Tuesday, 21 August 2018

Bride walks down aisle on crutches

Bride walks down aisle on crutches

A WOMAN walked down the aisle on crutches on her wedding day only weeks after breaking her leg and suffering a stroke. Chrissie Phillips-Tilbury, 76, a Sonning Common parish councillor, married semi-retired flight instructor Derek Godfrey, 82, on...
Road crossings may finally happen thanks to levy on developers

Road crossings may finally happen thanks to levy on developers

TWO new pedestrian crossings could be created in Henley. The town council is considering installing a zebra crossing in Greys Road and a signal crossing in Marlow Road, near Swiss Farm, as well as a pedestrian refuge and a pinch point in Gravel Hill....
Concerns over potential extension of gravel quarry

Concerns over potential extension of gravel quarry

A QUARRY could be extended despite opposition. Tarmac, which operates the Sonning Works by the River Thames in Eye & Dunsden, has suggested expanding it to an adjacent site downstream towards Shiplake. The company says the 86-hectare site would...
Woman takes on charity challenge before turning 30

Woman takes on charity challenge before turning 30

A COFFEE morning in Sonning Common organised by an amateur athlete raised £300 for charity. Villager Jess Brown, 28, staged the event as part of a series of fund-raising challenges she is undertaking in memory of both her grandmothers, who died of...
Mother collects football shirts for poor orphans

Mother collects football shirts for poor orphans

A WOMAN is collecting football shirts for orphans in Albania after being touched by their love of the sport. Victoria Dunne, a physiotherapist from Hennerton, near Crazies Hill, spent two weeks in the town of Sarandë in May in support of a charity....

War heroes could be honoured at pavilion

AN amateur historian is researching the 134 people from Peppard who served during the Second World War. James Hern, a member of ...

Developer resurrects plans for 25 homes

A DEVELOPER has revised plans for 25 homes in Sonning Common. T A Fisher, of Theale, wants to develop 1.5 hectares of land behind ...

Planning chief won’t rule out housing sites

RULING out sites for large-scale housing development in Kidmore End would be premature, according to a council chief. Adrian Duffield, ...

Henley could get new on-street electric vehicle charging points

HENLEY Town Council could apply for government funding for on-street electric vehicle charging points. The Government has created a £4....

Lights cleaned

STREET lights in Station Road, Henley, were repaired and cleaned on Wednesday. Contractors for Oxfordshire County Council used a van ...

Record sum from run

A RECORD amount was raised by this year’s Chiltern Vintage Tractor Run. The 12th annual event, which took place in May, raised a total ...

Motorists warned of congestion for festival

RESIDENTS of Caversham and Mapledurham are being warned to expect traffic disruption during next weekend’s Reading Festival. About 100,...

Vote delayed

A REFERENDUM on Goring’s neighbourhood plan has been delayed. The document, which names the sites where at least 86 new homes should ...

Maps for sale

A LIMITED number of prints of a map of Goring and Streatley which was created for the Gap Festival is being sold. The map, created by ...

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 ...

Crossing coming

WORK on a long-awaited pedestrian crossing in Woodcote should start next month. The crossing will be installed in Goring Road, near ...

Table vandals

A PICNIC table on Folly Field in Woodcote has been vandalised. Several people rocked it back and forth until it was uprooted from the ...

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Bride walks down aisle on crutches

Bride walks down aisle on crutches

A WOMAN walked down the aisle on crutches on her wedding day only weeks after breaking her leg and suffering a stroke. Chrissie Phillips-Tilbury, 76, a Sonning Common parish ... [more]

 

Leaflet promotes Goring to disabled

A LEAFLET promoting Goring as a tourist destination is to be circulated at railway stations along the Thames Valley. The double-sided A4 pamphlet, which was commissioned by the ... [more]

 

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