Friday, 04 December 2020

Anti-air pollution campaign banner torn down again

Anti-air pollution campaign banner torn down again

CAMPAIGNERS for better air quality in Henley say they are disappointed after another one of their banners was torn down. Ramsay Adams tied the sign to the railings outside Rupert House School in Bell Street on Thursday last week. The banner was...
50 cyclists ride for charity altogether but still apart

50 cyclists ride together for charity but still apart

ALMOST 50 cyclists from Henley raised more than £1,000 for charity by taking part in a socially distanced relay race. The riders were split into teams of four, with each tackling one of four stages of a 40km course through the countryside north of the...
Charity launches £25,000 appeal for anniversary year

Charity launches £25,000 appeal for anniversary year

A HENLEY charity is to launch a £25,000 appeal next year to mark its 25th anniversary. The money will be used to buy a new minibus for the Nomad youth and community project, which is based at the d:two centre in Upper Market Place, as well as fund its...
Tribute book

Tribute book

A BOOK honouring more than 250 service personnel from the Henley area who lost their lives during the Second World War is available to view online. Amateur historian Mike Willoughby spent five years writing Bringing Them Home Too, which he researched...
Supporting young people and families with challenges

Supporting young people and families with challenges

AS the coronavirus restrictions eased, the Nomad team was able to pick up many of its supporting activities, including mentoring in schools. Before lockdown it mentored more than 30 students at three secondary schools, Gillotts in Henley, Langtree in...

Henley on Thames

Caversham

Dress success

PUPILS at Hemdean House School in Caversham raised nearly £200 for the charity Guide Dogs with a “dress-up/dress down day”. They ... [more]

 

Sonning Common

Lottery win

THE Chiltern Edge School Association raised £191.76 with its autumn lottery. The parent-run group raises money for Maiden Erlegh ... [more]

 

Good listen

THE Fish volunteer centre in Sonning Common is lending out audio books and music CDs throughout the latest lockdown.  The charity ... [more]

 

Goring

New homes approved

PLANS for a new detached house in Goring have been awarded permission by South Oxfordshire District Council. Alice Richards’ ... [more]

 

Gifts for children

GORING Free Church has collected Christmas gifts for children overseas as part of the annual Operation Christmas Child initiative. ... [more]

 

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