Wednesday, 17 July 2019

Walk halted

TWO friends who grew up in Woodcote have postponed their bid to walk 110 miles for charity. Stuart Maddock and David Capes, both 38, ...

 

Sainthood for school founder

THE founder of the Oratory School in Woodcote will be made a saint, the Pope has confirmed. Blessed John Henry Newman, who established ...

 

Pub claims T20 trophy

MORE than 200 people watched a friendly T20 match between Woodcote and the Red Lion pub on Sunday in memory of the club’s former ...

 

Run chase ends in tie

A RUN OUT on the last ball meant WOODCOTE played out a tied match against RAF BENSON in the South Oxon Midweek Friendly League last ...

 

Rally with family fun

PONY rides and a penalty shootout challenge will be among attractions at the 56th annual Woodcote Rally next weekend. The event will ...

 

Patients gather to say farewell to GP (and enjoy cake)

Patients gather to say farewell to GP (and enjoy cake)

SCORES of patients attended a party at Woodcote village hall to mark the retirement of a long-serving village GP. Dr Stephen Richards, ...

 

Friends take on 110-mile, non-stop walk for charity

Friends take on 110-mile, non-stop walk for charity

TWO lifelong friends who grew up in Woodcote are to walk 110 miles non-stop for charity. Stuart Maddock and David Capes, both 38, will ...

 

Pupils collect 5,000 empty crisp packets for recycling

Pupils collect 5,000 empty crisp packets for recycling

MORE than 5,000 crisp packets have been recycled by pupils at Langtree School in Woodcote. The children began collecting them at the ...

 

A tasty discovery...

HERE is some (quite possibly useless) trivia for crisp lovers. The most popular flavour in Woodcote, Goring and neighbouring villages ...

 

Top artists

THE Oratory School in Woodcote has been recognised as a top performer in A-level art and design. Education research agency Oxford ...

 

Finally, owner leaves pub after unlawful occupation

Finally, owner leaves pub after unlawful occupation

CAMPAIGNERS are to discuss their next steps after the owner of the former White Lion in Crays Pond stopped using the property as his ...

 

Ukulele show

A NIGHT of ukulele music will be held at St Leonard’s Church in South Stoke Road, Woodcote, on Sunday, July 7 from 7pm.

 

GP send-off

A RETIREMENT party for Dr Stephen Richards, who served Goring and Woodcote’s joint medical practices for 30 years, will take place at ...

 

News meeting

WOODCOTE’S parish magazine the Woodcote Correspondent will host its annual meeting at the village community centre in Reading Road on ...

 

Valuable hall

WOODCOTE village hall could be relisted as an asset of community value. The parish council is to apply to South Oxfordshire District ...

 

Coffee shop

A FUND-RAISING coffee shop in aid of Woodcote Pre-School will be held at the village community centre in Reading Road tomorrow ...

 

Love letters that kept couple together despite war

Love letters that kept couple together despite war

THE love letters of a Woodcote couple who were separated for six years during the Second World War have been published for the first ...

 

Medical practices hold meeting for patients

THE Goring and Woodcote medical practices’ patient participation group is to host an open meeting at Goring village hall at 11am next ...

 

Return of vintage and steam vehicles

THIS year’s Woodcote Rally will take place on Friday and Saturday, July 13 and 14. The event, which is held on farmland off Tidmore ...

 

Local? Not eggs-actly

MEMBERS of the Wonderful Woodcote Facebook page were amused to note that Lidl’s own-brand range of eggs appear to be named after the ...

 

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