Tuesday, 25 January 2022

My Olympic figure skating dream

My Olympic figure skating dream

A GIRL from Henley won a gold medal at the British Figure Skating Championships. Charlotte Hodgkinson, 14, took the junior pairs category with her skating partner Elliot Appleby, 19, at the event in Sheffield last month. It was the duo’s first...
Texas announce gig at Stonor Park

Texas announce gig at Stonor Park

AN alternative rock band who sold more than 40 million albums will be playing an outdoor show at Stonor Park on August 13. Texas, a Scottish band fronted by Sharleen Spiteri, have announced they will take the stage at the estate this summer and...
MP slams tech firms over harmful content

MP slams tech firms over harmful content

AN MP has called for social media companies to be made to remove harmful content following the murder of an Emmer Green boy whose killers had posted images of knives on social media. Olly Stephens, 13, was stabbed to death by two boys, aged 13 and...

Dismay over rejection of vintage boat collection

Dismay over rejection of vintage boat collection

SUPPORTERS of plans to house a collection of vintage boats in Henley are angry at a decision to reject it. Businessman Adam Toop bought a boatyard off Wargrave Road from Hobbs of Henley more than a year ago and wants to use it to keep almost 40...

Someone’s trying to ruin my business, says farmer

Someone’s trying to ruin my business, says farmer

A FARMER has claimed someone is trying to “sabotage” his business. Simon Marsden, who runs River Farm in Willow Lane, Wargrave, made the claim in a letter to Wokingham Borough Council, the planning authority. He has applied for planning permission for...

Slow worms to make way for new homes

Slow worms to make way for new homes

SLOW worms living on a field in Henley could be relocated to make way for new homes. The town council, which owns a grass verge that ...

BT cuts off epileptic man’s phone, thinking he’s hall

BT cuts off epileptic man’s phone, thinking he’s hall

AN epileptic man had his phone line accidentally cut off after being mistaken for a village hall. Mark Weston, of Dray’s Lane, Peppard,...

Mother and daughter box clever with gifts business

Mother and daughter box clever with gifts business

A MOTHER and daughter have started a business selling gift boxes, prompted by the coronavirus pandemic.  Josie and Izzy Colin, of ...

Festival’s bid for council grant turned down again

Festival’s bid for council grant turned down again

ORGANISERS of the Goring GAP Festival have had a second request for funding turned down by the parish council. Councillors voted to ...

End of the road for the half marathon

End of the road for the half marathon

THE Henley half marathon will not be held again unless new organisers can be found. It has been going for almost 40 years and used to ...

Developer told to submit new plan for homes

Developer told to submit new plan for homes

A DEVELOPER has been told it cannot go ahead with the construction of 95 homes near Shiplake without another planning application. ...

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Trial of planning revamp

Trial of planning revamp

SOUTH Oxfordshire District Council is to be part of a national pilot of a simpler approach to neighbourhood planning. The Government has approved a joint application with ... [more]

 

Busy air ambulance

THE Thames Valley Air Ambulance was called out 2,880 times in 2021. A total of 640 call-outs was in Oxfordshire, 1,125 in Berkshire and 1,018 in Buckinghamshire with the crews ... [more]

 

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