Thursday, 27 January 2022

Garden fair

WOODCOTE spring fair will take place at the village hall on Sunday, April 24 from 11am to 3pm. There will be stalls selling seedlings, ...

 

Can we help?

PUPILS at the Oratory School in Woodcote are seeking volunteering opportunities in the community on Thursday afternoons. They will do ...

 

Boy injured in hit and run

Boy injured in hit and run

A TEENAGE boy suffered minor injuries after being hit by a van in Woodcote. The driver failed to stop following the collision, which ...

 

Girl, 15, and her grandad do the double at 10km

Girl, 15, and her grandad do the double at 10km

A VETERAN runner and his granddaughter won their categories at this year’s Woodcote 10km. David Dibben and Ruby Cooper, who both live ...

 

Inspectors rate school ‘excellent’

THE Oratory School in Woodcote has received an “excellent” rating from the Independent Schools Inspectorate. The school was given the ...

 

Race day

WOODCOTE 10km will take place on Sunday, starting at the village hall at 10.15am. The event is organised by Pangbourne Rotary Club to ...

 

‘Jingle jog’ on village green raises £1,750 for school

‘Jingle jog’ on village green raises £1,750 for school

MORE than £1,750 was raised at the Woodcote Jingle Jog. About 140 Christmas-themed runners from Santas to presents and even a ...

 

Developer trying again

A DEVELOPER has revived its plan for new housing in Woodcote. T A Fisher is seeking the views of villagers before submitting a ...

 

Councillors divided on plan for modular homes

Councillors divided on plan for modular homes

PLANS to build affordable modular homes near Woodcote have received a mixed response from councillors in the area. They were ...

 

Yes minister, I can make you a red despatch box

Yes minister, I can make you a red despatch box

THIS red leather case was made in Woodcote and is now being used to hold confidential government papers. It was commissioned by one of ...

 

War stories

PEOPLE who were involved in the Falklands War are being asked to come forward with their stories. The British Modern Military History ...

 

Village says it can’t meet allocation of new homes

WOODCOTE cannot accommodate the number of new homes it has been allocated, according to the parish council. The South Oxfordshire ...

 

Housing of the future

Housing of the future

TWO entrepreneurs believe their plan to build modular houses could help address the affordable housing crisis and climate emergency. ...

 

British Modern Military History Society

TO mark its 40th anniversary next year, the British Modern Military History Society is compiling a book of memories and stories of ...

 

Visitors can stay...for now

Visitors can stay...for now

THE council agreed to also allow BBC Caversham Cricket Club to use the green despite protests from some members. The club can no ...

 

Sports club face higher fees to use village green

Sports club face higher fees to use village green

WOODCOTE’S cricket and football clubs are going to have to pay more to use the village green for matches. The parish council, which ...

 

Rugby boys aim high

PUPILS at the Oratory School in Woodcote have qualified for a programme which aims to take them into professional rugby. Fifteen boys ...

 

British Modern Military History Society

AFTER 18 months away, the society has resumed its live meetings and talks in Woodcote village hall. To ensure everyone’s safety, a ...

 

Farmyard lessons

SMELLY Wellies Farm in Woodcote is to run sessions for children to learn about its animals. The farm has donkeys, goats, sheep, ...

 

Wildlife would be disturbed

MARCELLUS BROWN says he is currently entitled to use the land for a range of agricultural activities and to host events which could ...

 

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Cranford House School is seeking to appoint the following roles: SCHOOL MATRON This is a full time role with 10 weeks’ ...

 

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Recruiting for full and part time front of house staff at Bistro at the Boathouse. Good rate of pay, staff discount and ...