Saturday, 16 October 2021

Councillors divided over support for climate bill

Councillors divided over support for climate bill

COUNCILLORS in Sonning Common were divided over a decision to support the Climate and Ecological Emergency Bill. Some said the move ...

 

We have power to make change

I WATCHED a Henley Rotary Club webinar last week on biodiversity. Dr David Obura, a leading climate scientist, made particular ...

 

Pubs left short of staff after students return to university

Pubs left short of staff after students return to university

PUBS and other venues are facing staff shortages after university students returned to their studies. Universities’ new academic year ...

 

500 bulbs at pond

A TOTAL of 500 snowdrops have been planted around a pond in Tokers Green Lane.  The pond, which is at the junction of Tokers Green ...

 

Paddleboarders clear rubbish from Thames on Rivers Day

Paddleboarders clear rubbish from Thames on Rivers Day

MORE than 25 volunteers took part in a litter-pick on the River Thames on Sunday. It was organised by environmental campaigner Lynne ...

 

Green bazaar shows our need for lifestyle change

Green bazaar shows our need for lifestyle change

HUNDREDS of people visited Henley’s Great Big Green Bazaar on Saturday. There were 14 stalls set up in Falaise Square focusing on ...

 

Petrol stations hit with supply crisis

Petrol stations hit with supply crisis

PETROL stations in Henley and surrounding areas have been forced to close or introduce a maximum fuel allowance due to a supply crisis....

 

Investing in a green future

Investing in a green future

THE first question that many people ask about a new green future of emissions-free transport, climate-friendly heating, ...

 

How you can help protect planet in climate crisis

How you can help protect planet in climate crisis

GREAT Big Green Week got under way in Henley on Sunday. Stalls were set up in Market Place by environmental and other community groups ...

 

Businesses hit by CO2 shortage

Businesses hit by CO2 shortage

PUBS, breweries and farms in the Henley area have been affected by the nationwide carbon dioxide shortage. Rises in wholesale prices ...

 

Spot endangered species and win a prize

Spot endangered species and win a prize

BRITAIN has many endangered species of wildlife. There are 67 birds on the red list. Eleven out of 47 native mammals are at imminent ...

 

Plants rescued

PLANTS reserved for Sonning Common’s new recreation ground were accidentally thrown in a skip before being “rescued”.   Linden Homes, ...

 

Week of events highlights threat of climate change

Week of events highlights threat of climate change

HENLEY will be celebrating Great Big Green Week from tomorrow (Saturday). The national initiative, which runs from September 18 to 26, ...

 

Businesses to show their green credentials at eco-fair

Businesses to show their green credentials at eco-fair

AN eco business fair will be held at Henley town hall as part of Great Big Green Week. More than 30 businesses will be taking party in ...

 

Islanders upset over new £290 river mooring charge

Islanders upset over new £290 river mooring charge

RESIDENTS of a river island in Henley are upset at plans to charge them a mooring fee. Henley Town Council is proposing to introduce a ...

 

Beauty walk

SONNING Common WI will be taking part a three- mile nature walk for the Great Big Green Week.  The walk on Thursday, September 23 will ...

 

Let's enjoy Great Big Green Week

Let's enjoy Great Big Green Week

WHEN is a bee not a bee? Which creature did Charles Darwin say was the most important in the history of the world? What is a beetle ...

 

Family take year off to travel and find secret of happiness

Family take year off to travel and find secret of happiness

A FAMILY from Henley are to spend a year travelling around the world in order to research how to improve their lifestyle. Anthony ...

 

Crab apple tree with ancient roots planted

Crab apple tree with ancient roots planted

A TREE grown from a seed from the oldest apple tree in the world has been planted in an orchard in Henley. The crab apple, which is ...

 

Climate bill is not best way to deal with crisis, says MP

Climate bill is not best way to deal with crisis, says MP

JOHN HOWELL has defended his decision not to support the Climate and Ecological Emergency Bill. The Henley MP says the proposed ...

 

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