Thursday, 02 July 2020

Town centre to undergo deep clean

Town centre to undergo deep clean

HENLEY town centre is to undergo a deep clean. The town council has agreed to pay £21,150 for a contractor to clean the York stone ...

 

Aerodrome couple told to leave within three months

Aerodrome couple told to leave within three months

AN airfield near Woodcote which has helped raise at least £1.5 million for charity is urgently seeking a new home. Dennis and Julie ...

 

Bridge lighting plan resurrected by new team with architect

Bridge lighting plan resurrected by new team with architect

PLANS to attach lights to Henley Bridge could be revived. David Rodger-Sharp, who runs the jeweller’s shop in Duke Street, Henley, is ...

 

Vandals damage memorial bench for tragic teenager

Vandals damage memorial bench for tragic teenager

A BENCH which commemorates a young man who died in a car crash has been vandalised. A group of teenagers smashed several slats of the ...

 

Market gradually returning to normal

HENLEY’S weekly charter market is gradually returning to normal with the easing of the coronavirus lockdown. Nine of the 16 traders ...

 

Large bill to pay for eviction of travellers

Large bill to pay for eviction of travellers

THE cost of evicting travellers from a Goring recreation ground and clearing up their mess will be at least £6,000. Goring Parish ...

 

Tree removed

A SECTION of the River Thames towpath near Sonning was shut for several days so that a dangerous tree could be removed. Wokingham ...

 

Power outage

MORE than 700 homes in Henley suffered a three-hour power cut on Thursday last week. Residents reported the outage at 10.30am and ...

 

Lights out for bridge plan

Lights out for bridge plan

AN artist and entrepreneur has scrapped his plans to illuminate Henley Bridge permanently. Clive Hemsley has also begun taking down ...

 

Artist ditches plans to light up Henley Bridge

Artist ditches plans to light up Henley Bridge

A HENLEY artist who attached lights to the town's historic bridge without permission more than two years ago has started taking them ...

 

£3.7m fund to mitigate ugly rail gantries

CAMPAIGNERS in the Goring area hope to claim a share of a £3.75 million fund which has been launched to offset the environmental ...

 

Allotments now busier than ever

ALLOTMENTS in Henley are proving a popular way for people to get exercise during the coronavirus lockdown. The 220 plots at the ...

 

Anglers return to fishing lakes as river is ‘closed’

ANGLERS in the Henley area are pleased that restrictions aimed at halting the spread of coronavirus have been lifted. Last week, ...

 

Hanging baskets sell well in first week

Hanging baskets sell well in first week

A TOTAL of 75 hanging baskets have been sold by Henley in Bloom in the first week they were available. Businesses and residents are ...

 

Blocked sewer

ENGINEERS from Thames Water cleared a blocked sewer in Queen Street, off Hemdean Road, Caversham. They used a high-pressure water jet ...

 

Roadworks brought forward while shops are closed

Roadworks brought forward while shops are closed

THE installation of new high-speed internet cables in the centre of Henley has been brought forward while shops are shut due to the ...

 

Kiln history

AN information board is to be installed at the Brick Kiln in Nettlebed. The village was the centre of a thriving brick business from ...

 

Surgeries to open via phone over Easter

Surgeries to open via phone over Easter

DOCTORS' surgeries in the Henley area will be open for telephone appointments tomorrow (Good Friday) and on Easter Monday. The ...

 

No garden bins service

READING Borough Council has suspended its garden waste collection service due to staff shortages as a result of the coronavirus ...

 

Newspapers safe to handle

NEWSPAPERS are not transmitters of covid-19 owing to the ink and the printing process they go through, say experts. Virologist George ...

 

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