity

LITTLE Orchard is described in Watlington’s neighbourhood development plan as one of the town’s “key spaces with high amenity value”. ...

 

Councils welcome axing of link road

Councils welcome axing of link road

THE leader of South Oxfordshire District Council has welcomed the cancellation of the £3 billion Oxford-Cambridge Expressway project. ...

 

Night walkers

MEMBERS of Watlington PUMA Taekwondo are to walk 40 miles for Macmillan Cancer Support. The walk from Watlington to Swindon on ...

 

Youth club hoping for new base

YOUNG people in Watlington could soon have a new place to gather. Watlington Youth Club is hoping that a new building will be erected ...

 

No welcome

THE “Welcome to Watlington” sign is to be removed from the National Trust car park at Watlington Hill. The board has been in place ...

 

Heroes awards

A series of awards will celebrate people and projects in Watlington.  The parish council agreed to host the Community Awards again ...

 

Nearly free

WATLINGTON now has a negligible number of covid-19 cases. According to government data, the area is “white”, meaning that less than ...

 

New councillor

MARGARET NOON has been co-opted on to Watlington Parish Council. Meanwhile, Councillor Steve Bolingbroke has been made a member of the ...

 

Food donated

FOOD boxes have been donated to Watlington Parish Council to pass on to families in need.  They were gifted by Rapid Relief Team UK, a ...

 

Plants plea

WATLINGTON in Bloom is appealing for snowdrop plants. It wants to use them to replace the plants currently in the bank outside the ...

 

Festival cancelled yet again

Festival cancelled yet again

A MUSIC festival that takes place at Watlington Hill has been cancelled for the second year running due to the coronavirus pandemic. ...

 

Going electric

AN online talk about the benefits of switching to an electric vehicle will be held on April 14. The free event, hosted by the ...

 

Couple to leave pub over fears for post-covid trade

Couple to leave pub over fears for post-covid trade

THE landlords of a Watlington pub have decided to move on after more than a decade. Andy and Louise Stokes arrived at the Chequers in ...

 

Baking father and daughter nominated for book award

Baking father and daughter nominated for book award

A MAN and his teenage daughter who run a bakery in Watlington have been shortlisted for a book award, writes Anna Colivicchi. Alex and ...

 

Lines redone

PARKING spaces at Watlington library were to be repainted this week. The spaces outside the building in High Street were meant to be ...

 

No draughts

A NEW project that could help save Watlington residents money on their heating bills has been launched. The Watlington Climate Action ...

 

Festival artists looking forward to exhibiting once more

Festival artists looking forward to exhibiting once more

ARTISTS will be showcasing their works in Watlington during a festival in May. Oxfordshire Artweeks will take place in venues around ...

 

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