Friday, 28 February 2020

Firm warns of road closures

Firm warns of road closures

ROADS in Henley town centre will be fully or partly closed and parking spaces suspended when contractors begin installing a new internet cable network. Zzoomm, which is rolling out its service to about 6,800 properties across the town, will...

Campaigners happy as council declares climate emergency

Campaigners happy as council declares climate emergency

CAMPAIGNERS applau-ded as councillors agreed to declare a climate emergency in Henley. About 12 people from the local branch of Extinction Rebellion were in the public gallery for the meeting of the town council which unanimously approved the motion...
Charity seeking staff to meet extra demand

Charity seeking staff to meet extra demand

A RECRUITMENT day was held at the Chiltern Centre in Henley on Saturday. Staff welcomed people who were interested in working for the charity, which provides care and support to young people with disabilities and their families. The centre needs...
Speeding drivers could kill child, warn villagers

Speeding drivers could kill child, warn villagers

A CHILD could be killed if no action is taken to stop drivers speeding near Goring Primary School, say residents. The parish council has budgeted up to £1,000 towards a traffic survey in Wallingford Road after parents and neighbours raised concerns....
End of Sue Ryder sales

End of Sue Ryder sales

SUE RYDER says it has tried unsuccessfully to keep its second-hand goods sales going after the closure of its Nettlebed hospice. The charity says it couldn’t find a new home for them after searching for more than a year. A spokeswoman said: “We put a...

Villagers disagree on parking revamp

PLANS for parking bays, double yellow lines and passing places in Whitchurch have divided residents. More than 50 people attended an ...

Dressage riding school approved

AN international dressage rider has been given the go-ahead to build a private riding school in the grounds of her home. Anna Wilson, ...

Solar panels meeting

RESIDENTS who are interested in having solar panels fitted to their homes are being invited to Henley town hall on Thursday. Two ...

Spring clean

THIS year’s Rotherfield Greys spring clean will take place on Sunday, March 29, the first day of British Summer Time, from 2pm. ...

Warden moves on

HENLEY Town Council’s conservation parks warden is leaving. Ilona Livarski is to take up a conservation role at Black Park, a country ...

Speaker doesn’t take p...

KEEPING the attention of a large group of primary schoolchildren is a difficult task but one that Mike Willoughby is more than ...

Meeting date

EMMER Green Residents’ Association will hold its annual meeting at St Barnarbas’ Church in St Barnabas Road on Tuesday, March 24 from ...

Broadband promise

A BROADBAND company is promising to speed up internet connections in villages around Henley. Airband is to install a ...

Let's Get Down to Business: Karole Robertson, Naughty Mutt Nice

Let's Get Down to Business: Karole Robertson, Naughty Mutt Nice

KAROLE ROBERTSON is the proprietor of Naughty Mutt Nice, a dog grooming parlour in Reading Road, Henley, which she bought as a going ...

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 ...

No depressing, overpriced housing estates says leader

No depressing, overpriced housing estates says leader

THE leader of South Oxfordshire District Council says she does not want to see “depressing” housing estates with “overpriced” homes. ...

Litter-pick day

A SPRING litter-pick will take place in Goring on Saturday, April 25. The parish council has agreed to organise the annual event after ...

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Final teas

A TOTAL of £2,888 was raised by the first two snowdrop teas weekends at St Botolph’s Church in Swyncombe. The third and final will take place this weekend. The church will be open ... [more]

 

Litter-pick day

A SPRING litter-pick will take place in Goring on Saturday, April 25. The parish council has agreed to organise the annual event after villager Maureen Whitcher, who used to run ... [more]

 

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