Sunday, 24 February 2019

Snowdrop sale raises £1,000 for church

Snowdrop sale raises £1,000 for church

A SALE of snowdrops in Dunsden raised about £1,000 for the village church. More than 300 people visited All Saints’ to buy both flowers and bulbs. The money raised will go towards replastering the church’s interior walls and maintaining the roof and...
Seven fire engines called to house blaze

Seven fire engines called to house blaze

SEVEN fire engines were called to a house fire in Benson last night (Friday).Crews from Wallingford, Watlington, Didcot, Slade Park in Oxford, Abingdon, and Goring were called at about 9.45pm, along with a hydraulic platform from Rewley Road in Oxford...
Appeal for car involved in police pursuit

Appeal for car involved in police pursuit

POLICE have released a CCTV image of a car involved in pursuit in Caversham which they say is linked to series of burglaries. The silver Peugeot 206 was involved in the chase on February 12 which began at about 10.50pm in Star Road. It concluded when...
£350 bicycle to be won by entering 13th On Your Bike

£350 bicycle to be won by entering 13th On Your Bike

THIS year’s On Your Bike is now open for entries. Hundreds of people are expected to take part in the 13th annual fun ride, which will start and finish in the playground at Sonning Common Primary School on Sunday, March 31. It was officially launched...
I’m running marathon for second time in 14 years

I’m running marathon for second time in 14 years

A WOMAN from Wargrave is to run in this year’s London Marathon — 14 years after she took part for the first time. Georgina Kelly, 49, of Victoria Road, will be raising money for Nerve Tumours UK as her 15-year-old god-daughter Annabelle Ireland...

Tornado jets in farewell flypast

Tornado jets in farewell flypast

TORNADO fighter planes performed a flypast at RAF Benson as part of its farewell tour. The fast jet will be officially retired at the ...

Camera added to pavilion to deter youths taking drugs

AN infra-red camera has been installed at Stoke Row pavilion after evidence of drug-taking was discovered. Joint ends, a pot used to ...

Landlord angry at return of roadworks outside pub

Landlord angry at return of roadworks outside pub

A PUB landlord says he will lose “substantial” takings because of road repairs taking place this week. Nick Willson, owner of the ...

Presenter makes flying visit for BBC railway programme

Presenter makes flying visit for BBC railway programme

AUTHOR and broadcaster Michael Portillo visited Henley to learn more about how important the railway and River Thames is to Henley. It ...

Author’s descendents win £1.2 million claim on school land

Author’s descendents win £1.2 million claim on school land

A LEGAL dispute over two pieces of land in Nettlebed has ended in the descendants of James Bond author Ian Fleming being awarded £1.2 ...

Church steps damaged by skateboarders fixed

Church steps damaged by skateboarders fixed

STEPS at a Henley church that were damaged by skateboarders  have been repaired. Workmen replaced the slabs outside Christ Church ...

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BMX track shut after vandalism

BMX track shut after vandalism

VANDALS have damaged the BMX track in Wargrave. The track in Kings Field, off East View Road, is currently closed after a series of gashes and holes were cut into the surface. The ... [more]

 

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