Wednesday, 19 June 2019

Parkrun reaches century after resumption

Parkrun reaches century after resumption

MORE than 90 people took part in the 100th weekly Parkrun in Henley on Saturday. The 5km event was being held for the first time in a month after being repeatedly postponed due to trees falling on the course. Two were on land owned by the town...
Land Rovers stripped of doors in series of thefts

Land Rovers stripped of doors in series of thefts

A WOMAN’S Land Rover was stripped of parts in the third incident of its type in as many weeks. Rachael Parkinson’s black Defender was parked on her driveway in Harpsden Way, Henley, when it was targeted during Monday night last week. The thieves stole...
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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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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.

 

Dog drop-in

A DROP-IN session about guide dogs will be held at Henley library on Thursday June 27 from 10am to noon. Visitors will be able to find out how puppies are trained and how the dogs ... [more]

 

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