Friday, 18 June 2021

£38,000 artificial pitch appeal

PARENTS and staff at Whitchurch Primary School are aiming to raise £38,000 for a new artificial pitch. The existing one was installed ...

 

Plants sale

FLOWERS and vegetable plants are now on sale in aid of St Thomas’s Church in Goring. They are being sold by Simon and Abi Tyrell, who ...

 

Artist offers sanctuary for people needing pick-me-up

Artist offers sanctuary for people needing pick-me-up

AN artist is setting up a “sanctuary” where people can learn crafts to help improve their mental health. Tamalia Reeves has converted ...

 

Litterbugs

A LARGE pile of rubbish was left on land off the Thames Path at Gatehampton, near Goring, over the weekend. It included dozens of ...

 

Green sweep

WHITCHURCH'S “green team” will conduct a sweep of the entrance to Walliscote House Drive, off High Street, at 10am tomorrow (Saturday)....

 

Library help

THE Friends of Benson library is looking for volunteers. The roles involve helping visitors, putting books on shelves and helping with ...

 

Hall makeover

WORK to extend and refurbish the parish hall in Benson started on Tuesday. The redevelopment means the parish office will be enlarged ...

 

National Trust closes cafe at historic home

National Trust closes cafe at historic home

THE café at Nuffield Place has been permanently closed because it was not making enough money. The National Trust, which runs the ...

 

Leander’s new dining area with ‘best view in Henley’

Leander’s new dining area with ‘best view in Henley’

A NEW outdoor dining area opened at Leander Club in Henley on Saturday. Members enjoyed food and drink on the newly built decking as ...

 

Old hotel name to stay (sort of)

Old hotel name to stay (sort of)

THE former Red Lion Hotel in Henley could keep traces of its old name when it re-opens under a new one. The Grade II listed hotel at ...

 

Now ‘eyesore’ rail bridge is covered in graffiti tags

Now ‘eyesore’ rail bridge is covered in graffiti tags

A RAILWAY bridge branded an “eyesore” by the chairman of a Henley conservation group has now been targeted by vandals. Graffiti “tags” ...

 

You owe us a new hospice

You owe us a new hospice

A CAMPAIGN has been launched for a new hospice to be built in the grounds of the former Sue Ryder home in Nettlebed. The organisers ...

 

Women set up pop-up cafe at church hall

Women set up pop-up cafe at church hall

TWO women with a business selling afternoon teas served refreshments at Shiplake church hall. Dawn Johnson and Zoe Rose, who founded ...

 

Revamp of toilets delayed ...again

Revamp of toilets delayed ...again

THE refurbishment of public lavatories in Henley has been delayed. The work on the facilities in Greys Road car park was meant to ...

 

Pubs upset by sudden rise in no-show diners

Pubs upset by sudden rise in no-show diners

PUBS have been suffering from “no-show” diners since they re-opened in April.  Some are now asking customers to put down deposits when ...

 

Green leader

THE Whitchurch “green team” has appointed a new co-ordinator. Charles Cotgreave has taken over from Alexa Duckworth-Briggs, who will ...

 

Flowers role

FLOWER arrangers are needed by St Mary’s Church in Whitchurch. The voluntary post is open to all ages and no expertise is needed. ...

 

New charges

PARKING arrangements have changed at the Wheel Orchard car park in Goring. South Oxfordshire District Council, which owns the site off ...

 

Reserve tour

THE first guided tour of the Withymead nature reserve near Goring will take place on June 26. Two experts will walk visitors around ...

 

Bus restarts

THE weekly community bus from Whitchurch to Reading restarted on Tuesday. Going Forward’s service will pick passengers up from ...

 

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Education roles - various

Location HENLEY ON THAMES

Come and join our team committed to supporting and assisting students’ learning in this happy and successful school. ...

 

Dental Nurse

Location HENLEY ON THAMES

We have a Dental Nurse opportunity at BLANDY HOUSE DENTAL PRACTICE. We are growing our dental nursing team and ...