Sunday, 09 August 2020

Fresh idea

A DRINKING fountain could be installed outside Watlington pavilion by the parish council.

 

Safer play

WATLINGTON Parish Council is to spend £3,800 improving the town’s skateboard half pipe and the surrounding area. It will also replace ...

 

Plugging in

AN electric vehicle charging point could be installed at the Hill Road car park in Watlington. The parish council is to ask South ...

 

VJ Day event

AN event to mark VJ Day on August 15 will be held at Watlington war memorial in High Street. This marks the day Japan surrendered ...

 

Path refurb

A FOOTPATH between The Goggs and the track towards the willow ponds in Watlington has been refurbished again. The path had become ...

 

Review of homes plan

THE Watlington neighbourhood plan is to be reviewed. The document, which named three sites for at least 260 homes, was approved in ...

 

Have you seen taller?

Have you seen taller?

Dear Henley Standard, is this the tallest Hollyhock in the world? It’s 13ft. — Yours faithfully, V Powell Watlington

 

Play areas re-opened

PLAY areas in Watlington and Benson have re-opened following the coronavirus lockdown. The Paddock play area and another in the ...

 

Lowering speed limit will boost town trade

A DRIVE to “reclaim” Watlington’s high street for residents and visitors has been launched by the parish council. It wants the ...

 

Signs rethink

PROPOSED signs which asked dog walkers to keep their pets on leads in Watlington’s sports field have not yet been agreed. Draft ...

 

Space spoiled

A BEAUTY spot in Benson has been used as a outdoor toilet and for camping. The parish council said last month there was also evidence ...

 

Staying on

THE chairman and vice-chairman of Watlington Parish Council are to stay in post until May next year. Matt Reid and Ian Hill, will ...

 

Volunteers make 300 masks using donated materials

Volunteers make 300 masks using donated materials

A GROUP of Watlington residents are making masks for members of the community who need them. The Watlington Community Mask Tree has ...

 

Hairdresser advice

MATT Reid was showing off his new haircut to his fellow Watlington parish councillors at virtual meeting on Tuesday. When Councillor ...

 

Man suffers life-threatening injuries after late-night collision

Man suffers life-threatening injuries after late-night collision

A DRIVER suffered life-threatening injuries and a cyclist serious injuries in two collisions near Watlington at the weekend. In the ...

 

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 ...

 

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 ...

 

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 ...

 

POLL: Have your say