Thursday, 07 July 2022

Only 13 arrests made

Only 13 arrests made

THIRTEEN arrests were made during this year’s Henley Royal Regatta. Thames Valley Police said offences included public order, criminal damage and assault. Supt Colin Hudson, tactical commander for the policing operation, said: “We have had another...
Johnson on brink as calls to quit grow

Johnson on brink as calls to quit grow

FORMER Henley MP Boris Johnson was fighting to save his premiership in the hours before a group of cabinet members asked for him to resign. The Prime Minister was hit by a wave of resignations with more than 40 ministers quitting government roles. At...
GOOD TO HAVE REGATTA BACK

GOOD TO HAVE REGATTA BACK

BUSINESSES in Henley were happy to have the “normal” royal regatta back. Many reported a boost in trade as a result of the estimated 300,000 people who visited the town over the six days of the event, which ended on Sunday. But some were unhappy at...
Ukraine fundraisers to supply ‘ambulance’

Ukraine fundraisers to supply ‘ambulance’

TWO people from Henley who are backing the Ukrainian war effort have raised enough to pay for a 4x4 vehicle. Liz Ledaca and David Eggleton have teamed up with Paul Liczbinski, from Reading, to supply medical supplies and vehicles to be repurposed as...
Arson suspected after hay bales are destroyed in fire

Arson suspected after hay bales are destroyed in fire

A PILE of hay bales was destroyed in a fire in Sonning Common which is thought to have been started deliberately. The incident took place behind the skate park off Woodlands Road and Orchard Avenue at about 4.30pm on Friday. A crew from Henley fire...

New adventure golf course ‘to hit first year sales target’

New adventure golf course ‘to hit first year sales target’

HENLEY’S new adventure golf course is proving to be popular. The 18-hole crazy golf-style course in Mill Meadows opened on April 15 on ...

The post-regatta river clean-up

The post-regatta river clean-up

THE first ever clean-up of the River Thames following Henley Royal Regatta took place on Monday. Regatta chairman Sir Steve Redgrave ...

Councillors defend relaxation of planning enforcement in garden office row

Councillors defend relaxation of planning enforcement

COUNCILLORS have defended a decision not to take any action over a planning breach in Woodcote. Stuart Walker, of Whitehouse Road, ...

Sue Ryder to offer night care after gift

Sue Ryder to offer night care after gift

A HOSPICE charity has launched a night-time service for the Henley area. The Sue Ryder Palliative Care Hub South Oxfordshire will now ...

Green cafe couple back car sharing club

Green cafe couple back car sharing club

THE owners of a café have praised Henley Car Club. Millie Jeans and Talia Maguire, who own Drifters in Duke Street, joined the club ...

Two ‘Mermaids’ swim North Channel

Two ‘Mermaids’ swim North Channel

TWO women from Henley completed a 14-hour relay swim across the North Channel for charity. Laura Reineke, 49, and Joan Fennelly, 56, ...

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Covid rise

Covid rise

THE number of coronavirus cases in South Oxfordshire has continued to rise over the past week. The total was 381 compared with 284 in the previous seven days, an increase of 33.... [more]

 
Run total

Run total

THIS year’s Chiltern Vintage Tractor Run raised £7,150 for the Thames Valley Air Ambulance. Sixty-five vintage tractors took part in the 16th annual event in May, starting in ... [more]

 

Cygnet hit by boat

A CYGNET was killed by a boat that took part in Henley Royal Regatta on Wednesday. The bird had been swimming on the River Thames with a female adult swan and seven other cygnets ... [more]

 
£88,000 for deep cleans

£88,000 for deep cleans

SOUTH Oxfordshire District Council is putting money into a deep cleaning project to tackle areas which need a spruce-up. It has set aside £88,000 of its Climate Action Fund to pay ... [more]

 

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