Sunday, 15 September 2019

Council set to limit number of A-boards outside businesses

Council set to limit number of A-boards outside businesses

BUSINESSES in Henley town centre could be restricted to one advertising board each in a crackdown by the town council. Councillors are concerned about the growing number of boards in the streets and the obstruction they cause for pedestrians,...
Independent coffee shop closes ahead of relocation

Independent coffee shop closes ahead of relocation

A CAFÉ in Henley has closed down but will reopen elsewhere in the town centre next month. Hot Gossip is relocating from Friday Street, where it has traded for the last 12 years, to a new shop in Reading Road. Owner Lorraine Hillier, who is also a town...
Development of offices to flats could double in size

Development of offices to flats could double in size

A DEVELOPMENT of new flats in Henley could more than double in size. AEROF Henley already has permission to create 36 units by converting the Smith Centre, a former office complex in Fair Mile. Now it is seeking approval for another 42 by converting...

Estate owner’s plan for 8ft security fence angers villagers

Estate owner’s plan for 8ft security fence angers villagers

THE owner of an estate wants to erect an 8ft fence along part of the perimeter to protect himself from intruders. Council planning officers will visit Coombe Park, off Manor Road, Whitchurch, on Wednesday to assess the likely impact. David Pain bought...

Village may see cut in speed limit

Village may see cut in speed limit

THE speed limit on the main road through Crays Pond could be reduced from 40mph to 30mph. Oxfordshire County Council, the highways authority, has conducted surveys on the street after receiving complaints that drivers often go too fast. It is yet to...

Broadband signup is superfast

TWO-THIRDS of rural households in Oxfordshire with access to superfast broadband have signed up, according to figures from Internet ...

Neighbours face defeat in fight against new homes

FIVE new homes are set to be built in Peppard despite opposition from residents and the parish council. Officers at South Oxfordshire ...

Parish plan meetings

RESIDENTS of Kidmore End parish are being invited to two public consultation meetings about its neighbourhood development plan. The ...

Looking good

THE Sonning Common environment working party is appealing for volunteers.  The group works to secure a good village environment and is ...

Social housing may be demolished and rebuilt

Social housing for over 55s may be demolished and rebuilt

A SOCIAL housing complex for the over-55s in Henley could be knocked down and rebuilt. Housing association Soha is considering ...

Councillors demand answers over plans for 72 new homes

Councillors demand answers over plans for 72 new homes

PLANS to build 72 homes in a field off Fair Mile in Henley have been criticised by councillors. Members of the town council’s planning ...

For notices and art

A COMMUNITY noticeboard has been installed in Rotherfield Greys. It is located opposite St Nicholas’ Church on the wall of the ...

Plots to rent

ALLOTMENTS in Nettlebed have become available. They are on land between the A4130 and the B481 that the parish council leases from the ...

Trees threatened by new house, say neighbours

RESIDENTS are opposing plans for a new house in Sonning Common on a site where development has been refused previously. Conrad ...

Footbridge still not repaired

Footbridge still not repaired

WALKERS are angry that a collapsed footbridge on a public footpath near Henley has still not been repaired. A section of the path ...

Council cleared in planning dispute

Council cleared in planning dispute

COUNCILLORS and their officers have been cleared of wrongdoing after residents complained about planning enforcement action against a ...

Disabled bays

TWO new parking bays for disabled people could be created in Henley. The town council says it supports the one proposed for Greys Road ...

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Gap appeal

VOLUNTEERS are needed to help run the Gap Festival in Goring. The fourth biennial arts, science and culture celebration will take place across the weekends of June 12 to 14 and 19 ... [more]

 

PO request

WAGRAVE Parish Council has asked the Post Office to be able to have a say on future services in the village following the closure of Victoria News, where the counter was located.

 

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