Sunday, 20 October 2019

Arrested protester: ‘I’ve no regrets’

Arrested protester: ‘I’ve no regrets’

A MAN from Henley who was arrested during the climate protests in London says he has no regrets. Ed Atkinson, of Queen Street, was one ...

 

Peace poppies

WHITE poppies promoting peace are to be given out by the Henley Quakers in the run-up to remembrance. The group will have a stall in ...

 

Climate campaigners join two-week demonstration

Climate campaigners join two-week demonstration

CAMPAIGNERS from Extinction Rebellion’s Henley branch journeyed to London this week to take part in a mass protest on climate change. ...

 

Landlord uses empty shop for climate change protest

Landlord uses empty shop for climate change protest

ENVIRONMENTAL campaigners have put dozens of signs in the front window of the former Old Post Office coffee shop in Wargrave. Lynda ...

 

Council rejects plan for lights on Henley Bridge

Council rejects plan for lights on Henley Bridge

AN application to permanently light up Henley Bridge has been refused by Wokingham Borough Council. Artist Clive Hemsley, of Hart ...

 

Thanks for generosity, says theft victim

Thanks for generosity, says theft victim

A TRADESMAN who lost £10,000 worth of tools when thieves broke into his van was moved to tears when two strangers who read his story ...

 

Call to cut speed limit

THE speed limit on a country lane near Goring could be lowered. The parish council is to ask Oxfordshire County Council, the highways ...

 

Revive ear syringing, says doctor

A FORMER doctor at Goring and Woodcote medical practice is urging health bosses to bring back ear syringing. Patients must currently ...

 

Schools not feeling Government budget increases, says MP

Schools not feeling Government budget increases, says MP

JOHN HOWELL has criticised the Government’s response to two petitions demanding increased funding for schools in the Henley area. The ...

 

Parents join school funding fight

PARENTS and staff at Langtree School in Woodcote have joined the fightback for fairer funding in the Henley area. About 450 people ...

 

Father ‘relieved’ to reach treatment funding target

Father ‘relieved’ to reach treatment funding target

A MAN from Highmoor with a rare form of cancer is “relieved” to have raised the amount required to pay for his specialist treatment in ...

 

Woman finishes 10 races in her mother’s memory

Woman finishes 10 races in her mother’s memory

A SELF-confessed “couch potato” from Henley tackled a series of 10km races to raise money in her mother’s memory. Suzanne Whiteman ...

 

Villagers step in to replace ice cream seller’s stolen tricycle

Villagers step in to replace ice cream seller’s stolen tricycle

SONNING residents are clubbing together to help an ice cream seller whose specially-adapted tricycle was stolen. Kathy Drogemuller, ...

 

Anti-plastic campaigners return packaging to store

Anti-plastic campaigners return packaging to store

ABOUT 30 people returned plastic packaging to a Henley supermarket as part of a campaign to highlight the threat that single-use ...

 

At last, Wargrave won’t lose rail service during regatta

At last, Wargrave won’t lose rail service during regatta

RAIL users in Wargrave say the village’s train service during next month’s Henley Royal Regatta will be a “big improvement” on ...

 

Wife of man with cancer full of emotion at wedding

Wife of man with cancer full of emotion at wedding ceremony

A TOTAL of £106,219 has now been raised to pay for pioneering treatment for a Highmoor man with a rare form of cancer. Nick Dipper, 51,...

 

School presented with book in campaign to promote nature and literature

School presented with book in campaign to promote nature and literature

WHITCHURCH Primary School has become the first school in Oxfordshire to be presented with a nature book following a national campaign. ...

 

Appeal hits £100,000

AN appeal to pay for pioneering treatment for a Highmoor man with a rare form of cancer has broken the £100,000 mark. Nick Dipper, 51, ...

 

Train horns are silenced

Train horns are silenced

TRAINS passing through Shiplake no longer have to sound their horns at the village’s two crossings in a safety trial. Drivers have had ...

 

Woman’s tombola in aid of sick neighbour

THE neighbour of a man suffering from a rare form of cancer is holding a tombola to raise money towards his treatment. Nick Dipper, 51,...

 

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