Thursday, 25 May 2017

Volunteers clean village hall before makeover

Shiplake Village Hall spring clean

VOLUNTEERS spruced up the church hall in Shiplake before it is refurbished. About 15 people helped clean and paint the building in ...

 

Teenager who's aiming to be the next Lewis Hamilton

Teenager who's aiming to be the next Lewis Hamilton

MAX FEWTRELL was eight when he decided he wanted to be a racing driver after trying go-karting. Nine years later, he is on the path to ...

 

Housing approved

A SOCIAL housing site in Shiplake is to be redeveloped. Soha Housing has been given planning permission to demolish Sidney Harrison ...

 

Inspector to decide Thames Farm plan

PLANS to build up to 110 homes at Thames Farm, near Shiplake, will be decided at a public inquiry this year, writes James Burton. ...

 

Regatta trains must favour visitors not locals, says GWR

A GWR train in Henley

TRAINS coming to Henley during the royal regatta must favour visitors rather than people living locally, according to the boss of ...

 

College's all-star sports dinner to send students on tours

Shiplake College hosts sports stars

TWO Olympic champions and two rugby stars were the guest speakers at Shiplake College’s sports tour fund-raising dinner. Rower Alex ...

 

Don't call, I'm on TV

Don't call, I'm on TV

AS the headmaster of Shiplake College, Gregg Davies is used to be being in the spotlight. But he particularly enjoyed being invited on ...

 

Peter George Hose, June 4, 1946-February 21, 2017

Peter George Hose, June 4, 1946-February 21, 2017

BORN in Liverpool, Peter Hose was 28 when he arrived in Henley in 1974 to take up his first teaching job (economics, politics and ...

 

Runners called 'idiots' after crossing line in front of train

Thames Valley Police emblem

TWO runners risked their lives by crossing the railway line at Shiplake as a train was leaving the village station. The pair have been ...

 

Olympic yarns

OLYMPIC canoeing coach John Anderson will be guest speaker at a charity supper in Shiplake. The former RAF fitness instructor, who ...

 

Olympians for dinner

OLYMPIC champions Alex Gregory and Crista Cullen will be among the guests at a fund-raising sports dinner at Shiplake College. The ...

 

Pub sale delayed

A BID to have a village pub listed as an asset of community value is to be withdrawn. Shiplake Parish Council wanted to protect the ...

 

Inquiry is approved

THE owner of Thames Farm, near Shiplake, has been granted a public inquiry into the rejection of her plans for 95 homes on the site. ...

 

Appeal success

THE Shiplake and Dunsden branch of the Royal British Legion raised £4,000 for last year’s Poppy Appeal. Twenty collectors went from ...

 

WI Roundup

WI Roundup

SHIPLAKE OUR president Joan Jolley opened the meeting with her usual warm welcome and said she hoped that we all had had a wonderful ...

 

Couple leave pub after four years and business is sold

Couple leave pub after four years and business is sold

THE landlords of a popular village pub say they are leaving as they have achieved what they wanted. Matt and Ruth Woodley will leave ...

 

I'd be happy to be President Trump's Europe ambassador

I'd be happy to be President Trump's Europe ambassador

A SHIPLAKE resident who advised Donald Trump during last year’s American presidential election campaign says he would be honoured to ...

 

Pub sale

A PUB in Shiplake has been sold by Brakspear. The Plowden Arms, off the A4155, had been marketed by estate agents Fleurets for £450,...

 

Scout hut vandalised

VANDALS flooded Shiplake scout hut after breaking in and turning on taps. They smashed a lock on the entrance and fled without ...

 

Daughter celebrates life and work of nature-loving writer with new anthology

Daughter celebrates life and work of nature-loving writer with new anthology

A WOMAN whose father was a prolific nature writer has put together a collection of his work to mark the centenary of his birth. John ...

 

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