Sunday, 23 February 2020

Boy celebrates his first birthday in four years

Boy celebrates his first birthday in four years

CASSIUS CARTLAND may not look as though he’s about to celebrate his second birthday but, technically speaking, he’s the youngest year three pupil at his school by some way. That’s because Cassius, who attends St Mary’s School in Henley, was born on...
Male toads march en masse on mild night

Male toads march en masse on mild night

VOLUNTEERS from Henley Toad Patrol have helped more than 2,600 toads to cross the road safely. The wet and mild conditions from Storm Dennis made for the perfect toad crossing weather and the amphibians “marched en masse” on Saturday evening. The...
Near-misses at crossing where boy was hit by car

Near-misses at crossing where boy was hit by car

TWO near-misses have taken place at a pedestrian crossing in Henley where a boy was injured in a hit-and-run crash. Harry Graham, 12, was clipped by a car as he used the zebra crossing on the Tesco entry road last month. He was on his way to football...
Woman is top Briton at paddleboarding competition

Woman is top Briton at paddleboarding competition

A WOMAN from Wargrave has made her mark on the sport of paddleboarding. Alexandra Tyrer was the first Briton to finish in the annual GlaGla Race in France and the eighth fastest woman overall. Now she hopes to take part in more competitions and...
Take pride and help keep streets clean, says town manager

Take pride and help keep streets clean, says town manager

RESIDENTS and business owners in Henley are being encouraged to help keep the streets clean. Town and community manager Helen Barnett wants shopkeepers to sweep and wash the pavements outside their businesses and for residents to pick up litter...

Council planning to build new greener office by 2022

Council planning to build new greener office by 2022

THIS is what South Oxfordshire District Council’s new headquarters could look like. The authority revealed the designs at a public ...

Man complains about disruption caused by firm laying underground cables

Man complains about disruption caused by firm laying underground cables

A MAN has complained after contractors installing a new high-speed internet network in Henley dumped piles of rubble in the street. ...

Please stop driving over pavements and verges

Please stop driving over pavements and verges

THE Mayor of Henley and his deputy have called on people to stop driving on grass verges and pavements in the town. Ken Arlett and ...

Pub car park flooded ...again

Pub car park flooded ...again

THE owners of a pub say it is “business as usual” despite their car park being submerged by floodwater once again, writes Luke Adams. ...

Patrols to issue instant fines to litterbugs

Patrols to issue instant fines to litterbugs

A CRACKDOWN on littering is to be carried out in Henley. South Oxfordshire District Council, which is responsible for street cleaning, ...

Golf club unveils plans for 250 homes after it moves

Golf club unveils plans for 250 homes after it moves

PLANS to build about 250 new homes on the outskirts of Emmer Green have been shown in public for the first time. More than 400 people ...

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Hall’s done and dusted

Hall’s done and dusted

REFURBISHMENT of Goring village hall has been completed after a decade. Trustees of the community building in High Street, which was built in 1900, say they have spent almost £500,... [more]

 

Lamp-post removal rejected

AN architect’s request to remove and possibly replace a street light in Goring has been turned down by the parish council. The Nash Partnership, which is redeveloping The Pavilion,... [more]

 

Retired clerk thanked

THE former clerk of Goring Parish Council has been formally thanked for his service following his retirement. Colin Ratcliff, who was appointed to the role in 2014, recently ... [more]

 

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