Tuesday, 23 April 2019

Singer’s fans reject offer of party space

Singer’s fans reject offer of party space

FANS of George Michael are to celebrate his life with an informal picnic in Goring rather than an official party. The parish council had invited them to hire Sheepcot recreation ground, off Gatehampton Road, for a repeat of the festivities which took...

College’s rugby academy scheme scrapped

College’s rugby academy scheme scrapped

DOZENS of teenage rugby players will miss out on an academy programme with Premiership side Wasps after a partnership with The Henley College was axed. The club has decided to end its advanced academic and sporting excellence training scheme at the...

Wife of man with cancer overwhelmed by £60,000 in donations

Wife of man with cancer overwhelmed by £60,000 in donations

THE family of a man suffering from a rare form of cancer have thanked donors who gave more than £60,000 in only a week. Donations have flooded in to help save the life of Nick Dipper, 51, from Highmoor, whose only hope is treatment not available to...

Flat on top of office block would take our light, say neighbours

Flat on top of office block would take our light, say neighbours

PLANS to build a three-bedroom flat on top of a Henley office block are being opposed by the neighbours. Emma Lawrenson, who owns Chiltern House in Station Road, says the flat would be attractive and have a minimal impact. But neighbours say it would...

Food and drink outlets happy at promise of extra visitors

Food and drink outlets happy at promise of extra visitors

FOOD and drinks businesses in Henley have welcomed the promise of thousands of extra visitors for the OVO Energy Women’s Tour. They expect to order additional supplies and have more staff on duty to cope with the extra footfall. Lorraine Hillier,...

This profession is in my blood, says boat-builder

This profession is in my blood, says boat-builder

THE Freebody family have been building boats on the banks of the River Thames for hundreds of years. It’s no surprise then that the ...

Vandals go on wrecking spree at football ground

Vandals go on wrecking spree at football ground

THE chairman of Henley Town Football Club has hit out at vandals who went on a wrecking spree at its ground for the second time in two ...

Horse trials axed in row over condition of course

Horse trials axed in row over condition of course

THE Hambleden Horse Trials have been scrapped after two decades. Lisa Hughes, who organises the cross-country trials on the Culden Faw ...

Parish councillor steps down at the age of 91

Parish councillor steps down at the age of 91

SIXTEEN years after becoming a founding member of Binfield Heath Parish Council, George Englefield has retired. He has decided to step ...

Man attacked trying to stop fly-tipper in the act

Man attacked trying to stop fly-tipper in the act

A MAN was attacked when he confronted fly-tippers he caught red-handed. Dion Sampson, 46, was delivering papers in Peppard early on a ...

Club picks up the pieces after thugs attack pitch

Club picks up the pieces after thugs attack pitch

A FOOTBALL club faces a bill of up to £10,000 after vandals ploughed a car into goalposts then set it alight. The culprits entered ...

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New shed ‘too big’

A WOMAN’S plans to erect a multi-purpose shed in her garden have been criticised by neighbours. Clare White, who recently bought her house off Berskhire Road, says the the 4.6m ... [more]

 

More time to find sites

THE deadline for assessing potential new sites to be included in the joint Henley and Harpsden neighbourhood plan has been extended. The call for sites for the document, which is ... [more]

 

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