Monday, 20 August 2018

Children’s summer play scheme moves to new venue

Children’s summer play scheme moves to new venue

THE first Henley Outdoor Play Scheme to be held at its new venue has been hailed a success. About 150 children per day attended the ...

 

New recreation ground in village to offset housing

New recreation ground in village to offset housing

AN ampitheatre-style playing field could be created at a new recreation ground in Sonning Common. Work to level the site of Memorial ...

 

Former allotments secretary receives achievement award

Former allotments secretary receives achievement award

A WOMAN has been recognised for her outstanding contribution to Henley Allotments Association. Marisa Francini, of St Mark’s Road, ...

 

Play area cash

SONNING Common Parish Council is to receive £18,629 from South Oxfordshire District Council towards the cost of resurfacing the Lea ...

 

Buy a brick

RESIDENTS of Whitchurch can add their names to the village maze. Some of the 2,650 bricks at the landmark off Hardwick Road have been ...

 

Catching up

SUMMER sessions for teenagers in Sonning Common could be held at the village youth club. Club SC is considering running sessions at ...

 

Holiday reads

A SUMMER reading challenge for children has been launched by Goring library. It is urging four- to 11-year-olds to read six books over ...

 

Theatre chief resigns over ‘disagreement’

Theatre chief resigns over ‘disagreement’

THE chairman of the Kenton Theatre in Henley has resigned after less than two years in post. Rick White, who was appointed in October ...

 

Underground valve is to blame for village losing running water

RESIDENTS of a village which was left with little or no running water for more than three weeks have had their supply restored. ...

 

Exercise classes

GORING residents aged over 60 are being encouraged to attend gentle exercise classes. The Go Active Gold sessions are provided by ...

 

Speed limit cut bid on crossing

THE speed limit on Whitchurch Bridge could be reduced to 20mph. Oxfordshire County Council and West Berkshire Council, the highways ...

 

New elderly social club

A NEW social club for the elderly has been launched at Woodcote Community Centre. The Golden Age Afternoon, a project run by Age UK, ...

 

New manager

THE day-to-day running of Peppard sports pavilion will be handed over to the village cricket club. Peppard Parish Council, which owns ...

 

Plant club show raises £550

Plant club show raises £550

THE 10th annual Benson Plant Club sale raised almost £550. There was a range of perennials, annuals and vegetable plants on offer at ...

 

Swings return

SWINGS at a playground in Sonning Common have been reinstalled after it was resurfaced. The parish council had to remove the swings at ...

 

New lighting

NEW lighting could be installed on the outside of the scout hut in Sonning Common. The building, which is in Baskerville Road park, is ...

 

Water works

ROADS in Wargrave will be partially closed later this month as Thames Water carries out work on pipes. Three-way traffic lights will ...

 

Protection for meeting room

KIDMORE End Parish Council is trying to get the Parish Room, in Wood Lane, listed as an asset of community value. It means if the ...

 

Mill Meadows awarded Green Flag for fifth year

Mill Meadows awarded Green Flag for fifth year

A BEAUTY spot in Henley has won its fifth consecutive Green Flag award. Town councillor Kellie Hinton dedicated the prize for Mill ...

 

Cable firm should clean pavements, says resident

Cable firm should clean pavements, says resident

A MAN has complained that pavements near his home in Wargrave are still scruffy and streaked — a year after they were dug up to ...

 

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