Wednesday, 16 August 2017

Controversial Tesco store opens at former village pub

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Controversial Tesco store opens at former village pub

A NEW branch of Tesco has opened in Goring. Scores of shoppers visited the supermarket giant’s new Express store on its first day of trading at the old Queen’s Arms pub in Reading Road on Thursday last week. The former Greene King pub had been vacant...

Children and prisoners among exhibitors at village art show

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Children and prisoners among exhibitors at village art show

CHILDREN from Nettlebed Community School were among the exhibitors at the village’s annual art and craft show. The two-day event, organised by the Nettlebed Art Society, featured more than 130 paintings by dozens of contributors from within 20 miles...

RNLI car boot sale just as popular at new site

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RNLI car boot sale just as popular at new site

HUNDREDS of people attended a car boot sale in aid of the RNLI. About 180 sellers set up stalls on a field at the Swiss Farm campsite off Marlow Road, Henley. As well as purchasing second-hand goods, visitors could enjoy ice-creams and refreshments....

The battle of Mapledurham

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The battle of Mapledurham

GUNFIRE and explosions rang out around Mapledurham as the village hosted a weekend of Second World War battle re-enactments. Hundreds of visitors attended the fifth annual Mapledurham at War event, which took place in the grounds of Mapledurham House...

Skate park is busy during free summer fun day for families

Skate park is busy during free summer holiday fun day for families

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RESIDENTS of the Gainsborough estate in Henley enjoyed a family fun day. The fourth annual event, held in Makins recreation ground on ...

Trio pay tribute to relatives who fought in war

Trio pay tribute to relatives who fought in war

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THREE generations of one family travelled to Belgium to pay tribute to relatives who fought in the First World War. Chris Copland, ...

Tories boot out rebel councillor

Tories boot out rebel councillor

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THE Deputy Mayor of Henley has been kicked out of the local branch of the Conservatives after more than a year of internal ...

Villagers continue to oppose 95 homes

Villagers continue to oppose 95 homes

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RESIDENTS of Shiplake are continuing to fight the development of 95 homes at Thames Farm. Villager Richard Verrall has launched a ...

Row over meeting to discuss trade waste being held in secret

THE chairman of a Henley Town Council working group has come under fire for holding a meeting to discuss trade waste in private. ...

Get ready for Rewind invasion

Get ready for Rewind invasion

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AROUND 40,000 music fans will descend on Temple Island Meadows in Remenham next weekend for the ninth annual Rewind Festival. The ...

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Produce show

THE 116th Caversham Allotment Holders and Garden Association’s annual show will take place at Caversham Hall in St John’s Road on Saturday, September 2 from 2.15pm to 4.45pm. ... [more]

 

Growing opposition to homes

CAMPAIGNERS fighting plans for housing on a wildlife haven in Tokers Green have received a boost. The Campaign for the Protection of Rural England and Oxfordshire County Council ... [more]

 

Library events

THE Friends of Sonning Common library are planning two fund-raising events. A quiz will be held at the village hall on October 6 at 7.30pm. Tickets cost £20 per team with a ... [more]

 

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