Friday, 23 July 2021

Campaigners turn up heat on climate

Campaigners turn up heat on climate

AN adventurer and broadcaster who lives near Henley is urging the Government to take drastic action to limit rising global temperatures. Ben Fogle wants the town’s MP John Howell to support the Climate and Ecological Emergency Bill, which would commit...

Training is tough but it’s my dream to win gold

Training is tough but it’s my dream to win gold

TOM GEORGE says he has had a love-hate relationship with rowing. He has never really enjoyed the training, preferring instead the thrill of competition on the water. It was this that has kept the Leander Club rower focused on his dream of representing...
Vote for businesses in lifestyle awards

Vote for businesses in lifestyle awards

STORES, delis, salons and gardeners in and around Henley are finalists in the 2021 Muddy Stilettos Awards. The annual lifestyle awards are given to businesses voted as the best in their category in Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire. The finalists in...
Golf club’s housing plan refused unanimously

Golf club’s housing plan refused unanimously

PLANS to build 257 homes on the former home of Reading Golf Club have been refused. Reading Borough Council’s planning committee discussed the application on Wednesday and all councillors voted against the proposal after more than an hour of debate....

Swans fit and healthy but pollution worse in lockdown

Swans fit and healthy but pollution worse in lockdown

THE swan population in the Henley area is thriving despite increasing levels of river pollution. David Barber, the Queen’s swan marker,...

Artist pays to repair steps amid ownership mystery

Artist pays to repair steps amid ownership mystery

BROKEN steps leading to St Mary’s Church in Henley have been repaired by artist Clive Hemsley.  Rector Jeremy Tayler and churchwarden ...

German twin town escapes worst of flooding disaster

German twin town escapes worst of flooding disaster

LEICHLINGEN got off “fairly lightly” as Germany suffered devastating flooding this week. Rain and storms have caused rivers and ...

Mermaids raise £50,000 but forced to pull out of swim

Mermaids raise £50,000 but forced to pull out of swim

A GROUP of women from Henley has raised more than £50,000 by taking on a charity swim. The Henley Mermaids attempted to cross the ...

Donations for funeral of man killed in hit and run accident

Donations for funeral of man killed in hit and run accident

ALMOST £1,400 has been raised in memory of a Henley man who was killed in a suspected hit and run incident. Kam Hulait, of Greys Road, ...

Reusable cups sale for station

Reusable cups sale for refill station

AN environmental group in Caversham has been selling bamboo cups to fundraise for a new water refill station.  Plastic Free Caversham, ...

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Covid cases show signs of slowing

Covid cases show signs of slowing

THE surge in coronavirus cases in the Henley area is beginning to slow down. There were 329 in South Oxfordshire in the past seven days compared with 282 the week beforehand. In ... [more]

 

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