Monday, 21 August 2017

Critic of GPs' new parking rules receives £320 fines

Critic of GPs' new parking rules receives £320 fines

A COUNCILLOR who criticised “draconian” parking penalties at Henley’s GP surgeries has now been fined twice himself. Ian Reissmann claims he was incorrectly ordered to pay £320 for allegedly breaching new rules at the car park for the Bell and Hart...

Friends restoring our Henley in Bloom boat to former glory

Friends restoring our Henley in Bloom boat to former glory

THE old boat that adorned the roundabout at the entrance to Henley from Reading could soon be back on the water. Two childhood friends are restoring the 14ft wooden boat, which was named after the Henley Standard as part of our sponsorship of Henley...

Former highways chief calls for Kill your Engine campaign

Former highways chief calls for Kill your Engine campaign

DRIVERS should be told to switch off their engines while waiting in traffic in Henley, says a former highways chief. David Nimmo Smith says the move would help tackle air pollution in the town, where in some streets the level of nitrogen dioxide is...

Owner wants living wall on home to fight pollution

Owner wants living wall on home to fight pollution

AN artist plans to install a 30ft “living wall” on the side of his house in Henley town centre to combat air pollution. Clive Hemsley will cover the entire east-facing wall of Longlands House, a Grade II-listed three-storey Georgian property in Hart...

Brakspear record strong results for 2016 

Brakspear record strong results for 2016 

THE parent company of Henley pub company and brewer Brakspear increased its turnover by almost 14 per cent to £25.5 million. J T Davies & Sons has revealed its annual results for the year ending 31 December 2016. Operating profit was down by 11 per...

VIDEO: WW2 battles relived at Mapledurham

VIDEO: WW2 battles relived at Mapledurham

GUNFIRE and explosions rang out around Mapledurham as the village hosted a weekend of Second World War battle re-enactments. Hundreds ...

Romantic theatre lover proposes on stage in front of cast

Romantic theatre lover proposes on stage in front of cast

A COUPLE became engaged at the end of a performance at The Mill in Sonning on Saturday. Mike Charman popped the question to Heather ...

Highwayman cancelled

Highwayman cancelled

THIS year’s Henley Highwayman duathlon has been cancelled, writes David White. The third annual event was due to be staged over the ...

Students celebrate strong A-level results

Students celebrate strong A-level results

STUDENTS across Henley and the surrounding area are celebrating another set of strong of A-level results.  Nationally the number of ...

Forklift rampage boy escapes custody term

Forklift rampage boy escapes custody term

A TEENAGE boy who stole a forklift truck then tipped over a car while armed with a stolen air rifle has escaped a custodial sentence. ...

Wind halts polar row

Wind halts polar row

OLYMPIC champion Alex Gregory is continuing his bid to row the Arctic Ocean against the odds. The athlete from Ipsden is part of ...

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Growing opposition to homes

CAMPAIGNERS fighting plans for housing on a wildlife haven in Tokers Green have received a boost. The Campaign for the Protection of Rural England and Oxfordshire County Council ... [more]

 

Produce show

THE 116th Caversham Allotment Holders and Garden Association’s annual show will take place at Caversham Hall in St John’s Road on Saturday, September 2 from 2.15pm to 4.45pm. ... [more]

 

Library events

THE Friends of Sonning Common library are planning two fund-raising events. A quiz will be held at the village hall on October 6 at 7.30pm. Tickets cost £20 per team with a ... [more]

 

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