Thursday, 29 July 2021

Outdoor storytimes resume with gift of sunflower seeds

Outdoor storytimes resume with gift of sunflower seeds

WATLINGTON library hosted its first outdoor storytime since March last year. Jen Skene, one of the library trustees, read stories to ...

 

See portraits

A PHOTOGRAPHY exhibition is to take place at Watlington Library starting from today (Friday). Mark Lord, who has been a professional ...

 

Girl attacked in woodland

Girl attacked in woodland

A WOMAN was sexually assaulted while walking in rural woodland between Lewknor and Watlington. She was approached from behind by a man ...

 

Gate repaired

THE gate at the allotments in Watlington has been repaired. The parish council has also installed a new gate at the bottom towards ...

 

Transfer of property to go ahead

THE transfer of ownership of an uninhabited building in Watlington could finally happen after more than four years of negotiations. ...

 

Games night

A BOARD games evening is to take place at the town hall in Watlington on August 5 from 7.30pm. There will be tea, coffee and biscuits ...

 

Businesses urge shoppers to keep using face masks

Businesses urge shoppers to keep using face masks

SHOP owners in Benson, Watlington and Ewelme are urging customers to keep wearing masks indoors despite all coronavirus restrictions ...

 

Firefighter retires after 20 years living childhood dream

Firefighter retires after 20 years living childhood dream

A MAN from Watlington who worked as an on-call firefighter for 20 years has retired. Ashley Wingrove said that becoming a firefighter ...

 

Sunday buses

BUS route 11 from Watlington to Oxford will continue to run until at least April next year. It is operated by Thames Travel and ...

 

Feedback way down

A TOTAL of 342 households out of 1,100 in the Watlington parish responded to a survey about the types of new housing needed in the ...

 

Art for sale

ARTIST Mark Draisey is to hold a sale of portraits, animal paintings and sporting still lives at his studio in 12 High Street, ...

 

Fire crew plea

ON call firefighters are needed in Watlington. You must live within five minutes of the fire station in Gorwell to be eligible and ...

 

Nursery run

FOURTEEN members of staff at the Rainbow Corner Nursery in Watlington ran 150km and raised more than £2,000. Children at the Love Lane ...

 

Woman to run 10km after father’s disease diagnosis

Woman to run 10km after father’s disease diagnosis

A WOMAN from Watlington is running 10km for charity after her father was diagnosed with an incurable disease. Rosie Wotherspoon, 21, ...

 

Junior tennis

WATLINGTON tennis club is looking for players to join its junior tournament next Saturday (July 24). A parent and child tournament is ...

 

Join open gardens

WATLINGTON in Bloom is looking for residents to take part in an open garden event in September. It will be a chance for people to see ...

 

Join campaign

NEW members are needed for the Plastic Free Watlington campaign. It was launched last year to encourage businesses and residents to ...

 

Arts trail goes green

WATLINGTON is to host a “green plan” arts trail in August. Community groups including the Watlington Climate Action Group, the WI and ...

 

Two picnic fundraisers

A PICNIC will take place at the Watlington Hill Farm Sanctuary in Christmas Common on Sunday. There will be food stalls and a raffle ...

 

Saving water

A TALK on how to save water at home organised by the Watlington Climate Action Group has been rescheduled for Wednesday, July 21 at 7....

 

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