Thursday, 05 August 2021

Building homes for the future

Building homes for the future

THE Government is planning for hundreds of thousands of homes to be built in the next few years. All of this housing will come with a ...

 

Postbox set to return

A POSTBOX that was removed from Sonning Common in October was due to be returned this week. The red metal box, which was embedded in a ...

 

Obsessed with discovering what’s hidden in plain sight

I HAD no idea I was so uninformed about the natural world until the beginning of the lockdown in March last year. I love the outdoors ...

 

Village’s battle with litter louts

Village’s battle with litter louts

VISITORS to Hurley Lock are being urged not to leave litter along the riverbank. During the recent heatwave, dozens of people went to ...

 

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 ...

 

Families volunteer to fish old rubbish out of river

Families volunteer to fish old rubbish out of river

MORE than 60 people took part in a clean-up of the River Thames in Henley. The volunteers met up on Red Lion Lawn, where they were ...

 

Boy, nine, puts up posters to help prevent littering

Boy, nine, puts up posters to help prevent littering

A BOY from Sonning Common has made posters to encourage residents to stop littering. Jake Coyne decided to take action after his ...

 

Swans fit and healthy but pollution worse in lockdown

Swans fit and healthy but pollution worse in lockdown

THE swan population in the Henley area is thriving despite increasing levels of river pollution. David Barber, the Queen’s swan marker,...

 

Artist pays to repair steps amid ownership mystery

Artist pays to repair steps amid ownership mystery

BROKEN steps leading to St Mary’s Church in Henley have been repaired by artist Clive Hemsley.  Rector Jeremy Tayler and churchwarden ...

 

Reusable cups sale for station

Reusable cups sale for refill station

AN environmental group in Caversham has been selling bamboo cups to fundraise for a new water refill station.  Plastic Free Caversham, ...

 

Join open gardens

WATLINGTON in Bloom is looking for residents to take part in an open garden event in September. It will be a chance for people to see ...

 

Join campaign

NEW members are needed for the Plastic Free Watlington campaign. It was launched last year to encourage businesses and residents to ...

 

Saving water

A TALK on how to save water at home organised by the Watlington Climate Action Group has been rescheduled for Wednesday, July 21 at 7....

 

Energy survey

RESIDENTS of Watlington are being asked to complete a survey about their home energy use. A survey launched by the Watlington Climate ...

 

Web upgrade

RESIDENTS of Kidmore End will be able to obtain faster internet speeds with an upgrade to full fibre broadband. Oxfordshire County ...

 

New homes must not just look cool

New homes must not just look cool

MY ears pricked up the other day when I heard Baroness Brown speaking on the news about the new report published by the Climate Change ...

 

Grow up, idiot: Mayor’s message to graffiti artist

Grow up, idiot: Mayor’s message to graffiti artist

THE Mayor of Henley has issued a message to a graffiti artist — “Grow up, you idiot”. Sarah Miller spoke out after a series of “tags” ...

 

Steps not fixed due to ownership mystery

Steps not fixed due to ownership mystery

BROKEN steps leading to St Mary’s Church in Henley cannot be repaired until their ownership is established. Rector Jeremy Tayler and ...

 

Children clear up rubbish in and around their school

Children clear up rubbish in and around their school

CHILDREN at Sonning Primary School carried out a litter pick in and around the grounds. All 210 pupils at the school in Liguge Way ...

 

New campaign to improve hedges and support wildlife

New campaign to improve hedges and support wildlife

NEW hedges are to be planted in Watlington to help wildlife. Existing hedgerows will also be rejuvenated as part of a new project led ...

 

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