Tuesday, 21 August 2018

Bride walks down aisle on crutches

Bride walks down aisle on crutches

A WOMAN walked down the aisle on crutches on her wedding day only weeks after breaking her leg and suffering a stroke. Chrissie Phillips-Tilbury, 76, a Sonning Common parish councillor, married semi-retired flight instructor Derek Godfrey, 82, on...
Concerns over potential extension of gravel quarry

Concerns over potential extension of gravel quarry

A QUARRY could be extended despite opposition. Tarmac, which operates the Sonning Works by the River Thames in Eye & Dunsden, has suggested expanding it to an adjacent site downstream towards Shiplake. The company says the 86-hectare site would...
Henley could get new on-street electric vehicle charging points

Henley could get new on-street electric vehicle charging points

HENLEY Town Council could apply for government funding for on-street electric vehicle charging points. The Government has created a £4.5million fund for local authorities to tap into in order to encourage more people to buy electric cars. Councils...

Planning chief won’t rule out housing sites

Planning chief won’t rule out housing sites

RULING out sites for large-scale housing development in Kidmore End would be premature, according to a council chief. Adrian Duffield, head of planning at South Oxfordshire District Council, said that to exclude any site from consideration required...
Developer resurrects plans for 25 homes

Developer resurrects plans for 25 homes

A DEVELOPER has revised plans for 25 homes in Sonning Common. T A Fisher, of Theale, wants to develop 1.5 hectares of land behind housing in Kennylands Road. In October South Oxfordshire District Council’s planning committee refused an application for...

War heroes could be honoured at pavilion

AN amateur historian is researching the 134 people from Peppard who served during the Second World War. James Hern, a member of ...

Lights cleaned

STREET lights in Station Road, Henley, were repaired and cleaned on Wednesday. Contractors for Oxfordshire County Council used a van ...

Motorists warned of congestion for festival

RESIDENTS of Caversham and Mapledurham are being warned to expect traffic disruption during next weekend’s Reading Festival. About 100,...

Maps for sale

A LIMITED number of prints of a map of Goring and Streatley which was created for the Gap Festival is being sold. The map, created by ...

Vote delayed

A REFERENDUM on Goring’s neighbourhood plan has been delayed. The document, which names the sites where at least 86 new homes should ...

Talks on schools merger to resume

TALKS on the merger of two schools in Wargrave will resume next month. The “One School, One Site” campaign to combine Robert Piggott ...

‘Villages need CCTV’

A CALL has been made for CCTV to be installed in Wargrave and Crazies Hill to deter criminals. Parish councillor Nick Hart spoke out ...

Temporary pitches

TEMPORARY football pitches are to be installed in Wargrave. The parish council is working with the village football and cricket clubs ...

Support for cafe plan

PLANS to open a café at a Wargrave marina have been welcomed by parish councillors. Lisa Anacora, who runs Val Wyatt Marine in Willow ...

Computer traffic system can’t cope

Computer traffic system can’t cope

THE computerised traffic management system for Henley cannot cope at peak times. Oxfordshire County Council, the highways authority, ...

Mews redevelopment contractor appointed

Mews redevelopment contractor appointed

THE redevelopment of Market Place Mews in Henley started on Monday. Landowner and developer Catalyst Capital has appointed London ...

Passengers flock to launch of new town bus service

Passengers flock to launch of new town bus service

ABOUT 50 people celebrated the launch of Henley’s new bus service on Saturday. The gas-powered vehicle was unveiled in front of the ...

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Bride walks down aisle on crutches

Bride walks down aisle on crutches

A WOMAN walked down the aisle on crutches on her wedding day only weeks after breaking her leg and suffering a stroke. Chrissie Phillips-Tilbury, 76, a Sonning Common parish ... [more]

 

Leaflet promotes Goring to disabled

A LEAFLET promoting Goring as a tourist destination is to be circulated at railway stations along the Thames Valley. The double-sided A4 pamphlet, which was commissioned by the ... [more]

 

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