Tuesday, 18 May 2021

Families create scarecrow trail for school

Families create scarecrow trail for school

A SCARECROW trail has been set up in Stoke Row to raise money for the village school. Pupils and residents have made 20 different characters to display outside their homes, including a builder, a fisherman, an Oompa Loompa from Charlie and the...
Children deliver Easter cards to care home residents

Children deliver Easter cards to care home residents

CHILDREN presented Easter cards, flowers and chocolate to residents of a care home. Four pupils at St Mary’s School in Henley visited the Manor in Mill Lane with a basketful of mini eggs, handmade cards and some daffodils that were grown at the...
New children’s adventure playground opens

New children’s adventure playground opens

A NEW adventure playground opened at Stonor Park on Monday. Tumblestone Hollow was installed over the winter in woodland overlooking the estate’s Wonder Woods playground at a cost of about £250,000. It consists of a double-decker wooden walkway linked...
Easter trail

Easter trail

AN Easter trail organised by Sonning Common Primary School will take place from April 2 to 9. The school’s parent teacher association and organisers of the leadership course Active Leaders have created the trail around the village to encourage people...
Shop raffle

Shop raffle

A RAFFLE is being held at the Co-op store in Sonning Common in aid of Mind, a mental health charity. Tickets, which cost £1 each or £3 for five, can be bought from the shop in Wood Lane. The winners will be announced on Saturday, April 3.

Square deal

PEPPARD Stoke Row Cricket Club is hoping to stage its first game of the season in Stoke Row on Easter Monday. The club’s first team, ...

Trees recycled

SEVENTY-FIVE Christmas trees were recycled by Sonning Common Parish Council.  The chippings will be used on the land behind Kidmore ...

Last chance

CHRISTMAS trees can be disposed off via Sonning Common Parish Council until 1pm today (Friday).  Residents should take their trees, ...

Christmas tree shredding raises £1,000

Christmas tree shredding raises £1,000

A CHRISTMAS tree shredding service raised £1,000 for Henley in Bloom. Scores of residents took their trees to Mill Meadows on Saturday ...

Successful Santa run

HENLEY’S Santa sleigh run raised more than £5,400 for charity. Former mayor Pam Phillips and members of Henley Lions Club staged the ...

No pantomime so props are used in villages’ fun trail

No pantomime so props are used in villages’ fun trail

MORE than 60 gardens in Shiplake and Binfield Heath were decorated with a theme of pantomime to form a Christmas trail. The initiative ...

Tradition continues

THE son of a Christmas charity fundraiser from Sonning Common raised £870 in his memory. John Lambourne used to decorate his home in ...

Fish donation

A TOTAL of £275 has been raised for the Fish volunteer centre in Sonning Common.  This followed the cancelltion of the village’s ...

Churches carry on

CHRISTMAS services held at the churches in Sonning Common and Kidmore End went well, says Rev Sheila Walker.  Christ the King ...

Councillor Ian Hudspeth, leader, Oxfordshire County Council AS we begin the New Year and end the turbulent year of 2020, there is a ...

New Year message from Sue Cooper, leader, South Oxfordshire District Council

New Year message from Sue Cooper, leader, South Oxfordshire District Council

I WISH everyone a happy, healthy and rather better New Year than the extraordinary one we have just had. Our heartfelt sympathy goes ...

New Year message from Councillor Ken Arlett, Mayor of Henley

New Year message from Councillor Ken Arlett, Mayor of Henley

THE year 2020 has now gone and will not be forgotten. The lockdowns were tiresome for many but did bring our community together — ...

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Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

THE houses in Garrick Mews, Wargrave, are built on the site of a theatre built in 1788. This was an extravagant project by Richard Barrymore, 7th Earl of Barrymore, which employed ... [more]

 

Outdoor activities

TWO events will take place in Watlington as part of the Chilterns Walking Festival. Alex DeWitt, who runs bushcraft courses, will hold activities including primitive and modern ... [more]

 

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