Sunday, 19 November 2017

Digging sight of an old friend

DO you know Happy Valley? It lies behind Deanfield and begins with the playing fields for The Henley College, so you can get there ...

House and garden show to celebrate ‘green’ creativity

THE third annual Henley House and Garden Show will be a celebration of all things green. Show director Niki Schäfer says next year’s ...

Walk day

A FIVE-MILE walk through woodland around Whitchurch will leave from the maze off Hardwick Road at 10.30am on Sunday. It is being ...

Mellow fruits of autumn

DESCENDING by the bridleway to the right beyond Shiplake church, listen for the ring-necked parakeets in the beech trees, exclaiming ...

New adventure playground for Stonor Park

A NEW woodland adventure playground has opened in the grounds of Stonor Park. The Wonder Woods at Stonor is adjacent to the estate’s ...

Have a walk and then enjoy a pint!

A PUB has compiled a walk aimed at ramblers. The eight-mile walk begins at the Flowing Spring in Playhatch and goes up the hill to ...

Warming autumn

LAST month may have beee the warmest September for at least 40 years with a mean minimum temperature of 12.2C and a maximum of 21.3C ...

Litter pick day

THE next Benson and Preston Crowmarsh litter pick will take place next  Saturday (October 15). Volunteers should meet at the parish ...

Insects and deer fighting

SUDDENLY a myriad of red admirals, Vanessa atalanta, dancing in the sun by the path on Remenham Hill, as I’d anthropomorphically, and ...

Hurrah for work of those footpath wardens

IT’S blackberry time again and also time to look in the hedgerows for the damsons which will be ripe after a frost, for the holly you ...

Planters plea

VOLUNTEERS are being sought to plant spring bulbs and carry out weeding in Whitchurch high street. To volunteer, send an email to ...

Cress bed walk

A GUIDED walk will be held at the Ewelme watercress beds on Sunday at 10.30am. A DVD of the old watercress industry will be shown and ...

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Debbie slips up with salsa

Debbie slips up with salsa

DEBBIE McGEE was seemingly pushed to her limits in her latest performance on Strictly Come Dancing. The radio presenter from Wargrave made several errors during her salsa routine ... [more]

 

Boat club needs help with move

THE organisers of the Goring and Streatley Regatta are seeking volunteers to help them set up their new headquarters. Next year the Goring Gap Boat Club will relocate to the ... [more]

 
Bangs and bangers on bonfire night

Bangs and bangers on bonfire night

ABOUT 2,000 people attended a fireworks display in Wargrave organised by the village’s scout group. The event took place at the recreation ground, off Recreation Road, on Saturday ... [more]

 

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