Monday, 18 December 2017

F1 boss's dream home

F1 boss's dream home

FORMER Formula 1 boss Ron Dennis wants to build an “elegant country house” at the former Park Place estate in Remenham. The 70-year-old, who currently lives in Virginia Water in Surrey, bought 175 acres of land in the summer after selling his 25 per...

Councillors support kebab van's move to busier pitch in street

Councillors support kebab van's move to busier pitch in street

THE owner of a takeaway kebab van in Henley wants to move to the town centre to try to improve his trade. Mohammad Seylani-Zadeh first set up Henley Kebabs in Greys Road car park in 1990 but was forced to go and live in his native Iran after his...
Growing workload

Growing workload

MORE staff could be taken on by Sonning Common Parish Council due to an increased workload. The administrative work from three committees, several working parties and the neighbourhood plan is currently shared between parish clerk Philip Collings and...
Blue badge amnesty

Blue badge amnesty

OXFORDSHIRE County Council is offering an amnesty for drivers to hand in blue badges they have been misusing, no questions asked, until Wednesday. Badges which have expired, belong to someone or are no longer needed can be handed in at any library or...
Clock offer

Clock offer

THE Wargrave Heritage Trust has offered to pay for a new clock at Woodclyffe Hall in the village. The parish council, which recently renovated the building in High Street, is considering replacing the clock, which dates from 1970.

Free parking

DRIVERS will be able to park free at a Wargrave car park before Christmas. The car park in School Lane will be free on Saturdays and ...

Tree chipping

A CHRISTMAS tree shredding service will be available for residents of Wargrave. The parish council is seeking quotes for a shredding ...

Clubs ask for more pitches

MORE sports pitches could be created in Wargrave. The village football and cricket clubs have suggested using King’s Field and the ...

Councillors back barn conversion

COUNCILLORS in Wargrave have supported plans to convert an old barn into a family home. James Fone has applied for planning permission ...

Another appeal in Thames Farm saga

Another appeal in Thames Farm saga

A FIGHT to prevent 95 homes being built on land between Henley and Shiplake has been escalated to the second-highest court in the ...

Mayor's Christmas party for old folk

Mayor's Christmas party for old folk

MORE than 100 people were fed and entertained at the Mayor of Henley’s Christmas party for the elderly. The guests at the lunch at the ...

The lady reappears (briefly)

The lady reappears (briefly)

A TEAM of divers and marine engineers recovered a statue which vandals had thrown into the river in Henley. Experts from Cook Piling, ...

Housing blueprint is 'vague wish list', says planning chairman

Housing blueprint is 'vague wish list', says planning chairman

A BLUEPRINT for future housing in South Oxfordshire fails to meet Henley’s needs, according to the town council. It says the district ...

'Fine bus and taxi drivers who leave engines running'

BUS and taxi drivers should be fined for leaving their vehicle engines running while stationary in Henley town centre, say councillors....

Parish council willing to pay for fight against developer

SONNING Common Parish Council is gearing up for a legal battle with a developer. Gallagher Estates has appealed after its plans for 95 ...

Concerns over £200,000 makeover of sports pavilion

CONCERNS have been raised about plans to spend up to £200,000 on updating Peppard’s sports pavilion. The building in Stoke Row Road ...

New parks truck may be hired

THE team which maintains Henley’s green spaces could hire a new tipper truck instead of buying a replacement. The town council is to ...

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Plea for crossing

A PEDESTRIAN crossing is needed to help vulnerable people get across one of the busiest streets in Sonning Common, says a parish councillor. Barrie Greenwood said Wood Lane needed ... [more]

 
Crowds welcome back switch-on

Crowds welcome back switch-on

HUNDREDS of people attended Goring’s Christmas festival on Friday evening. The village shops stayed open until 8.30pm and the lights of the 20ft Christmas tree in Rectory Gardens ... [more]

 

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