Wednesday, 18 October 2017

Theatre named best in UK for second year in a row

Theatre named best in UK for second year in a row

THE Mill at Sonning has won an award for being the country’s most welcoming venue for a second year in a row. It was shortlisted after winning the South-East title in the UK Theatre Awards, run by trade body UK Theatre, last month. More than 40,000...

Big Band dance for Poppy Appeal

Big Band dance for Poppy Appeal

SIXTY people attended a dinner and dance in aid of the Royal British Legion’s Poppy Appeal. The event, which took place in the main hall at Henley town hall on Saturday evening, featured music by the Soundforce Big Band and singers Mick Emblow and Lea...

Pupils give 160 boxes to food bank to celebrate Harvest

Pupils give 160 boxes to food bank to celebrate Harvest

PUPILS at Rupert House School in Henley have donated about 160 boxes of goods to the town’s food bank. The parcels, which contain dried and tinned foods as well as toiletries, were given to the Nomad youth and community project at a Harvest festival...

Residents fined for driving through hospital grounds

Residents fined for driving through hospital grounds

RESIDENTS have been given parking tickets after driving through the site of the new Townlands Memorial Hospital in Henley. At least seven people have been issued with a £60 fine after using the one-way system at the hospital off York Road and being...

Vital charity facing pressure like never before in 30 years

Vital charity facing pressure like never before in 30 years

WHEN Lindsay Barnett was approaching the end of his NHS rehabilitation treatment following a motorcycle accident, his mother Roseanne asked his doctor what came next.“There is no next,” came the reply. Lindsay had suffered a serious head injury and,...

Developer has destroyed my privacy by ripping out trees

Developer has destroyed my privacy by ripping out trees

A COUPLE have complained that their home is overlooked after a developer ripped out trees unlawfully. Colin and Phyllis Vincent say ...

Boy, that run felt good

Boy, that run felt good

A BOY of 14 won the Henley Standard 10km on Sunday. Adam Hunt, from Tokers Green, finished a minute ahead of his nearest rival. The ...

Cook Mary surprised with TV gold award

Cook Mary surprised with TV gold award

MARY BERRY was surprised on stage by a television crew during her sold-out talk at the Henley Literary Festival. She was then ...

Trains chief says sorry for service

Trains chief says sorry for service

AN apology has been issued to rail passengers by Great Western Railway in response to complaints about shortened trains by commuters ...

'Imagination' ball raises £27,000 for charity

'Imagination' ball raises £27,000 for charity

A CHARITY ball at Phyllis Court Club in Henley raised more than £27,000. Daisy’s Dream, which is based in Twyford, staged the ...

Freedom of village given to award-winning bloom chief

Freedom of village given to award-winning bloom chief

A WOMAN who has led Goring to five Britain in Bloom awards is to be given the freedom of the village. Stephanie Bridle, who lives in ...

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House plan rejected

A COUPLE from Gallowstree Common have failed with two planning appeals to build a house on their land. Jensen and Bonnie Langford, of Horsepond Road, had submitted two ... [more]

 

Flats plan rejected

PLANS to turn a former antiques shop in Wargrave into four homes have been refused permission. Wargrave Antiques in High Street closed last year when owner John Connell retired ... [more]

 

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