Wednesday, 19 September 2018

Homes blueprint to have more brownfield sites

Homes blueprint to have more brownfield sites

SHIPLAKE’S neighbourhood plan is likely to include more brownfield sites than originally proposed. The first draft of the document, ...

 

Eight new homes turned down for being too big

PLANS to knock down a large house in Shiplake and build eight in its place have been turned down. Developer Ressance, of Newbury, ...

 

Picnickers enjoy party in the park

Picnickers enjoy party in the park

MORE than 150 people attended a free family picnic and children’s fun run in Shiplake. The fifth annual Party in the Park, which was ...

 

Summer party for care home residents

Summer party for care home residents

A CARE home in Shiplake threw a summer champagne barbecue party for its residents and their families. More than 50 people attended the ...

 

Trains delayed

TRAINS on the Henley branch line were delayed on Tuesday morning after the signals on the level crossing at Shiplake failed. Trains ...

 

Picnic party

THIS year’s Shiplake Party and Picnic will take place at the Memorial Hall field on Sunday from noon. The attractions will include ...

 

Independent school that enjoys being at heart of the community

Independent school that enjoys being at heart of the community

COLLABORATION not competition. When it comes to education, that has always been my motto. And that is what forms the foundation for ...

 

Man, 82, fell in river after heart attack

Man, 82, fell in river after heart attack

A MAN had a cardiac episode before falling into the River Thames while checking on his boat moored at his home, an inquest heard. ...

 

Heads we win, say brothers

Heads we win, say brothers

TWO brothers took six awards between them at the 70th Binfield Heath Flower Show. Nigel and Stephen Head, who both live in the village,...

 

Chefs on TV show

A CHEF from Shiplake will appear on the Great British Menu next week. Ryan Simpson-Trotman, chef-proprietor of Orwells restaurant in ...

 

Double delight for Henley in triples and cup clashes

HENLEY secured victories in the Oddfellows Triples League and Plomer Cup. They won their home triples tie against BURGHFIELD, coming ...

 

‘Elvis’ sings at care home’s summer fete

‘Elvis’ sings at care home’s summer fete

A SUMMER fete at Lashbrook House in Shiplake raised £326 towards activities, outings and equipment for residents. Scores of people ...

 

College’s houseboat plan sunk

SHIPLAKE College has been refused permission to permanently moor a houseboat at the southern edge of its estate. It wanted the unnamed ...

 

Show tribute

A MURDER mystery supper will be hosted by the Shiplake & Dunsden Dramatic Organisation on November 10 in memory of a former member. It ...

 

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 ...

 

‘Two days of fun in a field’

‘Two days of fun in a field’

THIS year’s Wargrave and Shiplake Regatta has been hailed a success despite being hit by rain. There were showers on both days of the ...

 

Party on field

A PARTY and picnic will be held at the Shiplake Memorial Hall field on Sunday, September 9 from noon. There will be live music, a ...

 

Head uses hose to tackle fire

Head uses hose to tackle fire

THE headmaster of Shiplake College had to put out a fire in his garden after a glass bottle caused the dry grass to catch light. Gregg ...

 

Diners and residents evacuated as blaze rips across land

Diners and residents evacuated as blaze rips across land

A RESTAURATEUR has thanked firefighters after a blaze which destroyed 20 hectares of arable land almost claimed his business as well. ...

 

Family of river victim hold party for search volunteers

Family of river victim hold party for search volunteers

A GARDEN party in aid of a charity which helped search for a missing pensioner who died in the River Thames raised more than £1,000. ...

 

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