Tuesday, 30 May 2017

Road set to close for weeks

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Road set to close for weeks

THE main road between Henley and Reading is set to be closed for weeks from next month for repairs. The A4155 Henley Road has been reduced to one lane near the Flowing Spring since April following a carriageway collapse caused by previous flooding....
Japanese rock garden for Chelsea Fringe Festival

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Chill out, it's Zenley-on-Thames

A POP-UP Japanese rock garden has been created for the fourth annual Chelsea Fringe Henley festival. It was designed and built by Giles Reynolds, who is head gardener at Friar Park, off Gravel Hill, in the courtyard at King’s Arms Barn and will remain...
My daughter, the Kiwi bishop

My daughter, the Kiwi bishop

A MAN from Wargrave has spoken of his pride after his daughter was chosen to become New Zealand’s fourth ever female bishop. Terry Grourk flew to the country this week ahead of the ordination of his daughter Eleanor Sanderson next Friday. Dr Sanderson...
Chiltern Vintage Tractor Run

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IT may not have been quite tropical weather but the sun did come out for the Hawaiian-themed Chiltern Vintage Tractor Run on Sunday. A total of 67 tractors took part in the 11th annual event, which raises money for the Thames Valley air ambulance....
Street food festival will be back on menu after success of first event

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Street food festival will be back on menu after success of first event

A STREET food festival held in Henley for the first time has been hailed a success. Nineteen stalls were set up in Falaise Square on Saturday, selling snacks from around the world including chilli, paella, bratwurst, squid and frogs’ legs and chips....

Lessons in mindfulness

A HENLEY school has introduced lessons in mindfulness. St Mary’s School in St Andrew’s Road says the classes are designed to help ...

Blue Peter star plays with children at fete

Blue Peter star plays with children at fete

CHILDREN’S TV presenter Barney Harwood met children at a summer fete at Crazies Hill Primary School. The Blue Peter presenter took ...

Growing school refused consent for new car park

AN expanding school has been refused planning permission for a new car park. Reading Blue Coat School in Sonning wanted to create 41 ...

Footballers celebrate

Footballers celebrate

HUNDREDS of junior footballers attended an end-of-season party and awards ceremony. Wargrave Girls’ FC held the event at the ...

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a first aid training session for residents of the Gainsborough estate in Henley was held at the scout hut off Greys Road. t was run by ...

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more than 30 people attended an open day at Henley Sailing Club in Willow Lane, Wargrave. Members took visitors out on the water for ...

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Silence for Manchester

A MINUTE’S silence for the victims of the Manchester terror attack was held at a meeting of Henley Town Council on Tuesday. Mayor Kellie Hinton said: “Like all of you, this ... [more]

 

Chairman resigns

THE chairman of Sonning Common Parish Council has stood down after six years. Douglas Kedge will stay on as a member of the council, which he joined in 2009. He will be succeed by ... [more]

 

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