Thursday, 23 May 2019

Watchdog drops Chiltern Centre

WATCHDOG DROPS CHILTERN CENTRE

AT least seven disabled children must stop visiting a respite care centre in Henley after it lost the right to accept under-16s. The Chiltern Centre will lose its registration with Ofsted, the education watchdog, on June 19 because it was found to be...

Get ready for return of floral flotilla

Get ready for return of floral flotilla

UPCYCLING, poetry and a floral flotilla along the River Thames are among the attractions at this week’s Chelsea Fringe Henley. The alternative garden festival, which promotes an inclusive approach to flowers, gardens and gardening, involves seven...
Dogs are key weapon in fight to stop tobacco smuggling

Dogs are key weapon in fight to stop tobacco smuggling

THREE sniffer dogs visited Henley on Saturday to promote a campaign against illegal tobacco by Oxfordshire trading standards officers. Springer spaniels Yoyo, five, and Arthur, one, and 10-month-old cocker spaniel Maggie were at a stand in Falaise...
I'll tackle traffic pledges new mayor

I'll tackle traffic pledges new mayor

THE new Mayor of Henley has pledged to tackle the town’s traffic problems. Ken Arlett said he wanted to create more parking spaces and stop illegal street parking as well as reduce air pollution. Other priorities were to review the joint Henley and...

Community centre goes on offer

Community centre goes on offer

A NEW community centre is to be built in Henley. It will be part of the Highlands Park development off Greys Road, which is being built by housebuilder Crest Nicholson. The barn-style building will have a large clubroom, sports changing rooms and...

HandyBus charity warns of cuts threat

HENLEY’S HandyBus service might have to be scaled back if passenger numbers continue to decline, organisers have warned. The charity, ...

Welcome to Henley: triangle transformed

Welcome to Henley: triangle transformed

VOLUNTEERS completed the refurbishment of a green space at the entrance to Henley by planting shrubs. The triangle in Northfield End ...

Residents to consider draft plan

WHITCHURCH’S draft village plan has gone out for public consultation. The document outlines initiatives to improve different aspects ...

Pub given five stars for hygiene

A PUB which was taken over by a new landlord two months ago has received the highest rating in a food hygiene inspection. The Horns in ...

Walkers raises £22,000 for breast cancer research

Walkers raises £22,000 for breast cancer research

MORE than 200 people took part in a sponsored walk in aid of breast cancer research. The Breast Walk Ever followed a 13-mile route ...

Rewrite Local Plan, say rural campaigners

SOUTH Oxfordshire District Council is facing a call to rethink its Local Plan following the local election results. The Liberal ...

Long service

KEN ARLETT first joined Henley Town Council in 1991 after being elected in North ward for Henley Residents Group. He served until 1999....

I did it my way, says predecessor

OUTGOING Mayor Glen Lambert said: “I was a relatively inexperienced councillor when my colleagues proposed me for mayor. Aside from a ...

Well, who would have thought it? I’m Mayor again after 28 years

Well, who would have thought it? I’m Mayor again after 28 years

THE new Mayor of Henley has taken up office 28 years after he last held the position. Ken Arlett was elected by his fellow councillors ...

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 ...

Will I be mayor?

HENLEY town councillor Will Hamilton is still a bit sore after missing out on becoming Mayor. He was the Conservatives’ deputy mayor ...

Parking ban

AN A-board has been installed outside Stoke Row Stores by the parish council in an attempt to ensure drivers park considerately when ...

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New wardens

THREE churchwardens have been appointed in Wargrave. Sandra Baker, Helen Gradon and Peter Mayes were elected at the annual meeting of the parochial church council of St Mary’s ... [more]

 

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