Monday, 17 June 2019

Charity in talks about moving

Charity in talks about moving

A HENLEY charity could regain its ability to look after disabled childen under plans to relocate. The Chiltern Centre says it has held “promising” talks with Crest Nicholson to move from its current base in Chilterns End Close to a larger...

Finally, owner leaves pub after unlawful occupation

Finally, owner leaves pub after unlawful occupation

CAMPAIGNERS are to discuss their next steps after the owner of the former White Lion in Crays Pond stopped using the property as his family home. Satwinder Sandhu, who bought the former Greene King pub soon after it closed in 2013, has complied with a...
Love letters that kept couple together despite war

Love letters that kept couple together despite war

THE love letters of a Woodcote couple who were separated for six years during the Second World War have been published for the first time. Olga and Cyril Mowforth, who played an active role in community life during the Fifties and Sixties, were...

At last, Wargrave won’t lose rail service during regatta

At last, Wargrave won’t lose rail service during regatta

RAIL users in Wargrave say the village’s train service during next month’s Henley Royal Regatta will be a “big improvement” on previous years. Trains using the branch line between the main line and Henley usually do not stop at Wargrave station...

Slow fight for cleaner air is beginning to succeed

Slow fight for cleaner air is beginning to succeed

TO mark National Clean Air Day, on Thursday, PHIL SIMMS spoke to a Henley environmental campaigner who is trying to reduce the levels of air pollution in the town and improve the lives of residents, especially children. ABOUT a fifth of primary...

Restaurant raided by immigration officers

Restaurant raided by immigration officers

A RESTAURANT in Henley could be fined £80,000 after being raided by immigration officers. The officers were acting on intelligence ...

Survey of parking at station

Survey of parking at station

THE number of vehicles using the Henley station car park is to be assessed this month under plans to build a hotel on part of the land....

Brothers go head-to-head in battle of the barrows

Brothers go head-to-head in battle of the barrows

TWO sets of brothers battled it out in the final of the first Binfield Heath wheelbarrow race in almost 30 years. Jack and Rob Jiggens ...

New parish priest arrives after 26 years in America

New parish priest arrives after 26 years in America

THE new priest-in-charge of Nettlebed says he is fulfilling an ambition to work in a rural ministry.  Rev Mark Ainsworth, 55, has ...

We were on 900ft cruise liner that crashed in Venice

We were on 900ft cruise liner that crashed in Venice

A HENLEY postman has spoken of being aboard a cruise liner which crashed into Venice docks and then struck another boat. John Clark ...

Village that played secret role in defeating Germany

Village that played secret role in defeating Germany

A PLAQUE has been installed to commemorate Hurley’s secret role in defeating the Nazis during the Second World War. More than 300 ...

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Don’t steal our greens

A CAMPAIGNER has called on communities to identify land which might be eligible to become a town or village green before it is threatened with development. Land can be registered ... [more]

 

Road closure

PART of White Lane, Middle Assendon, will be closed from Wednesday to Friday next week while Thames Water carres out mains work.

 

Peer runs for charity

LORD Leigh of Hurley raised £47,000 for WaterAid when he took part in the Maidenhead 10-mile Easter race. He finished in one hour and 33 minutes and has now raised more than £500,... [more]

 

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