Monday, 26 July 2021

Swans fit and healthy but pollution worse in lockdown

Swans fit and healthy but pollution worse in lockdown

THE swan population in the Henley area is thriving despite increasing levels of river pollution. David Barber, the Queen’s swan marker, led the annual swan upping ceremony on the River Thames as it passed through the town on Wednesday. The birds have...
Artist pays to repair steps amid ownership mystery

Artist pays to repair steps amid ownership mystery

BROKEN steps leading to St Mary’s Church in Henley have been repaired by artist Clive Hemsley. Rector Jeremy Tayler and churchwarden Robin Hartley said the church couldn’t repair the steps as they are not owned by the church so they would be liable if...
Traffic wardens return to stop illegal parking

Traffic wardens return to stop illegal parking

TRAFFIC wardens are set to return to Henley to crack down on drivers who park illegally. Oxfordshire County Council, the highways authority, will take responsibility for civil parking enforcement across the county from November 1 after the Government...

Pub sale plan U-turn after owner changes his mind

Pub sale plan U-turn after owner changes his mind

THE owner of the old White Lion at Crays Pond no longer plans to put it on the market despite having said he would. Satwinder Sandhu, ...

Covid cases show signs of slowing

Covid cases show signs of slowing

THE surge in coronavirus cases in the Henley area is beginning to slow down. There were 329 in South Oxfordshire in the past seven ...

Riverside hotel set to reopen with new name

Riverside hotel set to reopen with new name

THE former Red Lion Hotel in Henley is to reopen under a new name next Thursday. The Relais Henley on the corner of Hart Street and ...

Councillors wash down village road signs

Councillors wash down village road signs

A GROUP of councillors carried out street sign cleaning in Nettlebed. The parish council appealed for volunteers to carry out the work ...

Old dental practice to become two flats despite parking fears

Old dental practice to become two flats despite parking fears

AN old dental practice in Henley is to be converted into housing against the wishes of town councillors. Montreal Terrace in Reading ...

Early start

BIN collections in parts of the Henley area took place an hour earlier this week because of the hot weather. South Oxfordshire ...

Museum and charity join forces

Museum and charity join forces

A CHARITY which stages accessible boat trips on the River Thames at Henley has struck up a partnership with the town’s River & Rowing ...

Broken slabs

PART of the pavement along one side of Henley Bridge has been closed to the public. A number of paving stones are cracked and uneven ...

Garden entry

RESIDENTS and staff at the Henley Manor care home off Mill Lane, Henley, have entered a gardening competition. Judges from Hallmark, ...

Cycle better

PUPILS in Year 5 at Goring Primary School took part in the national Bikeability scheme. The two-day programme, aimed at improving ...

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 ...

Conservation group launch

A NEW conservation group could be set up to improve the natural environment around Goring. The Goring Gap Environmental Organisation, ...

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Cycle better

PUPILS in Year 5 at Goring Primary School took part in the national Bikeability scheme. The two-day programme, aimed at improving cycling proficiency, included basic drills on the ... [more]

 

Home fete

THE Mount care home in Wargrave will hold a summer fete for residents only on Saturday, July 24. Staff would appreciate donations of prizes for a tombola. If you can help, call ... [more]

 

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