Thursday, 30 March 2017

Only six weeks to find money for bus services

Only six weeks to find money for bus services

FOUR bus routes linking Henley town centre with its outlying residential areas must secure extra funding by May 5 if they are to keep going. Earlier this month, Whites Coaches offered free travel on its 151 to 154 services for a week in the hope of...
Developer wins appeal over 25 homes to fill 'green gap'

Developer wins appeal over 25 homes to fill 'green gap'

PLANS for 25 new houses on land opposite a primary school have been approved on appeal. Hicks Developments can now go ahead with developing land west of Park Lane in Charvil following the decision of a planning inspector. Each house will have up to...
Christmas festival to stay put

Christmas festival to stay put

THIS year’s Henley Christmas Festival will take place on Friday, December 1. The town council, which organises the annual event, had considered moving it to during following day but abandoned the idea after asking businesses and residents for...
Festival abseiling

Festival abseiling

THIS year’s Dorchester Festival will be aid of the Sue Ryder hospice in Nettlebed. More than 3,000 people are expected to attend the biennial festival, which will be held at Dorchester Abbey from April 28 to May 7 and will feature more than 50 events....
Second cut

Second cut

PEPPARD Parish Council is to pay for an extra grass cut on Top Common in addition to the one carried out by Oxfordshire County Council. Parish councillor Tony Rancombe, who is also a conservator, said: “Grass-cutting is our largest single expenditure...

Fence plans rejected

PLANS to install an electric fence to protect a cricket square have been rejected by Peppard Parish Council. Peppard Stoke Row Cricket ...

Councillor steps down

A MEMBER of Peppard Parish Council has resigned after eight years. Tony Cotton, who was chairman of the council’s finance committee ...

Stepping down

THE chairman of Charvil Parish Council is to step down in May. Chris Drew was first elected in 2006 and has chaired the council ...

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. ...

Tree wardens

TREE wardens are to be appointed in Charvil. They will include residents and parish councillors Lauren McCann, Jackie Jeffery and John ...

Safety check

THE playgrounds in Wargrave will be inspected by a health and safety charity next month. Officials from the Royal Society for the ...

Community orchard on wasteland

A GREEN space in Henley could be converted into a community orchard. The town council, which owns the plot between Deanfield Road and ...

Villages to clean up

LITTER-PICKING days are to be held in Wargrave, Crazies Hill and Charvil. Residents of the villages are being encouraged to take part ...

Match day parking problem

PARENTS have been warned not to park inconsiderately when taking their children to football matches in Wargrave. Parish councillor ...

Lower limit

A PARISH councillor has called for the speed limit on a Wargrave street to be lowered. Marion Pope says Mumbery Hill is dangerous and ...

Pub that villagers feared would close now set to expand

THE Horns pub in Crazies Hill is set to expand just a year after residents feared it might close. Landlords Adam and Sandra Purdy want ...

Marathon total

Marathon total

A number of Henley and Caversham area runners joined the record 1500 plus runners who took to the streets of Reading for the 2016 ...

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