Wednesday, 08 July 2020

Public toilets re-open but with restrictions

THE public toilets at the Leichlingen Pavilion in Mill Meadows, Henley, will be back open from tomorrow (Saturday). Visitors have been ...

 

Threat of lost land

A HENLEY campaign group has urged the Government to help the public protect common land and greens. The Open Spaces Society, which is ...

 

Village’s handyman, 76, retires

A MAN responsible for keeping Charvil clean for 15 years has retired. Roger Burns worked for BT in management for more than 30 years ...

 

Councillor made river ‘champion’

Councillor made river ‘champion’

A COUNCILLOR has been put in charge of promoting and encouraging sustainable use of the River Thames. Jo Robb is South Oxfordshire ...

 

Teenage swimmers invade village

Teenage swimmers invade village

HUNDREDS of people descended on Hurley Lock  and damaged equipment belonging to the Environment Agency. Police were called to Mill ...

 

Council in talks with bus firms over replacement service

Council in talks with bus firms over replacement service

TALKS are taking place over a new provider for Henley’s bus service. Reading Buses operated the 151, 152 and 153 routes since taking ...

 

Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire Wildlife Trust

Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire Wildlife Trust

A LARGE number of the Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire Wildlife Trust’s nature reserves have been damaged due to antisocial ...

 

Novice swimmers warned to stay away from river

Novice swimmers warned to stay away from river

A PROFESSIONAL swimming coach from Henley is encouraging people to be responsible as they return to the water for the first time since ...

 

Councillor censured for breach of code

Councillor censured for breach of code

A COUNCIL leader has been found to be in breach of its code of conduct for failing to declare a personal interest. John Halsall, who ...

 

Cut-price solar panel survey now available

A COMPANY offering solar panels to Henley residents at a reduced price is now able to carry out surveys and installations. IDDEA, ...

 

XR protest next week

XR protest next week

CLIMATE change campaigners are to hold a demonstration in Henley on Thursday. Extinction Rebellion Henley are pressing Henley MP John ...

 

Pear tree planted at care home for unity

Pear tree planted at care home for unity

A TIME capsule was buried at a care home in Henley. The event took place at Henley Manor in Mill Lane as part of a “Moment in Time” ...

 

Engineer begins journey to fleet of electric taxis

Engineer begins journey to fleet of electric taxis

AN engineer from Henley hopes to help tackle air pollution by building and selling electric taxis. Alex Howard is about to produce his ...

 

More HGVs using town as cut-through, says resident

More HGVs using town as cut-through, says resident

MORE heavy goods vehicles are using Henley as a “rat run” during the lockdown, says a resident. Amanda Chumas, who lives in Bell ...

 

Car park open

THE National Trust car park at Watlington Hill has re-opened to visitors. However, the trust’s car parks at Greys Court, near ...

 

Show called off due to coronavirus

Show called off due to coronavirus

BINFIELD Heath Flower Show has been cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic. The annual show was due to be held in the field ...

 

Unpleasant

WASTE including toilet paper and used blue disposable rubber gloves were found dumped on a path near Westfield Crescent in Lower ...

 

Fencing raises fears for public footpaths in woods

Fencing raises fears for public footpaths in woods

CAMPAIGNERS are fighting to stop landowners fencing off footpaths on private woodland near Woodcote. They say the network of routes ...

 

On their way... hanging baskets to banish lockdown blues

On their way... hanging baskets to banish lockdown blues

MORE than 140 hanging baskets have been ordered by Henley businesses and residents to decorate their buildings this summer. These are ...

 

Vet says don’t use fireworks during weekly NHS tribute

Vet says don’t use fireworks during weekly NHS tribute

RESIDENTS taking part in the weekly applause for NHS workers are being encouraged not to set off fireworks. Erik D’Arcy-Donnelly, a ...

 

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