Wednesday, 20 March 2019

Village’s oldest resident celebrates her 100th birthday

Village’s oldest resident celebrates her 100th birthday

WOODCOTE'S oldest resident celebrated her 100th birthday on March 1. Rene Charlton, who lives in Behoes Lane, received greetings cards ...

 

Club fined for refusing to play on wet pitch

A FOOTBALL club has been fined after refusing to play out the second half of a league match due to a “waterlogged” pitch. ...

 

School’s founder to be saint

THE founder of the Oratory School in Woodcote is to be made a saint. John Henry Newman, a theologian and Oxford don who opened the ...

 

Store refused

A FISH and chip shop in Woodcote has been refused permission to create extra storage space in the roof of a neighbouring garage. ...

 

Litter pick

A LITTER pick will take place in Woodcote on Sunday, March 24 from 10.30am. Volunteers will collect rubbish from the main approach ...

 

Neighbourhood plan chairman rejects offer to continue

THE former vice-chairman of Woodcote Parish Council has rejected an offer to continue as chairman of its neighbourhood plan advisory ...

 

Pub owner told by court to stop living there illegally

Pub owner told by court to stop living there illegally

THE owner of the White Lion pub in Crays Pond has been ordered by the High Court to stop living there illegally. Timothy Straker QC ...

 

Village halls granted £16,200 to spend on improvements

THE village halls in Goring and Woodcote are to receive grants totalling almost £16,200 for improvements. South Oxfordshire District ...

 

OWL meeting

THE Our Woodcote Library friends group will hold its annual meeting at the library in Reading Road on February 25 at 6.30pm. All are ...

 

Pitch switch

WOODCOTE Stoke Row FC’s reserves will play some of their remaining home fixtures at the Oratory School. This is to avoid clashes with ...

 

Pub owner in court

THE owner of the former White Lion pub at Crays Pond is due to appear at the High Court on Thursday to face claims that he is using ...

 

Reservoir mobile homes plan revived

PLANS to build mobile homes at a former reservoir in Woodcote have been revived. Richard Hazell has submitted a second planning ...

 

Soft landing

THE cushioned surfaces at the play area on Woodcote village green are to be replaced. The village green committee is seeking quotes ...

 

New shop

THE owner of Chana Stores in Whitehouse Road, Woodcote, has been given permission to convert an old garage at the site into a separate ...

 

Plots to rent

PLOTS are available to rent at the Woodcote allotments. The management committee of the site off Reading Road is urging keen gardeners ...

 

Parents back decision by boys’ school to admit girls

Parents back decision by boys’ school to admit girls

PARENTS, staff and pupils have welcomed the news that the Oratory School in Woodcote is to become co-educational. Headmaster Joe Smith ...

 

School resubmits plans for 24 new houses

PLANS for 28 new houses in Woodcote have been submitted to South Oxfordshire District Council. The Oratory School, which owns Chiltern ...

 

Panto dates

WOODCOTE Amateur Dramatic Society will perform their New Year pantomime Cinderella at the village hall at 2.15pm and 7.30pm on January ...

 

Mother claims housing association flat damp made her children ill

Mother claims damp in housing association flat made her children ill

A MOTHER of four claims a housing association made her family live in an overcrowded and rundown property for four years. Gemma Warner,...

 

School to admit girls

THE Oratory School in Woodcote is to become co-educational. The independent Catholic boys’ school, which was founded in 1859 and moved ...

 

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