Friday, 03 April 2020

Clearer signs

THE “Give way” signs at Watlington town hall have been repainted in order to help drivers.

 

New riding school plan

PLANS for an indoor riding arena in Watlington have been submitted to South Oxfordshire District Council. Lesley Hughes, of Howe Road, ...

 

Plot cost rise

ALLOTMENT holders in Watlington are to pay more for their plots this coming financial year. The parish council has agreed a £1 ...

 

Animal rescue

STUDENTS at Icknield Community College in Watlington raised more than £600 for WIRES, the Australian Wildlife Rescue Organisation. ...

 

Town Haul artworks

COMMUNITY-based art installations under the name “The Town Haul” will be part of this year’s ArtWeeks festival in Watlington. Artists ...

 

Path repaired

A FOOTPATH in Watlington has been repaired. The path, between The Goggs and the track towards the willow ponds, had become unusable as ...

 

Pupils told to stay on buses

STUDENTS at Icknield Community College in Watlington using school buses have been told to stay on board should they get stuck in ...

 

Boy named best at schools’ public speaking competition

Boy named best at schools’ public speaking competition

PUPILS from Icknield Community College in Watlington took part in a public speaking competition for the first time. Sian Carrington,...

 

Plastic-free businesses honoured

THREE more businesses in Watlington have been recognised for going plastic-free. They are the Undercroft, which is run by Angela Clark ...

 

Talk put back

A TALK by Lord Jay of Ewelme  at St Leonard’s Church in Watlington tonight (Friday) has been postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak....

 

Residents starting to help tackle climate emergency

PLANTING trees, improving hedgerows and encouraging residents to create ponds in their gardens are some of the steps being explored to ...

 

Green pop-up

A ZERO waste sustainability business will hold a pop-up shop at The Social in High Street. Watlington, on April 4 So Sustainable ...

 

Effective dog patrol

DOG fouling on Watlington’s recreation ground and sports field is being kept under control, says the parish council. This is because ...

 

Ken Cook — May 27, 1924 to February 21, 2020

Ken Cook — May 27, 1924 to February 21, 2020

KENNETH William Cook — Ken, Cookie, son, brother, dad, granddad, great granddad — was born on May 27, 1924 to Gilbert and Emily Cook. ...

 

Environment group talk

ANGIE JULIAN will give a talk about reptiles to Watlington Environment Group at the town hall at 8pm on March 27. Admission is free to ...

 

Gardening club talk

BILLY Stott will give a talk to Watlington Gardening Club called “Travels of a horticultural student” at the town hall on Wednesday, ...

 

Gardens call

WATLINGTON in Bloom wants residents to take part in this year open gardens event in June. Last year, nine gardens around the town were ...

 

Make way for walkers and cyclists

IMPROVEMENTS could be made to pathways for walkers and cyclists travelling to a transport hub near Lewknor, close to junction six of ...

 

Field watch

TWO or three CCTV cameras may be installed to cover Watlington’s sports field, off Shirburn Road.

 

Two assists for Swales as side reach cup final

THREE first-half goals set Watlington Town on their way to the final of this year’s Oxfordshire Charity Cup. The hosts had to ...

 

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