Friday, 03 April 2020

No fines in Thames Valley for coronavirus breaches

No fines in Thames Valley for coronavirus breaches

THE chief constable of Thames Valley Police says his officers haven’t handed out any fines for breaches of the coronavirus lockdown. John Campbell thanked the public for obeying the new legislation, which means only essential workers and those making...
TV forecaster under fire for bridge visit

TV forecaster under fire for bridge visit

PIERS MORGAN has defended his Good Morning Britain colleague Laura Tobin after she delivered a series of weather reports live from Henley. The breakfast show presenter said the meteorologist lived near the town so it was safer than her having to drive...
Coronavirus con artists

Coronavirus con artists

RESIDENTS have been warned to be on their guard against criminals and scammers exploiting the coronavirus pandemic. Oxfordshire County Council’s trading standards officers have received reports of scams targeting people via emails, text messages and...
Firm says cable laying will continue during lockdown

Firm says cable laying will continue during lockdown

A COMPANY is continuing to install a new high-speed internet cable network in Henley town centre despite the coronavirus lockdown. Zzoomm says the work is critical national infrastructure and its staff are “key” workers. It has five teams, comprising...
Surgery waiting for protective equipment

Surgery waiting for protective equipment

A SURGERY in Henley is still to receive any equipment from NHS England to protect its staff from the coronavirus pandemic. Doctors at the Hart Surgery want surgical masks with visors as well as gowns and gloves in line with a recommendation by the...

Customers have to queue at chemist for four hours

Customers have to queue at chemist for four hours

CUSTOMERS faced queues of more than four hours to pick up their prescriptions from a chemists’ shop. Lloyds Pharmacy, off Peppard Road,...

Pianist gives concert for neighbours through window

Pianist gives concert for neighbours through window

A MUSICIAN is putting her skills to good use as the coronavirus outbreak has put the country into lockdown. Pamela Chilvers staged an ...

Neighbours fail to stop equestrian course

PLANS for an equestrian cross-country course on farmland near Woodcote have been approved. The Hildred Partnership, a family-owned ...

Year long campaign

Year long campaign

Staff at Invesco raised £111,000 for the children’s cancer charity CLIC Sargent in 2019. The money raised will fund social workers, ...

Dry cleaners’ processes will kill the coronavirus

Dry cleaners’ processes will kill the coronavirus

LILLY Dry Clean in New Street is still open for business. Our dry cleaning and laundering processes kill Covid-19 (coronavirus) on all ...

Tidy triangle

LAVENDER is to be planted along the top of the sleepers in Bell Street, Henley. The town council’s parks services team will also fill ...

Clocks change

THE clocks go forward an hour at 1am on Sunday for the start of British Summer Time.

Lions present £1,000 to music school

Lions present £1,000 to music school

HENLEY Lions Club has donated £1,000 to Henley Music School. President David Skinner presented a cheque to the school’s founder Laura ...

Amphibian migration beginning to slow

A TOTAL of 8,565 toads, 227 frogs and 299 newts have been helped across a busy road so far this year by the Henley Toad Patrol. This ...

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 ...

Big bungalow

A BUNGALOW at Badgemore in Henley is to be extended. Ian Lovejoy has been granted planning permission for a single-storey side and ...

Stones barrier

WOODEN posts could be installed to protect pudding stones at the green area in Nettlebed. The Nettlebed and District Commons ...

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Boy wins bike but ride’s off

Boy wins bike but ride’s off

A PUPIL at Sonning Common Primary School won a Giant ARX bicycle in this year’s On Your Bike prize draw. Bruno Penabad Gallord, 11, was presented with the machine during a special ... [more]

 

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