Thursday, 27 January 2022

Bridge lights could be coloured to mark special occasions

Bridge lights could be coloured to mark special occasions

CAMPAIGNERS say the proposed lighting of Henley Bridge could use different colours on special occasions, such as pink for the royal ...

 

Jeremy Irons starts campaign to turn empty building into home for refugee family

Jeremy Irons starts campaign to turn empty building into home for refugee family

AN actor has called for a building which has been empty for 13 years to be used to house refugees. Jeremy Irons says he would be ...

 

Litter pick

A LITTER pick organised by Charvil Matters will be held on Sunday, January 23. Anyone interested should meet at the layby opposite the ...

 

Campaigners finish planting 3,000 trees

Campaigners finish planting 3,000 trees

AN environmental campaign group has finished planting 3,000 trees near Highlands Park in Henley. Greener Henley put in the first 2,100 ...

 

Drive to keep lorries on designated roads

Drive to keep lorries on designated roads

A NETWORK of routes for heavy goods vehicles is to be established in Oxfordshire. This is designed to prevent large lorries being ...

 

Parents of stillbirth baby fundraise for ‘cuddle cot’

Parents of stillbirth baby fundraise for ‘cuddle cot’

A COUPLE who had a stillborn baby girl are fundraising for a “cuddle cot” to help families enduring the same experience. Jordan and ...

 

Councillor cleans up

Councillor cleans up

DIRTY street signs in Charvil have been cleaned. Sam Akhtar, who represents the village on Wokingham Borough Council, did the work ...

 

Support grows for Make Henley Shine campaign

Support grows for Make Henley Shine campaign

FRESH plans to illuminate Henley Bridge have received widespread support. Businesses and town councillors have welcomed the proposal ...

 

Reading in new city bid

READING has submitted its bid for city status. It is the fourth time the town has bid and it will be competing against several other ...

 

Bridge lights plan returns

Bridge lights plan returns

HENLEY Bridge is set to be lit up again. A small group of business people called Make Henley Shine has drawn up plans to attach 470 ...

 

Farewell to pub couple

A PARTY will be held at a Wargrave pub tomorrow (Saturday) to mark the departure of the landlords. Steve and Laraine Linstead are ...

 

Residents fear for future of pub after sale

Residents fear for future of pub after sale

A PUB in Wargrave has been sold but there are fears over its future. Ei, formerly Enterprise Inns, has confirmed it has sold the ...

 

Lions launch winter fuel poverty appeal

BETTER-OFF pensioners are being asked to give up their winter fuel allowance to help people in need. Henley Lions Club has launched ...

 

Two down, one to go, £35,000 road crossing installed

Two down, one to go, £35,000 road crossing installed

A NEW pedestrian crossing has been installed in Henley. The zebra crossing, which cost £35,000, is in Gravel Hill, almost 20m east of ...

 

Widower wins campaign to have defibrillators at National Trust properties

Widower wins campaign to have defibrillators at National Trust properties

A VOLUNTEER at Greys Court has won his campaign to have defibrillators provided at all National Trust properties with more than 40,000 ...

 

Former fire station sold to housing association

Picture courtesy of Tim Hodges

THE old fire station in Wargrave has been sold to the owners of a nearby retirement homes complex. Wargrave Housing Association ...

 

Dog owner demands more use of ‘quiet’ fireworks

Dog owner demands more use of ‘quiet’ fireworks

A WOMAN from Henley has urged people to use “quiet” fireworks after witnessing one of her dogs shake with fear at the noise. Donna ...

 

Retailers lead town recovery

Retailers lead town recovery

TRADERS in Henley are bouncing back after the coronavirus pandemic, writes Anna Colivicchi. The number of empty shops in the town ...

 

Transport firm says sorry for delays caused by HGV

Transport firm says sorry for delays caused by HGV

A TRANSPORT company has apologised after one of its heavy goods vehicles caused traffic congestion in Henley. The T H White lorry was ...

 

Residents win fight over 15m 5G phone mast

Residents win fight over 15m 5G phone mast

PLANS to install a 15m high 5G phone mast in Henley have been rejected following a backlash from residents who said it would be an ...

 

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Cranford House School is seeking to appoint the following roles: SCHOOL MATRON This is a full time role with 10 weeks’ ...

 

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Location Henley on Thames

Recruiting for full and part time front of house staff at Bistro at the Boathouse. Good rate of pay, staff discount and ...