Monday, 08 August 2022

Developer ignoring pleas on traffic, say councillors

Developer ignoring pleas on traffic, say councillors

RESIDENTS could be put at risk by construction traffic travelling to and from a new development site in Sonning Common, say parish councillors. Inspired Villages is to build 133 “assisted living” flats at a retirement complex on Little Sparrows, a...
Guide leaders retire after 82 years of combined service

Guide leaders retire after 82 years of combined service

THREE girl guide leaders have stepped down after serving 82 years between them. Heather O’Halloran, her daughter Katherine O’Halloran and Angela Mercer were given a special send-off by the 1st Caversham Park guides with a two-hour boat trip on the...
Footballer’s shirt design to boost mental health

Footballer’s shirt design to boost mental health

A FOOTBALLER helped design a player’s shirt that raises awareness of mental health issues. Joe Hales, 27, who plays for Caversham United, wanted to do something positive after suffering depression during the coronavirus pandemic and attempting to take...
Ethical coffee business to take over Herb Farm cafe

Ethical coffee business to take over Herb Farm cafe

AN ethical coffee business is about to expand with a new venture in Sonning Common. Since it started two years ago Rebel Coffee has been importing, roasting and packaging organic coffee from around the world and selling it to local cafés. Now the...
Mystery over disappearing cats

Mystery over disappearing cats

CAT owners in Henley say their pets are mysteriously going missing for days at a time. At least three women on the Abrahams estate have had their cats vanish and then return when they posted about the disappearance on Facebook. One believes this is...

Fran-tastic... headteacher sheds tear for ex-pupil who stars for Lionesses

Fran-tastic... headteacher sheds tear for ex-pupil who stars for Lionesses

A TEACHER shed a tear as she watched her former pupil Fran Kirby help England win the Euros. Gail Ray said the whole of Caversham Park ...

Dope! Police searching for cannabis farm on river go to wrong island

Dope! Police searching for cannabis farm on river go to wrong island

POLICE who were called to the site of a suspected cannabis farm on an island in the Thames went to the wrong place. Officers boarded a ...

Time called on pub over costs

Time called on pub over costs

AN award-winning pub in Shiplake has closed due to spiralling costs and a downturn in trade. Landlord Simon Cromack said he had no ...

Community orchard plan at development axed on police advice

Community orchard plan at development axed on police advice

A COMMUNITY orchard due to be included in a new housing development near Shiplake has been scrapped. Beechcroft Developments, which ...

Ukrainians among scores of children having fun at summer play scheme

Ukrainians among scores of children having fun at summer play scheme

MORE than 250 children enjoyed a wide range of fun activities at this year’s Henley Outdoor Play Scheme. This week’s event at Trinity ...

Busy through road used by HGVs finally resurfaced

Busy through road used by HGVs finally resurfaced

A MAJOR arterial road through Henley has been resurfaced. Contractors from Milestone worked on the stretch from the mini roundabout ...

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Reforms to social care

Reforms to social care

OXFORDSHIRE County Council is to join a small group of local authorities in England trailblazing the introduction of reforms to adult social care charging. The new system, that ... [more]

 

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