Wednesday, 21 November 2018

All set for this year’s Living Advent Calendar

All set for this year’s Living Advent Calendar

THE eighth annual Henley Living Advent Calendar has been officially launched at the Kenton Theatre. More than 100 guests, including supporters, volunteers and sponsors packed into the New Street venue on Wednesday last week. Rock covers band Lucky to...
Public urged to feed underweight swans 

Public urged to feed underweight swans 

Dozens of swans on the River Thames near Caversham are underweight and may not survive the winter. Rescue centre Swan Support checked flocks in the stretch of the river this week, with some weighing as little as 5kg, well below the average of 11 or...
Brexit Secretary visits Townlands with MP

Brexit Secretary visits Townlands with MP

NEW Brexit Secretary Steve Barclay visited Henley last week. He was at Townlands Memorial Hospital on Thursday, when he was still health minister, at the invitation of Henley MP John Howell. Mr Barclay replaced Dominic Raab when he resigned as Brexit...
Hospital group axed as it’s ‘no longer needed’

Hospital group axed as it’s ‘no longer needed’

A GROUP set up to monitor Townlands Memorial Hospital in Henley has been wound up as health chiefs say it is no longer needed. The Townlands Stakeholder Reference Group was formed in 2015, shortly after the new hospital opened, and was designed to...
Former rugby international named college headmaster

Former rugby international named college headmaster

A FORMER professional rugby player has been appointed headmaster of Shiplake College. Tyrone Howe will take over from Gregg Davies, who will step down at the end of this academic year after 15 years at the independent school. Mr Howe, 47, played rugby...

Better-off pensioners asked to give up fuel allowance

Better-off pensioners asked to give up fuel allowance

BETTER-OFF pensioners are being urged to give up their winter fuel allowance to help people in need. It is the third year running that ...

Fruit trees planted at recreation ground

Fruit trees planted at recreation ground

A SECOND community orchard has been planted in Henley. Residents helped the town council’s parks team to plant 12 fruit trees at ...

Stop spoiling our woodland

Stop spoiling our woodland

TWO owners of a woodland near Henley say the area is routinely abused by horse riders, dog walkers and cyclists. Dan Remenyi and John ...

Developer appeal fails

Developer appeal fails

PLANS to build 245 homes on farmland north of Emmer Green have been refused following an appeal. Gladman Homes wanted to build on ...

Ban on barbecues in riverside meadows set to be extended

Ban on barbecues in riverside meadows set to be extended

THE ban on barbecues at a riverside beauty spot in Henley may be extended. The town council issued a temporary ban in Marsh Meadows in ...

Charity marks decade supporting disadvantaged children

Charity marks decade supporting disadvantaged children in Africa

A GORING charity has raised more than £200,000 for disadvantaged children in rural Africa over the past decade. Changing Futures was ...

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Fashion show raises £1,000

Fashion show raises £1,000

A WOMEN’S fashion show raised more than £1,000 for Wargrave charity Camp Mohawk. The event for the day centre for children with special needs, off Highfield Lane, took place at ... [more]

 

New recruit

HELEN GAYNOR, a member of the Northfield End Residents’ Association, has been co-opted on to Henley Town Council’s open and green spaces sub-committee.

 

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