Tuesday, 11 May 2021

Rector joins volunteers to tidy up overgrown churchyard

Rector joins volunteers to tidy up overgrown churchyard

TWENTY volunteers took part in a socially distanced tidy-up of the upper churchyard in Remenham. They met at St Nicholas’ Church on Saturday morning and spent three hours cutting back overgrown hedges and trees. Among them was Rev Jeremy Tayler, the...
Artist to open gallery and picture framing business

Artist to open gallery and picture framing business

AN artist is to launch a gallery and picture framers in Henley next month. Sarah Pye hopes to open Artistry at the former Island Massages premises in Reading Road on Friday, June 4. She is negotiating a three-year lease on the property, which she will...
Opening of new school delayed after discovery of subsidence

Opening of new school delayed after discovery of subsidence

THE opening of a new primary school building has been delayed after the discovery of subsidence at the site. The Heights Primary School was due to move into its new home at Mapledurham Playing Fields, off Upper Woodcote Road, Caversham, on June 8...

Jobs at risk after council opposes lorries licence

Jobs at risk after council opposes lorries licence

A ROAD repair firm’s bid to register more lorries in its fleet could go to a public inquiry after being opposed by South Oxfordshire District Council. Richard Hazell, who co-founded Hazell & Jefferies in 1971, wants permission to keep an additional...

Judge rejects second legal challenge to housing plan

Judge rejects second legal challenge to housing plan

A LEGAL challenge to South Oxfordshire District Council’s local plan has been refused for a second time. Bioabundance, a community interest company, claims the document contradicts the Government’s climate change targets. In March, High Court judge...

Pub opens goat farm (no kidding)

Pub opens goat farm (no kidding)

CUSTOMERS aren’t the only ones jumping for joy at the re-opening of pubs. The Maltsters Arms in Rotherfield Greys has built a pocket ...

Old hotel exterior repairs proposed

Old hotel exterior repairs proposed

THE new owner of the former Red Lion Hotel in Henley wants to carry out repairs to the exterior of the historic building. Grace Leo ...

Buy British for jobs and environment, says Lady McAlpine

Buy British for jobs and environment, says Lady McAlpine

LADY McALPINE is urging consumers to buy British goods and produce and shun cheaper imports from the Far East. She says this is far ...

Disabled man bids to run 75 marathons in 85 days

Disabled man bids to run 75 marathons in 85 days

A MAN with cerebral palsy will attempt to run 1,900 miles in 85 days to raise money for charity. Tom Crossland, 40, from Gallowstree ...

Village party on the river with spirit of Dunkirk

A VILLAGE party including a flotilla on the River Thames will be held in Wargrave over the summer. Resident Geoff Knight is appealing ...

Retirement complex ‘would free up family homes’

Retirement complex ‘would free up family homes’

A RETIREMENT village in Sonning Common would help release family homes, an inquiry heard. Inspired Villages, now known as Senior ...

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