Welcome to Woodcote

Woodcote Correspondent

The latest issue of the Woodcote Correspondent is available to download here.

Village Sign

Selected photographs on this website courtesy of Alan Copeland.

Facilities & Services

Age Concern

Age Concern can help with information and advice on a wide range of subjects relating to older people.

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Allotments

Allotment plots, located adjacent to the Recreation Ground, may be rented by residents of Woodcote Parish for a modest annual payment.

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Chiropodist

Mrs L A Clark, MSSch MBch Registered with Health Professional Council. Qualified private chiropodist. Visiting Practice - 01491 680642 (Mobile 07973 208243). Both numbers have a message service.

Citizens Advice Bureau

This is a national organisation which provides free, independent, impartial and confidential advice by fully trained CAB staff. For local services see -

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Community Centre

The facility provides an attractive venue and meeting place for individuals, groups and businesses. The Community Centre is run by a committee of volunteers for the benefit of the village.

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Community Library

Reading Road, Woodcote. 01491 682323.

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Countryside Access Guide

Copies of the Oxfordshire Countryside Access Guide published by Oxfordshire County Council are available from the Woodcote Parish Clerk's office or as an electronic version by contacting countryside@oxfordshire.gov.uk . The guide answers questions such as ‘What is countryside access?’, ‘Who can do what?’, ‘What can I do about...?’ and has many useful sections on improving local access and managing access land.

Dental Surgery

Byways Dental, Checkendon. Contact us on 01491 680412 or info@bywaysdental.co.uk or visit our website - www.bywaysdental.co.uk.

Dentist - NHS

Your local NHS dentist is closer than you think. If you would like to find out where you can receive quality NHS dental care or you are in need of emergency treatment now visit www.oxfordhealth.nhs.uk/service_description/dental-services.

Doctors Surgery

Visit the Goring and Woodcote Medical Practice website for more details.

Energy Saving Advice

Does the thought of your next heating bill leave you cold? A free phone helpline has been set up to advise residents in Oxfordshire how to cut their energy bills.

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Facilities for Disabled People

Including swimming, car parking and deliveries.

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Goring Heath Scout and Guide Group Hut

Goring Heath Scout and Guide Group has a hut and field, both of which may be hired if not being used by members of the group. For more details see our website - www.ghsgg.org.uk/site.htm.

Police

Our local Police Officer is based at Sonning Common.

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Public Transport

Three companies provide bus services connecting Woodcote to Oxford, Reading, Goring, Henley and surrounding villages -
Thames Travel - X40 service Oxford to Reading via Woodcote. Timetables and more details - www.thames-travel.co.uk.
Whites Coaches - 145C service Woodcote to Henley. Timetables and more details - www.whitescoaches.com.
Going Forward Buses - 142B service Reading to Goring via Woodcote. Timetable - correct as on 17th August 2017. More details - www.goingforwardbuses.com.
General information about public transport in Oxfordshire - www.oxfordshire.gov.uk.

Recreation Ground and Folly Field

These are public open spaces owned by the Parish Council. There is a Village Green Committee run by volunteers who administer these recreational spaces on behalf of the Parish Council.

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Swap Shop

Swap Shops are a regular event held in Woodcote Village Hall. Anyone may bring and swap but if you have nothing to swap come along anyway and take whatever you find to be useful to you.

The next Swap Shop will be on:
Saturday 5th March 2016, from 10.00 until 11.00 a.m. at Woodcote Village Hall.

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Veterinary Surgeries

Local veterinary surgeries.

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Waste Disposal and Recycling

How to dispose of and recycle your waste in Woodcote.

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Woodcote Community Coffee Shop

Situated in the Community Centre by the Library, the Coffee Shop provides a venue to meet friends, have a chat and sample the delicious home-made goodies to eat in comfortable surroundings, or to take away. Every Saturday 10.00 am to 12.30 pm

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Woodcote Correspondent

The village's monthly magazine, The Woodcote Correspondent is edited, produced and distributed by volunteers from the village. It is an A4 sized publication, running to 32 pages in most months. Each issue includes colour photographs of people and events which have taken place in Woodcote, or nearby.

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Woodcote Volunteers

Woodcote Volunteers is a ‘Good Neighbour’ Scheme offering help for the elderly, disabled etc and for those without transport who cannot use public transport.

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This website is funded by Woodcote Parish Council. If you would like to contribute or update any part of the site please contact the webmaster - web@woodcote-online.co.uk.