Sunday, 25 October 2020

Mary Berry is made a dame

Mary Berry is made a dame

MARY BERRY has become a dame in the Queen’s birthday honours. The cook, writer and television presenter, who lives in Henley, was ...

 

Coronavirus ‘disastrous for charities'

PHILANTHROPIST Fran Perrin believes the Indigo Trust’s efforts will continue to be crucial in helping organisations to survive the ...

 

Promoting hedgerows

A FILM highlighting the importance of hedgerows to the environment is to be made by the Watlington Climate Action Group. The group ...

 

Schools feels pressure of coping with virus effects

CHILDREN in Watlington who are missing school because they are waiting for covid-19 tests or results are learning remotely. Watlington ...

 

Church in £42,000 roof appeal

AN appeal has been launched to replace the ageing roof of Watlington Methodist Church. The Grade II listed building, off Shirburn ...

 

Be well day

A WELLBEING workshop will be held as part of the Watlington Nature Festival, which is organised by the town’s climate action group. ...

 

Clean effort

RESIDENTS of Watlington are being urged by the parish council to support National Clean Air Day on Thursday. The town is a designated ...

 

Apple pressing event is at the core of nature festival

Apple pressing event is at the core of nature festival

WATLINGTON Nature Festival got under way with an apple pressing event. The Big Squeeze allowed groups of up to five people to scratter ...

 

New town would be too large, says council

PLANS for a new “market town” at Chalgrove Airfield should be refused, says Watlington Parish Council. Homes England, a government ...

 

Library to re-open

WATLINGTON library is to open again next week. It is among the first community libraries to be re-opened by Oxfordshie County Council. ...

 

Big Squeeze

AN apple pressing event will be held in Watlington on Sunday. The Big Squeeze will take place at The Spire and Spoke pub in Hill Road ...

 

Connecting

THIRTY-FIVE premises in Howe Hill and Britwell Hill can now benefit from full fibre broadband. Openreach fibre has been laid ...

 

Large majority in favour of 20mph limit in high street

A PROPOSED 20mph speed limit in Watlington high street has been welcomed by residents and businesses. Around three-quarters said it ...

 

Netwalking: doing business on move and keeping fit

Netwalking: doing business on move and keeping fit

BUSINESSES in Watlington are organising walks that help them to network with clients and promote wellbeing. Natural Netwalking is a ...

 

Safety plea

THE headteacher of Watlington Primary School has urged parents to help ensure their children are safe while they are online. ...

 

Library back

WATLINGTON library will re-open before the end of the month, says Oxfordshire County Council. The Friends of Watlington Library group ...

 

Two firefighters receive length of service certificates

Two firefighters receive length of service certificates

TWO members of the crew at Watlington fire station have been awarded length of service awards. Luke Hawkins is celebrating 15 years ...

 

‘Existential threat of bridge’

WATLINGTON Parish Council is concerned about proposals for a third Reading bridge and orbital road through South Oxfordshire. Chairman ...

 

Car park shut

THE Hill Road car park in Watlington will be closed on Sunday to allow parking bay lines to be repainted. The parish council is paying ...

 

Woman cycles equivalent height of Everest for charity

Woman cycles equivalent height of Everest for charity

A WOMAN from Watlington raised more than £10,000 for a charity after cycling the equivalent height of Mt Everest. Sam Swanson went up ...

 

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