Monday, 20 February 2017

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A BID to have a village pub listed as an asset of community value is to be withdrawn.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 ...

 

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,...

 

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 ...

 

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 ...

 

Villagers volunteer to 'take control' over development

MORE than 40 volunteers have come forward to help prepare Shiplake’s neighbourhood plan. The village has decided to press ahead with a ...

 

Rail fares increase

COMMUTERS in Henley, Shiplake and Wargrave faced an increase in rail fares of more than two per cent this week. The rise, which is ...

 

Village decides to have neighbourhood plan as developers 'encircle' it

SHIPLAKE is to draw up a neighbourhood plan designed to protect the village from speculative developments. The parish council, which ...

 

Charity carols

A NIGHT of Christmas carol-singing in Shiplake raised more than £600 for the Chiltern Centre for disabled children in Henley. More ...

 

Nip from the dogs...

THERE’S nothing like a Boxing Day stroll to help get over the exertions of Christmas Day.    And those people who walked their dogs in ...

 

I was one of first people to reach top of 19,700ft mountain in Himalayas

I was one of first people to reach top of 19,700ft mountain in Himalayas

A MAN raised more than £2,300 for charity after becoming one of the first people to climb a 19,700ft mountain in the Himalayas. Simon ...

 

Memorial Hall plays host to vintage sports day

Memorial Hall plays host to vintage sports day

PENSIONERS took part in an indoor sports day for the over-60s at Shiplake Memorial Hall. They competed in matches of skittles, bowls, ...

 

Sister act! Girls step into the starring roles of Nativity play at eleventh hour

Sister act! Girls step into the starring roles of Nativity play at eleventh hour

TWO sisters stepped in at the last minute to play Mary and Joseph at the third annual Nativity play held in a stable at Shiplake Farm. ...

 

Father angry after trade waste is dumped on Thames Path

Father angry after trade waste is dumped on Thames Path

A MAN has hit out at fly-tippers who dumped trade waste on a section of the Thames Path. The pile of rubbish, consisting mostly of ...

 

Scouts given money towards new roof on their leaking hut

Scouts given money towards new roof on their leaking hut

SHIPLAKE scouts have received £1,371 towards a new roof at their headquarters. The money was donated by Henley Round Table and raised ...

 

Headteacher bans mobiles so pupils talk to each other

A HEADTEACHER who banned pupils from using mobile phones during the school day says the benefits are already showing through. Gregg ...

 

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