Sunday, 14 August 2022

Finally, HGV ‘rat run’ road made safer for residents

A SECTION of a busy road in Watlington has had traffic-calming measures installed to discourage drivers from using it as a “rat run”. ...

 

Raid thwarted

THIEVES attempted to break into a house in Watlington on Sunday. They tried to break into a garage attached to the property in ...

 

Wildlife art

AN exhibition of works by artist Eleanor Short is taking place at Watlington library this month. This features watercolour ...

 

Teenager admits terrorism offences

A TEENAGER from Watlington who shared videos promoting “white supremacy” has been convicted of terrorism offences. Oliver Riley, 18, ...

 

Teenager on terror charges

A TEENAGER accused of terrorism offences will appear in court next week. Oliver Riley, 18, of The Meadows, Watlington, was charged ...

 

HGV drivers won’t use new bypass, says councillor

HEAVY goods vehicles won’t use the proposed Watlington bypass, insists a councillor. Freddie van Mierlo was attempting to quash ...

 

Developer prepares design

A DROP-IN information event about plans to build about 130 homes near Watlington took place yesterday (Thursday). Redrow Homes has ...

 

Charity sum

A TOTAL of £994 was raised in Watlington during Christian Aid Week. This included £217 from a Sunday service collection and £504 from ...

 

Councillors row over 20mph speed limits branded ‘voluntary’

THE introduction of a 20mph speed limit on roads across South Oxfordshire has been deemed pointless without enforcement. Oxfordshire ...

 

All events free at ninth alternative gardening festival

CHELSEA Fringe Henley, a celebration of alternative gardens and gardening, begins tomorrow (Saturday). It is the ninth year that the ...

 

Jubilee picnic

A COMMUNITY picnic to celebrate the Queen’s platinum jubilee will take place in the Paddock in Watlington on Sunday, June 5. There ...

 

History help

WATLINGTON library is offering free monthly sessions to help people research their family history. For more information, call the ...

 

Go at gardens

A COMPOSTABLE toilet is to be installed at the allotments in Watlington. The cost will be covered by a grant secured by the parish ...

 

Foraging walk

A FORAGING walk lasting three hours will take place on Watlington Hill on Sunday from 10.30am. It will be led by Stuart Atwood, who ...

 

Tenancy deal to benefit refugees

WATLINGTON Parish Council has obtained the tenancy for an empty building which it intends to use to host a refugee family. The council ...

 

Beacon Festival returning with diverse range of music

MORE than 60 acts will perform at this year’s Beacon Festival on Watlington Hill. The celebration of real ale, music and the natural ...

 

New developments need more trees, says council

NEW developments in Watlington should have more trees to mitigate the impact on the landscape, say council officers. Developer Redrow ...

 

Kids’ cricket

WATLINGTON Cricket Club now accepts younger players. It is running sessions for children aged five to eight and nine and above. For ...

 

Council AGM

THE annual meeting of Watlington Parish Council will be held in the West Room at Old School Place on Thursday at 7.30pm. Residents ...

 

Artweeks festival ‘bigger and better than ever’

THIS year’s Artweeks festival in Watlington will be bigger and better than ever before, say organisers. About 70 artists will exhibit ...

 

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