Thursday, 14 December 2017

No bread for ducks

VISITORS to Widmore Pond in Sonning Common are being asked not to feed bread to the ducks. A notice is to put up at the pond in ...

 

Library gift

THE Friends of Benson library has received £1,000 from CALA Homes’s community bursary to put towards new books, outreach to schools ...

 

Council seeks up to £200,000 for sports pavilion revamp

PEPPARD Parish Council is to spend up to £10,000 on drawing up plans to revamp the sports pavilion. The project, which could cost up ...

 

£150,000 makeover

WORK to refurbish the changing rooms at Henley leisure centre will begin on Monday. It will take six weeks to complete at a cost of ...

 

Research help

FAMILY history research lessons are held at Goring library on the third Friday of every month from 10am to noon. Places must be booked ...

 

Hall blood donation clinic is scrapped

COUNCILLORS in Peppard are unhappy after the NHS blood donation clinics held in the village were stopped after three years. The ...

 

Firefighters gifted oxygen equipment to save pets in emergencies

Firefighters gifted oxygen equipment to save pets in emergencies

AN oxygen tank with masks for use on pets has been presented to Goring fire station. The equipment, which cost £90, was paid for with ...

 

Hawks celebrate opening of £450,000 changing rooms

Hawks celebrate opening of £450,000 changing rooms

HENLEY Rugby Club have officially unveiled their new £450,000 changing rooms. The development is the second phase of a project to ...

 

Parish council takes over running of youth club

MANAGEMENT of Sonning Common’s youth club is to be brought under the control of the parish council. The council will be responsible ...

 

Help required

THE youth club in Sonning Common is appealing for more volunteers. Club SC, which is based at Chiltern Edge School, operates from 7pm ...

 

Hall makeover

PEPPARD Parish Council has awarded £1,500 to the village’s war memorial hall. The money will go towards maintenance currently being ...

 

Parkrun comes to Henley

Parkrun comes to Henley

A FREE to enter, weekly 5km run is set to start in Henley next month. The inaugural Henley Parkrun will take place at 9am on Saturday, ...

 

OPINION: How to avoid the election lottery

WE have just had two polls in quick succession.   With Brexit all votes went into one pot, giving a clear mandate:  52 per cent  out ...

 

Fire station saved from axe for at least one more year

Wargrave fire station

WARGRAVE fire station will remain open for at least another year but staff availability must improve to guarantee its long-term future....

 

Fire station's future more uncertain

Wargrave fire station

THE future of Wargrave fire station appears more uncertain following public consultation on cuts to be made by the Royal Berkshire ...

 

Stay safe

TV presenter Matt Allwright will speak at a fraud awareness evening at the Piggott School in Wargrave on Monday. The Watchdog ...

 

Hail our young achievers in sport, arts and citizenship

Youth awards

TEENAGE triplets who hope to ski for England were among 19 youngsters from the Henley area to receive cash awards for their ...

 

Pupils recreate Great Fire of London on school playing field

Pupils recreate Great Fire of London on school playing field

PUPILS at Robert Piggott Infant School in Wargrave burnt down their own paper houses as part of a class project on the Great Fire of ...

 

Six PCSOs face chop in council and police cuts

Henley town centre

SIX police community support officers in South Oxfordshire are to be axed after their funding was withdrawn. Thames Valley Police has ...

 

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