Thursday, 22 June 2017

Road closure will cost me trade says landlord

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Road closure will cost me trade says landlord

A PUB landlord says his trade will be badly hit by the two-month closure of the main road between Henley and Reading. Nick Willson, who runs the Flowing Spring in Playhatch with his wife Hazel Lucas, fears shutting the A4155 will effectively cut off...
Villagers lose trains to regatta

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Villagers lose trains to regatta

RAIL campaigners in Wargrave say they are “appalled” that no trains will stop at the village on the Saturday of Henley Royal Regatta. Great Western Railway, which runs services on the Henley branch line, says a minibus service will replace trains for...

Teenager sets world record on rowing machine

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Teenager sets world record on rowing machine

A SCHOOLBOY has broken a world record on a rowing machine. Matt Rees, a pupil at Blue Coat School in Sonning, beat the fastest time for 100m by a 17- or 18-year-old at the National Schools Regatta held at Eton Dorney Lake. The 18-year-old, who will be...
Helicopter pilot's pride at leading Trooping the Colour fly-past

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Helicopter pilot's pride at leading Trooping the Colour fly-past

A PILOT from RAF Benson has told of his joy at being part of a fly-past for the Queen. Flight Lieutenant Garry McKay, 35, took part in the finale of the Trooping the Colour ceremony in London on Saturday to mark Her Majesty’s official birthday. He led...
Swan and cygnets removed ready for regatta

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Swans and cygnets removed from river

SWANS and cygnets have been removed from the River Thames ready for the start of Henley Royal Regatta on Wednesday. David Barber, the Queen’s Swan Marker, removed the birds from the Henley Reach with the assistance of swan uppers from the Dyers’ and...

Vintage tea entrepreneur given double helping at awards

Vintage tea entrepreneur given double helping at awards

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A WOMAN who runs a vintage-themed catering company has won two awards. Charlotte Cavanagh, the founder of Time For Tea, was named ...

Steam rally attracts record crowd

Steam rally attracts record crowd

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A RECORD 10,000 people attended this year’s Stoke Row Steam and Vintage Rally. The event was held over two days in a field in ...

President hosts drinks party to mark traditional regatta

President hosts drinks party to mark traditional regatta

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MORE than 90 people enjoyed a trip along the River Thames for the annual Henley Town and Visitors’ Regatta president’s drinks party. ...

Bin lorry breakdowns delay collections

Bin lorry breakdowns delay collections

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A large number of waste collection vehicle breakdowns has resulted in Biffa’s crews being behind in their collections.  Biffa ...

Only swim for the beer

Only swim for the beer

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THE fourth annual Club to Pub Swim will take place next month. More than 450 swimmers have signed up for the 1.5km challenge on July ...

Mayor catches the (vintage) bus

Mayor catches the (vintage) bus

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THE Mayor of Henley caught a lift to the town hall on a vintage double-decker bus at the 33rd annual Ridgeway Run. About 70 classic ...

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Garden extension appeal

A MAN from Peppard is appealing after plans to extend his garden into woodland were refused. Thomas Kent, of Shiplake Bottom, has asked the Planning Inspectorate to review the ... [more]

 

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A CONSULTATION has opened on reducing the speed limit in Kidmore End. The parish council wants the speed reduced from 30mph to 20mph to ensure the area is safe. It will include ... [more]

 

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