Sunday, 23 September 2018

Show chairman wins a prize at last

Show chairman wins a prize at last

THE chairman of Chiltern Edge Horticultural Society won his first ever trophy at its autumn show on Saturday. Nigel Crush took home ...

 

How Harry’s big beans are still going strong

How Harry’s big beans are still going strong

THE full story of Henley’s own variety of runner bean, created by Harry Lovejoy, can now be revealed. Three weeks ago, I told how he ...

 

Heatwave hits the number of entries at produce show — but not the quality

Heatwave hits the number of entries at produce show — but not the quality

THE heatwave took its toll on the Caversham Allotment Holders and Gardens Association’s 117th annual show. The number of entries at ...

 

Heads we win, say brothers

Heads we win, say brothers

TWO brothers took six awards between them at the 70th Binfield Heath Flower Show. Nigel and Stephen Head, who both live in the village,...

 

Builders rescue kittens from derelict restaurant

Builders rescue kittens from derelict restaurant

BUILDERS find all sorts of things on site, particularly when they are preparing a derelict building for demolition. But George Harman ...

 

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....

 

River algae almost killed our precious dog

River algae almost killed our precious dog

A WOMAN has warned dog owners to be vigilant after her Labrador almost died from toxic shock. Brenda Nearchou told how ...

 

Help the hogs

COUNCILLORS in Henley are urging residents to help look after hedgehogs. The animals are struggling for food in the hot weather so are ...

 

Green Gym given £800

SONNING Common Green Gym has been given £800 to thank the volunteers for their work. The group received the donation from Nuffield ...

 

Former allotments secretary receives achievement award

Former allotments secretary receives achievement award

A WOMAN has been recognised for her outstanding contribution to Henley Allotments Association. Marisa Francini, of St Mark’s Road, ...

 

Library display to celebrate wildlife

A WINDOW display championing the hedgehog will be put up at Henley library this autumn. It will be created by Catherine Notaras and ...

 

Common work

THE Peppard Common Conservation Group will carry out work next Sunday (August 12). Volunteers should meet at the bottom of the ski ...

 

Extra flood protection

EXTRA flood defences could be installed in Caversham. The Environment Agency is looking at adding extra flood walls and embankments to ...

 

Extra water

TREES that are newly planted in Sonning Common will receive extra watering. The parish council will ask contractor Brian Willis to do ...

 

Fencing off village brook will ‘spoil’ best views in country, says retired GP

Fencing off village brook will ‘spoil’ best views in country, says retired GP

A LIFELONG Hambleden resident has criticised plans to fence off the village brook along both sides of its entire length. Michael ...

 

Management consultant to climb Matterhorn mountain

Management consultant to climb Matterhorn mountain

A MAN from Henley will attempt to summit the Matterhorn to raise money for a breast cancer charity. Tim Davies, of Reading Road, is ...

 

Daughter inspired me to pass on love of outdoors

Daughter inspired me to pass on love of outdoors

ALEX GREGORY likes nothing more than being outdoors. And since he’s retired from rowing, the double Olympic champion is determined to ...

 

Invasive river weed nearly all gone but look out for return

AN invasive river weed is now at “miniscule” levels after more than 40 tonnes was removed from the River Thames in Henley, Wargrave ...

 

Pressure on parks

PUBLIC parks are under unprecedented pressure, says the vice-president of the Henley-based Open Spaces Society. Paul Clayden told the ...

 

Cutting back

A GORING resident has been asked to cut back overgrown brambles that are partly blocking the pavement. The parish council made the ...

 

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