Sunday, 09 August 2020

Care charity misses out on £230,000 in lockdown

Care charity misses out on £230,000 in lockdown

A CHARITY supporting young adults with disabilities has missed out on about £230,000 as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. The Chiltern Centre, off Greys Road, Henley, was forced to close at the end of March when the lockdown was introduced. It has...
New bus service to operate on three days

New bus service to operate on three days

HENLEY’S bus service will be revived next month. The town council has appointed a new operator but is not revealing the company’s name until the contract has been finalised. The 151, 152 and 153 routes will return with an added stop at the Highlands...
Caravan and camping site popular with holidaymakers

Caravan and camping site popular with holidaymakers

STAFF at the Swiss Farm touring and camping site in Henley are happy to see the return of visitors. The 38-acre site off Marlow Road re-opened at the start of July, when the Government eased the coronavirus lockdown restrictions, having been closed...
Museum to welcome back visitors after long shutdown

Museum to welcome back visitors after long shutdown

THE River & Rowing Museum in Henley will pick up where it left off before the coronavirus lockdown began in late March. The venue in Mill Meadows will re-open on Thursday with its exhibition, Art of the Wild: Gertrude Hermes and the Natural World,...
Check-ups on animals

Check-ups on animals

ANIMAL welfare inspections in the Henley area are continuing despite the coronavirus outbreak. Oxfordshire County Council, which carries out the checks, is still sending enforcement officers on unannounced visits. The team, part of the authority’s...

Village could introduce temporary one-way system

A TEMPORARY one-way system could be introduced in the centre of Goring to make social distancing easier. The parish council has sought ...

Scout leader raises £7,000 with sale of memorabilia

Scout leader raises £7,000 with sale of memorabilia

A SCOUT leader raised more than £7,000 for the movement by selling his collection of memorabilia. David Cooksley, who is group master ...

Not recyclable

PERSONAL protective equipment cannot be recycled and should be placed in general waste bins.  South Oxfordshire District Council is ...

Plan hearing finishes

THE public examination of South Oxfordshire District Council’s local plan finishes today (Friday). The document, which outlines ...

Allotment classroom

EVERY pupil at the Henley Village Montessori Nursery has been able to return after an outdoor classroom was established at the town’s ...

Play resumes

THE playground in Nettlebed has been re-opened by the parish council. Members decided it was safe to do so long as users follow safety ...

Residents urged to look after neighbours

RESIDENTS of Henley are being asked to show their interest in their local Neighbourhood Watch group. Neil Gunnell, who lives in Blandy ...

Covid cases

Covid cases

CORONAVIRUS cases are on the rise in Oxfordshire. Laboratories confirmed 44 infections between Wednesday last week and Tuesday ...

Path cleared

PALLETS that were obstructing a footpath by Greengates, Checkendon, have been removed.

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 ...

Sale of land sparks fears of development

FEARS have been raised that developers want to build new homes on the open spaces at Caversham Park Village. MP Matt Rodda, whose ...

Gas works

THE hill leading into Whitchurch has been reduced to one lane while gas works are carried out. Scotia Gas Networks set up temporary ...

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Children’s fun run in the mud

A SHORT cross-country run for children will take place in Goring over the winter. Little Legs Does The Thames Muddy Run will follow footpaths along the River Thames and through ... [more]

 

Party on hold

A GORING girl’s plans for a Lego-themed fundraising party were put on hold. Layla Lyndon, 12, was going to hold the event at her home in Elvendon Road on Saturday but postponed it ... [more]

 

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