Sunday, 24 October 2021

Dog owner demands more use of ‘quiet’ fireworks

Dog owner demands more use of ‘quiet’ fireworks

A WOMAN from Henley has urged people to use “quiet” fireworks after witnessing one of her dogs shake with fear at the noise. Donna Crook, a town councillor who lives in Abrahams Road, has two rescue dogs, Binky, a terrier cross, and Bramble, a spaniel...
Organised displays taking place on November 5 and 6

Organised displays taking place on November 5 and 6

ORGANISED fireworks displays will be taking place as follows:Friday, November 5 The “UK’s largest low-noise display choreographed to music” will be held at the Henley Showground from 5pm to 9pm. The event will include the use of lights and lasers and...
Trust receives £450,000 towards four new homes

Trust receives £450,000 towards four new homes

FOUR new affordable homes are to be created by the Henley and District Housing Trust. The trust has received £450,000 in funding from South Oxfordshire District Council, which will pay for about half of the construction costs. The money comes from...
United opposition to plan for 200 homes at farm

United opposition to plan for 200 homes at farm

PLANS for 200 new homes on farmland have been condemned by residents and three parish councils. The objectors say the proposed site at Bridge Farm on the outskirts of Twyford is unsuitable due to the risk of flooding and because it would put more...
Retailers lead town recovery

Retailers lead town recovery

TRADERS in Henley are bouncing back after the coronavirus pandemic, writes Anna Colivicchi. The number of empty shops in the town centre is now 15, including two units at the new Gardiner Place development, off Market Place. With a total of about 172...

Music stops for jazz nights organiser

Music stops for jazz nights organiser

A JAZZ lover who has organised performances at Goring village hall for 21 years has decided to retire. John Calvert, 79, has arranged ...

Homes plan for golf club back on the table

Homes plan for golf club back on the table

FRESH plans to build homes on the former site of Reading Golf Club have been revealed. Reading Borough Council unanimously refused an ...

Coronavirus cases rise sharply in week

Coronavirus cases rise sharply in week

THE number of coronavirus cases in South Oxfordshire has risen sharply. In the past week, the total went from 460 to 673, an increase ...

Race hate card man sentenced

Race hate card man sentenced

A MAN who sent a racist Christmas card has been given a restraining order. Bryan Olliver, 48, of Bensgrove Close, Woodcote, sent the ...

MP: I want to keep meeting constituents face to face

MP: I want to keep meeting constituents face to face

JOHN HOWELL says he wants to continue speaking to his constituents face to face. The Henley MP was speaking after his Conservative ...

Transport firm says sorry for delays caused by HGV

Transport firm says sorry for delays caused by HGV

A TRANSPORT company has apologised after one of its heavy goods vehicles caused traffic congestion in Henley. The T H White lorry was ...

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