Tuesday, 24 May 2022

Hero bus driver saves passengers before huge blaze

Hero bus driver saves passengers before huge blaze

ABOUT 30 people had a lucky escape when they were told to get off a bus shortly before it exploded into flames. They were passengers on the vehicle, which was passing through Binfield Heath when a cyclist flagged down the driver because there was...
School installs memorial for boy who died aged 13

School installs memorial for boy who died aged 13

A SCHOOL has installed a memorial for a pupil who died of cancer. Highdown School in Emmer Green now has an oak bench and two cherry trees to remember 13-year-old Charlie Ilsley, who passed away in 2020. More than £900 was raised for the memorial by...
Businesswoman and charity fundraiser passes away

Businesswoman and charity fundraiser passes away

CAROLYN MOLYNEUX, the proprietor of Delegate Office and Conference Services in Hart Street, Henley, has passed away. For many years she was a volunteer and fundraiser to charities including Reverse Rett Syndrome, Sue Ryder and the Henley Regatta for...
Council slammed over gas supplier

Council slammed over gas supplier

HENLEY Town Council is continuing to buy gas from a Russian-affiliated energy company. John Howell called this “disgusting” and said it was a “kick in the teeth” for local residents taking in Ukrainian refugees. The Henley MP was speaking after it was...

We found 6in fossil in river from 95 million years ago

We found 6in fossil in river from 95 million years ago

A FAMILY from Sonning Common found a 6in fossil on the banks of the River Thames. Matt and Kat Young and their children Lucas, four, and nine-year-old Lily-May, were walking their dog Archie in Wallingford on Easter Monday when they discovered the...

Former PM backs plan to enlarge boathouse

Former PM backs plan to enlarge boathouse

FORMER Prime Minister Theresa May has lent her support to revised plans to enlarge a boathouse in Henley. The Maidenhead MP has ...

Junction not safe, says MP

Junction not safe, says MP

MATT RODDA is campaigning to have a “dangerous” junction in Caversham made safer for pedestrians. The Labour MP for Reading East is ...

Suspect man

Suspect man

A MAN was seen behaving suspiciously in Sonning Common. Police said he approached a group of girls in the park off Lea Road at about 4....

New developments need more trees, says council

New developments need more trees, says council

NEW developments in Watlington should have more trees to mitigate the impact on the landscape, say council officers. Developer Redrow ...

Bread gift for refugees

File picture of bread

A BAKERY in Henley has given bread and cakes to refugees. Gail’s Bakery, which opened at the former H Café in Market Place earlier ...

Tenancy deal to benefit refugees

Tenancy deal to benefit refugees

WATLINGTON Parish Council has obtained the tenancy for an empty building which it intends to use to host a refugee family. The council ...

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Covid cases still falling

Covid cases still falling

THE number of coronavirus cases in South Oxfordshire has continued to fall in the past week.  The total was 146 compared with 176 in the previous seven days, a decrease of 30 per ... [more]

 

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