Monday, 18 January 2021

Developer promises openness

Developer promises openness

A DEVELOPER has promised to give Shiplake residents the first glimpse of plans which they fear could increase flooding in the village. ...

 

Heritage brickwork and natural slate roof shows close attention to detail

Heritage brickwork and natural slate roof shows close attention to detail

TWO semi-detached properties in a development on the outskirts of Shiplake have come on the market. Kemble Mews is situated off the ...

 

Church closures

THE churches of St Peter and St Paul’s in Shiplake, St Margaret’s in Harpsden and All Saints’ in Dunsden are closed for communal ...

 

Successful Santa run

HENLEY’S Santa sleigh run raised more than £5,400 for charity. Former mayor Pam Phillips and members of Henley Lions Club staged the ...

 

No pantomime so props are used in villages’ fun trail

No pantomime so props are used in villages’ fun trail

MORE than 60 gardens in Shiplake and Binfield Heath were decorated with a theme of pantomime to form a Christmas trail. The initiative ...

 

This is where developer wants to divert water... after just one night’s rain

This is where developer wants to divert water... after just one night’s rain

RESIDENTS of Shiplake say flooding at Christmas has proved the risks of a developer’s plans. The water level of Lash Brook, off Mill ...

 

Homes hit by outage

Homes hit by outage

MORE than 2,250 homes in the Henley area were affected by a power cut on Boxing Day evening.  The outage, which began at 7.37pm, was ...

 

Last trail day

THE Christmas trail in Shiplake and Dunsden will end tomorrow (Saturday). More than 60 householders have decorated their gardens with ...

 

Pontoon plan axed after objections

Pontoon plan axed after objections

PLANS to install a new pontoon in Shiplake have been withdrawn following concerns raised by villagers. Richard Snowball, of Val Wyatt ...

 

Plan to create eight homes at closed pub site turned down

Plan to create eight homes at closed pub site turned down

PLANS to redevelop an historic pub in Shiplake to create eight homes have been rejected. South Oxfordshire District Council, the ...

 

Pantomine props path

PROPS from the Shiplake pantomime will be dotted around the area to make Christmas walks more entertaining for families and friends. ...

 

Road closure

PART of Station Road in Shiplake will be closed from December 28 to 31. This will affect the section opposite The Gables and diversion ...

 

West End star records cover song in aid of sick girl

West End star records cover song in aid of sick girl

A WEST End star from Shiplake has released a charity single in honour of a little girl with a rare illness. Mike Sterling was touched ...

 

Now developer hints at alternative drainage plan

Now developer hints at alternative drainage plan

PLANS to drain surface water from a new housing estate in Shiplake into a flood-prone brook may not go ahead after all, according to ...

 

Protester claims council refuses to listen to residents

SOUTH Oxfordshire District Council has been accused of failing to listen to residents after saying it couldn’t accept the petition. ...

 

MP backs village petition on housing flood scheme

MP backs village petition on housing flood scheme

A PETITION calling for residents of Shiplake to have a bigger say on a housing development which they fear will worsen flooding has ...

 

Misty morning

Misty morning

these photographs were taken in Shiplake on a misty morning on Saturday by Martin Jones and were submitted by his wife Melanie

 

Robinson, 11, crowned world champion by split second

Robinson, 11, crowned world champion by split second

A YOUNGSTER from Henley has been crowned world champion in the Mini X30 kart class. Leo Robinson, 11, of Lambridge Wood Road, ...

 

750 sign petition to stop pipe

ALMOST half of Shiplake’s population has now signed a petition calling for a bigger say on a housing development which they fear will ...

 

‘Rowvember’ challenge promotes good mental health

‘Rowvember’ challenge promotes good mental health

A SPORTING initiative has been launched by Shiplake College to help young people learn about the importance of good mental health. The ...

 

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