Saturday, 16 October 2021

Meadows awarded green flag for eighth year

Meadows awarded green flag for eighth year

A BEAUTY spot in Henley has received a national award for the eighth year in a row. Mill Meadows retains its Green Flag Award, which recognises well managed parks and green spaces. An inspection had been carried out by Keep Britain Tidy, which runs...
Residents win fight over 15m 5G phone mast

Residents win fight over 15m 5G phone mast

PLANS to install a 15m high 5G phone mast in Henley have been rejected following a backlash from residents who said it would be an “eyesore”.CK Hutchison Networks was refused permission by South Oxfordshire District Council, the planning authority,...
Patients urged to get flu jab before winter

Patients urged to get flu jab before winter

PATIENTS are being urged to have a flu jab to avoid putting further strain on the health service this winter. Surgeries have been offering the vaccine to eligible patients since the middle of September but there has been extra pressure due to...
Filled-in slipway still not restored despite promises

Filled-in slipway still not restored despite promises

A SLIPWAY in Henley has still not been restored 15 months after it was filled in. The area in Thames Side at the bottom of Friday Street was levelled off with concrete last summer. The work was done by Sorbon Estates, a commercial property...
Men complete 250km desert run in 39c heat for charities

Men complete 250km desert run in 39c heat for charities

A MAN from Henley came sixth in a gruelling race in the desert and helped raise £18,000 for charity. David Kirk, of Ancastle Green, was one of eight friends who took part in the five-day, 250km Ultra X Jordan in the Middle Eastern country last week....

Council leader steps down after ‘difficult’ time for coalition

Council leader steps down after ‘difficult’ time for coalition

THE leader of South Oxfordshire District Council has stood down. Sue Cooper, who was appointed in May 2019, said she had found the ...

Home help

Home help

TWO-THIRDS of households that were at risk of becoming homeless in 2020/21 were successfully supported by South Oxfordshire District ...

Rhymes return

RHYMETIME sessions for children under five will return to Henley library next month. They will be held every Monday from 9.30am to ...

Protecting our trees

EFFORTS are being made to protect and plant more trees in South Oxfordshire. The district council has launched a new policy for the ...

Woman fights neighbour’s garage conversion plan

Woman fights neighbour’s garage conversion plan

A WOMAN has criticised a neighbour’s plans to convert their garage into living accommodation. Laureen Williamson, who has lived in ...

Roads to be resurfaced

A NUMBER of roads in Caversham and Emmer Green is to be resurfaced. They are Albert Road, Hemdean Road from Oakley Road to Sheridan ...

Signs idea scrapped

Signs idea scrapped

PLANS to buy digital signage to encourage visitors to Henley Royal Regatta to walk through the town centre are set to be shelved due ...

Demolition opposition

A HOUSE in Sonning Common could be demolished and replaced with two new ones. Gareth Bertram has applied to South Oxfordshire District ...

Rhyme return

RHYME time sessions at Sonning Common library have restarted. They will take place from 10am on every first and third Monday of the ...

Path upgrade

WORK to improve the path around Millennium Green in Sonning Common started on Monday. It is expected to take several days.

Many happy returns, Your Majesty

Many happy returns, Your Majesty

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PENSIONERS enjoyed a tea party in Henley to celebrate the Queen’s 91st birthday. About 80 guests attended the free event, which took ...

Potter’s teach-in raises money for dementia charity

Potter’s teach-in raises money for dementia charity

AN artist raised almost £400 for charity by holding a pottery day. Debbie Page, 60, of Wood Lane, Kidmore End, held the event in the ...

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Just paper talk...

Just paper talk...

I AM pleased to report that Goring Parish Council has agreed to renew its subscription to the Henley Standard. The council, which had not met since May 4, made a decision under ... [more]

 

Demolition opposition

A HOUSE in Sonning Common could be demolished and replaced with two new ones. Gareth Bertram has applied to South Oxfordshire District Council, the planning authority, to build ... [more]

 

£250 grant for choir

A CHOIR in Sonning Common has been given a grant of £250.  Harmony, which meets at Peppard War Memorial Hall in Gallowstree Road every Thursday from 1.20pm, was awarded the money ... [more]

 

Rhyme return

RHYME time sessions at Sonning Common library have restarted. They will take place from 10am on every first and third Monday of the month. Numbers are limited to allow for social ... [more]

 

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