Tuesday, 21 February 2017

Brave Charlie fighting back

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Brave Charlie fighting back

THE family of a boy who fought a brain tumour say they are delighted with his progress as he marks a year in remission. Charlie Ilsley, nine, has almost doubled in weight in 12 months and his hair has started to grow back. This is in stark contrast to...

Plaster on the leisure centre floor

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Leisure centre's shame exposed

THE operators of Henley leisure centre have pledged to clean up their act after being exposed for having dirty changing rooms and showers. GLL, which runs the complex in Gillotts Lane on behalf of South Oxfordshire District Council, blamed its...

Plans for Gravel Hill

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Slowing traffic

A PINCH point to slow down traffic on a Henley street could be installed after complaints by residents. Oxfordshire County Council is consulting on proposals for Gravel Hill, including a narrowed portion of road with priority for traffic heading down...

Chiltern Society

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Chilterns 'under threat'

THE Chilterns Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and green belt is under unprecedented threat from development despite assurances by the government, says a conservation charity. The Chiltern Society was responding to a new White Paper on housing and...

Burnt out Land Rover

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Fire destroys Land Rover

A LAND Rover Defender was destroyed in a blaze in St Andrew’s Road, Henley last night (Friday)The vehicle, which the owner had recently fitted with new tyres and steps, caught alight at about 7pm. Her mother, who didn’t wished to be named, said the...

Business built on bricks

Business built on bricks

TWO mothers have launched a business inspired by their children’s love of Lego. Clare Wright and Kate Winter, who are neighbours in ...

College governor retires

Shiplake college school emblem

SIR WILLIAM McALPINE has stepped down as a governor of Shiplake College after 27 years. He joined the governing body of the ...

Schoolchildren sing Sixties hits for music competition

Schoolchildren sing Sixties hits for music competition

Pupils at Rupert House School in Henley sang and danced to hits from across four decades as part of a music competition. Youngsters ...

Women who mean business

Women who mean business

THE nominees for this year’s Sue Ryder women of achievement awards have been announced. In the build-up to the awards ceremony on ...

Villagers prepared for invasion by star's fans

Villagers prepared for invasion by star's fans

THOUSANDS of fans are expected to descend on Goring to celebrate George Michael’s birthday. Businesses are bracing themselves for a ...

From accounting to icing

From accounting to icing

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A WOMAN from Henley who quit her job as an accountant to start her own cake baking company is in the running for an award. Chloe ...

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Blue bags on the way

BLUE waste bags will be delivered to homes in Wargrave and Charvil this month. Each household will be given 80 bags by Wokingham Borough Council’s contractor Veolia. This is the ... [more]

 

Pub auction

A CHARITY auction with lots including tickets to Wimbledon’s Centre Court will be held at the Horns pub in Crazies Hill on Saturday, February 25. Landlords Adam and Sandra Purdy ... [more]

 

Burglars flee

CAMPING equipment was stolen when the garage of a house in Wargrave Hill was broken into on Wednesday last week. The burglars fled after being disturbed by the owner.

 

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The Bell Surgery, Henley-on-Thames is recruiting for a Part-time Receptionist to join the friendly staff team Part-time ...

 

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Bench Joiner required for long established business in Twyford. Time Served. Hardwood and Softwood joinery. Must be ...