Thursday, 13 August 2020

Green charter

A CAMPAIGN group has vowed to put pressure on the Government and councils to protect and improve open spaces. The Open Spaces Society, ...

 

Whining stunt planes are spoiling peace and quiet

Whining stunt planes are spoiling peace and quiet

A CAMPAIGN has been launched to stop light aeroplanes performing stunts over Whitchurch and surrounding villages. Geoff Weir, of High ...

 

Appeal launched in wake of mess left by travellers

A FUNDRAISING appeal has been launched to help Goring Parish Council meet the cost of evicting travellers from a green space in the ...

 

Campaigners lose fight to stop fire station closure

WARGRAVE Fire Station has closed after a three-year battle to try and save it. It was the oldest and smallest station in Berkshire and ...

 

Closure of fire station is confirmed

Closure of fire station is confirmed

WARGRAVE Fire Station has closed after a three-year battle to try and save it. It is the oldest and smallest station in Berkshire and ...

 

Welcome back ... we’ve missed you

Welcome back ... we’ve missed you

TRADERS in Henley have welcomed back customers after being closed for almost three months because of the coronavirus crisis. ...

 

XR protest next week

XR protest next week

CLIMATE change campaigners are to hold a demonstration in Henley on Thursday. Extinction Rebellion Henley are pressing Henley MP John ...

 

Villagers join protest in support of Black Lives Matter

Villagers join protest in support of Black Lives Matter

ABOUT 100 people took part in a Black Lives Matter protest in Goring. Participants gathered at Gardiner recreation ground, off Upper ...

 

Ex-students call for more balanced teaching on race

Ex-students call for more balanced teaching on race

FOUR former Henley students are backing a national campaign to make teaching the history of the British Empire compulsory. India ...

 

Please come back... it's vital to lifeblood of the town

Please come back... it's vital to lifeblood of the town

TRADERS in Henley are calling on people to help them recover from the coronavirus pandemic by returning to the shops when they start ...

 

Petition calls on MPs for support

Petition calls on MPs for support

A STUDENT has launched a petition calling on MPs to support the anti-racism movement. Freddie Stretch, from North Stoke, has acted ...

 

Designer creates website to help shops in lockdown

Designer creates website to help shops in lockdown

A WEBSITE designer is playing her part in helping businesses recover from the coronavirus pandemic. Linda Layhe Nugent has launched ...

 

Couple in appeal to find pet dog ‘stolen’ during walk

Couple in appeal to find pet dog ‘stolen’ during walk

A COUPLE are appealing for the safe return of their dog after she was stolen while out for a walk. Virgil and Oana Tatomir, from ...

 

‘Our four-year-old boy feels lost not going to Peapods’

‘Our four-year-old boy feels lost not going to Peapods’

THE fundraising campaign was started by Jon Durrant, whose son Lucas has been attending Peapods for three years. Mr Durrant, 37, of ...

 

Defibrillator finally installed in park thanks to residents

Defibrillator finally installed in park thanks to residents

A LIFESAVING device has been installed in Caversham Heights thanks to a four-year fundraising campaign by a community group. The ...

 

Schools share facilities to make visors for NHS staff

Schools share facilities to make visors for NHS staff

A TEACHER at Reading Blue Coat School in Sonning is making protective visors for NHS and private medical staff who treat coronavirus ...

 

Residents happy to have post office services back

Residents happy to have post office services back

RESIDENTS of Wargrave say they are delighted to have postal services back. The Post Office has added the village to its mobile service ...

 

Army veteran campaigns against cut in benefits

A PARISH councillor who served in the army is urging the Government to stop deducting injured veterans’ war pensions from their other ...

 

Fur protest

A PROTEST against the fur trade will be held in Henley tomorrow (Saturday). Campaigners from Vegan Action for Animals have organised ...

 

999 hub could save fire station

RESIDENTS of Wargrave are being asked to say whether they want to save the village fire station. The Victoria Road station has been ...