Thursday, 15 April 2021

Outdoor bar and grill at weekends

A “POP-UP” bar and grill is to open on Woodcote village green after being granted permission by the parish council. Ch33rs! will be ...

 

Equestrian centre jumps into new planning wrangle

Equestrian centre jumps into new planning wrangle

AN equestrian centre which recently opened near Woodcote is caught up in another planning battle. Diana Rhodes set up Chiltern Cross ...

 

Peter Solomons — September 29, 1943-March 9, 2021

Peter Solomons — September 29, 1943-March 9, 2021

A MAN who played a major role in organising and expanding Woodcote’s annual steam rally has died, aged 77. Peter Solomons and his wife ...

 

‘Villagers should be given first choice of new homes’

RESIDENTS of Woodcote should be given first choice of new housing in the village, says the parish council. This is because there ...

 

Agreement to protect rural pubs

Agreement to protect rural pubs

A MOTION to protect village pubs across South Oxfordshire has been approved. Peter Dragonetti, who represents Whitchurch on the ...

 

Children enjoy belated World Book Day celebration

Children enjoy belated World Book Day celebration

PUPILS at Woodcote Primary School enjoyed a belated World Book Day celebration to mark their return to the classroom. They dressed as ...

 

Help save hedgehogs

WOODCOTE’S conservation group is urging villagers to do more to protect hedgehogs. The group says residents should create “hedgehog ...

 

Spy speech

AN online talk about German espionage during the Battle of Britain will be staged by the British Modern Military History Society, of ...

 

HOPEFULLY, things are looking a bit brighter as the vaccination programme continues to roll out apace. At the British Modern Military ...

 

Court upgrade

A NEW basketball court and five-a-side football pitch has opened in Woodcote. The parish council got planning permission for the new ...

 

Steam rally cancelled

THIS year’s Woodcote Rally has been cancelled because of the coronavirus pandemic. The vintage steam and vehicle event, which is held ...

 

Village pub could re-open after almost eight years

Village pub could re-open after almost eight years

THE White Lion at Crays Pond could re-open almost eight years after it shut. Businessman Satwinder Sandhu, who bought the former ...

 

Compost pile

A LARGE pile of chopped fruit and vegetables was left in the layby on the A4074 between Woodcote and South Stoke on Monday. The mess, ...

 

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 ...

 

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