Monday, 18 November 2019

Campaigners want answers over footpath closure

Campaigners want answers over footpath closure

MORE than 150 campaigners took part in a protest to express their frustration at the closure of a footpath near Henley on Saturday. The path along the River Thames was closed at Fawley Court by Buckinghamshire County Council more than a year ago. The...

Farmers want to diversify with equestrian course

Farmers want to diversify with equestrian course

AN equestrian cross-country course could be built on farmland near Woodcote. The Hildred Partnership, a family-owned farm business based in Wallingford, has applied for planning permission to convert an 11-hectare field between Tidmore Lane and Oxford...

Greens urge minister to return plan power

Greens urge minister to return plan power

GREENS have urged the Government to give back South Oxfordshire District Council power over its local plan. They called Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick’s intervention “draconian and anti-democratic”. He took control of the process last month...
Deer removed

Deer removed

A FALLOW deer died after becoming stuck in a wrought iron fence at Fairmile cemetery in Henley. Henley Town Council’s parks services team removed the body on Wednesday following a request by a member of the public who said it had been there for at...
Service to remember loved ones

Service to remember loved ones

SUE RYDER’S annual Lights of Love service will take place at St Mary’s Church in Henley on Wednesday, December 4. The event is designed for family and friends to remember lost loved ones in the run-up to Christmas. The service will feature...

Preparing grant bids

REPAIRS to the riverbank in Henley and portable CCTV could be funded by grants from South Oxfordshire District Council. Henley Town ...

Town needs more parking spaces, say small traders

Town needs more parking spaces, say small traders

INDEPENDENT traders in Henley would like to see more parking available to improve footfall in the town. They say that shoppers are put ...

War veteran becomes councillor at age 94

A SECOND World War veteran has become a Wargrave parish councillor. John Fryer, 94, of Walled Garden, is believed to be the only ...

IT upgrade

THREE new computers and six monitors have been bought by Wargrave Parish Council following a number of breakdowns with the old ...

Call for kiosk

WARGRAVE Parish Council is interested in adopting the old telephone box in School Lane. The red kiosk has been decommissioned by BT ...

Sale of cards for charities and village’s heritage trust

Sale of cards for charities and village’s heritage trust

VOLUNTEERS in Wargrave have helped raise tens of thousands of pounds for charity as part of an annual Christmas campaign. The Cards ...

Councillors delay playing fields decision for site visit

Councillors delay playing fields decision for site visit

COUNCILLORS are to make a site visit before deciding whether to allow farmland in Shiplake to be turned into school playing fields. ...

Let's Get Down to Business: Annie Hall, Phase Two

Let's Get Down to Business: Annie Hall, Phase Two

ANNIE HALL is the owner of brand design business Phase Two. Born and bred in Buckinghamshire, Annie didn’t enjoy school but did well ...

Homes plan turned down

PLANS for two new houses in Woodcote have been turned down. Nicola Richards, from Wallingford, wanted to develop land at an existing ...

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 ...

Poppy boat

THE decorative boat in Whitchurch high street was once again draped with knitted poppies to mark Remembrance Sunday. The work was ...

Hostel fight

A CAMPAIGN against the sale of a youth hostel has been launched. The Youth Hostel Association has put the Streatley centre on the ...

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Wreath class

A CHRISTMAS wreath- making session will be held at St Mary’s Church in Wargrave on December 5. Participants are invited to enjoy a glass of wine and canapés from 7.30pm. Tickets ... [more]

 

Leaf clearing

HELPERS are needed to take part in the annual autumn leaf collection at St Mary’s Church in Wargrave on Saturday, November 30. Work will start at 9am and people are asked to bring ... [more]

 

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