Monday, 23 April 2018

Neighbours urged to rent drives for student parking

Neighbours urged to rent drives for student parking

RESIDENTS of a Henley street have been urged to rent out their driveways to improve safety. The suggestion was made by town councillor Sam Evans at a full council meeting following a series of incidents in Deanfield Road, near The Henley College. In...
Women honoured for opening home to disabled adults

Women honoured for opening home to disabled adults

A MOTHER and daughter have been honoured for opening their home to adults with learning difficulties. Rosemary Dean and Lindsay Howard-Dean, from Christmas Common, have been supporting two people for several years as part of Oxfordshire County...
Charity runners take on London Marathon

Charity runners take on London Marathon

A MAN from Goring Heath will be taking part in the London Marathon on Sunday. Barrie Jackson, 48, is part of a seven-strong team raising money for child bereavement charity Daisy’s Dream. He works at Lloyds Bank’s head office in London and decided to...
Mayor’s civic dinner has Bollywood theme

Mayor’s civic dinner has Bollywood theme

GUESTS donned traditional Indian dress for the Mayor of Henley’s Bollywood-themed civic dinner. Councillor Kellie Hinton welcomed about 80 people to the event at Henley town hall on Saturday night, which was in aid of her chosen good causes for...

Anger over rubbish left at Henley beauty spot

Anger over rubbish left at Henley beauty spot

RUBBISH was left strewn across a Henley beauty spot on the hottest day of the year. Bin bags full of overflowing waste were found ...

Well re-opened after £25,000 restoration

Well re-opened after £25,000 restoration

THE Maharajah’s Well in Stoke Row has been officially re-opened after a £25,000 restoration. A pink ribbon in front of the Victorian ...

Developer ignoring wishes of villlagers, planning inquiry told

Developer ignoring wishes of villlagers, planning inquiry told

A DEVELOPER is ignoring the wishes of residents of Sonning Common with its application for 95 homes, a planning inquiry heard. Tom ...

Couple win garden prize again but at new house

Couple win garden prize again but at new house

A COUPLE from Sonning Common have won the village front garden competition for the second time — and they didn’t even enter themselves....

Fly-tipper sentenced

A MAN who fly-tipped cannabis plants in Exlade Street has been ordered to pay more than £1,600. Marenglen Dulaj, from Swindon, also ...

Search for housing sites put on hold

THE search for additional housing sites in Woodcote has been put on hold. A advisory group of volunteers that is updating the ...

Pupils create storm at visiting Shakespeare production

Pupils create storm at visiting Shakespeare production

CHILDREN from three Henley schools took part in a performance of The Tempest by William Shakespeare. Actors from the Young Shakespeare ...

Volunteers join rescheduled spring cleans

Volunteers join rescheduled spring cleans

MORE than 50 people took part in spring cleans in Bix and the Assendons on Sunday. There were 22 volunteers in Bix, 15 in Lower ...

Many happy returns, Your Majesty

Many happy returns, Your Majesty

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PENSIONERS enjoyed a tea party in Henley to celebrate the Queen’s 91st birthday. About 80 guests attended the free event, which took ...

Village’s draft housing plan goes to inspection

A BLUEPRINT for future housing growth in Goring has been put forward for independent inspection. The parish council has approved the ...

Bus service may return

A BUS service could be launched to link Peppard with Henley.  The Oxfordshire Comet would run every other week to Waitrose and Tesco ...

New slipway

THE Eyot Centre in Henley will install a new slipway on to the River Thames later this year. This will be used by the many clubs which ...

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Knifeman robs village shop

Knifeman robs village shop

TWO members of staff were threatened by a knifeman who robbed the Co-op store in Sonning Common. Police said the hooded robber told one employee to lie on the floor and the other ... [more]

 

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