Wednesday, 30 September 2020

Environment Agency not to take action over lost slipway

Environment Agency not to take action over lost slipway

THE Environment Agency has been criticised by Henley councillors for failing to take action after a slipway was tarmacked. Sorbon Estates removed the access to the River Thames at the bottom of Friday Street to create space for parking. The company...
Deputy Mayor called out to fix signs facing wrong way

Deputy Mayor called out to fix signs facing wrong way

THE Deputy Mayor of Henley fixed two road signs in the town centre which were causing chaos after being flipped to face the wrong way. David Eggleton was helped by Alan Webb, of Henley Town Council’s parks services team, when a resident alerted him to...

Play areas to re-open with covid regulations

Play areas to re-open with covid regulations

GORING’S two playgrounds are set to re-open. The parish council, which manages the facilities at Bourdillon Field, off Wallingford Road, and Gardiner recreation ground, off Upper Red Cross Road, has agreed in principle to let children use them again....
Bridge lights

Bridge lights

TEMPORARY traffic lights will be in place on Henley Bridge from next Wednesday to Friday. This is to allow electronics data company CloudHQ to carry out preliminary investigation work.
Thoughtless

Thoughtless

DOG walkers in Shiplake are being urged to clear up after their pets. Waste has been found along the grass verges in New Road and a footpath from Memorial Avenue into nearby woods. One bag was also discovered in the graveyard at the Church of St Peter...

Free tests of blankets

PEOPLE in the Henley area are being urged to have their electric blankets checked. Oxfordshire County Council’s trading standards team ...

Theatre criticised over hire increase for children’s group

Theatre criticised over hire increase for children’s group

THE Kenton Theatre has been lambasted for raising the cost of hire by the Henley Children’s Theatre group by almost 50 per cent. The ...

Hedge hitch

AN overgrown hedge in Plough Lane, Shiplake, has become a hazard for pedestrians, who are forced to walk in the road. It has been ...

Power cut

ABOUT 700 homes in Henley were without power for more than two hours on Thursday last week. The outage happened at about 7.15pm. The ...

Charge up

TWO charging points for electric cars have been installed in the car park at the Tesco store, off Reading Road, Henley.

Pandemic has cost council £100,000

Pandemic has cost council £100,000

HENLEY Town Council has lost almost £100,000 as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. This is mostly made up of lost income during the ...

Going bananas

WITH the ever-changing covid-19 regulations, we can only imagine the amount of updates that councils receive to help keep their ...

School places

APPLICATIONS for primary and infant schools in Oxfordshire open on November 3. Parents are encouraged to visit the schools they wish ...

New paving for pavilion

PAVING slabs around Leichlingen Pavilion in Henley are set to be replaced. The town council’s finance strategy and management ...

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 ...

Care homes prepared

Care homes prepared

CARE homes are preparing themselves for the prospect of further coronavirus safety measures. Friends and relatives have been able to ...

Planning system reform ‘an attack on democracy’

Planning system reform ‘an attack on democracy’

THE Government’s proposed reform of the planning system has been criticised by housing experts in Henley. They say the plans are ...

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Going bananas

WITH the ever-changing covid-19 regulations, we can only imagine the amount of updates that councils receive to help keep their parishes safe.  But Philip Collings, clerk of ... [more]

 

Library to re-open

WATLINGTON library is to open again next week. It is among the first community libraries to be re-opened by Oxfordshie County Council. Anna Tilley, who chairs the Friends of ... [more]

 

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