Saturday, 16 October 2021

Residents win fight over 15m 5G phone mast

Residents win fight over 15m 5G phone mast

PLANS to install a 15m high 5G phone mast in Henley have been rejected following a backlash from residents who said it would be an “eyesore”.CK Hutchison Networks was refused permission by South Oxfordshire District Council, the planning authority,...
Filled-in slipway still not restored despite promises

Filled-in slipway still not restored despite promises

A SLIPWAY in Henley has still not been restored 15 months after it was filled in. The area in Thames Side at the bottom of Friday Street was levelled off with concrete last summer. The work was done by Sorbon Estates, a commercial property...
Home help

Home help

TWO-THIRDS of households that were at risk of becoming homeless in 2020/21 were successfully supported by South Oxfordshire District Council. Outgoing council leader Sue Cooper said hundreds of families were helped via personalised early...

Roads to be resurfaced

Roads to be resurfaced

A NUMBER of roads in Caversham and Emmer Green is to be resurfaced. They are Albert Road, Hemdean Road from Oakley Road to Sheridan Avenue, Peppard Road from Kiln Road to Cavendish Road, St Anne’s Road and Woodcote Road around the junction with...

Protecting our trees

EFFORTS are being made to protect and plant more trees in South Oxfordshire. The district council has launched a new policy for the ...

Woman fights neighbour’s garage conversion plan

Woman fights neighbour’s garage conversion plan

A WOMAN has criticised a neighbour’s plans to convert their garage into living accommodation. Laureen Williamson, who has lived in ...

Signs idea scrapped

Signs idea scrapped

PLANS to buy digital signage to encourage visitors to Henley Royal Regatta to walk through the town centre are set to be shelved due ...

Demolition opposition

A HOUSE in Sonning Common could be demolished and replaced with two new ones. Gareth Bertram has applied to South Oxfordshire District ...

Path upgrade

WORK to improve the path around Millennium Green in Sonning Common started on Monday. It is expected to take several days.

Flood solution

Flood solution

A NEW gully is due to be installed at the bottom of Peppard Road in Sonning Common next month. Oxfordshire County Council, the ...

Memorial Field working party leader joins parish council

A NEW member of Sonning Common Parish Council has been appointed. Diana Pearman, who is editor of the village magazine, replaces Tom ...

Councillors divided over support for climate bill

Councillors divided over support for climate bill

COUNCILLORS in Sonning Common were divided over a decision to support the Climate and Ecological Emergency Bill. Some said the move ...

May Fayre ‘not to clash with Queen’s jubilee celebrations’

May Fayre ‘not to clash with Queen’s jubilee celebrations’

NEXT year’s Henley May Fayre is unlikely to be held on the same weekend as the Queen’s platinum jubilee celebrations. Mayor Sarah ...

New council leader appointed

New council leader appointed

THE new leader of South Oxfordshire District Council has been appointed. Councillor David Rouane has replaced Sue Cooper, who has led ...

Retirement flats plan scrapped after backlash from neighbours

Retirement flats plan scrapped after backlash from neighbours

PLANS to build 60 retirement flats in Caversham have been withdrawn following a backlash from neighbours. Knowles Construction ...

Stood down

RICHARD REED has resigned as a member of the Hneley Town Council’s events sub-committee. The journalist and former news editor of the ...

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Just paper talk...

Just paper talk...

I AM pleased to report that Goring Parish Council has agreed to renew its subscription to the Henley Standard. The council, which had not met since May 4, made a decision under ... [more]

 

Demolition opposition

A HOUSE in Sonning Common could be demolished and replaced with two new ones. Gareth Bertram has applied to South Oxfordshire District Council, the planning authority, to build ... [more]

 

£250 grant for choir

A CHOIR in Sonning Common has been given a grant of £250.  Harmony, which meets at Peppard War Memorial Hall in Gallowstree Road every Thursday from 1.20pm, was awarded the money ... [more]

 

Rhyme return

RHYME time sessions at Sonning Common library have restarted. They will take place from 10am on every first and third Monday of the month. Numbers are limited to allow for social ... [more]

 

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