Sunday, 03 July 2022

Drivers angry at sudden fines for parking in bay

Drivers angry at sudden fines for parking in bay

RESIDENTS of a Henley street are contesting parking fines they received for using a bay they have traditionally been able to. At least six people in Friday Street received penalty charge notices of £50 between May 25 and May 29 for parking at the end...
Too many bakeries in town, says councillor

Too many bakeries in town, says councillor

A FORMER mayor of Henley says he is “concerned” at the number of bakeries in the town. Ken Arlett spoke out at a meeting of the town council’s planning committee, which was considering an application by bakery chain Ole & Steen to convert the former...

Calls for councillor to apologise over gas supply criticism

Calls for councillor to apologise over gas supply criticism

A COUNCILLOR has refused to apologise for criticising Henley Town Council for continuing to buy gas from a Russian-affiliated energy company. Will Hamilton raised the issue at a meeting in April and said town clerk Sheridan Jacklin-Edward should have...

Remove this tree and you will see my wife undress

Remove this tree and you will see my wife undress

A MAN has objected to the removal of a tree because he says passers-by would be able to see his wife getting undressed. Robert Davies, of Mill Lane, Henley, is unhappy with his neighbour’s plan to reinstate the receding riverbank near their homes....

I fight on, says artist

I fight on, says artist

ARTIST Clive Hemsley has launched an online petition as he faces having to demolish a studio he built unlawfully. He lost an appeal against a decision by South Oxfordshire District Council to refuse him planning permission for the three-storey timber...

Pothole numbers falling says councillor

Pothole numbers falling says councillor

THE number of potholes in Henley is declining, says a councillor. Stefan Gawrysiak said more than 4,000 craters and minor defects had ...

Neighbours in semi-rural street oppose new homes

NEIGHBOURS have criticised plans for three new homes in a semi-rural street in Henley. Kingerlee Homes, of Kidlington, has applied for ...

Campaign to cut road deaths to zero

Campaign to cut road deaths to zero

OXFORDSHIRE County Council wants to eliminate all deaths and serious injuries in road crashes in the county. It has launched Vision ...

Enforcement was cut back due to amount of work

Enforcement was cut back due to amount of work

SOUTH Oxfordshire District Council announced in December that it would no longer enforce minor breaches of planning rules. It ...

Council won’t do anything about my neighbour’s unlawful ‘garden office’

Council won’t do anything about my neighbour’s unlawful ‘garden office’

AN elderly man is frustrated that nothing is to be done about his neighbour’s oversized garden office even though it is in breach of ...

Park opening

THE new recreation ground in Sonning Common should be open in time for the summer school holidays. Memorial Park in Reades Lane has a ...

Water sports centre in fresh bid for permission

Water sports centre in fresh bid for permission

THE operators of an outdoor water sports centre operating without planning consent have made a fresh attempt to continue. Cosmonaut ...

HGV drivers won’t use new bypass, says councillor

HGV drivers won’t use new bypass, says councillor

HEAVY goods vehicles won’t use the proposed Watlington bypass, insists a councillor. Freddie van Mierlo was attempting to quash ...

Developer prepares design

A DROP-IN information event about plans to build about 130 homes near Watlington took place yesterday (Thursday). Redrow Homes has ...

Mayor given lift on old Royal Mail truck at vehicles rally

Mayor given lift on old Royal Mail truck at vehicles rally

A FORMER Royal Mail delivery truck took the eye of Henley Mayor Michelle Thomas at the start of the Ridgeway Run in Henley on Sunday. ...

Millions needed to fund social care, says council

Millions needed to fund social care, says council

REFORMS to adult social care payments will cost Oxfordshire taxpayers millions of pounds unless the Government properly funds the ...

Litter hot spots map

Litter hot spots map

SOUTH Oxfordshire District Council has launched a litter mapping project. This is aimed at identifying where and what type of items ...

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Tea and support

Tea and support

A DEMENTIA café is to be held regularly in Sonning Common from next month. Tea parties for sufferers and their carers will be held at the Abbeycrest nursing home in Essex Way once ... [more]

 

New coaches

SONNING Common Youth Club is to have two female football coaches to run girls’ sessions. Reading Football Club has match-funded a £500 grant from Sported and will provide the ... [more]

 

Park opening

THE new recreation ground in Sonning Common should be open in time for the summer school holidays. Memorial Park in Reades Lane has a multi-use games area, a track around the edge ... [more]

 

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