Saturday, 11 July 2020

Eco-business to move from dining room to town centre

Eco-business to move from dining room to town centre

A ZERO-WASTE sustainability business started by a mother from Watlington is to move into the town centre. Steph Van de Pette set up So ...

 

Helping hand

A MEMBER of staff at the Co-op in Watlington has been thanked for helping a customer. Imogen Mallin delivered food to a woman who was ...

 

Artwork on display to help shops

ARTISTS have been displaying their work in shops that have re-opened in Watlington high street. This year’s Watlington ArtWeek was due ...

 

Festival back

NEXT year’s Beacon Festival in Watlington will be held on June 18 and 19 following the cancellation of this year’s event. The seventh ...

 

Shops trying to get tills ringing again

Shops trying to get tills ringing again

SHOPS in South Oxfordshire are getting busy again after re-opening following the coronavirus pandemic. All “non-essential” businesses ...

 

Portrait of teenage baker

Portrait of teenage baker

AN artist from Watlington has had a painting selected for the BP Portrait Award at the National Portrait Gallery. Mark Draisey, 58, ...

 

35k stage

A PERFORMANCE space in Watlington will cost in the region of £35,000. The parish council has been granted planning permission to build ...

 

Concern at lower limit

CONCERNS have been raised about the introduction of a 20mph speed limit in Watlington. The parish council wants to introduce the limit ...

 

Extension plan rethink

A COUPLE’S plan to build a first floor rear extension at their home in High Street, Watlington, is to be reconsidered by the parish ...

 

Hidden gems

THE Friends of Watlington Library has launched its second annual photography competition. A dozen images showcasing the town will be ...

 

Toilet delayed

PLANS for a portable toilet at Watlington recreation ground have been put on hold. Councillor Tim Horton told a virtual meeting that ...

 

Head not surprised by U-turn on return of more pupils

Head not surprised by U-turn on return of more pupils

THE headteacher of Watlington Primary School says she is not surprised the Government’s plan for all primary school years to go back ...

 

Town plans for reboot

WATLINGTON Parish Council is starting to plan for how it re-opens the town when the coronavirus lockdown ends. Chairman Matt Reid told ...

 

Virtual flowers

WATLINGTON in Bloom is considering running a virtual open gardens event. Terry Jackson, who chairs the group, suggested people sent in ...

 

Slow response

A BROADBAND provider that wants to bring high-speed internet access to Watlington is struggling to get the minimum number of people to ...

 

Resignation

A WATLINGTON parish councillor has resigned. Amber Chainey, who joined in May last year, recently started a job at the Environment ...

 

Street names

TEN suggestions for new road names at a development of 183 homes in Watlington will be put forward by the parish council. Developers ...

 

Parents keep storytime going despite library closure

Parents keep storytime going despite library closure

HUNDREDS of people are tuning in to Watlington library’s virtual storytime and “creative club” sessions. The library’s family ...

 

Moving secondary school ‘would leave massive gap’

MOVING Watlington’s secondary school would leave a “massive hole” in the community, says the chairman of the parish council. Matt Reid ...

 

Parking fee

VISITORS to the National Trust car park near Watlington Hill will now be charged. The charity has been given permission to install a ...

 

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