Wednesday, 21 February 2018

Women honoured at Sue Ryder awards

Women honoured at Sue Ryder awards

Women from the Henley area were among those honoured at the Sue Ryder Women of Achievement Awards. The 12th annual awards were held on Friday (16) at Reading Town Hall. The ceremony, which was compered by former Reading and Wales footballer Ady...

Sports centre is filthy (again)

Sports centre is filthy (again)

HENLEY leisure centre is filthy despite undergoing a £150,000 renovation only two months ago. Visitors have complained of dirty changing areas and broken equipment and staff failing to take action despite complaints. It is a repeat of the findings of...

Developer says new flats needed to meet growing demand

Developer says new flats needed to meet growing demand

A DEVELOPER is making another attempt to build 10 flats in Henley. Millgate Homes, of Ruscombe, has resubmitted plans for Parkside after its first application was rejected because the site is not included in the joint Henley and Harpsden neighbourhood...

My year of good deeds for mum

My year of good deeds for mum

A WOMAN is spending this year carrying out 12 acts of kindness for charity. Hannah Carter is raising money for Sue Ryder in memory of her mother Mandy Wheatman, who was cared for at the charity’s hospice in Nettlebed before her death in 2010, aged...
Headteacher with staying power to deliver change

Headteacher with staying power to deliver change

CATHARINE DARNTON loves her work. After 10 years as headteacher of Gillotts School in Henley, she is still enjoying it as much as the day she began. Having held only four jobs since leaving university, 47-year-old Ms Darton says she is a “stayer”.She...

Please fix this pavement

Please fix this pavement

A WOMAN is demanding that a potholed pavement is repaired before it results in someone being seriously injured. Connie Vickery, 84, ...

Teenager says thanks for new £3,200 wheelchair

Teenager says thanks for new £3,200 wheelchair

A DISABLED teenager has a new wheelchair thanks to fellow residents of Sonning Common. Charlotte Broadbent, 19, of Orchard Avenue, has ...

Coffee house number 15 opens with another on way

Coffee house number 15 opens with another on way

HENLEY’s 15th coffee shop has opened — with the 16th on the way. Drifters has taken over the former Upstairs and Downstairs tea room ...

£100,000 to tackle pollution

£100,000 to tackle pollution

COUNCILLORS in Henley have welcomed the injection of £100,000 into tackling air pollution. South Oxfordshire District Council has ...

Shoppers back Oxfam shops despite scandal

Shoppers back Oxfam shops despite scandal

SHOPPERS in Henley are continuing to support the town’s Oxfam shops despite the charity’s sex scandal. The shop in Market Place and ...

Farmer says don't turn my field into school pitches

Farmer says don't turn my field into school pitches

A FARMER is opposing plans to turn some of his land into school playing fields. Shiplake College wants to convert a 19-acre arable ...

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Legal fund target rises

A FUND-RAISING campaign to help prevent a development of 95 homes in Sonning Common has increased its target. Organisers now want to raise £8,000 after reaching their original ... [more]

 

Flooding solution

REPAIRS could be made to a road near Sonning Common to stop giant puddles forming when it rains. Oxfordshire County Council, the highways authority, is trying to solve the problem ... [more]

 

Cabinet reshuffle

THE cabinet of South Oxfordshire District Council has had a reshuffle. David Nimmo Smith, who represents the Woodcote and Rotherfield ward, has been given the development and ... [more]

 

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