Monday, 29 November 2021

Investments still paying despite pandemic

Investments still paying despite pandemic

HENLEY Town Council’s investment portfolio is still healthy despite the financial uncertainty of the coronavirus pandemic. The council is expecting an income of around £132,000 from the current financial year, which is about £18,000 less than last...
Friends complete six-day walk in desert for charity

Friends complete six-day walk in desert for charity

SIX people completed a desert trek in the Middle East and raised more than £15,600 for a Henley charity. Harriet Barcella, Jane Ainslie, Lucas Collins, Kaley Hayes, Jolene Mayer and Cheryl Purver spent six days walking about 75 miles across Jordan...
House probe

House probe

AN enforcement investigating has been launched into a house in Henley where the ground level was allegedly raised without planning permission. South Oxfordshire District Council, the planning authority, is also investigating the erection of a car...

Entry change

Entry change

CHECKENDON Primary school has modified its admissions policy for entry years 2022 and 2024. The modifications for the school in Main Street are in response to statutory requirements. To review the revised policies, visit checkendon. oxon. sch. uk. To...
Is that Mayor in panto wig and make-up? Oh, yes it is

Is that Mayor in panto wig and make-up? Oh, yes it is

CAN you spot the “ugly sister”? There’s a clue in the metal chain around her neck. Henley Mayor Sarah Miller was given a “glamour” makeover at the Kenton Theatre to help promote its Christmas panto, Cinderella. She had her face painted to look like...

School honoured for promoting tolerance

A SCHOOL in Henley has been recognised a second time for creating an atmosphere of tolerance and respect. St Mary’s, an independent ...

Grant to help council reduce energy use

Grant to help council reduce energy use

HENLEY Town Council has been awarded a grant to investigate ways to reduce energy consumption and generate renewable energy at six of ...

Santa fun run

THE Henley Santa Fun Run will take place on Sunday, December 12. It is being organised by Mayor Sarah Miller with help from Rupert ...

Driver hurt

A DRIVER was injured in a crash in Henley on Friday. The emergency services were called to Northfield End at 7.02pm after a car ...

More EV charging points in car parks

MORE electric vehicle charging points are coming to Henley. Oxfordshire County Council, the highways authority, is installing the ...

Let's Get Down to Business: Darren West, Henley Self Storage

Let's Get Down to Business: Darren West, Henley Self Storage

DARREN WEST is the proprietor of Henley Self Storage in Newtown Road, Henley. He was born in Middlesex before his family moved to ...

Hundreds turn for school’s first Christmas fair since pandemic

Hundreds turn for school’s first Christmas fair since pandemic

ABOUT 1,000 people attended a Christmas Fair at Shiplake College. The event was organised by the parents’ association and took place ...

Berks, Bucks and Oxon Wildlife Trust

Berks, Bucks and Oxon Wildlife Trust

AFTER world leaders met to discuss global climate change, the Berks, Bucks and Oxon Wildlife Trust is tackling the crisis locally with ...

New manager

CERRI DUBONNEE has been appointed manager of the Greenshoots garden nursery at Manor Farm in Peppard. The nursery is part of the Ways ...

Boys claim title at inter-school cross-country race

Boys claim title at inter-school cross-country race

A BOY from Kidmore End Primary School won a cross-country race involving eight schools. Carter Kerman, eight, was one of 45 children ...

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 ...

Smart Works Reading

Smart Works Reading

Smart Works Reading raised more than £8,000 at a charity fashion brunch at Badgemore Park in Henley. Stylist and writer Virginia ...

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Wargrave Local History Society

Wargrave Local History Society

WARGRAVE Local History Society was founded in 1981. To mark the 40th anniversary, the November meeting took a look back over that time span, starting with what the village was ... [more]

 

Festive stories

THE library in Sonning Common will hold Christmas storytimes every Saturday in December.  The sessions, which will start at 10am, will include crafts and homemade cakes and are ... [more]

 

Walks paused

THE Sonning Common Health Walks will take a break from Monday, December 20 to Monday, January 3.  The meeting places for some of the walks will then change in the New Year.  The ... [more]

 

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