Saturday, 17 February 2018

My year of good deeds for mum

My year of good deeds for mum

A WOMAN is spending this year carrying out 12 acts of kindness for charity. Hannah Carter is raising money for Sue Ryder in memory of her mother Mandy Wheatman, who was cared for at the charity’s hospice in Nettlebed before her death in 2010, aged...
Deli that's been almost plastic-free for years

Deli that's been almost plastic-free for years

THE Granary delicatessen in Watlington has been almost totally plastic-free for years. The High Street business was founded in 1985 as a cheese shop and deli and taken over in 2002 by Robin and Francesca Holmes-Smith. The couple moved it from the...
Villagers back pavilion makeover

Villagers back pavilion makeover

MOST residents appear to support plans to overhaul the sports pavilion in Peppard at a cost of about £264,000. The parish council, which owns the building off Stoke Row Road, wants to extend it to create larger changing rooms and a better  kitchen....
Debbie in topper form for charity

Debbie in topper form for charity

DEBBIE McGEE is backing a charity fund-raising campaign in memory of her late husband Paul Daniels. The ninth annual Wear a Hat Day, which is organised by Brain Tumour Research, will be held on Thursday, March 29. McGee, 59, who lives in Willow Lane,...
£4,320 donated to fight developer

£4,320 donated to fight developer

CAMPAIGNERS raising money to fight a proposed development in Sonning Common say they are delighted with the support received so far. They have received £4,320 in the two weeks since they launched their £5,000 appeal thanks to more than 100 donations....

Seats set to stay

A RESTAURANT in Henley is set to keep its tables and chairs outside following a refit and rebrand. Strada in Bell Street, which is ...

Benches to be renovated

THE public benches in Henley market place are set to be renovated. They have become worn and the town council wants to repair them ...

Clever boxes

TWO red telephone boxes in Henley are to be redecorated as soon as the weather warms up. The one in St Andrew’s Road will become a ...

Mayor: Weekend markets 'useless'

HENLEY Town Council may organise its own markets following complaints about the quality of the existing ones. Several ...

Fountains idea dries up

PLANS for more water fountains in Henley have failed. The town council approached Thames Water for support but the company declined, ...

Neighbour objects to 'too big' house plan

PLANS for a new house on a parcel of land in Henley have been opposed by town councillors. Philippa Orton wants to build the ...

Road closed

THE main road through Checkendon was closed for four hours on Wednesday evening for sewer cover replacement works. The road was closed ...

Mermaid sculpture set to stay

THE mermaid statue on Red Lion Lawn in Henley is set to stay. The 6ft 6in bronze sculpture has been on loan to the town council since ...

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 ...

Let's Get Down to Business: Gillian Nahum

Let's Get Down to Business: Gillian Nahum

GILLIAN NAHUM founded Henley Sales & Charter in 1992. She is a boating enthusiast and until last year owned Boatique, the gift shop in ...

Homes signs

TWO advertising boards for the Highlands Park development in Henley are set to be installed on either side of Highlands Lane. The town ...

Parking rethink

RESIDENTS’ parking could be introduced in a Henley street. The town council sent letters to people living in Northfield End and the ...

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Debbie in topper form for charity

Debbie in topper form for charity

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