Monday, 23 April 2018

Volunteers join rescheduled spring cleans

Volunteers join rescheduled spring cleans

MORE than 50 people took part in spring cleans in Bix and the Assendons on Sunday. There were 22 volunteers in Bix, 15 in Lower ...

 

High speed connection

BROADBAND internet speeds should improve in Bix and parts of Middle Assendon once two new cabinets have been switched on in the next ...

 

Henley Municipal Charities

Henley Municipal Charities

THE Henley Municipal Charities is the working title of three small and two larger charities, which together are administered under a ...

 

Royal British Legion - Bix Branch

Royal British Legion - Bix Branch

“LIFE with reserves and horses” was a fascinating evening talk given by Major General Simon Brooks-Ward to a packed Bix village hall, ...

 

Litter blitz

VOLUNTEERS are needed for clean-up days in Bix and Assendon. Residents will pick up rubbish around the villages on Sunday. starting at ...

 

Former champion has no answer to number one seed

Former champion has no answer to number one seed

HENLEY Squash Club’s Jill Campion fulfilled her seeding to finish runner-up in the ladies over-55 national championships held in ...

 

Church extension plan

PLANS have been drawn up for an extension at St James’s Church in Bix, so villagers can use it as a meeting place and secure its ...

 

Walkers raise £1,000 for vulnerable veterans

Walkers raise £1,000 for vulnerable veterans

A GROUP of walkers raised almost £1,000 for charity with a sponsored trek. Saturday’s event was organised by the Reading and Oxford ...

 

Food awards

A CATERING company in Bix has been nominated in the caterer of the year category at this year’s Food Awards England. Fingers and Forks,...

 

Longer wait

FIBRE broadband cabinets in Bix and Middle Assendon will be activated by the end of December — up to three months later than planned. ...

 

Dog fouling

A SPATE of dog fouling has been reported in the parish of Bix and Assendon. The parish council has warned dog owners to pick up after ...

 

Suspicious duo

TWO men in a white Citröen Berlingo have been reported to police for acting suspiciously at the Warburg Nature Reserve, near Bix, ...

 

Nightmare of 'Dream Home'

Nightmare of 'Dream Home'

A FAMILY’S bid to transform their house into a “dream home” has turned into a nightmare after their builder carried out allegedly ...

 

Tea time

Tea time

A pop-up tearoom was held at an open garden event in Bix. Dozens of people attended the event at Bottom House, which was hosted by the ...

 

Laura Poole

A REPORT on the Bix village fete and dog show in last week’s Henley Standard incorrectly gave the surname of Laura Poole, who ran the ...

 

Dogs of all shapes and sizes go walkies for annual show

Dogs of all shapes and sizes go walkies for annual show

HUNDREDS of people attended Bix’s annual dog show and village fete on Saturday. An arena was set up on the village common and pets ...

 

Switched on

FIBRE broadband cabinets in Bix and Middle Assendon are set to be activated by the end of September. The move is part of the £35 ...

 

Open gardens

GARDENS in Bix and the Assendons will be open to the public on June 24 from 2pm to 5pm to raise money towards the extension fund for ...

 

Church appeal

ACOUSTIC roots duo HowdenJones will perform at Bix village hall on Sunday (April 23). Kate Howden and Paul Jones specialise in playing ...

 

Florist to the stars opens shop in old hall doorway

Florist to the stars opens shop in old hall doorway

A DESIGNER florist to the stars has launched a retail unit. Liz Perkins, whose customers include Amanda Holden and Mary Berry, is ...

 

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