Sunday, 17 February 2019

Music festival marks sixth year by going plastic-free

Music festival marks sixth year by going plastic-free

THE Beacon Festival in Watlington will be plastic-free this year. The sixth annual event, held at Watlington Hill farm, will use plant-based cups provided by Vegware, of Edinburgh, at its three bars. Vendors must use the same, or similar, and plastic...
Visitors flock to village church for snowdrop teas despite rain

Visitors flock to village church for snowdrop teas despite rain

THE first of this year’s snowdrop teas weekends at Swyncombe church raised £1,700. Scores of people visited St Botolph’s to see the carpet of white flowers in the graveyard on Saturday and Sunday despite the showery weather. Volunteers sold tea and...
Supporters hope to raise £50,000 with Mount Kilimanjaro climb

Supporters hope to raise £50,000 with Mount Kilimanjaro climb

A TEAM of 11 people aim to climb Mount Kilimanjaro to raise money for the Chiltern Centre for disabled children in Henley. They will fly to Tanzania on Sunday for the seven-day trek up the 19,341ft peak. The climbers, who include Henley residents...
Club offers comfortable home for flying visitors

Club offers comfortable home for flying visitors

PHYLLIS Court Club in Henley always strives to make its visitors feel welcome, whoever they are. Now it can add the feathered variety to its list of happy customers. The private members’ club has installed nine nesting boxes for small birds in its...
RAF squadron receives new standard from Prince

RAF squadron receives new standard from Prince

PRINCE Michael of Kent presented a new standard to a helicopter unit based at RAF Benson. A ceremony took place in the Puma Force hangar where 230 Squadron’s existing standard was laid to rest and the new one was consecrated. More than 70 squadron...

Buses blocked by ‘selfish’ drivers parking illegally

Buses blocked by ‘selfish’ drivers parking illegally

DRIVERS in Henley have been dubbed “selfish” for blocking buses by parking on double yellow lines. There have been a number of ...

Appeal after burglary at café 

Appeal after burglary at café 

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a man stole cash from a Henley café. Spoon, in Duke Street, was targeted at about 1.30pm on ...

EXCLUSIVE: Pub pair to open new restaurant

EXCLUSIVE: Pub pair to open new restaurant

A NEW bar and restaurant is to open in Henley in the spring. The Hart Street Tavern is to take over the premises of the Cau restaurant ...

Evergreen councillor dies at 85

Evergreen councillor dies at 85

A LONG-SERVING councillor has died, aged 85. Tony Williamson, who joined Watlington Parish Council in 1989 and served as chairman for ...

Couple’s window holed in shooting

Couple’s window holed in shooting

A COUPLE have spoken of their shock after a projectile was fired through the living room window at their listed home. John and Kirsten ...

Ice to see you, says Schofield

Ice to see you, says Schofield

TELEVISION presenter Phillip Schofield was delighted to witness a “different culture” of entertainment at a thank-you event for ...

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Reservoir mobile homes plan revived

PLANS to build mobile homes at a former reservoir in Woodcote have been revived. Richard Hazell has submitted a second planning application to South Oxfordshire District Council ... [more]

 

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