Tuesday, 25 April 2017

May Fayre fancy dress

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Children urged to dress up for new May fayre

HENLEY’S new-look May fayre will include a children’s fancy dress competition. Youngsters aged 13 and under are encouraged to attend the event on bank holiday Monday, May 1 in a costume of their choice for the chance to be crowned May King and Queen....
Cricket club spends £55,000 on equipment and driveway

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Cricket club spends £55,000 on equipment and driveway

HENLEY Cricket Club has spent almost £55,000 on improvements. The Brakspear ground, off Matson Drive, has a new driveway which cost £27,000, and the groundsman has £28,000 worth of new maintenance equipment. Henley Town Council and South Oxfordshire...

Fatberg blamed for road chaos

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Fatberg blamed for road chaos

A ROAD closure which led to traffic chaos in Henley last week was caused by a “fatberg” formed by grease and oil from a nearby restaurant. Hart Street was closed for four days after “defects” were found in a sewage pipe during routine work by Thames...

Parents to help fund school hit by cuts

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Parents to help fund school hit by cuts

A HENLEY school is to launch a fund to which parents can donate to offset budget cuts. Gillotts School says it has been asked by several parents if they can contribute as the secondary is set to lose out under the Government’s proposed new funding...

'We want affordable housing and better transport'

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'We want affordable housing and better transport'

RESIDENTS of Henley want better transport and affordable housing for local workers, according to a survey. Henley Residents’ Group carried out the online survey in March and the beginning of April as it prepares to contest next month’s election for...

Girl raises money for homelessness charity with cake sale

Girl raises money for homelessness charity with cake sale

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A SCHOOLGIRL from Sonning Common raised £321 for a homelessness charity. Lil Smithers, 10, of Ashford Avenue, held a cake sale at the ...

Killer driver, 18, jailed and banned from road

Daniel Beaumont

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A TEENAGER has been jailed for almost five years after admitting causing death by dangerous driving. Daniel Beaumont, 18, of ...

Day care cash cuts

DAY care services in the Henley area are to receive one-off grants to help them survive on a reduced subsidy. Oxfordshire County ...

Prime Minister at care home party

Prime Minister at care home party

PRIME Minister Theresa May visited residents of a care home at a party in Charvil village hall. The Maidenhead MP attended the event ...

The jewel in our crown

The jewel in our crown

THE Kenton Theatre is a beacon for the arts in Henley, which has attracted stars like Michael McIntyre and Marti Webb while providing ...

Mount View parking restrictions proposed

DOUBLE yellow lines could be introduced on a Henley street to prevent patients at the new Townlands Memorial Hospital parking there. ...

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Walking spirit

A NEW pub trails scheme in Henley could prove rather popular. Customers will be encouraged to take part in walks of up to seven miles in and around the town as part of a joint ... [more]

 

Housing plan sites questioned

A PEPPARD parish councillor has questioned the choice of housing sites in the Sonning Common neighbourhood development plan. Councillor Fiona Berry said land at Bishopswood Farm ... [more]

 

Eyot owner mystery

WORK to clear an overgrown island in the River Thames in Henley cannot begin as the town council doesn’t know who owns it. East Eyot is a narrow strip of land covered in trees ... [more]

 

Cemetery work

ALMOST £25,000 is to be spent on repairs at Fairmile Cemetery in Henley. The work will include the widening of roundabouts, new footpaths and resurfacing roads. Sam Evans, who ... [more]

 

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