Monday, 21 August 2017

Social club for older people back in black thanks to businesses

Social club for older people back in black thanks to businesses

THE Henley 60+ Social Club has received more than £12,000 in donations in the past month. Ann Manning, who runs the insurance brokers of the same name in Reading Road, donated £10,000 after reading about the club having a deficit in the Henley...

Neighbours opposed to bungalow extension

Neighbours opposed to bungalow extension

PLANS to turn a Wargrave bungalow into a five-bedroom home have been opposed by neighbours and parish councillors. The Hall family, who own the property in Blakes Road, want to build a second floor to provide more room. But neighbours say the bungalow...
Councillor stays on despite moving

Councillor stays on despite moving

ONE of the most experienced members of Henley Town Council has moved out of the town. David Nimmo Smith, a Conservative with more than 20 years’ service, has sold his house in St Andrew’s Road and moved to Summertown in Oxford. He and his wife Judith...
Residents upset over house built without full consent

Residents upset over house built without full consent

NEIGHBOURS are unhappy with a developer for building a house in Sonning Common without full planning permission. Kiranjeet Sidhu, from Southall, built the two-storey house in Woodlands Road without agreements on landscaping and parking. South...
Going French

Going French

HENLEY Library is considering introducing a discussion group for fluent French speakers and a board games club. The French group would meet on Monday evenings, with the first one pencilled in for September 18 from 6pm to 7pm. The games club could meet...

Street lights changing

SOME street lights in Wargrave are to be replaced. Wokingham Borough Council is installing new LED lights across the borough, ...

AN outdoor gym could be installed in Wargrave. Parish councillors first considered the idea following the refurbishment of the ...

Seating plan

A BENCH is to be installed in Lea Road, Sonning Common. The parish council will pay up to £450 for the seat to go outside Batten House....

Former highways chief calls for Kill your Engine campaign

Former highways chief calls for Kill your Engine campaign

DRIVERS should be told to switch off their engines while waiting in traffic in Henley, says a former highways chief. David Nimmo Smith ...

Skate park closed for two weeks after arson attack

Skate park closed for two weeks after arson attack

THE skate park in Sonning Common will be closed for up to two weeks after it was targeted by vandals. Three golf buggies, fencing, ...

Growing opposition to homes

CAMPAIGNERS fighting plans for housing on a wildlife haven in Tokers Green have received a boost. The Campaign for the Protection of ...

Library events

THE Friends of Sonning Common library are planning two fund-raising events. A quiz will be held at the village hall on October 6 at 7....

Homes plan moves closer

PLANS for 10 new homes on the site of a car showroom in Wargrave look set to be approved subject to conditions. Oraclemarker wants to ...

Repairs gift

WARGRAVE Heritage Trust has donated £10,000 towards the refurbishment of Woodclyffe Hall in High Street. Parish council chairman ...

Pub couple say roadworks are ruining summer trade

Pub couple say roadworks are ruining summer trade

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THE landlords of a village pub say they are losing trade because of a six-week road closure. Adam and Sandra Purdy, who run The Horns ...

Road to be closed for 10 weeks

REPAIRS of a subsided road in Playhatch will begin on August 21 and last an estimated 10 weeks. The work on the A4155 Henley Road ...

Developer investigated for unauthorised building work

A DEVELOPER is being investigated for allegedly breaching planning permission and health and safety laws. South Oxfordshire District ...

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Walk to lunch

WATLINGTON Environment Group will host a ramble and pub lunch in and around Stadhampton next Saturday (August 26). The walk is about four miles with a number of stiles, beginning ... [more]

 

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