Sunday, 19 August 2018

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RESIDENTS of Henley are to be given the chance to vote on whether they want a

RESIDENTS of Henley are to be given the chance to vote on whether they want a superstore at the Mill Lane sports centre. At a special town meeting this week, 66 people voted in favour of a supermarket, 34 against, with six abstentions. Another 29 were barred from voting because they did not live in Henley. A proposal by town councillor Kru Zakss that a referendum be held was seconded by his wife Gill Zakss and supporrted by 10 Henley residents. The poll, which will cost around £2,000, will be held on October 31.

Henley kebab seller Mohammad Seylani-Zadeh has been given the go-ahead to trade from the Greys Road car park. He has been running Henley Kebabs from a private car park behind Ketts electrical shop in Market Place for a month since being told to leave the town centre spot he had occupied for more than a year. Police had asked him to move on following complaints about litter and the van being illegally parked on double yellow lines in Hart Street.

Youngsters in Henley are to get a skate park in Mill Meadows after more than a year of asking the town council for support. On Tuesday, the council’s general purposes committee agreed to recommend spending more than £4,000 on a new timber mini-ramp.





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