Thursday, 24 January 2019

Explore town’s brewing heritage

Explore town’s brewing heritage

A NEW walking tour highlighting Henley’s brewing heritage will begin on Sunday. The 75-minute guided walk, led by Blue Badge guide Bobbie Latter, begins at Hotel du Vin in New Street, site of the Brakspear brewery for nearly two centuries until it...
York stone pavement slabs finally replaced by utility firm

York stone pavement slabs finally replaced by utility firm

PAVING stones that were removed from a Henley street to allow contractors to fix an underground power line have been replaced. Contractors for utility company SSEN, which carried out the original work outside Tudor House Antiques in Duke Street in...
Award for boy who fought back after cancer surgery

Award for boy who fought back after cancer surgery

A BOY from Charvil who had a brain tumour the size of a golf ball removed from his neck is now thriving. Joseph Parker, five, was diagnosed with cancer in September 2016 and days later underwent a six-hour operation to remove the growth. He then had...
Good school

Good school

CRAZIES Hill Primary School is second best out of 71 in Wokingham borough. The Government’s primary school performance tables show that 85 per cent of pupils met the expected standard in reading, writing and maths, with 31 per cent achieving higher...

Residents offered prepared response to development plan

CAMPAIGNERS are offering a prepared response to residents of Wargrave and Charvil who oppose development on green belt land. More than ...

Neighbours object to pub sign

A PUB’S plan for a new illuminated sign has been opposed by its neighbours in Wargrave. The George and Dragon in High Street wants to ...

Bridge to close for safety work

WHITCHURCH toll bridge will be closed between 9.30am and 3.30pm on Thursday while new road safety measures are installed. The owners ...

Children learn how to play bridge

Children learn how to play bridge

CHILDREN learned how to play bridge at a taster event in Henley. Bridge4Schools ran the session at Chantry House, behind St Mary’s ...

Anti-fatbergs

AN official standard has been introduced to identify wet wipes which can be flushed down the toilet. The “Fine to Flush” logo will ...

Benches back

TWO public benches have been reinstalled in Reading Road, Henley. They were removed by the town council in October following ...

Housing plan

RESIDENTS can have their say on South Oxfordshire’s draft local plan at a public drop-in session at Henley town hall tomorrow ...

Tree works

WARGRAVE Parish Council is to spend £250 on maintaining or replacing trees at the chalk pit nature reserve off Braybrooke Road.

House rebuild plan rejected

A WARGRAVE couple who want to rebuild their home to protect it from flooding have been refused planning permission. Victor and Liz ...

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 ...

Library tree rescued

A TREE at Caversham library is to be rescued. The pagoda tree at the side of the library is thought to be the largest of its kind in ...

Good year

THE Goring and Streatley branch of Arthritis Research UK raised more than £4,300 last year. The money was raised through various means ...

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Woman in court over death crash

Woman in court over death crash

A WOMAN accused of causing the deaths of a police officer and a pensioner by careless driving has appeared in court. Agne Jasulaitiene, 35, of Talavera Close, Crowthorne, did not ... [more]

 
Runaway rhea found in field

Runaway rhea found in field

A RUNAWAY rhea called Chris that has been on the loose for five weeks has been found in Peppard. The 4ft bird has been living wild after escaping from a farm nearby and has been ... [more]

 

Good school

CRAZIES Hill Primary School is second best out of 71 in Wokingham borough. The Government’s primary school performance tables show that 85 per cent of pupils met the expected ... [more]

 

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