Sunday, 28 May 2017

Road set to close for weeks

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Road set to close for weeks

THE main road between Henley and Reading is set to be closed for weeks from next month for repairs. The A4155 Henley Road has been reduced to one lane near the Flowing Spring since April following a carriageway collapse caused by previous flooding....
Dog walkers told to pick up after their pets in hall field

Dog walkers told to pick up after their pets in hall field

DOG owners have been told to keep their animals on the lead in an effort to stop a fouling problem in Shiplake. The trustees of the Memorial Hall recreation ground, off Memorial Avenue, have received complaints about dog mess on the field, which is...
Residents angry after inspector approves 'huge' new infill house

Residents angry after inspector approves 'huge' new infill house

RESIDENTS have lost their fight against plans for a “huge” new house in Sonning Common. A planning inspector has granted an appeal by Hazelwood Estates against the refusal of planning permission for the four-bedroom property in the garden of a house...
Road repairs

Road repairs

A DAMAGED road in Playhatch will be strengthened and resurfaced. Temporary traffic lights have been in place on Henley Road near the Flowing Spring pub since last month due to a carriageway collapse. County councillor David Bartholomew said the road...
It's easy PC

It's easy PC

HENLEY library is holding computer training sessions to help with either basic tablet/computer skills or for people moving on to creating and formatting Word documents or Excel spreadsheets. For more information, call the library on 01865 815278.

I was denied May fayre stall, says shopkeeper

I was denied May fayre stall, says shopkeeper

A SHOPKEEPER has claimed she was denied a stall at the Henley May fayre. Joan Bland, who owns the teddy bear shop Asquiths in New ...

Office to flats

SEVEN new flats are set to be built at Innovex House in Reading Road, Henley. Marston Property wants to extend the top of the former ...

'Angels' need a place to rest

A BASE is needed for volunteer “street angels” in Henley. The town council is to launch a scheme where volunteers help protect people ...

Merging county's six councils 'would save £100m in five years'

Merging county's six councils 'would save £100m in five years'

COMBINING all Oxfordshire’s councils into a single body would save more than £100million in five years, it has been claimed. ...

New play areas

RENOVATION of the play area in Gallowstree Common will begin tomorrow (Saturday). The playground, off The Hamlet, will have the bark ...

Road closure

DYSONSWOOD Lane in Tokers Green will be closed for three days from June 10 so that Thames Water can carry out water mains repairs.

'Mansion' plan turned down

PLANS to build a “mansion” in Cromwell Road, Henley, have been opposed by town councillors. Samuel Myers wants to replace a ...

Boozing teenagers upset neighbour

TEENAGERS have been drinking beer and urinating in bushes at Freemans Meadow in Henley. Peter Lloyd, who lives in nearby Leicester ...

Growing up, I couldn't even dream of becoming Mayor

Growing up, I couldn't even dream of becoming Mayor

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THE new Mayor of Henley hopes to inspire the town’s young people. Kellie Hinton says that with hard work and dedication it’s possible ...

Fight to save school goes on

Fight to save school goes on

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CAMPAIGNERS are keeping up their fight against the potential closure of Chiltern Edge School in Sonning Common. A fighting fund has ...

Hanging baskets campaign gathers pace

Hanging baskets campaign gathers pace

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THEY may not look too spectacular now but these are the hanging baskets that will transform the look of Henley this summer. A total of ...

Governors upset by Ofsted criticisms and deny any blame for failure

FORMER governors of Chiltern Edge School say they are devastated by its “inadequate” rating from the education watchdog. They have ...

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Exchange visit

Exchange visit

A food swapping event has relocated to Henley. Apples for Eggs, which previously took place in Wargrave, held its first event at the Eyot Centre, off Wargrave Road. Six people ... [more]

 

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