Monday, 18 January 2021

Young riders excel at first school showjumping event

Young riders excel at first school showjumping event

SEVEN pupils from Langtree School in Woodcote and Checkendon Primary School won rosettes at their first National Schools Equestrian ...

 

Former village pub made asset of community value once again

Former village pub made asset of community value once again

CAMPAIGNERS have succeeded in having a former village pub relisted as an asset of community value despite opposition from the owner. ...

 

10km events called off

File picture of last year's Woodcote 10km race.

TWO 10km events have been cancelled because of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The Woodcote race was due to take place on Sunday. ...

 

Bigger court

THE basketball court on Folly Field in Woodcote could be more than doubled in size. The parish council, which owns the site off Goring ...

 

Injured rider back in the saddle

Injured rider back in the saddle

A WOMAN who narrowly survived a horse riding accident is back in the saddle and planning a return to eventing in 2021. Anna Tomson was ...

 

Boys arrested and two vehicles seized

TWO boys were arrested and two vehicles seized from a travellers’ camp which stopped in Henley and Woodcote. Police arrested the pair, ...

 

Village task force set up to tackle young hooligans

Village task force set up to tackle young hooligans

A WORKING party has been formed to tackle crime and anti-social behaviour in Woodcote. The parish council is to brainstorm ideas with ...

 

Northern invaders

Northern invaders

A QUICK-thinking resident prevented a herd of 15 cows from trampling Woodcote’s cricket pitch. Bradley Stewart was driving along ...

 

Speed limit campaign finally succeeds

Speed limit campaign finally succeeds

THE speed limit on the main road through Crays Pond is set to be reduced from 40mph to 30mph after a 23-year battle by the parish ...

 

British Modern Military History Society

THE next Zoom talk organised by the British Modern Military History Society will be on Tuesday, December 1 at 2pm. It is called ...

 

Pupils raise £300 for Children in Need

Pupils raise £300 for Children in Need

PUPILS at Woodcote Primary School raised more than £300. The pupil council organised a competition in which their classmates had to ...

 

Girl avoids abduction attempt

TWO men tried to snatch a young girl off the street in Woodcote. The pair, who were in a white Nissan Juke, slowed down to approach ...

 

Councillors ponder how to tackle village vandals

Councillors ponder how to tackle village vandals

A WORKING party could be set up to tackle crime and antisocial behaviour in Woodcote. The parish council is considering the idea after ...

 

We’re all in this together, baa none

We’re all in this together, baa none

NEIGHBOURS are continuing to support elderly and vulnerable residents during the second coronavirus lockdown. The new government ...

 

Holiday chalets divide opinion

PLANS for a holiday home site on the outskirts of Woodcote have divided opinion. Marcellus Brown, from Harrow, wants to build six or ...

 

Fireworks hooligans threaten man who objected

Fireworks hooligans threaten man who objected

A GANG of youths threatened to “cut” a man when he asked them to stop launching fireworks at other people. Tom Booker also had rockets ...

 

Learn all about school’s sixth form at virtual open morning

Learn all about school’s sixth form at virtual open morning

THE sixth form at the Oratory School in Woodcote is holding a virtual open morning. It will take place on Saturday, November 7 and ...

 

Family bed down on doorstep for charity

A FAMILY raised almost £800 for a homelessness charity by sleeping on their front doorstep for a night. William and Jo Quinton, of ...

 

Residents pick up rubbish

RESIDENTS collected 18 bags of rubbish from streets in and around Woodcote on Sunday. Sixteen volunteers led by villager Lesley ...

 

Festive fair

A VIRTUAL Christmas gift fair for people in the Woodcote area will take place at 2pm on November 1. The Christmas Pheasant event, ...

 

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