Saturday, 23 June 2018

Pupils urge parents to turn off engines outside school

Pupils urge parents to turn off engines outside school

PUPILS at a Henley school have been encouraging their parents to switch off their car engines when they come to collect them. The ...

 

Festival celebrates nature and how it helps our health

Festival celebrates nature and how it helps our health

A FESTIVAL celebrating wildlife and wellbeing took place in Park Corner, near Nettlebed. Chris Gibbs, from Huntercombe, organised the ...

 

Snake and ladders with green message

Snake and ladders with green message

PUPILS at Sacred Heart Primary School in Henley were taught about air pollution by environmentalists. Volunteers from Clean Air for ...

 

Extra shrub to help tackle air pollution

Extra shrub to help tackle air pollution

ANOTHER shrub has been been installed in Henley to help tackle air pollution. Caroline Langler, a member of environmental campaign ...

 

Schools share top prize in revamped science contest

Schools share top prize in revamped science contest

TWO teams of pupils shared the top prize in this year’s Henley Schools Environmental Science Competition. St Mary’s School in St ...

 

228... third best hanging baskets total in six years

HENLEY will be decorated with 228 hanging baskets this summer.  Sales of the baskets closed yesterday (Thursday) and almost 100 ...

 

Plant sale raises £800 towards cost of traditional village show

Plant sale raises £800 towards cost of traditional village show

A PLANT sale held in Ewelme raised about £800 for this year’s village show. The annual event, which is organised by Ewelme ...

 

Call to ban or restrict use of barbecues in meadows

Call to ban or restrict use of barbecues in meadows

BARBECUES should be banned from Henley’s riverside beauty spots or only allowed in designatted areas, say residents. This was among ...

 

New park warden

New park warden

A HORTICULTURAL specialist has been employed by Henley Town Council. Kyle Dowling, 29, who lives in Henley, has been made a park ...

 

Plant sale

HENLEY Allotment Association’s annual plant sale will take place in Market Place tomorrow (Saturday), from 9.30am to 1.30pm. It be ...

 

Baskets total smashes 200

Baskets total smashes 200

MORE than 200 hanging baskets have now been put up around Henley to decorate the town for summer. Staff from WindowFlowers, of Burnham,...

 

Storm lights up family’s weekend

Storm lights up family’s weekend

THESE photographs were taken during the spectacular lightning storm over Henley in the early hours of Sunday. Paul Atkinson, 39, was ...

 

Pollution-busting shrubs on trial

Pollution-busting shrubs on trial

SHRUBS are set to be planted in Henley town centre to tackle air pollution. Environmental campaign group Henley in Transition and ...

 

207 baskets and counting...

207 baskets and counting...

A TOTAL of 207 hanging baskets has now been sold by Henley in Bloom. Businesses and residents have been encouraged to place their ...

 

New gravel quarry taking shape

New gravel quarry taking shape

A NEW entrance to the expanded Sonning Works quarry will open soon. Tarmac is creating the new access on to the A4155 between Henley ...

 

Dog waste

DOG walkers in Remenham have been urged to clean up after their pets after enough mess to fill up eight bin bags was found on a ...

 

Edible hedge and vines planted at new orchard

Edible hedge and vines planted at new orchard

VOLUNTEERS planted an edible hedge and vines at the new Henley community orchard. About 20 volunteers carried out the work at the land ...

 

Shorter gardening festival kicks off with floral flotilla

Shorter gardening festival kicks off with floral flotilla

THE fifth annual Chelsea Fringe Henley festival will start with a floral flotilla this Sunday. Ten boats are signed up so far for the ...

 

Volunteers clear 30 bags of rubbish from river in just three hours

Volunteers clear 30 bags of rubbish from river in just three hours

MORE than 30 bags of rubbish were cleared from the River Thames between Sonning and Shiplake earlier this month. A team of 45 ...

 

Charity benefits after litter-pickers find lost £10 note

Charity benefits after litter-pickers find lost £10 note

A SOFA, car exhaust pipe and a £10 note were among the items collected during a community spring clean in Sonning Common. More than 90 ...

 

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