Wednesday, 06 July 2022

Arson suspected after hay bales are destroyed in fire

Arson suspected after hay bales are destroyed in fire

A PILE of hay bales was destroyed in a fire in Sonning Common which is thought to have been started deliberately. The incident took place behind the skate park off Woodlands Road and Orchard Avenue at about 4.30pm on Friday. A crew from Henley fire...
Ukraine fundraisers to supply ‘ambulance’

Ukraine fundraisers to supply ‘ambulance’

TWO people from Henley who are backing the Ukrainian war effort have raised enough to pay for a 4x4 vehicle. Liz Ledaca and David Eggleton have teamed up with Paul Liczbinski, from Reading, to supply medical supplies and Land-Rovers to be repurposed...
The post-regatta river clean-up

The post-regatta river clean-up

THE first ever clean-up of the River Thames following Henley Royal Regatta took place on Monday. Regatta chairman Sir Steve Redgrave and environmental campaigner Lynne Lambourne led the operation, which involved volunteers on paddleboards. This...

Sue Ryder to offer night care after gift

Sue Ryder to offer night care after gift

A HOSPICE charity has launched a night-time service for the Henley area. The Sue Ryder Palliative Care Hub South Oxfordshire will now ...

Green cafe couple back car sharing club

Green cafe couple back car sharing club

THE owners of a café have praised Henley Car Club. Millie Jeans and Talia Maguire, who own Drifters in Duke Street, joined the club ...

Two ‘Mermaids’ swim North Channel

Two ‘Mermaids’ swim North Channel

TWO women from Henley completed a 14-hour relay swim across the North Channel for charity. Laura Reineke, 49, and Joan Fennelly, 56, ...

Villager warns of poison hemlock growing in fields

Villager warns of poison hemlock growing in fields

A MAN has issued a warning about poison hemlock growing near his home in Woodcote. Martin Stanworth, 68, has lived in Behoes Lane with ...

£88,000 for deep cleans

£88,000 for deep cleans

SOUTH Oxfordshire District Council is putting money into a deep cleaning project to tackle areas which need a spruce-up. It has set ...

£12m plan to revamp Hexagon

£12m plan to revamp Hexagon

THE Hexagon Theatre in Reading could be revitalised with a £12 million extension. The Seventies building currently has limited uses ...

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Run total

Run total

THIS year’s Chiltern Vintage Tractor Run raised £7,150 for the Thames Valley Air Ambulance. Sixty-five vintage tractors took part in the 16th annual event in May, starting in ... [more]

 

Cygnet hit by boat

A CYGNET was killed by a boat that took part in Henley Royal Regatta on Wednesday. The bird had been swimming on the River Thames with a female adult swan and seven other cygnets ... [more]

 
Covid rise

Covid rise

THE number of coronavirus cases in South Oxfordshire has continued to rise over the past week. The total was 381 compared with 284 in the previous seven days, an increase of 33.... [more]

 
School stages summer fair

School stages summer fair

ABOUT 500 people attended the summer fair held at Sonning Common Primary School. Attractions included stalls, a barbecue, bouncy castle, lucky dips, a raffle and games such as ... [more]

 

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