Friday, 16 November 2018

Environmental campaigner praises cleanliness of river

Environmental campaigner praises cleanliness of river

A WOMAN who is swimming the River Thames dressed as a mermaid to raise awareness about single-use plastic said Henley was one of the ...

 

Study says hamlets should be protected from development

TWO hamlets in Kidmore End parish should be protected from unwanted housing development, according to a study. Consultants Terra Firma ...

 

New trees

NEW trees are set be planted around Sonning Common. The parish council’s environment working party has £1,600 to spend before the ...

 

Leaf clean-up

THE annual leaf collection at St Mary’s Church in Wargrave will take place on Saturday, December 1. Volunteers will meet at the church ...

 

Natural trees

TREES in a nature reserve in Wargrave will not be cut back despite a request by a resident. A householder in Harvest Place, which ...

 

Woods marked

THE boundary of some woodland owned by Sonning Common Parish Council has been remarked. Wooden posts have been placed along the edge ...

 

Posthumous award for ‘passionate’ former parks manager

Posthumous award for ‘passionate’ former parks manager

THE former manager of Henley’s parks has been given a posthumous award. Gareth Bartle, who died in May, won the Thames and Chilterns ...

 

Residents rewarded for greening up their estate

Residents rewarded for greening up their estate

RESIDENTS of the Gainsborough estate in Henley have been honoured for the fifth year running for greening up the area. They were ...

 

Pupils learn to be green with playground recycling bin

Pupils learn to be green with playground recycling bin

A SCHOOL in Wargrave has installed a recycling bin after receiving £1,000 from a rewards scheme. Robert Piggott Junior School was ...

 

Dog walker finds meat in woods

Dog walker finds meat in woods

A MAN fears poisoned meat is being dropped in woods near Shiplake to kill dogs. David Evans, from Lower Shiplake, discovered a whole ...

 

How Harry’s big beans are still going strong

How Harry’s big beans are still going strong

THE full story of Henley’s own variety of runner bean, created by Harry Lovejoy, can now be revealed. Three weeks ago, I told how he ...

 

Show chairman wins a prize at last

Show chairman wins a prize at last

THE chairman of Chiltern Edge Horticultural Society won his first ever trophy at its autumn show on Saturday. Nigel Crush took home ...

 

Heatwave hits the number of entries at produce show — but not the quality

Heatwave hits the number of entries at produce show — but not the quality

THE heatwave took its toll on the Caversham Allotment Holders and Gardens Association’s 117th annual show. The number of entries at ...

 

Heads we win, say brothers

Heads we win, say brothers

TWO brothers took six awards between them at the 70th Binfield Heath Flower Show. Nigel and Stephen Head, who both live in the village,...

 

Builders rescue kittens from derelict restaurant

Builders rescue kittens from derelict restaurant

BUILDERS find all sorts of things on site, particularly when they are preparing a derelict building for demolition. But George Harman ...

 

Henley could get new on-street electric vehicle charging points

HENLEY Town Council could apply for government funding for on-street electric vehicle charging points. The Government has created a £4....

 

River algae almost killed our precious dog

River algae almost killed our precious dog

A WOMAN has warned dog owners to be vigilant after her Labrador almost died from toxic shock. Brenda Nearchou told how ...

 

Help the hogs

COUNCILLORS in Henley are urging residents to help look after hedgehogs. The animals are struggling for food in the hot weather so are ...

 

Green Gym given £800

SONNING Common Green Gym has been given £800 to thank the volunteers for their work. The group received the donation from Nuffield ...

 

Former allotments secretary receives achievement award

Former allotments secretary receives achievement award

A WOMAN has been recognised for her outstanding contribution to Henley Allotments Association. Marisa Francini, of St Mark’s Road, ...

 

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