Tuesday, 26 May 2020

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 ...

 

Make your own bicycle from bamboo and recyclables

Make your own bicycle from bamboo and recyclables

CYCLISTS can learn how to build a bicycle from wood and recycled parts. A series of two-day workshops is to be held at the Oratory ...

 

World Book Day 2020: Woodcote Primary School

World Book Day 2020: Woodcote Primary School

PUPILS at Woodcote Primary School wrote their own books in groups to celebrate World Book Day. The youngsters, who came dressed as ...

 

Library help

THE Our Woodcote Library group is seeking more volunteers. Help is needed for a two-hour session once or twice a month, especially on ...

 

Amateur army

A TALK on the amateur soldiering tradition in Britain and the Commonwealth will be given at Woodcote village hall on April 8 at 7.30pm ...

 

Roadsides cleared

A TEAM of nine volunteers collected more than 20 bags of rubbish from the roadsides in and around Woodcote. The group, who were led by ...

 

Race night

THE football and cricket clubs in Woodcote are to host a race night at the village hall tomorrow (Saturday). The first race will start ...

 

Church friends

THE friends group of St Leonard’s Church in Woodcote will meet at the village community centre on Wednesday at 7.30pm. All are welcome ...

 

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