Saturday, 17 April 2021

Lockdown opponent stands in election

Lockdown opponent stands in election

A CAFE owner who opposes the coronavirus lockdown is standing for election. Vivienne Lee is competing in the Henley division of Oxfordshire County Council for a new party called Freedom Alliance. Ms Lee, who owns the Chocolate Café in Thames Side,...
Experienced pair to go head-to-head for county council seat

Experienced pair to go head-to-head for county council seat

HENLEY’S representative on Oxfordshire County Council is hoping to retain the position for another four years. Stefan Gawrysiak, who represents Henley Residents Group, is standing again in the local council elections on Thursday, May 6. He will be...
Charity can convert old hospice into flats

Charity can convert old hospice into flats

PLANS to turn the former Sue Ryder hospice at Nettlebed into flats have been approved more than six years after they were drawn up. The charity, which closed its inpatient unit at Joyce Grove in March last year, applied for permission for the...
Repair for bollards damaged in crash

Repair for bollards damaged in crash

TWO bollards by the Thames in Henley will be repaired after a pick-up truck driver damaged them. Darren Baker’s Ford Ranger struck a lamppost in Thames Side, went through the two concrete posts on the pavement and plunged into the river. He was...
Former PM fails to stop block of retirement flats

Former PM fails to stop block of retirement flats

A RETIREMENT village providing 57 “luxury” flats is to be built in Sonning despite opposition from Theresa May. The former prime minister, who lives in the village, said the development south of Old Bath Road, near the Sunrise of Sonning care home,...

HGV ban ‘could move problem to our village’

HGV ban ‘could move problem to our village’

PLANS to stop heavy goods vehicles from driving through Henley have been criticised by the chairman of Rotherfield Greys Parish ...

Campaign to scrap plan will continue

Campaign to scrap plan will continue

CAMPAIGNERS have appealed after a High Court judge refused them permission to challenge South Oxfordshire’s local plan. Bioabundance, ...

Building extension

AN application to extend a grade II listed building in Friday Street, Henley, has been recommended for refusal by town councillors. ...

New pizza restaurant not needed, say councillors

New pizza restaurant not needed, say councillors

A NEW pizza restaurant in Henley has been opposed by town councillors, who say it’s not needed. Stable 34 has applied for planning ...

Digital agm

THE annual meeting of Harpsden Parish Council will take place digitally on April 21, starting at 6.30pm. The agenda and Zoom link will ...

Tennis club floodlights welcomed

Tennis club floodlights welcomed

PLANS to install nine floodlights at Henley Tennis Club have been backed by town councillors at the second time of asking. The club, ...

Injury clinic to expand

TWO more consulting rooms are to be added to a sports injury clinic in Henley to help it cope with increased demand. Physiolistic, ...

Big shed okay

PLANS for an outbuilding at a home in Charvil have been approved despite opposition from neighbours. Anup Riyait, of Charvil House ...

Bottle bank safety plea

RESIDENTS of Charvil are being urged not to use the bottle bank in Park Lane when the containers are full. Wokingham Borough Council ...

Dog walkers ignore signs

RESIDENTS of Wargrave have been reminded not to walk their dogs on the recreation ground. The parish council recently installed new ...

Residents ready to fight 160 new homes in village

Residents ready to fight 160 new homes in village

RESIDENTS of Charvil have come out strongly against new housing development in the village. They accounted for almost a third of the ...

Stiles upgrade

TWO stiles on the footpath from Coopers Pightle, Kidmore End, towards Sonning Common are to be replaced.  The work was meant to take ...

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Bags delivered

MORE than half of all households in Wokingham borough have received their annual supply of waste bags. These include new waterproof recycling bags, 80 blue general waste bags and ... [more]

 

Dog walkers ignore signs

RESIDENTS of Wargrave have been reminded not to walk their dogs on the recreation ground. The parish council recently installed new red and white signs at the entrance stating the ... [more]

 

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