Thursday, 22 February 2018

Leander Club launches hippo art project

Leander Club launches hippo art project

LEANDER Club has launched a community art project to celebrate 200 years since it was founded. Project Hip Hip Hooray will mark the club’s bicentenary by giving 200 cardboard hippos to community groups, schools and artists to decorate. The creations...
Garden centre redevelopment plans imminent

Garden centre redevelopment plans imminent

PLANS to redevelop an old garden centre near Henley are due to be submitted over the next month. Aida Dellal, who owns the former Wyevale site off Reading Road, near Shiplake, is proposing to build up to 40 new homes and an office block on the...
Cups return to Ireland for Leander celebration

Cups return to Ireland for Leander celebration

LEANDER Club’s bicentenary celebrations will continue this weekend with a gala dinner in Dublin to celebrate its long association with rowing in Ireland. To mark the occasion, the two Cork International Cups will return for the first time since the...
Church's snowdrop open day to commemorate fallen

Church's snowdrop open day to commemorate fallen

MORE than 250 people attended a snowdrop-themed open day at All Saints’ Church in Dunsden on Sunday. The second annual event featured singing, music and poetry readings as well as talks on the church’s history during the First World War. Visitors...
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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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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]

 

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