Wednesday, 24 February 2021

Welcome to Tumblestone Hollow

Welcome to Tumblestone Hollow

A NEW children’s adventure playground is to open at Stonor Park this Easter. Tumblestone Hollow, which is located in woodland next to the estate’s Wonder Woods playground, consists of a series of high-level wooden walkways, climbing nets, look-out...

HGV almost struck historic building, says shopkeeper

HGV almost struck historic building, says shopkeeper

A SHOPKEEPER in Henley says heavy goods vehicles are a blight on the town, writes Phil Simms. Sandie Harrow, who runs the Stocks boutique in Bell Street, was speaking after witnessing a lorry come within inches of hitting a shop on the other side of...

Youths ignore closure of skate park in lockdown

Youths ignore closure of skate park in lockdown

TEENAGERS have been using Henley skate park in breach of the coronavirus restrictions. The facility at Makins recreation ground in Greys Road is out of bounds during lockdown and the town council has put up signs saying it should not be used. But...
Stadium converted into mass coronavirus vaccination centre

Stadium converted into mass coronavirus vaccination centre

THE home of Reading FC has been converted into a mass coronavirus vaccination centre. From today (Monday) the Madejski Stadium will offer life-saving jabs to those aged 65 years and over and other eligible groups. Organisers say the size of the site...

Man’s anger at police record of ‘hate crime’

Man’s anger at police record of ‘hate crime’

AN elderly man is angry that police have kept a record of him being reported for an alleged hate crime. Douglas Kedge, of Lea Road, ...

Setback for opponents to new power plant

Setback for opponents to new power plant

A COMPANY which wants to build a small gas-fired power plant near Goring will not have to conduct detailed research on the impact on ...

Council tax going up with leaders blaming effect of pandemic

Council tax going up with leaders blaming effect of pandemic

RESIDENTS of Henley face paying nearly £70 more in council tax from April 1. Oxfordshire County Council, which has by far the biggest ...

Neighbours object to swimming pool plan

Neighbours object to swimming pool plan

A MAN’S plans to build a swimming pool in his garden have been opposed by neighbours. Steven Esom has applied to South Oxfordshire ...

Woman loses three cars to crashes outside home

Woman loses three cars to crashes outside home

A WOMAN has lost three cars in five years after they were hit by other drivers while parked outside her house. A Renault Clio ...

Residents split over golf club homes development

Residents split over golf club homes development

NEW plans to build 257 homes at Reading Golf Club are dividing residents. The club’s revised planning application attracted 386 ...

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Extension plan boost

A SPORTS injury clinic has been allowed to seek permission for an extension of its premises. Physiolistic, which is based at Dry Leas in Marlow Road, Henley, has been told by the ... [more]

 

Daughter’s tribute to Capt Tom

THE daughters of Sir Captain Tom Moore are hoping to pay tribute to their father by planting trees. Eldest daughter Lucy Teixeira, who lives in Caversham, has started an online ... [more]

 
Everyone’s doing the love dance

Everyone’s doing the love dance

A CARER who launched a nationwide danceathon in aid of mental health has described the reaction from other people as “awesome”. Dave Coombes, 38, organised Join the Dance, One ... [more]

 

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