Saturday, 11 July 2020

College to revive plan for new housing

College to revive plan for new housing

HUNDREDS of new homes could be built on the campuses of The Henley College. The college had planned to sell the two sites off Deanfield Avenue and Paradise Road for housing and relocate to a single campus elsewhere in the town. Now it wants to stay...
Library to open for first time in months

Library to open for first time in months

HENLEY library will re-open on Monday, July 20 after being closed for four months during the coronavirus pandemic. Oxfordshire County Council, which is responsible for libraries, is planning a phased re-opening of public buildings. The registration...
Car park barriers return with hospital almost covid-free

Car park barriers return with hospital almost covid-free

THE barrier system at the Royal Berkshire Hospital in Reading will be reintroduced at its multi-storey car park on Monday. During the coronavirus pandemic the barriers were lifted to provide parking for staff to make it easier and quicker for them to...
Restaurants are fumigated to protect against covid-19

Restaurants are fumigated to protect against covid-19

THE owner of two restaurants in Henley has fumigated them to protect customers and staff from coronavirus. Nuno Rosado employed a facilities management business to carry out the work at the Square in Market Place and Al Forno in Reading Road before...
Gym closed to make way for cinema development

Gym closed to make way for cinema development

A GYM in Caversham has closed to make way for a possible new cinema. Caversham Health and Fitness Club, which has operated from a unit above Waitrose in Church Street for more than 30 years, has been given notice to leave by August 22. The centre...

Public toilets re-open but with restrictions

THE public toilets at the Leichlingen Pavilion in Mill Meadows, Henley, will be back open from tomorrow (Saturday). Visitors have been ...

Former members fight to save ‘premier’ sports centre

FORMER members of the Caversham Health and Fitness gym have opposed the plan to convert it into a three-screen cinema. Peter Mann, who ...

New plan for block of flats on wooded site

PLANS have been drawn up for a block of flats in Henley. Terence Bingham is seeking planning permission from South Oxfordshire ...

Bridge closed

DRIVERS have been warned to expect delays in the Caversham area while Reading Bridge is closed. Gas distribution company SGN is ...

Businesses urged to make us ‘good to go’

EXPERIENCE Oxfordshire is calling on businesses and stakeholders to work together so that the county can be recognised as one of the ...

Road melts in heat

HOLES appeared in a Henley raod after prolonged heat caused the tarmac to melt. The surface of Greys Road was melting on the approach ...

Threat of lost land

A HENLEY campaign group has urged the Government to help the public protect common land and greens. The Open Spaces Society, which is ...

Council accused of ‘power grab’ over planning decisions

THE coalition running South Oxfordshire District Council has been accused of a “power grab” following a row about planning. The ...

Village’s handyman, 76, retires

A MAN responsible for keeping Charvil clean for 15 years has retired. Roger Burns worked for BT in management for more than 30 years ...

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 ...

The future of libraries

RESIDENTS of Wargrave are being asked for their views on the future of library services. Libraries in Wokingham borough have been ...

Summer of love theme for festival

THE theme for next year’s Wargrave Festival will be the “Summer of Love”. The event, which is held every other year, is scheduled to ...

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£500,000 for school

MAIDEN Erlegh Chiltern Edge School in Sonning Common is to receive £500,000 from the Government to improve its facilities. The Reades Lane school will use the money to improve its ... [more]

 

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