Thursday, 21 September 2017

Hundreds take part in Sue Ryder charity walk

Hundreds take part in Sue Ryder charity walk

More than 250 people took part in a charity walk setting off from the Sue Ryder hospice in Nettlebed. The charity’s Forget-Me-Not walk saw participants take on either a 5km or 10km walk on Saturday (16) in memory of loved ones who had stayed at the...

Care home garden opened in memory of old hospital ward

Care home garden opened in memory of old hospital ward

THE garden of a Henley care home has been named in honour of the old Peppard ward at Townlands Hospital. The Peppard’s Garden was officially opened by Henley Mayor Kellie Hinton on Friday when she unveiled an oak plaque in the grounds of Chilterns...

Jam in the skate park

Jam in the skate park

PROFESSIONAL skateboarders and BMX riders performed tricks at a party to officially open Henley’s new skate park. Dozens of people attended the event at the new facility in Makins recreation ground on Saturday. The £290,000 skate park, which was by...

Neighbours oppose couple's plan for five-bedroom house

Neighbours oppose couple's plan for five-bedroom house

PLANS for a back garden development in Kingwood Common have upset neighbours. Henry and Katrina Falinski, of St Andrew’s Road, Henley, want to build a five-bedroom house on 0.22 hectares of land off Gypsy Lane. The development, which would be within...
Mayor chooses town's festive tree from Christmas Common

Mayor chooses town's festive tree from Christmas Common

THE Mayor of Henley has chosen the Christmas tree that will be erected in Market Place in December. Kellie Hinton visited the Tree Barn in Christmas Common, where she selected the 30ft Nordmann fir. Councillor Hinton, her daughter Hallie, seven, and...

Village speed limit cut

THE speed limit through Kidmore End is to be reduced from 30mph to 20pmh. Oxfordshire County Council has approved the idea, which was ...

Roadworks completed

WORK to create an entrance to a new housing estate in Sonning Common was due to be completed today (Friday). A section of Peppard Road ...

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 ...

Empty shop could become flats

PLANS to turn a former antiques shop in Wargrave into four homes have been backed by parish councillors. Wargrave Antiques in High ...

Charity in appeal for more fun runners

A CHARITY based in Henley is appealing for people to take part in a fund-raising run next month. Headway Thames Valley, which helps ...

Village sees boom in rats

RATS appear to be thriving in Wargrave. Environmental health officers from Wokingham Borough Council are investigating complaints by ...

Drive to save bus

Drive to save bus

PLANS to secure the future of the bus service in Henley are taking shape. Town councillor Stefan Gawrysiak and Dave McEwen, of Henley ...

Residents claim victory as homes plan is thrown out

PLANS for 30 new homes in Sonning Common have been thrown out. South Oxfordshire District Council’s planning committee refused to ...

Residents claim victory as homes plan is thrown out

PLANS for 30 homes off Kennylands Road, in Sonning Common, have been rejected by South Oxfordshire District Council Scores of ...

Traffic expert to identify answers to congestion & air pollution

Traffic expert to identify answers to congestion and air pollution

A CONSULTANT is to be hired to help find solutions to Henley’s traffic and air pollution problems. Ben Hamilton-Baillie, who is based ...

Nominations open for Women of Achievement awards

Nominations open for Women of Achievement awards

NOMINATIONS have opened for the 2018 Sue Ryder Southern Women of Achievement Awards. The awards, now in their 12th year, were ...

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. ...

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Hundreds visit car boot sale

Hundreds visit car boot sale

HUNDREDS of people attended a car boot sale in Wargrave to raise money for the local branch of the Royal National Lifeboat Institution. More than 70 sellers set up stalls at the ... [more]

 

Empty shop could become flats

PLANS to turn a former antiques shop in Wargrave into four homes have been backed by parish councillors. Wargrave Antiques in High Street closed last year when owner John Connell ... [more]

 

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