Friday, 15 December 2017

Common crew

THE new Kingwood Common Conservation Group will meet at Cherry Croft next Saturday (December 16) at 9.45pm. The group was formed in ...

 

We must stop river invader

We must stop river invader

URGENT action is needed to clear an invasive weed from the Thames before it is too late, says an ecologist. Professor Alastair Driver ...

 

'Fine bus and taxi drivers who leave engines running'

BUS and taxi drivers should be fined for leaving their vehicle engines running while stationary in Henley town centre, say councillors....

 

Pollution test

STUDY of the air quality in Sonning Common is needed, says a parish councillor. Dirk Jones said: “If there is going to be a third ...

 

No bread for ducks

VISITORS to Widmore Pond in Sonning Common are being asked not to feed bread to the ducks. A notice is to put up at the pond in ...

 

Two new trees in memory of villagers

ELEVEN trees and shrubs are to be planted in Sonning Common.  They include a maple tree at Millennium Green in memory of village ...

 

Saving water

A SCHEME introduced by Henley Town Council to save water could be rolled out across Oxfordshire. Members use jugs of tap water at ...

 

Search for old paths

WALKERS, riders and cyclists attended a seminar at Henley town hall to learn how to research and record lost public paths. The event ...

 

Cleaning machine put to test

Cleaning machine put to test

A DEMONSTRATION of a street cleaning machine has been given to Henley town councillors. The gas-powered scrubber can remove dirt, ...

 

THE group met on Saturday, November 4 when several topics were discussed with further actions decided. These included: Switch Off Your ...

 

Good start but you must do more to get rid of river weed

Good start but you must do more to get rid of river weed

MORE must be done to prevent a highly invasive and fast-growing weed from smothering the River Thames, says an ecologist. The ...

 

Experts offer advice to regional entrants on how to win

Experts offer advice to regional entrants on how to win

A HORTICULTURAL conference was held in Henley. The annual Thames and Chilterns in Bloom seminar took place at the town hall and ...

 

Work parties

TWO volunteer work parties organised by Kingwood and Peppard Common Volunteers will take place on November 6 and 18 from 9.30am to 12....

 

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 ...

 

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