Saturday, 17 April 2021

Reflowering

A COMPETITION for the tallest sunflower that was held in Kidmore End and Tokers Green for the first time last year will take place ...

 

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 ...

 

Pool refresh

THE swimming pool at Sonning Common Primary School has been drained and the tiles regrouted.

 

Chilterns Conservation Board

Chilterns Conservation Board

WITH the lambing season underway, we would remind dog owners to keep dogs under control at all times and to always keep them on a lead ...

 

Chiltern Society

DURING the pandemic lockdowns, footfall on the public rights of way (footpaths and bridleways) in the Chilterns has more than doubled. ...

 

The ‘crazy’ woman caring for woods

The ‘crazy’ woman caring for woods

AN actress recovering from breast cancer has gone litter-picking almost every day during the coronavirus pandemic. Cathy Burke says ...

 

Drive for more EV chargers

EFFORTS to have more electric vehicle charging points in Henley could be boosted by a national scheme. The town council’s climate ...

 

Volunteers clear streets of growing rubbish piles

Volunteers clear streets of growing rubbish piles

A WOMAN from Wargrave has recruited a team of volunteers to help keep the village tidy. Judith Stephenson-Hodges became aware of the ...

 

Girl, nine, walks on the wild side

Girl, nine, walks on the wild side

A GIRL walked 125 miles in 31 days to raise money for a wildlife charity. Rosie Mills, nine, also picked up litter as she walked along ...

 

Food and climate — it’s personal

Food and climate — it’s personal

WHEN I was a girl, I used to return home from school on Tuesday with a sinking feeling. Because Tuesday was liver day — the day my ...

 

Villagers clean pond

THE pond in Tokers Green has been cleaned by residents. The pond, which is at the junction of Tokers Green Lane and Dysonwood Lane, ...

 

Tree bonanza

MORE than 250,000 trees are to be planted across Wokingham borough over the next five years, thanks to the Woodland Trust. The borough ...

 

Mother and daughter help 200 injured or sick wild birds

Mother and daughter help 200 injured or sick wild birds

A FAMILY from Wargrave have cared for around 200 birds over the past year. Wargrave Wild Bird Rescue is run by Sarah Ball and her ...

 

New recreation ground beginning to take shape

New recreation ground beginning to take shape

WORK on a new recreation ground in Sonning Common started on Monday. Blakedown Sport & Play, of Banbury, has been awarded a contract ...

 

Businesses urge MP to back climate bill

Businesses urge MP to back climate bill

MORE business leaders are pressing John Howell to support a proposed law to help tackle climate change. A growing number of local ...

 

Cashless moorings payment

PAYING for temporary moorings in Henley will become cashless from next month. Boat owners stopping overnight at Mill Meadows will now ...

 

Plan to dedicate area of river to wild swimming only

Plan to dedicate area of river to wild swimming only

A DEDICATED area for wild swimming could be established in the River Thames in Henley. Steps down into a buoyed-off area of water ...

 

Pair keep fit and clean up neighbourhood by ‘plogging’

Pair keep fit and clean up neighbourhood by ‘plogging’

AN environmental campaigner from Charvil is urging people to take up “plogging”. This is a trend that involves picking up litter while ...

 

All smiles

ACTIVE Leaders in Sonning Common has put together three challenges called Share A Smile for Red Nose Day today (Friday).  The ...

 

Caring for streams

PEOPLE in Benson are to be taught how to take care of chalk streams. Benson Nature Group has set up a project with the support of ...

 

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