Tuesday, 20 August 2019

Fun on the water as hundreds attend regatta

Fun on the water as hundreds attend regatta

HUNDREDS of people took part in this year’s Hurley Regatta. The event on Saturday saw races in punts, rowing boats, canoes, kayaks as well as the popular bathtub and raft races. There were almost 60 events during the day, with competitors taking on a...
Illegal parking puts lives in danger, says councillor

Illegal parking puts lives in danger, says councillor

DRIVERS who park illegally outside Henley town hall are putting lives at risk, says a councillor. Donna Crook says the cars obstruct the flow of traffic and can prevent larger vehicles such as buses and fire engines getting through. She was speaking...
Car overturns

Car overturns

A CAR overturned in Wargrave this afternoon (Monday).The Audi Q3 ended up on its roof in Wargrave Hill. Police and paramedics from South Central Ambulance Service were called to the scene. 
Hospital parking 'disaster' threat

Hospital parking 'disaster' threat

URGENT action must be taken to resolve the lack of parking enforcement at Townlands Memorial Hospital in Henley, says John Howell. Patients are being forced to use public car parks and walk to the hospital off York Road because the car park there...

Gloriana unlikely to return

Gloriana unlikely to return

GLORIANA is unlikely to be at next year’s Thames Traditional Boat Festival in Henley due to the increasing cost. The Queen’s royal ...

Former singer hoping to hit top note at town hall

Former singer hoping to hit top note at town hall

THERE is certainly more to Sheridan Jacklin-Edward than meets the eye. The new Henley town clerk has also worked as a professional ...

Man thanked for tackling girl with knife

Man thanked for tackling girl with knife

A MAN has been thanked by the police after he helped rescue a woman being threatened with a knife. George Greenaway, 21, from Henley, ...

Station plaque to honour community campaigner

Station plaque to honour community campaigner

A PLAQUE was unveiled at Goring station to honour a campaigner who helped deliver three passenger lifts on the platforms. About 50 ...

Man wins garden contest no thanks to wife (a judge)

Man wins garden contest no thanks to wife (a judge)

A MAN won Sonning Common’s summer front garden competition — with no help from his wife, who was a judge. Charlie Stevens was honoured ...

Arrogant, greedy developer wants to destroy my rural haven, says estate owner

Arrogant, greedy developer wants to destroy my rural haven, says estate owner

A WEALTHY landowner has accused a developer that wants to build 60 homes next door to his estate of being arrogant and greedy. Wayne ...

More News:

New gas pipes

THE replacement of gas pipes in Hardwick Road, Whitchurch, has been completed after about six weeks. Workers from OMJ, Southern Gas Networks’ contractor, lined the old iron pipes ... [more]

 

Flagpole plan

A FLAGPOLE could be installed at a house in Wharfe Lane, Henley. Adam Toop has applied for planning permission from South Oxfordshire District Council. Henley Town Council’s ... [more]

 

Lessons in happiness

CHILDREN at Sonning Primary School have won an award for promoting good mental health. The school took part in the Charlie Waller Memorial Trust’s two-week Wellbeing Challenge by ... [more]

 

River bench

A NEW bench has been installed by the Thames in Whitchurch. The curved seat, made from oak grown on the Hardwick estate in the village, overlooks the river at the southern end of ... [more]

 

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