Saturday, 21 October 2017

Thames weed menace spreads

Thames weed menace spreads

A HIGHLY invasive and fast-growing river weed is threatening to choke the River Thames in the Henley area, an ecologist has warned. ...

 

George garden

HENLEY Town Council wants to create a garden in Henley inspired by former Beatle George Harrison, who lived at Friar Park. Mayor ...

 

Wish upon a sycamore and make your dreams come true

Wish upon a sycamore and make your dreams come true

A SYCAMORE tree in Marsh Meadows, Henley, has been designated as a wishing tree. About 15 people attended the official opening of the ...

 

Good move for village show

Good move for village show

ORGANISERS of the Chiltern Edge Horticultural Society autumn show say moving venues has proved to be popular with visitors. About 100 ...

 

Chiltern Edge Horticultural Society autumn show results

The full results were as follows: RHS Banksian Medal (most prize money in horticultural classes): Martin Hedges George Shaw Cup (best ...

 

Sheep watch

VOLUNTEERS are being sought to keep an eye on the sheep at Hartslock nature reserve near Whitchurch. The Berks, Bucks and Oxon ...

 

Clematis-loving couple win village front garden contest

Clematis-loving couple win village front garden contest

A COUPLE with more than 81 clematis plants have won this year’s Sonning Common front garden competition. David and Joyce Brewer were ...

 

Produce show

THE 116th Caversham Allotment Holders and Garden Association’s annual show will take place at Caversham Hall in St John’s Road on ...

 

Popularity of food swap growing after move

Popularity of food swap growing after move

A DOZEN people attended a food swap event in Henley. Apples for Eggs took place at TS Guardian, off Wargrave Road, under the guidance ...

 

Henley and Goring Ramblers celebrate 20 years of roaming

Henley and Goring Ramblers celebrate 20 years of roaming

ON Sunday, July 23, Henley and Goring Ramblers, together with two other Ramblers groups started 20 years ago, celebrated their ...

 

Pond memorial

A MEMORIAL will be installed at Widmore Pond in Sonning Common to celebrate the life of the man who looked after it. The parish ...

 

New tree call

A PARISH councillor wants a tree in Sonning Common to be replaced. Chrissie Phillips-Tilbury said the tree in Crowsley Way was cut ...

 

Dead birds mystery

Dead birds mystery

EIGHT dead geese were found dumped at the side of road in Stoke Row. The birds, which had orange bailing twine round their necks, were ...

 

Mystery unresolved as more dead crayfish found in Thames

Mystery unresolved as hundreds more dead crayfish are found in River Thames

ANOTHER large pile of dead crayfish has been spotted in the River Thames. Hundreds of the creatures were seen in the water near the ...

 

Smelly mound of trade waste at council depot

Smelly mound of trade waste at council depot

TRADE waste cleared from Henley town centre has been dumped in a huge pile at a council depot. Bags of rubbish from shops and ...

 

Help with preservingcommons

THE Chiltern Society will help with the maintenance of Kingwood Common. It will work with the Nettlebed and District Commons ...

 

Mystery killer leaves hundreds of crayfish dead in Thames

Mystery killer leaves hundreds of crayfish dead in Thames

HUNDREDS of crayfish have been found dead in the River Thames near Henley. A large pile of the creatures were spotted last Friday in ...

 

Swan population on the up with more cygnets on river

Swan population on the up with more cygnets on river

THE Henley area’s swan population continues to increase after years of decline, say the men tasked with the official count. A total of ...

 

Charge users

CONSERVATIONISTS have warned against the Government’s plans to stop council’s charging for Parkrun, which launched in Henley on July 1....

 

Free tree bark

FREE composted bark is available to collect for residents at Kidmore End and Gallowstree Common play areas. Bark pits at both play ...

 

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