Monday, 10 May 2021

Town given ‘plastic-free’ honour after campaign

Town given ‘plastic-free’ honour after campaign

WATLINGTON has been awarded “plastic-free community status”. The town was recognised by Surfers Against Sewage, a marine conservation ...

 

Campaign group turns two

WATLINGTON Climate Action Group is celebrating its second anniversary. The group was created to improve the community’s awareness of ...

 

Green homes

WATLINGTON climate action group will host an online talk about housing and the enviroment on Tuesday.  The speaker will be Kate Brown, ...

 

Bike rack in car park

A BICYCLE rack has been installed in the Hill Road car park in Watlington. The rack, which has room for 10 bikes, was paid for with a ...

 

Art festival back after enforced year off

THIS year’s Watlington ArtWeeks Festival will be the largest gathering of artists in Oxfordshire taking place outside Oxford. It will ...

 

Cameras out

A PHOTOGRAPHY competition to create a new calendar will be launched by the Friends of Watlington Library in June. It will run for one ...

 

Training boost for counsellors

ICKNIELD benefice has been awarded a £600 grant by the Diocese of Oxford to support people who have lost loved ones. The money comes ...

 

Decision delayed

A DECISION on plans to build 3,000 new homes near Watlington has been delayed. Homes England, a government agency which owns Chalgrove ...

 

Boy starts youth wing of climate group

YOUNG people in Watlington can now join a youth climate action group. It was recently set up to encourage youngsters to take ...

 

Chalgrove and Watlington Division: Jake Brown (Lab)

I LIVE in Great Haseley with my wife and daughter and work as a sponsorship director. I believe it is time for change. The habitat ...

 

Chalgrove and Watlington Division: Steve Harrod (Con) *

IT has been my privilege to represent the residents of the Chalgrove and Watlington since 2014. It is now an honour to be selected to ...

 

Chalgrove and Watlington Division: Freddie Van Mierlo (Lib)

I HAVE walked the length and breadth of the Chalgrove and Watlington division, many times over. The overwhelming feeling I get is this ...

 

Landlord of cyclists’ pub takes on ‘Mt Everest ride’

Landlord of cyclists’ pub takes on ‘Mt Everest ride’

THE owner of a pub in Watlington is taking part in a charity cycle event and is encouraging his customers to do the same. John Riddell,...

 

Art appeal

AN appeal has been made for art materials and equipment for a new community space in Watlington. Watlington Arts Hub is setting up the ...

 

Pubs and cafes happy to welcome back customers

Pubs and cafes happy to welcome back customers

REGULARS returned to a Watlington pub the moment it opened for the first time in months. The Fat Fox Inn in Shirburn Street was ...

 

Woollen flowers spring up everywhere thanks to WI

Woollen flowers spring up everywhere thanks to WI

MORE than 1,400 woollen flowers sprang up overnight in Watlington. Members and friends of the town’s branch of the Women’s Institute ...

 

Councillor hits back

WATLINGTON’S district councillor has again responded to criticism that she has stopped attending meetings of the parish council. Anna ...

 

Bakery expands

A BAKERY in Watlington has taken over a former scout hall to keep up with demand. Alex Tait and his daughter Kitty, 16, who run the ...

 

Hill cycle challenge

A CHARITY cycle event is to take place in Watlington this summer. The Everesting Challenge on Sunday, June 6 involves cycling 8,848m — ...

 

Councillor replies over attendance

WATLINGTON’S district councillor has defended herself against criticism that she is not accountable to the town. Anna Badcock came ...

 

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