Tuesday, 28 February 2017

Workshop blaze in Henley

Workshop blaze in Henley

A ROAD remains closed in both directions this morning (Tuesday) following a blaze at a workshop in Henley. Police and fire crews were called to an outbuilding in Gravel Hill at about 4.45pm yesterday (Monday).The Thames Valley Air Ambulance landed at...
New boutique reverses the trend for closures

New boutique reverses the trend for closures

A NEWwomen’s boutique has opened in Henley, writes James Burton. VH & Co has taken over the former premises of Hubbledays in Duke Street, next door to homeware shop Vinegar Hill, its sister business, which opened at the old Browns of Henley premises...
Loading Bay Blockage

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Crackdown on parking bay misuse

POLICE are to patrol loading bays in Henley to stop drivers parking in them illegally. The moves comes after the Henley Standard revealed how drivers were misusing the bays in Duke Street and Bell Street, angering traders whose deliveries are...

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Runners called 'idiots' after crossing line in front of train

TWO runners risked their lives by crossing the railway line at Shiplake as a train was leaving the village station. The pair have been branded “idiots” after they ignored warning lights at the level crossing and ran around the barriers after they had...

The former LA Fitness building

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Mystery as care home site is offered for sale

A COMPANY which planned to redevelop the site of the former LA Fitness leisure centre in Henley as a care home is now selling the land. Henthames, of Essex, bought the gym and pool off Newtown Road in 2015 and then secured planning permission to...

Council faces complaint for not stopping developments

Council faces complaint for not stopping developments

SOUTH Oxfordshire District Council is facing a formal complaint over its handling of planning applications. Goring Parish Council ...

How residents saved our cinema from developers

How residents saved our cinema from developers

THE Regal Picturehouse cinema in Henley opened exactly 20 years ago on Sunday. The town had been without a cinema for 10 years and, as ...

My mum said I needed a part in Emmerdale

My mum said I needed a part in Emmerdale

FORMER Sonning Common schoolgirl Sally Dexter has made her mother proud after landing a role in Emmerdale. The 56-year-old actress, ...

Burgled designer back in business

Burgled designer back in business

A FASHION designer who had £20,000 of her stock stolen a month before Christmas is back in business. Arzu Kara’s entire 170-piece ...

Chairman prepares celebrity boat race crew

Chairman prepares celebrity boat race crew

YOU may well recognise some of the famous faces in this boat. There’s Sir Steve Redgrave, five-time Olympic champion and now chairman ...

Farmer shoots dog after ewes attacked

Sheep Field

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A FARMER was forced to shoot a dog after it attacked and killed three of his ewes. David Hicks, who owns Kingwood Farm in Wyfold, has ...

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Post office back online

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You could be at ceremony

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Grants for job training or FE

YOUNG people in Wargrave are being invited to apply for grants to fund their job training or further education. The Piggott Trust offers grants to people from the village and ... [more]

 

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