Saturday, 22 February 2020

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 exhibition last week as it plans to move back to Crowmarsh Gifford by the spring of 2022. The three-storey building,...
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 David Eggleton say the damage it causes creates a bad impression for visitors and costs taxpayers money in repairs...
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. Nick Willson and his wife Hazel Lucas, who run the Flowing Spring in Playhatch, are suffering following heavy rain...

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 ...

Women jailed for defrauding family engineering firm

Women jailed for defrauding family engineering firm

A WOMAN from Charvil has been jailed for defrauding her employer out of more than £300,000 to fund an “extravagant lifestyle”. Joy ...

Hospice poser for NHS chiefs

Hospice poser for NHS chiefs

HEALTH chiefs could open more beds at hospitals or NHS clinics to make up for the closure of the Sue Ryder hospice in Nettlebed. ...

Third time lucky for our heroes

Third time lucky for our heroes

THE Henley Heroes awards are back for a third year. The awards, which are supported by the Henley Standard, were launched in 2018 to ...

Care home plan for former youth centre site rejected again

Care home plan for former youth centre site rejected again

PLANS to build a 56-bed care home on the site of the former Henley youth centre have been rejected for a second time. South ...

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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]

 

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]

 

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]

 

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