Sunday, 25 August 2019

Youngsters flock to expert’s workshop at skate park

Youngsters flock to expert’s workshop at skate park

ABOUT 200 young people attended a skating and scooter workshop in Henley on Monday evening. It was held at the skate park in Makins recreation ground, off Greys Road, led by instructor Harry Calvert, of ATBShop. There were friendly competitions for...
Illegal parking puts lives in danger, says councillor

Illegal parking puts lives in danger, says councillor

DRIVERS who park illegally outside Henley town hall are putting lives at risk, says a councillor. Donna Crook says the cars obstruct the flow of traffic and can prevent larger vehicles such as buses and fire engines getting through. She was speaking...
New gas pipes

New gas pipes

THE replacement of gas pipes in Hardwick Road, Whitchurch, has been completed after about six weeks. Workers from OMJ, Southern Gas Networks’ contractor, lined the old iron pipes beneath the street with flexible plastic sleeves to protect them from...
Flagpole plan

Flagpole plan

A FLAGPOLE could be installed at a house in Wharfe Lane, Henley. Adam Toop has applied for planning permission from South Oxfordshire District Council. Henley Town Council’s planning committee has recommended approval. Councillor Stefan Gawrysiak...

Lessons in happiness

CHILDREN at Sonning Primary School have won an award for promoting good mental health. The school took part in the Charlie Waller ...

River bench

A NEW bench has been installed by the Thames in Whitchurch. The curved seat, made from oak grown on the Hardwick estate in the village,...

Church riders

VOLUNTEERS are needed to take part in a fund-raising challenge on behalf of All Saints’ Church in Peppard. It wants to enter a team ...

Chairwoman steps down

THE chairwoman of Kidmore End Parish Council is to step down in December after seven years. Sue Biggs will continue to be a councillor ...

Council withdraws support for house over trees threat

PLANS for a new four-bedroom house in Sonning Common have lost the support of the parish council because two protected trees would ...

Couple stage Sue Ryder golf day in memory of friends

Couple stage Sue Ryder golf day in memory of friends

MORE than 50 people took part in a charity golf day organised by a Wargrave couple. Geoff and Cindy Knight, of Victoria Road, helped ...

Proposed parking bays cut

A HOUSING association has revised plans for 14 car parking spaces on land it owns in Sonning Common. Soha Housing had wanted to build ...

Man loses again over new island home plan

Man loses again over new island home plan

A MAN’S plan to protect his island home in Henley from flooding has been opposed by town councillors for a second time. Raj Aurora ...

Former singer hoping to hit top note at town hall

Former singer hoping to hit top note at town hall

THERE is certainly more to Sheridan Jacklin-Edward than meets the eye. The new Henley town clerk has also worked as a professional ...

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 ...

Arrogant, greedy developer wants to destroy my rural haven, says estate owner

Arrogant, greedy developer wants to destroy my rural haven, says estate owner

A WEALTHY landowner has accused a developer that wants to build 60 homes next door to his estate of being arrogant and greedy. Wayne ...

Schools not feeling Government budget increases, says MP

Schools not feeling Government budget increases, says MP

JOHN HOWELL has criticised the Government’s response to two petitions demanding increased funding for schools in the Henley area. The ...

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