Friday, 28 April 2017

Charity dog walk raises £500

Charity dog walk raises £500

A CHARITY dog walk raised £500 for Henley's Riverside counselling service. More than 30 dogs and their owners took part in the event, which started and finished at the home of Bridget Fraser, a trustee of the charity, in Hambleden. The Henley branch...

Council apologises for burial blunder

Council apologises for burial blunder

A FAMILY have been told they cannot exhume the body of a man buried in the wrong plot following a series of blunders by Henley Town Council. Alexis Leventis petitioned the Consistory Court of the Diocese of Oxford to remove the body of Victor Miller...

Blind man rows river

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Blind man rows river

A BLIND man who is rowing the length of the River Thames should arrive in Henley on Sunday. James Shone, founder of the charity I Can and I Am, set off from Lechlade on Wednesday and hopes to arrive in Teddington on Monday. He was forced to quit...

Morpurgo to speak

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Morpurgo to speak

CHILDREN’S author Michael Morpurgo and radio presenter Gemma Cairney are among the latest names to be confirmed for this year’s Henley Literary Festival. War Horse author Morpurgo, who ran a special schools event at the 2015 festival, will speak about...

Electric vehicles could help tackle air pollution, say Tories

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Electric vehicles could help tackle air pollution, say Tories

AN electric vehicles demonstration was held in Henley on Saturday. Visitors could take a look at the Nissan car and van in Market Place, which were provided by the Oxford dealership at the invitation of South Oxfordshire district councillor Joan...

What did the Queen say? Book reveals all

What did the Queen say? Book reveals all

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A WOMAN from Henley has published a book of anecdotes about people’s encounters with the Queen. About 100 people attended the official ...

Former Spice Girl Mel C announced for Henley Festival

Former Spice Girl Mel C announced for Henley Festival

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FORMER Spice Girl Mel C will appear at this year’s Henley Festival. The singer, who was known as “Sporty Spice” while in the Nineties ...

Physio business celebrates move

Physiolistic celebrate move

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A PHYSIOTHERAPY business has officially opened its new home at Henley Rugby Club. Physiolistic, which was started 10 years ago by ...

Peer puts 'prison' house land on market

Binfield Heath proposed house

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A BARRISTER and life peer who won a fight to build a six-bedroom house likened to a prison façade by a critic is now selling the land. ...

Chiltern Edge School placed in 'special measures' by education watchdog

Chiltern Edge School placed in 'special measures' by education watchdog

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CHILTERN Edge School in Sonning Common has been placed in "special measures" by Ofsted and could be closed down. A report by the ...

Meet the yarn-bombers

Meet the yarn-bombers

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WHITCHURCH Bridge is to be covered in more than 100 works of homemade art. Scores of residents have contributed to the “yarn bombing” ...

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Fatberg blamed for road chaos

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 ... [more]

 

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]

 

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 Council, which is responsible for adult social ... [more]

 

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