Saturday, 11 July 2020

Aerodrome couple told to leave within three months

Aerodrome couple told to leave within three months

AN airfield near Woodcote which has helped raise at least £1.5 million for charity is urgently seeking a new home. Dennis and Julie ...

 

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 ...

 

Blaze covers 100sq m of woodland scrub

SEVERAL trees were scorched following a woodland fire near Woodcote. The blaze broke out at Foxes Covert, off Goring Road, shortly ...

 

Show still on

WOODCOTE’s annual produce show is still set to go ahead on September 12. Organisers have posted a full list of categories for the ...

 

Promoted

THE Oratory School in Woodcote has appointed a new head of sixth form. Dr Clare Coombe, currently assistant head of sixth form and ...

 

Sales of plastic-free homeware soaring

Sales of plastic-free homeware soaring

A COUPLE who run a business selling plastic-free homeware say they enjoyed a record month for sales to the public during the ...

 

School chaplain departs to become joint parish priest

School chaplain departs to become joint parish priest

THE outgoing chaplain of the Oratory School in Woodcote is to become the village’s joint parish priest with Goring. Fr Kenneth Macnab ...

 

Fencing raises fears for public footpaths in woods

Fencing raises fears for public footpaths in woods

CAMPAIGNERS are fighting to stop landowners fencing off footpaths on private woodland near Woodcote. They say the network of routes ...

 

Father Antony Conlon, July 14, 1947 — April 19, 2020

Father Antony Conlon, July 14, 1947 — April 19, 2020

THE parish priest for Goring and Woodcote has died at the age of 72. Father Antony Francis Maximilian Conlon, who was in charge of the ...

 

Goring parish priest dies

THE parish priest for Goring and Woodcote has died at the age of 72. Father Antony Conlon, who was in charge of the Catholic churches ...

 

Virus delays 140th season

Virus delays 140th season

WOODCOTE Cricket Club was set to play their 140th season before the coronavirus pandemic delayed all sport until further notice. Plans ...

 

Windmill charity sales set to end after 30 years

Windmill charity sales set to end after 30 years

A SECOND-HAND children's goods market which has raised more than £63,000 for its community is set to fold in its 30th year. The ...

 

Fete date

THIS year’s Woodcote village fete is scheduled to take place on September 12. It will include a produce and flower show with classes ...

 

Electric car stolen from drive

A CAR was stolen from a driveway in Woodcote during the night. The 2014 Tesla electric vehicle was taken from Whitehouse Road at about ...

 

Garden centres and plant growers fight for survival

Garden centres and plant growers fight for survival

GARDEN centres and plant growers are expecting to make huge losses as they can’t sell stock due to the coronavirus pandemic. Nurseries ...

 

Neighbours fail to stop equestrian course

PLANS for an equestrian cross-country course on farmland near Woodcote have been approved. The Hildred Partnership, a family-owned ...

 

New coaches

THE Oratory School in Woodcote has appointed four new sports coaches. Robert and Claire Fahey will be teaching real tennis. The couple ...

 

Steam rally cancelled

THE Woodcote Rally has been cancelled for only the second time in its history. The trustees of the steam and vintage vehicle event ...

 

Church quiz

A QUIZ night held at Woodcote village hall raised more than £430 for St Leonard’s Church in the village. Fifteen teams took part and ...

 

‘Slow Church’

ST Leonard’s Church in Woodcote will hold its second “Slow Church” session at the village hall on Sunday, May 10 at 9.30am. The event ...

 

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