Thursday, 05 August 2021

Family golf

Family golf

A NEW golf and outdoor sports centre has opened at the former Reading Golf Club in Emmer Green. Fairways Family Golf has a nine-hole course at the 35-acre site off Kidmore End Road. There is also a nine-hole “foot golf” course and an 18-hole “disc...
Council ‘no’ to voter ID

Council ‘no’ to voter ID

SOUTH Oxfordshire District Council has passed a motion opposing the proposed introduction of photo ID as a requirement to vote at polling stations. The Queen’s Speech contained government proposals to require everyone to show photo identification in...

New website

New website

A NEW website for Benson Parish Council is being built. Councillor Ian Skeels said it would be live by the end of next month.
School grant

School grant

BENSON Parish Council has awarded a £175 to the village primary school to pay for replacement pads and a charge pack for the defibrillator on the outside of the building in Oxford Road. Ewelme and Benson Cricket Club will receive £500, which will go...
Green deal

Green deal

A NEW working group is to be formed to manage Benson’s green spaces. It will also work with community organisations such as Benson Nature Group. Councillor Patricia Baylis said: “We might call on their expertise but we want to take the management of...

High hedge

ENFORCEMENT officers from South Oxfordshire District Council are investigating a complaint that a hedge in Church Lane, Peppard, is in ...

Houses plan

TWO new houses could be built in Kidmore End.  Mike Orr, of Wheatley, has applied to replace a bungalow in Tokers Green Lane with two ...

Royal party

AN event will be held in Sonning Common to celebrate the Queen’s platinum jubilee next year. A small committee has been formed by ...

Cottage extension

A PHOTOGRAPHER wants to extend his home in Wargrave. Tim Hodges, who lives in High Street with his wife Judith, is seeking planning ...

Villagers don’t want old pub to be redeveloped

Villagers don’t want old pub to be redeveloped

PLANS to turn a former pub in Gallowstree Common into a veterinary surgery have been opposed by residents and parish councillors. ...

Rubbish dumped on Ridgeway

Rubbish dumped on Ridgeway

THE Ridgeway off Britwell Hill was blocked by a large pile of fly-tipped household waste on Saturday. The rubbish, including a kitchen ...

'Exceptional' town councillor steps down

Town councillor thanked after stepping down

A HENLEY town councillor has resigned. Paula Isaac, who was elected as a member of the ruling Henley Residents Group in May 2019, is ...

Drainage plan could ‘pollute water and worsen flooding’

Drainage plan could ‘pollute water and worsen flooding’

PLANS to drain floodwater from a new housing site in Shiplake into the River Thames at Henley should not go ahead, according to an ...

Bungalow stays put

PLANS to demolish a bungalow in Henley and replace it with a higher number of houses and flats have been turned down by a planning ...

Thank-you for support

A “BOOK of thanks” is being compiled to celebrate Goring residents’ efforts to support their neighbours through the coronavirus ...

Twinning groups merge to secure long-term future

Twinning groups merge to secure long-term future

TWO twinning associations in Henley have merged to try and secure their future. Officers and members of the Falaise and Leichlingen ...

Councillor resigns as planning appeal fails

Councillor resigns as planning appeal fails

A PARISH councillor has resigned as a result of the decision to approve a “retirement” village of up to 133 flats in Sonning Common. ...

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Organ fund hits target

MORE than £100,000 has now been raised to rebuild the organ at St Thomas’s Church in Goring. The sum has been raised by parishioners to refurbish its 1,760 pipes, 14 sound boards, ... [more]

 

Care hub re-opens

FACE-to-face clubs and activities are resuming at The Hub in Goring following the relaxation of the covid restrictions. These include its carers’ group, which meets at the High ... [more]

 

Titter ye not

DISCUSSIONS on a Goring community Facebook page have taken a distinctly saucy turn. One member of the Spotted group posted a warning saying “Knockers on Goring high street” in ... [more]

 

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