Wednesday, 20 March 2019

Girl, 10, receives support at climate change protest

Girl, 10, receives support at climate change protest

A GIRL of 10 staged a protest about climate change in Henley town centre. Grace Gubbins, who attends Sacred Heart Primary School in Greys Hill, stood outside the town hall carrying a banner she had made the night before. The 6ft long banner read...
Green is pancake day racetrack

Green is pancake day racetrack

PUPILS, parents and teachers at Stoke Row Primary School took part in the annual Shrove Tuesday pancake races in the village. Dozens of youngsters took turns to run the length of the course on the village green, flipping their pancakes mid-way before...
Playing a part

Playing a part

PUPILS at Robert Piggott Infant School in Wargrave dressed as literary characters including Where’s Wally, Harry Potter and Paddington Bear. The children came to school in their costumes and with their favourite book. There were two quizzes,...

Former mayors to stand in district council elections

Former mayors to stand in district council elections

THREE former mayors of Henley are to stand for Henley Residents Group at the South Oxfordshire District Council elections. Ken Arlett, Kellie Hinton and current district councillor Stefan Gawrysiak will contest the three Henley seats at the elections...
Animal magic

Animal magic

PUPILS and staff at Crazies Hill Primary School dressed as characters including the Cheshire Cat, Peter Rabbit and Tigger. The children took part in a book swap where each member of staff brought in a story and the pupils decided which one they wanted...

In disguise

In disguise

CHILDREN at Robert Piggott Junior School in Wargrave dressed as characters including David Walliams’ Gangsta Granny and The Mad Hatter ...

Minibus appeal hits target

GORING Primary School’s £30,000 appeal for a new minibus has hit is target. The new 17-seater vehicle is due to arrive over the summer....

Track upgrade

ENGINEERS from Network Rail have upgraded the line between Shiplake and Wargrave. Crews worked in the early hours of Tuesday, ...

Plans meeting

HENLEY Town Council’s planning committee will meet in the council chamber at the town hall on Tuesday at 7.30pm.

School not to relocate

GORING Primary School has called off its plans to relocate. The Church of England school in Wallingford Road, which suggested the idea ...

Cabins plan turned down

PLANS to install 10 temporary cabins in Crazies Hill to house workmen have been turned down. Cayton Park wanted the Bunkabins for the ...

Minister refuses to block garden centre homes plan

Minister refuses to block garden centre homes plan

THE redevelopment of the former Wyevale Garden Centre near Shiplake can go ahead after the Government refused to overturn the decision ...

Barbecues ban in riverside meadows made permanent

Barbecues ban in riverside meadows made permanent

THE ban on barbecues at Marsh Meadows in Henley has been made permanent despite opposition by some councillors. The town council, ...

Trinity top of the pile

TRINITY SCHOOL in Henley topped the table in an inter-school netball tournament for pupils in Year 5 and 6. After 27 matches held at ...

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 ...

George Michael fans given freedom for village party

George Michael fans given freedom for village party

FANS of George Michael have been given the go-ahead to stage another celebration of his life in Goring. The parish council has told ...

Schoolgirl to protest over climate change

Schoolgirl to protest over climate change

A GIRL from Henley and her friends are to protest about climate change in the town centre today (Friday). Grace Gubbins, who attends ...

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Out of this world

Out of this world

PUPILS in Year 6 at Goring Primary School told stories to the younger children. The reception and year 1 children were split into groups and listened to stories including the ... [more]

 

Work party

THE Friends of Watlington Hill will hold a work party on Sunday, March 24. Volunteers should meet at the National Trust car park on Watlington Hill at 10am. For more information, ... [more]

 
Playing a part

Playing a part

PUPILS at Robert Piggott Infant School in Wargrave dressed as literary characters including Where’s Wally, Harry Potter and Paddington Bear. The children came to school in their ... [more]

 

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