Saturday, 13 August 2022

PM hopeful Rishi Sunak visits Henley

PM hopeful Rishi Sunak visits Henley

RISHI SUNAK, the former Chancellor of the Exchequer, held a hustings at Henley town hall today (Friday) as he continues his bid to become the United Kingdom’s next Prime Minister. Organised by William Hall, chairman of South Oxfordshire Conservatives,...

New wine bar and artist team up to create ‘cool place’

New wine bar and artist team up to create ‘cool place’

A NEW wine shop and bar opens in Henley today (Friday).Jacobini in Hart Street has taken over the former White Garden florists premises next to Café Rouge. It has a selection of more than 100 wines from around the world, which are served by the...
Ukrainian couple are engaged

Ukrainian couple are engaged

A COUPLE who came to South Oxfordshire after fleeing the war in Ukraine have become engaged. Bogdan Karashevskyi proposed to Svitlana Korovina on Saturday as her 28th birthday present and she accepted. The couple were in London with their hosts, Rosie...
Villagers criticise company over waste of leaking water

Villagers criticise company over waste of leaking water

THAMES Water has been accused of wasting water while a hosepipe ban looms. Residents of Catslip, near Nettlebed, criticised the company after it took more than 24 hours to fix a leak. The issue began on Tuesday when Thames Water responded to reports...

Man bids to run 600km in 10 days

Man bids to run 600km in 10 days

A MAN from Henley is attempting to run 600km in just 10 days and raise £10,000 for Help for Heroes. Matt Jackson, 37, of Wootton Road, set off on Monday from the Wash in Norfolk to the Dorset Coast. He will be following the Greater Ridgeway, a path...

Entrepreneur who lit up bridge leaves town

Entrepreneur who lit up bridge leaves town

AN artist and entrepreneur who put lights on Henley Bridge is leaving the town after more than 40 years. Clive Hemsley has sold ...

Hosepipe ban within weeks

Hosepipe ban within weeks

A HOSEPIPE ban will be introduced in the Henley area within weeks. Thames Water said the measure was inevitable after weeks of hot dry ...

Orchard wins top taste award for apple juice

Orchard wins top taste award for apple juice

AN orchard in Henley has won an international award for its apple juice. Three Oaks Orchard, off Greys Road, was given the maximum ...

Finally, HGV ‘rat run’ road made safer for residents

Finally, HGV ‘rat run’ road made safer for residents

A SECTION of a busy road in Watlington has had traffic-calming measures installed to discourage drivers from using it as a “rat run”. ...

Surgeries install medicine dispensers to save time

Surgeries install medicine dispensers to save time

PRESCRIPTION dispensing machines have been installed by the Goring and Woodcote Medical Practice. The Pharmaself24 allows patients to ...

Pop star has paddle as fun regatta returns

Pop star has paddle as fun regatta returns

SINGER Will Young competed in the Wargrave and Shiplake regatta as the event returned for the first time since the coronavirus ...

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Council meter readings automated

HENLEY Town Council is to spend £10,500 on the installation of automatic readers for all its utility meters. It says the move will provide benefits in line with the council’s ... [more]

 

Covid fall

THE number of coronavirus cases in South Oxfordshire has continued to fall. The total for last week was 241 compared with 406 in the previous seven days, a decrease of 41.1 per ... [more]

 

Wine shop

A NEW independent wine shop is coming in Henley. Jacobini will open at the former White Garden florist in Hart Street next Friday. It will sell more than 100 types of wine by the ... [more]

 

Residents approve village plan

RESIDENTS of Shiplake have approved their neighbourhood plan in a parish referendum. The document sets out planning policies for how Lower Shiplake and Shiplake Cross should grow. ... [more]

 

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