Tuesday, 22 January 2019

Winners and losers in flights shake-up

Winners and losers in flights shake-up

MORE aeroplanes could fly over towns and villages near Henley instead of the town itself under proposed changes to flight paths at Heathrow airport. The airport is consulting the public on possible changes to arrival and departure patterns as it gears...
New hedge needed to oust rats

New hedge needed to oust rats

A RIVERSIDE hedge in Henley is to be ripped out and replaced to solve a rat problem. Henley Town Council, which owns Singers Park, has been trying for months to solve the infestation of the privet hedge that runs along the rear of the park in Thames...

Food Festival back on the menu

Food festival back on the menu

A NEW food festival is to be launched in Henley this summer. It will take place over two weeks in June and has been billed as a celebration of local businesses and producers. The festival will begin with a “big feast” launch event in Falaise Square on...

Chris the runaway rhea gives police the slip

Chris the runaway rhea gives police the slip

A RUNAWAY rhea called Chris evaded police officers and disrupted traffic in Sonning Common. The 4ft bird has been living wild for four weeks after escaping from the owner’s farm near the village. Police received three calls from drivers who saw it...

Christmas tree switch-on may be taken out of festival

Christmas tree lights switch-on could be taken out of festival

THE lights on Henley’s giant Christmas tree could be turned on before the annual late-night festival in future years. The ceremony ...

Small town politics

Small town politics

HENLEY Mayor Glen Lambert has likened the workings of the town council to a sitcom. He was answering questions during a visit to the ...

Teenage girl uses her loaf to set up bakery business

Teenage girl uses her loaf to set up bakery business

A TEENAGE girl has set up her own bakery business and is already selling 70 loaves of bread a week. Kitty Tait, 14, started the Orange ...

Finally, rowers move into new £350,000 boathouse

Finally, rowers move into new £350,000 boathouse

GORING Gap Boat Club has moved into its new £350,000 clubhouse. About two dozen members took part in the recreational rowing club’s ...

Award for boy who fought back after cancer surgery

Award for boy who fought back after cancer surgery

A BOY from Charvil who had a brain tumour the size of a golf ball removed from his neck is now thriving. Joseph Parker, five, was ...

Opticians raise £900 for boy with muscular dystrophy

Opticians raise £900 for boy with muscular dystrophy

AN opticians has raised £900 for a boy with a muscle-wasting condition. Bunker Opticians in Duke Streeet, Henley, began raising money ...

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Scores on the Doors 2019: full list

RESTAURANTS Five stars Henley — Hotel du Vin, Loch Fyne, Pizza Express, Shaun Dickens at the Boathouse, the Red Lion Hotel, Zizzi Benson — Chrissy’s Country Kitchen Caversham — ... [more]

 

Good school

CRAZIES Hill Primary School is second best out of 71 in Wokingham borough. The Government’s primary school performance tables show that 85 per cent of pupils met the expected ... [more]

 

Neighbours object to pub sign

A PUB’S plan for a new illuminated sign has been opposed by its neighbours in Wargrave. The George and Dragon in High Street wants to replace the existing five signs with new ones ... [more]

 

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