Friday, 20 May 2022

Rotary gift

MONEY raised by the Woodcote 10km will help people fleeing Ukraine. Pangbourne Rotary Club, which organised the event in January, has ...

 

Concert with collection

A CONCERT will be held in Woodcote to raise funds for Ukraine. The Henley Choral Society will perform Elijah by Mendelssohn in the ...

 

Booster jab for elderly

Booster jab for elderly

GORING and Woodcote Medical Practice is to resume its vaccination programme to provide covid boosters. The booster is being offered to ...

 

Village hall to host spring fair

A SPRING fair will take place in Woodcote next month. Gardening workshops will be among the attractions at the event, which will take ...

 

Steam rally cancelled due to lack of field

Steam rally cancelled due to lack of field

THIS year’s Woodcote Rally has been cancelled as a field could not be found to host it. The steam and vintage vehicle fair has been ...

 

Village ponds shut after mystery death of toads

Village ponds shut after mystery death of toads

HUNDREDS of toads have been found dead in a Woodcote pond. The Environment Agency and Thames Water are investigating following the ...

 

New house opposed by council and residents

A MAN’S plan to extend his home in Woodcote and build a house next door has been opposed by the parish council and other villagers. Mr ...

 

Swimmer in world record bid with four sea crossings

Swimmer in world record bid with four sea crossings

A MAN will attempt to swim the Bristol Channel four times this summer for charity. Phil Warren, 51, of Whitehouse Road, Woodcote, will ...

 

Villagers to be asked if they want new £3m hall

Villagers to be asked if they want new £3m hall

RESIDENTS of Woodcote are to be asked if they would be in favour of the village hall being rebuilt at a cost of up to £3 million. The ...

 

Maths teacher who raised school’s attainment rate

Maths teacher who raised school’s attainment rate

A MATHS tutor who has raised her school’s grades by 20 per cent through tutoring small groups of pupils is to retire. Rhuann Kaye, 59, ...

 

Timber holiday cabins refused planning permission again

Timber holiday cabins refused planning permission again

PLANS for four log cabin holiday homes in Woodcote have been rejected. Marcellus Brown, from Harrow, wanted to build the two- and ...

 

New-look village hall in demand

TWO new groups have started meeting at Whitchurch village hall following its refurbishment. Sara Jackson has started Bloom Baby, a ...

 

Wildlife walks

WILDLIFE walks in Goring will return from next month. The “Walking up an appetite” walks are run by Goring Gap Wildlife Experiences ...

 

Speed survey

RESIDENTS of Whitchurch are being asked their views on a proposed 20mph speed limit. The limit would apply on all the roads in the ...

 

Village angry as developer revives bid for new homes

Village angry as developer revives bid for new homes

RESIDENTS and parish councillors are objecting to plans for 51 new homes in Woodcote on land not earmarked for development. Two ...

 

Teenager honoured to greet Charles during royal visit

Teenager honoured to greet Charles during royal visit

A TEENAGE boy from the Oratory School in Woodcote welcomed Prince Charles to Oxfordshire. Oskar Jordan-Barber, 17, is cadet senior ...

 

Brrrrrrave mum completes ‘ice mile swim’

Brrrrrrave mum completes ‘ice mile swim’

A WOMAN from Goring has become one of only 600 people to complete the “ice mile swim”. Kate Hartwright, 51, had to swim one mile in ...

 

Appeal for volunteers

NEW volunteers are needed to run Our Woodcote Library. The group was formed in 2011 to campaign against the proposed closure of the ...

 

Can we help?

PUPILS at the Oratory School in Woodcote are seeking volunteering opportunities in the community on Thursday afternoons. They will do ...

 

Garden fair

WOODCOTE spring fair will take place at the village hall on Sunday, April 24 from 11am to 3pm. There will be stalls selling seedlings, ...

 

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