Tuesday, 07 April 2020

Body found in river during search for missing man

Body found in river during search for missing man

A BODY has been found in the search for a man who went missing earlier this year. Alexander Stern was last seen in Sonning on January 11 and an exhaustive search was carried out in the weeks that followed. On Friday (April 3) a body was seen in the...
Business hit by loss of Henley Royal Regatta

Business hit by loss of Henley Royal Regatta

BUSINESSES have been left counting the cost of the cancellation of this year’s Henley Royal Regatta and Henley Festival. Hotels, pubs and restaurants typically experience their busiest period of the year in the first half of July when the two...

Funeral directors feeling pressure of restrictions

Funeral directors feeling pressure of restrictions

FUNERAL directors in the Henley area are supporting families who must bury or cremate loved ones during the coronavirus outbreak. They say many have been unable to say goodbye to their relatives because they are self-isolating due to either showing...

Festival seeks donations towards cancellation cost

Festival seeks donations towards cancellation cost

HENLEY Festival is asking ticket holders to donate a portion of the cover price to help cover the cost of cancellation. The 38th annual event was called off on Friday, three days after Henley Royal Regatta was cancelled, due to the coronavirus...

Stick to government guidelines, say police

Stick to government guidelines, say police

POLICE are reminding people to obey the coronavirus lockdown. Fines of £30 are being given to those who break the government guidance ...

Royals gift for NHS workers

Royals gift

READING FC have offering a minimum of 1,000 free tickets to frontline NHS workers currently fighting the coronavirus outbreak for when ...

New image released in hunt for knifepoint robber

New image released in hunt for knifepoint robber

A NEW image has been released by police as they search for the man who robbed a Henley shopkeeper at knifepoint. A masked thief ...

Coronavirus diaries: Residents talk about their experiences of lockdown life

Coronavirus diaries: Residents talk about their experiences of lockdown life

LIS RANSOM, from Binfield Heath, is a retired journalist and a parish councillor. She is keeping a diary of life in the village where ...

Neighbours come to the rescue during lockdown

Neighbours come to the rescue during lockdown

SCORES of Goring residents have signed up to a “street champions” scheme to help neighbours who are self-isolating during the ...

Whole street covered by new support group

Whole street covered by new support group

RESIDENTS of a street in Henley have their own support group. Nick Fox started the group for himself and his nearest neighbours in St ...

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Emergency plan used

WHITCHURCH has coped with the coronavirus crisis by putting its emergency plan into action. The document, which was only published a month ago, outlines how villagers can get ... [more]

 

Clean break

THE spring clean in Rotherfield Greys at the weekend was called off due to the coronavirus pandemic. Organisers say they hope to rearrange it, possibly for the autumn, and hope ... [more]

 

Trains deal

THE Government has agreed a contract with Great Western Railway to ensure train services continue to connect the South of England and Wales during the covid-19 outbreak. This will ... [more]

 

Libraries shut

LIBRARIES in Oxfordshire are closed until further notice due to the coronavirus pandemic. All loans will be extended during this period and users will not incur fines.

 

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