Sunday, 25 October 2020

Hairdresser opens new salon in her garden shed

Hairdresser opens new salon in her garden shed

A HAIRDRESSER says her back garden salon has enabled vulnerable people to have a haircut during the coronavirus crisis. Jo Plackett opened the £12,000 shed behind her home in Kennylands Road, Sonning Common, as she wanted to offer a more...
New charity to offer river trips on boat for disabled next year

New charity to offer river trips on boat for disabled next year

A CHARITY offering trips on the River Thames to people with physical and mental disabilities is to launch in Goring next year. Floatability will ferry groups of up to eight passengers, including one or two wheelchair users, on a motorised 17ft Pioner...

The scene in Watlington this morning.

Murder investigation launched after body discovered in woodland

A MURDER investigation has been launched after the body of woman was discovered in woodland at the Watlington Hill National Trust estate. The woman, who was in her sixties, was found at about 5.50pm yesterday (Friday).A man was arrested on suspicion...

Accounts assistant stole £200,000 from estate

Accounts assistant stole £200,000 from estate

A WOMAN has been spared prison for stealing more than £200,000. Katie Howkins was a financial assistant at the Thames Side Court Estate in Bolney Road, Shiplake, which is owned by Swiss billionaire Urs Schwarzenbach. She took the money over a period...
Father leads children’s walk in aid of his cancer treatment

Father leads children’s walk in aid of his cancer treatment

A MAN battling cancer took part in a sponsored walk to raise money for his treatment. Nick Dipper, 52, from Highmoor, led the way as about 100 children from Peppard Primary School walked 4.5km from the school through woodland. They stopped at the...

Man barred from entering town centre

Man barred from entering town centre

A MAN has been prohibited from entering Henley town centre following a series of thefts from vehicles in the area. Paul Thatcher, 44, ...

Village in fear of flood blight

Village in fear of flood blight

RESIDENTS of Shiplake fear their homes will be blighted by flooding as a result of a new housing development. Taylor Wimpey has ...

Charlie enjoys swimming and shopping in between cancer treatments

Charlie enjoys swimming and shopping in between cancer treatments

A BOY fighting cancer has had another round of cutting-edge treatment in Mexico. Charlie Ilsley, 13, was first diagnosed with a brain ...

Oxfordshire close to ‘high’ coronavirus alert level

Oxfordshire close to ‘high’ coronavirus alert level

OXFORDSHIRE is close to moving into the next tier of coronavirus alert level. The number of cases in South Oxfordshire is up to 965, ...

Infections still on the increase

Infections still on the increase

THE rate of new coronavirus infections is continuing to increase across most of the Henley area. Laboratory tests have confirmed 99 ...

White poppy wreaths on show at churches

White poppy wreaths on show at churches

WHITE poppy wreaths have been made by the Henley Quakers. They are being displayed by churches in the Churches Together group. This ...

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