Sunday, 12 July 2020

Businesses urged to make us ‘good to go’

EXPERIENCE Oxfordshire is calling on businesses and stakeholders to work together so that the county can be recognised as one of the ...

 

Millions lost in tourism income

OXFORDSHIRE is losing between £112 million and £137 million per month in tourism-related activity as a result of the coronavirus ...

 

Smarter bus

A NEW bus is to be used on Reading Buses’ Lower Caversham routes 27 and 29. The single-deck bus has skylights and a glazed rear for a ...

 

Paul puts his shirt on Henley fashion range

Paul puts his shirt on Henley fashion range

AN entrepreneur from Henley says he has got this year’s summer must-have. Paul Carey, 47, is launching a range of T-shirts for men and ...

 

MP visits Stonor for tourism

MP visits Stonor for tourism

HENLEY MP John Howell visited Stonor Park to mark English Tourism Week. He said: “It is a great place to visit, offering something for ...

 

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 ...

 

Stonor Park plans to offer glamping in ‘shepherd huts’

Stonor Park plans to offer glamping in ‘shepherd huts’

THE owner of Stonor Park wants to start a glamping business in the grounds of the historic country estate, writes David White. The ...

 

New bus service is popular

A NEW bus service between Henley and Oxford carried more than 750,000 passengers in its first year. The “River Rapids” X38 route, ...

 

Visitor spend up 6 per cent

VISITOR spend in Oxfordshire increased by six per cent in 2017. The county welcomed nearly 30 million visitors who spent £2.17billion, ...

 

Mooring fees

HENLEY Town Council is proposing to increase the cost of Hobbs of Henley’s mooring licence for Red Lion Lawn by £200 to £4,400 and the ...

 

Free crossing

TOLL collections on Whitchurch bridge were suspended for about six hours on Wednesday afternoon last week after a power cut meant the ...

 

Well re-opened after £25,000 restoration

Well re-opened after £25,000 restoration

THE Maharajah’s Well in Stoke Row has been officially re-opened after a £25,000 restoration. A pink ribbon in front of the Victorian ...

 

Free wi-fi service is scrapped as it’s not luring more visitors

Free wi-fi service is scrapped as it’s not luring more visitors

FREE wi-fi will no longer be provided in Henley town centre. A £10,000 project, which was set up as a joint initiative between the ...

 

Henley is crime hot spot (at least for Midsomer fans)

Town becomes crime hot spot (at least for Midsomer fans)

THE first of 30 tours of Henley based on locations used for the filming of Midsomer Murders took place on Saturday. The tour is run ...

 

Henley to Oxford bus launched

Henley to Oxford bus launched

A NEW bus service between Henley and Oxford has been launched by Thames Travel. The “River Rapids” X38 route, which goes via ...

 

Rail passengers upset at thought of shorter trains

RAIL travellers in Wargrave have criticised plans to introduce shorter trains on the Henley branch line. From December next year, the ...

 

Violence damaging recovery

VIOLENCE in Iraq today is as bad as it has been for years, according to Duncan Passmore. He believes the trouble could destabilise the ...

 

Tourist attraction reopens

GREYS Court will re-open on Monday for the new season. The National Trust property has extended its opening hours and will now be open ...

 

A night in a camper van on river island... for £35

HERE’S something you don’t see every day. Six Volkswagen camper vans appeared on the picturesque Temple Island in the middle of the ...