Wednesday, 30 September 2020

Safety comes first at distance races

Safety comes first at distance races

MORE than 250 people took part in the Sonning 10km and 5km race on Sunday. This was one of the few such events to be held this year. The runners started and finished at the Berkshire County Sports Club, off Sonning Lane, and were held in pens before...
Women’s hockey team pay tribute to former player and friend

Women’s hockey team pay tribute to former player and friend

A MINUTE’S silence was held in memory of a Henley Hockey Club stalwart. Sue Burrell was remembered before the start of the women’s second team’s game against Marlow at Jubilee Park on Saturday when the players stood around the centre circle. Ms...
Environment Agency not to take action over lost slipway

Environment Agency not to take action over lost slipway

THE Environment Agency has been criticised by Henley councillors for failing to take action after a slipway was tarmacked. Sorbon Estates removed the access to the River Thames at the bottom of Friday Street to create space for parking. The company...
Deputy Mayor called out to fix signs facing wrong way

Deputy Mayor called out to fix signs facing wrong way

THE Deputy Mayor of Henley fixed two road signs in the town centre which were causing chaos after being flipped to face the wrong way. David Eggleton was helped by Alan Webb, of Henley Town Council’s parks services team, when a resident alerted him to...

Youth festival cancelled

Youth festival cancelled

THE 28th Henley Youth Festival will not go-ahead next March due to a shortage of volunteers and the on-going covid-19 crisis. Organisers say the health and safety of Henley’s children, festival volunteers and the wider community is its priority. As...

I'm lucky to be alive, says horse rider

I'm lucky to be alive, says horse rider

A WOMAN who almost died in a riding accident says she could be back in the saddle by Christmas. Anna Tomson was crushed by her horse ...

Planning reform ‘like social cleansing’

Planning reform ‘like social cleansing’

A PROPOSED shake-up of the planning system has been likened to “social cleansing” by a Henley councillor. The Government is looking to ...

Theatre criticised over hire increase for children’s group

Theatre criticised over hire increase for children’s group

THE Kenton Theatre has been lambasted for raising the cost of hire by the Henley Children’s Theatre group by almost 50 per cent. The ...

Children’s matches ruined after vandals wreck goal

Children’s matches ruined after vandals wreck goal

TWO youth football matches had to be called off after a goal at a Henley sports ground was destroyed in two vandal attacks. A group of ...

No crowd but plenty of stars at US Open, says golf caddy

No crowd but plenty of stars at US Open, says golf caddy

A CADDY from Badgemore Park Golf Club in Henley accompanied a professional at this year’s US Open. Lyle Phillips flew out to New York ...

Restaurant plan axed

Restaurant plan axed

HENLEY Town Council has backed plans for more flats at the new Gardiner Place development in Henley. The first floor of one of the ...

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Bridge lights

TEMPORARY traffic lights will be in place on Henley Bridge from next Wednesday to Friday. This is to allow electronics data company CloudHQ to carry out preliminary investigation ... [more]

 

Free tests of blankets

PEOPLE in the Henley area are being urged to have their electric blankets checked. Oxfordshire County Council’s trading standards team is offering free tests over the new few ... [more]

 

Thoughtless

DOG walkers in Shiplake are being urged to clear up after their pets. Waste has been found along the grass verges in New Road and a footpath from Memorial Avenue into nearby woods.... [more]

 

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