Thursday, 27 January 2022

Campaign to keep out HGVs revived

Campaign to keep out HGVs revived

CAMPAIGNERS are to trying to revive plans for a ban on heavy goods vehicles that use Henley as a shortcut. They want to overturn a decision by Oxfordshire County Council, the highways authority, to revoke a temporary ban on lorries passing through...
Traders split on Mayor’s idea of no traffic in market place

Traders split on Mayor’s idea of no traffic in market place

HENLEY market place could be closed to vehicles to make it a more attractive place to visit. The idea has been put forward by Mayor Sarah Miller who wants to add more seating and have more stalls on market days. She wants to close the westbound...
Bridge lights could be coloured to mark special occasions

Bridge lights could be coloured to mark special occasions

CAMPAIGNERS say the proposed lighting of Henley Bridge could use different colours on special occasions, such as pink for the royal regatta. The Make Henley Shine group is appealing for support from the town. It wants to put 470 LED lights on the...
Mayor tests positive

Mayor tests positive

THE Mayor of Henley has tested positive for coronavirus. Sarah Miller is isolating at her home in Reading Road and has postponed some of her duties, including a talk at St Mary’s School on Wednesday. Meanwhile, the number of coronavirus cases in South...
PM should not quit over No 10 parties, say senior Tories

PM should not quit over No 10 parties, say senior Tories

SENIOR Conservatives in the Henley area say Boris Johnson shouldn’t resign over the No 10 parties scandal. The Prime Minister has faced calls from opposition politicians and even some of his own MPs following a series of boozy gatherings in Downing...

Trial of planning revamp

Trial of planning revamp

SOUTH Oxfordshire District Council is to be part of a national pilot of a simpler approach to neighbourhood planning. The Government ...

Licensed to film

Licensed to film

A FILMING policy has been agreed by Henley Town Council.  This stipulates that all areas owned or maintained by the council require a ...

Welcome wall

PLANS to redecorate the welcome wall on Leichlingen Pavilion in Mill Meadows, Henley, have been revived. Two years ago, the town ...

Meadows cameras in need of update

Meadows cameras in need of update

CCTV cameras at Mill Meadows in Henley could be updated at a cost of £4,500. There are three that monitor the beauty spot, two of ...

Parking meters upgrade

THE meters in the Mill Meadows car park in Henley are to be improved. The town council is to spend £4,951 on the upgrade work. The ...

Slow worms to make way for new homes

Slow worms to make way for new homes

SLOW worms living on a field in Henley could be relocated to make way for new homes. The town council, which owns a grass verge that ...

Dismay over rejection of vintage boat collection

Dismay over rejection of vintage boat collection

SUPPORTERS of plans to house a collection of vintage boats in Henley are angry at a decision to reject it. Businessman Adam Toop ...

Fence for meadow

A METAL fence is to be built at the entrance to Freemans Meadow in Henley. This will be 1.2m high with a metal bow top and a ...

Someone’s trying to ruin my business, says farmer

Someone’s trying to ruin my business, says farmer

A FARMER has claimed someone is trying to “sabotage” his business. Simon Marsden, who runs River Farm in Willow Lane, Wargrave, made ...

Misspelt road sign

A ROAD sign in Charvil has been replaced due to a spelling mistake. The previous sign for Strathmore Drive  was installed in December ...

Councillor retires

Councillor retires

A SONNING Common parish councillor has retired after 25 years.  Dirk Jones, 70, said he felt it was the right time.  The former ...

Don’t light the bridge

Don’t light the bridge

COUNCILLORS in Sonning Common do not support plans to illuminate Henley Bridge. The Make Henley Shine group is campaigning to have 470 ...

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New play area cost goes up

NEW equipment for the recreation ground in Watlington will cost more than expected. The parish council has agreed to spend an additional £1,536 on the equipment for the playground ... [more]

 

Four short

A MEMBER of Watlington parish council has resigned. Richard Dorney-Savage was a member of the council’s strategy committee. Matt Reid, who chairs the council, said: “Juggling home ... [more]

 

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