Sunday, 03 July 2022

Campaign for ‘plastic-free’ town succeeds

Campaign for ‘plastic-free’ town succeeds

HENLEY has been granted “plastic-free” status. The award made by Surfers Against Sewage, a marine conservation charity, recognises the ...

 

Obstacle race for children

THE NSPCC has partnered with Lidl to run a children’s version of Tough Mudder in Henley this weekend. The event, called the Lidl ...

 

Farmers urged to stay safe

Farmers urged to stay safe

FARMERS are being warned to look out for overhead power lines in a new safety drive. “Look out, look up, look after yourself” is a new ...

 

Producer to deliver aid via Poland

Producer to deliver aid via Poland

A MAN from Henley is to drive to Poland to deliver donations for Ukraine. Piers Burnell, a theatre producer and radio presenter, has ...

 

Going into the basement made sense but then you realise it could be a mass grave

Going into the basement made sense but then you realise it could be a mass grave

A UKRAINIAN woman living in Nettlebed has been joined by her mother and sister after they escaped Kyiv. Maria Moniatovsk, 28, and ...

 

Villagers rally round with donations for Ukraine appeal

Villagers rally round with donations for Ukraine appeal

TWENTY volunteers from Kidmore End collected and packed up donations of aid for Ukraine. Villagers Jocelyn Lynch and Jane Mather ...

 

Day centre aid appeal

A DAY centre in Benson has been collecting supplies and raising funds for Ukraine.  The Millstream Day Centre in Mill Lane has been ...

 

Ukraine rock

A PUB in Sonning Common is raising money for Ukraine with an outdoor concert by a rock band The Echo, from Reading, will perform under ...

 

School funds

KIDMORE End Primary School raised £339 by selling cakes and books on World Book Day.  The event was organised by the school’s parent ...

 

Residents ask for streets to have 20mph speed limit

Residents ask for streets to have 20mph speed limit

THE speed limit in two streets in Henley could be reduced to 20mph. Residents of St Mark’s Road and St Andrew’s Road have submitted a ...

 

I think ‘will I talk to mum tomorrow?’

I think ‘will I talk to mum tomorrow?’

A WOMAN has told of how her elderly mother has been sleeping on the floor of her flat in Kyiv as the Russian bombings continue for the ...

 

Singer organises Ukraine show

Singer organises Ukraine show

SINGER-SONGWRITER Rebecca Poole is putting on a concert in Henley with five other artists to raise funds for Ukraine.  The singer, who ...

 

Residents offer their homes to refugees

Residents offer their homes to refugees

RESIDENTS of Henley have been volunteering to house Ukrainian refugees. The Government has launched the Homes for Ukraine scheme, ...

 

Aid effort

MORE than 50 tonnes of donations for Ukraine has been sent by South Central Ambulance Service staff and local communities. This ...

 

‘My people in Kyiv will die if they don’t receive help’

‘My people in Kyiv will die if they don’t receive help’

A UKRAINIAN woman living in Nettlebed is co-ordinating efforts to help her family and friends in her homeland. Anastasiia Lypynska, 37,...

 

Artists sell blue and yellow works for Ukraine appeal

Artists sell blue and yellow works for Ukraine appeal

A TOTAL of £375 was raised by artists in Watlington in aid of the Ukraine Embassy Global Support Fund. The town’s arts hub,which is ...

 

Rainbows clear up

WARGRAVE Rainbows collected three bags of litter in the village. Leader Caroline Dent said they came up with the idea of a litter pick ...

 

Rail HQ bid

Rail HQ bid

A NEW national body for the country’s railways could be based at Didcot. South Oxfordshire District Council is to submit an expression ...

 

Chalk pit plea

VOLUNTEERS are needed to help out at Wargrave chalk pit.  A group of conservationists meets once a month on a Friday morning and  aims ...

 

Toads on move in mild spell

Toads on move in mild spell

MORE than 500 toads have been helped by the Henley Toad Patrol this week. Volunteers transported them across Marlow Road at Oaken ...

 

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