Thursday, 27 January 2022

Bridge lights could be coloured to mark special occasions

Bridge lights could be coloured to mark special occasions

CAMPAIGNERS say the proposed lighting of Henley Bridge could use different colours on special occasions, such as pink for the royal regatta. The Make Henley Shine group is appealing for support from the town. It wants to put 470 LED lights on the...
Volunteers prepare to save spawning toads once again

Volunteers prepare to save spawning toads once again

VOLUNTEERS have installed a barrier alongside a busy main road to protect toads from being killed by traffic. About 15 members of the Henley Toad Patrol spent three hours on Saturday setting up the 1km long blockade along Marlow Road using plastic...
Busy air ambulance

Busy air ambulance

THE Thames Valley Air Ambulance was called out 2,880 times in 2021.A total of 640 call-outs was in Oxfordshire, 1,125 in Berkshire and 1,018 in Buckinghamshire with the crews delivering critical care to 1,819 patients. The incidents included 922...
Trial of planning revamp

Trial of planning revamp

SOUTH Oxfordshire District Council is to be part of a national pilot of a simpler approach to neighbourhood planning. The Government has approved a joint application with neighbouring Vale of White Horse District Council for £30,000 to design and...

Shop donates £1,000 to Chiltern Centre

Shop donates £1,000 to Chiltern Centre

LAURENCE Menswear has raised £1,000 for charity.  Money was raised at the Henley Christmas Festival and was donated to the Chiltern ...

Menswear shop gives Chiltern Centre charity boost

Menswear shop gives Chiltern Centre charity boost

A SHOP in Henley helped raise £1,000 for a charity. Laurence Menswear in Duke Street collected £800 by selling mulled wine and mince ...

Welcome wall

PLANS to redecorate the welcome wall on Leichlingen Pavilion in Mill Meadows, Henley, have been revived. Two years ago, the town ...

Business ‘angels’ who invest in entrepreneurs

Business ‘angels’ who invest in entrepreneurs

LIKE TV’s “dragons”, James Malone invests in fledgling businesses. He has worked in the technology sector throughout his career but in ...

Licensed to film

Licensed to film

A FILMING policy has been agreed by Henley Town Council.  This stipulates that all areas owned or maintained by the council require a ...

Volunteers still helping Afghans

Volunteers still helping Afghans

THE Afghan refugee crisis will continue for up to another year, says a charity worker. Sam Jonkers, from Henley, is regional lead for ...

Swimarathon

THE Henley Lions Club Swimarathon will be held this year for the first time since 2019. It will take place at Henley leisure centre on ...

Parking meters upgrade

THE meters in the Mill Meadows car park in Henley are to be improved. The town council is to spend £4,951 on the upgrade work. The ...

Meadows cameras in need of update

Meadows cameras in need of update

CCTV cameras at Mill Meadows in Henley could be updated at a cost of £4,500. There are three that monitor the beauty spot, two of ...

Gift from Slovenia

A TRADITIONAL Slovenian hayrack is to be installed at Gillotts Corner Field in Henley. This is to mark the town’s twinning ...

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 ...

Fence for meadow

A METAL fence is to be built at the entrance to Freemans Meadow in Henley. This will be 1.2m high with a metal bow top and a ...

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Beacon Hill performers

THE line-up for this year’s Beacon Festival at Watlington Hill has been announced.   The celebration of real ale, music and the natural surroundings will take place on Friday and ... [more]

 

Print club

TWO artists from Watlington have started a community print club.  Jen Skene and Jules Bishop will be running printmaking sessions at the Methodist Church in Shirburn Street every ... [more]

 

Staying online

WATLINGTON Parish Council meetings could continue taking place online. Councillors who met on Zoom last week said they felt that online meetings would be better attended. Matt ... [more]

 

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