Friday, 03 December 2021

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 ...

 

Digital sign for bus shelter

A DIGITAL bus shelter sign is to be installed in Woodcote. This will tell passengers what buses are on their way and the time they are ...

 

Holiday cabins ‘would put blight on our rural village’

Holiday cabins ‘would put blight on our rural village’

FRESH plans for holiday cabins in Woodcote have been lambasted by parish councillors. Marcellus Brown, from Harrow, wants to erect the ...

 

Festive fun

WOODCOTE Amateur Dramatics Society will perform An Evening of Comedy and Song at the village hall from Thursday to Saturday, November ...

 

Steam rally in search of new home after 20 years

Steam rally in search of new home after 20 years

WOODCOTE Rally may have to move away from the village if organisers can’t find a new home. Since 2002, the steam and vintage vehicle ...

 

Race hate card man sentenced

Race hate card man sentenced

A MAN who sent a racist Christmas card has been given a restraining order. Bryan Olliver, 48, of Bensgrove Close, Woodcote, sent the ...

 

Man who sent racist card receives community order

A MAN who was found guilty of sending a racist “Christmas” card has received a community order. Bryan Olliver, 48, of Bensgrove Way, ...

 

Boy, 17, made school’s first cadet to Lord-Lieutenant

Boy, 17, made school’s first cadet to Lord-Lieutenant

A STUDENT at the Oratory School in Woodcote has been selected as a cadet to the Lord-Lieutenant of Oxfordshire. Oskar Jordan-Barber, ...

 

British Modern Military History Society

OUR next talk will be on Tuesday, October 5 at 2pm via Zoom. It is called “Battle of Britain: Eagle Day and the London Blitz” and will ...

 

Booster jab

GORING and Woodcote medical practice is offering coronavirus booster vaccines to its patients. Patients will be invited to attend a ...

 

High-speed broadband opportunity

NEW high-speed broadband is to be installed in Woodcote. Airband, an independent internet provider, has been asked by Oxfordshire ...

 

Library to celebrate 30 years

A SPECIAL event to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Woodcote library will be held tomorrow (Saturday). Residents are invited to the ...

 

Pre-school retains good rating after inspection

THE Cabin Pre-school in Woodcote has retained its “good” rating from the education watchdog. An inspector from Ofsted visited the ...

 

Prescription dispenser

AN automatic prescription dispenser could be installed on the wall outside the Woodcote medical practice. The blue machine would ...

 

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