Monday, 18 January 2021

Pubs offering takeaways to keep money coming in

Pubs offering takeaways to keep money coming in

PUBS and restaurants are weighing up the benefits of operating as takeaways during the latest coronavirus lockdown. Hospitality businesses have struggled over the last 12 months, losing huge amounts of income through forced closures and having to...
Friends publish book which teaches how to make jewellery

Friends publish book which teaches how to make jewellery

TWO jewellery makers have written a book to help others learn their craft. Machi de Waard and Janet Richardson wrote Silver Jewellery Making as a step-by-step guide for beginners. The book show how to make seven items, including rings, earrings and...
Businesses say lockdown grants won’t cover losses

Businesses say lockdown grants won’t cover losses

BUSINESS owners in Henley say the grants being offered by the Government will not be enough to offset the damage of the latest lockdown. People in retail, hospitality and leisure can apply for between £4,000 and £9,000 per property depending on its...
Mermaids going back in water

Mermaids going back in water

A GROUP of women who swam the Channel in relay last year are to attempt the same with the Bristol Channel this summer. The Henley Mermaids plan to attempt the 25-mile crossing from Ilfracombe in North Devon to Swansea in South Wales on July 22. If...
Villager worried by rise in visitors coming to exercise

Villager worried by rise in visitors coming to exercise

A MAN from Binfield Heath is concerned about people using the village as a walking hot spot during the coronavirus lockdown. Stephen Cooper, of Gravel Road, says people should not be driving to another area to do their daily exercise at a time when...

Snow man turns to ice on TV

Snow man turns to ice on TV

GRAHAM BELL says he is nervous but excited about his making his first appearance on ITV’s Dancing on Ice. The Henley television ...

Grieving mother back at work to give covid vaccine

Grieving mother back at work to give covid vaccine

A MOTHER who lost her teenage son while he was fighting cancer is to return to work administering covid-19 vaccines. Toni Ilsley, a ...

Cases go back down

Cases go back down

THE coronavirus infection rate in South Oxfordshire has decreased. Laboratory tests have confirmed 617 new cases of covid-19 within ...

Forty businesses still open in third lockdown

Forty businesses still open in third lockdown

AT least 40 “essential” businesses remain open in Henley town centre during the third nationwide lockdown. They include dentists, ...

Pub shuts takeaway kiosk because it’s too popular

Pub shuts takeaway kiosk because it’s too popular

A PUB in Binfield Heath has decided to close a takeaway kiosk after attracting too many visitors. The Bottle & Glass Inn had been ...

Deputy mayor resigns after bins row

Deputy mayor resigns after bins row

THE Deputy Mayor of Henley has resigned from the ruling party following a disagreement over bins. Councillor David Eggleton announced ...

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Brown bins suspended

THE garden waste collection service run by South Oxfordshire District Council has been suspended until further notice. The paid-for service had been continuing during the ... [more]

 

Warning of vaccine con

SCAMMERS have been trying to trick people into giving them money by promising them a coronavirus vaccination. Oxfordshire County Council is urging residents to be cautious ... [more]

 

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