Saturday, 15 May 2021

Time damage to bridge was fixed

Time damage to bridge was fixed

Sir, — Another boat hits Henley Bridge, which is Grade I listed. It has still not been repaired from previous accidents and now ...

 

Slipway to be restored after row

Slipway to be restored after row

A SLIPWAY in Henley that was filled in with concrete is to be reinstated. Sorbon Estates has agreed to carry out the work after ...

 

Coffee shop refloats on bigger boat as lockdown eases

Coffee shop refloats on bigger boat as lockdown eases

A FLOATING coffee shop on the River Thames has relaunched following the latest coronavirus lockdown — and it has moved to a different ...

 

Campaign for footbridge over river steps up pace

Campaign for footbridge over river steps up pace

PLANS to introduce a river crossing between Wargrave and Shiplake are gathering pace. The committee of the Wargrave and Shiplake ...

 

Boat hire company given licence for Red Lion Lawn

Boat hire company given licence for Red Lion Lawn

A NEW company has won the right to use Red Lion Lawn in Henley to serve refreshments and offer pleasure boat trips. The Henley Boating ...

 

Motivation and medication

Motivation and medication

FIRST there were the Mermaids and now there are the Rats. Four men are to attempt to swim the Bristol Channel in relay for charity ...

 

Party on with return of the ‘Trad’ and festival double

Party on with return of the ‘Trad’ and festival double

THE Thames Traditional Boat Festival will return in August. The annual exhibition of vintage boats is scheduled to take place at ...

 

Student denies blame in lock-keeper sacking

Student denies blame in lock-keeper sacking

A WOMAN says she is being unfairly blamed for the dismissal of Hambleden’s lock-keeper. Simon Shepherdson, who lived and worked at the ...

 

Hobbs of Henley buys new moorings for bigger boats

Hobbs of Henley buys new moorings for bigger boats

A BOATING firm has bought new moorings at Caversham Lakes. Hobbs of Henley has completed the purchase of the land at Dreadnought Reach,...

 

Plan to dedicate area of river to wild swimming only

Plan to dedicate area of river to wild swimming only

A DEDICATED area for wild swimming could be established in the River Thames in Henley. Steps down into a buoyed-off area of water ...

 

Leander chief coach to step down

Leander chief coach to step down

THE chief coach at Leander Club in Henley will be leaving his post at the end of June. Mark Banks, who was appointed in 2000, has been ...

 

Water firm fined £2.3m for ‘preventable’ sewage spill

Water firm fined £2.3m for ‘preventable’ sewage spill

THAMES Water has been fined £2.3million for a pollution incident in Henley that resulted in the death of 1,200 fish. Raw sewage leaked ...

 

And where’s my van part?

And where’s my van part?

ONE of three vans belonging to Mrs Nahum’s business has been out of action for almost two months because of delays obtaining a spare ...

 

Pick it up, says ‘champion’

Pick it up, says ‘champion’

A “THAMES Champion” was appointed by South Oxfordshire District Council in July to focus efforts on looking after the river. Jo Robb ...

 

Silly boys

Silly boys

TWO boys were seen jumping off a bridge in Wargrave on Friday. Lisa Anacora (left), owner of Val Wyatt Marine, saw the pair enter the ...

 

I was shocked by river rubbish

I was shocked by river rubbish

AN environmental campaigner was shocked by the amount of rubbish she found in the River Thames in Henley. Lynne Lambourne decided to ...

 

Brexit costs me time and money, says boat dealer

Brexit costs me time and money, says boat dealer

A BUSINESSWOMAN who imports electric boats from France says she will have to raise prices because her running costs have increased as ...

 

Homemade boat blocks sluice beneath flats

Homemade boat blocks sluice beneath flats

A HOMEMADE wooden boat has become stuck against one of the sluices in a communal garden in Wargrave Road, Henley. The River Thames ...

 

Breaking: Henley Royal Regatta postponed to August

Breaking: Henley Royal Regatta postponed to August

THIS year’s Henley Royal Regatta has been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic. Organisers felt it would not be possible to go ...

 

Deep trouble

Deep trouble

Deep trouble: Sheila Ferris, from Shiplake, took this picture and says: “Oh dear, forgot my waders.”

 

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Assistant Accountant

Location Henley on Thames

Assistant Accountant We’re looking for a pro-active, part or fully qualified accountant who is accurate, process ...

 

Receptionist

Location HENLEY ON THAMES

Head Dental Receptionist Required We are an innovative and expanding privately owned dental practice providing family ...

 

HGV Driver

Location Henley on Thames

Manor Mix Concrete is looking to recruit HGV Drivers To drive and operate ‘volumetric’ concrete mixers Category C ...