Wednesday, 25 November 2020

Charity launches £25,000 appeal for anniversary year

Charity launches £25,000 appeal for anniversary year

A HENLEY charity is to launch a £25,000 appeal next year to mark its 25th anniversary. The money will be used to buy a new minibus for the Nomad youth and community project, which is based at the d:two centre in Upper Market Place, as well as fund its...
Tree brings Christmas cheer to town

Tree brings Christmas cheer to town

HENLEY’S Christmas tree was installed in the town centre this morning. The 35ft Nordmann fir, grown by the Tree Barn in Christmas Common, arrived on a flat-bed truck and was lowered into a hole in the ground in Falaise Square using a crane. Members of...
Rolex watch and phone stolen in knifepoint robbery

Rolex watch and phone stolen in knifepoint robbery

A MAN was threatened with a knife and had his phone and Rolex watch stolen during a robbery in Caversham. The victim, who is in his thirties, was waiting in Henley Road at around 11.45am on Saturday (November 21) as he had agreed to sell his watch...

Wood you believe it?

Wood you believe it?

PROTECTED woodland is being sold with “potential” for housing development despite buyers having no chance of obtaining planning permission. A nine-acre parcel of land off the main road between Stoke Row and Peppard Common has been split into 17 plots...

Councillors want to raise tax but not bring down deficit

Councillors want to raise tax but not bring down deficit

RESIDENTS of Henley are facing an increase in the cost of services provided by the town council. But this will not bring down the council’s deficit, which has grown despite a 13 per cent rise in the precept last year. A meeting of the finance,...

Charlie back on his feet

Charlie back on his feet

A BOY who suffered mobility problems after his latest round of cancer treatment is up and walking again. Charlie Ilsley, 13, from ...

Broadband company finishes installing fibre-optic cables

Broadband company finishes installing fibre-optic cables

A YEAR-LONG project to lay underground fibre-optic cables in Henley has been completed. Zzoomm, a broadband internet service, which is ...

Christmas shoppers urged to visit town

Christmas shoppers urged to visit town

SHOPPERS are being urged to support Henley in the run up to Christmas. Town and community manager Helen Barnett said traders would ...

Veteran’s son proud to live-stream remembrance service

Veteran’s son proud to live-stream remembrance service

THE son of a war veteran says it was an honour to live stream Henley’s Remembrance Sunday service. Videographer Richard Pinches was ...

Baking brought us closer together

Baking brought us closer together

WHEN the first coronavirus lockdown happened, it was hard for Bessie Riches and her father having to stay at home all the time. The ...

Restaurant fined £20,000 for breaking food hygiene and health and safety laws

Restaurant fined £20,000 for breaking food hygiene and health and safety laws

THE owner of a former Henley restaurant has been ordered to pay more than £22,000 for breaking food hygiene and health and safety laws....

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Benefit comedy show

A VIRTUAL all-female comedy show will be performed on the Kenton Theatre stage in Henley on Thursday at 8pm.  This Show Does Not Contain Nuts will be hosted by Maddi Sharkey, a ... [more]

 

Books offer

A CLICK and collect service is available at Henley library during the latest coronavirus lockdown. To access the service, residents need to complete an online form on Oxfordshire ... [more]

 

Office to home

PLANS to convert offices in Remenham into a house have been approved. Five Horseshoes LLP was granted permission by Wokingham Borough Council to turn the Coach House on Remenham ... [more]

 

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