Saturday, 27 February 2021

Noisy youths

POLICE are monitoring the alleyway off Whitehouse Road, Woodcote, following complaints by neighbours about antisocial behaviour. ...

 

Tributes to ex-priest

TRIBUTES have been paid to a former parish priest for Goring and Woodcote who has died. Father Tom Williams, who was 93, was based at ...

 

25 new homes approved

PLANS for 25 new homes on three adjoining plots of land in Woodcote have been approved after the parish council withdrew its ...

 

Raffle money

PARENTS and staff at Woodcote Pre-School raised £1,000 by staging a Christmas raffle. The proceeds will go towards new equipment for ...

 

Our lessons and co-curricular activities have moved online

Our lessons and co-curricular activities have moved online

THE Oratory School continues to deliver an outstanding remote education this term. Our aim is to ensure that the current lockdown is ...

 

Net gain

A GRANT of £2,000 has been earmarked by the Co-op Community Fund towards a second basketball hoop at Folly Field, off Goring Road, ...

 

Sustaining community life by ensuring that children stay connected

Sustaining community life by ensuring that children stay connected

AS a new term begins at the Oratory Prep School in Woodcote, children, their parents and staff have to embrace remote learning once ...

 

Gamekeeper: I may shoot dogs for worrying livestock

Gamekeeper: I may shoot dogs for worrying livestock

A GAMEKEEPER fears he will have to shoot dogs if owners keep failing to control them on his land. Chris Goodman, who manages the 1,...

 

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 ...

 

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