Sunday, 15 December 2019

Children show unexpected interest in Brussels sprouts

Children show unexpected interest in Brussels sprouts

TEACHERS at Shiplake Primary School have found an interesting way to get their pupils into the Christmas spirit while learning about ...

 

School wins fight to turn farmland into sports pitches

School wins fight to turn farmland into sports pitches

PLANS to turn farmland near Shiplake into school sports pitches have been approved despite opposition by residents. Shiplake College ...

 

Poppy total

A TOTAL of £5,590 was raised for this year’s Poppy Appeal with door-to-door collections in Shiplake, Binfield Heath, Dunsden and ...

 

Father Christmas is coming your way

Father Christmas is coming your way

FATHER Christmas will be making his way through Henley and Shiplake on his sleigh over the next two weeks. His annual festive tour, ...

 

Singer’s losing his sight but not showbiz sparkle

Singer’s losing his sight but not showbiz sparkle

VINCE HILL says losing his eyesight was one of the reasons he retired from performing. The 85-year-old singer, who was diagnosed with ...

 

Top scorers

SHIPLAKE College has been included in The Cricketer magazine’s Schools Guide 2020. The guide features the top 100 senior and top 50 ...

 

Villagers left disappointed as playing fields project is approved

Villagers left disappointed as playing fields project is approved

PLANS to install playing fields on farmland in Shiplake have been approved following concerns from villagers. Residents and the parish ...

 

Netball club scoops community award

THE Shiplake Stars netball club was named community club of the year at the Oxfordshire Sports Awards, which took place at the BMW and ...

 

Crowds flock to school’s 10th annual Christmas fair

Crowds flock to school’s 10th annual Christmas fair

MORE than 700 people attended the 10th annual Christmas fair at Shiplake College. Forty stalls run by students, community groups and ...

 

Councillors delay playing fields decision for site visit

Councillors delay playing fields decision for site visit

COUNCILLORS are to make a site visit before deciding whether to allow farmland in Shiplake to be turned into school playing fields. ...

 

Care home told by inspectors it must improve

A CARE home for the elderly has been told by the healthcare watchdog that it must improve. Lashbrook House in Mill Road, Shiplake, has ...

 

Receptionist and residents in top tier of cake contest

Receptionist and residents in top tier of cake contest

A BAKE-OFF event at a care home raised £56 for Macmillan Cancer Support. Staff and residents at Lashbrook House in Shiplake and their ...

 

Decision on playing fields project delayed for site visit

Decision on playing fields project delayed for site visit

A DECISION on whether or not to put sports pitches on farmland in Shiplake has been delayed for a site visit. Shiplake College ...

 

Developer to partially shut main road for four months

Developer to partially shut main road for four months

THE main road through Shiplake is to be partly shut until the end of February. Contractors for Taylor Wimpey, which is to build 95 ...

 

College’s controversial playing fields project set for approval

College’s controversial playing fields project set for approval

CONTROVERSIAL plans to create six playing fields on farmland in Shiplake are set to be approved at a meeting on Wednesday (November 6)....

 

Ex-England star bowls over dinner guests

Ex-England star bowls over dinner guests

FORMER England cricketer Graeme Swann was the guest of honour at Henley Cricket Club’s fund-raising dinner at Shiplake College on ...

 

Power outage

HOMES in Shiplake Cross and Binfield Heath were without power for about five hours on Thursday last week. Scottish and Southern ...

 

Web redesign

PARENTS have designed Shiplake Primary School’s new website. Lisa Wrake did the design and Ellen Broughton and Larry Waugh the ...

 

Scouts raise £472 at quiz night after hut arson attack

Scouts raise £472 at quiz night after hut arson attack

A QUIZ night raised £472 for the 1st Shiplake scouts after they were forced out of their building by an arson attack. Twenty-two teams ...

 

Children hold sale in aid of repairs to scout hut

Children hold sale in aid of repairs to scout hut

CHILDREN from Shiplake Primary School raised £140 to help rebuild the village scout hut after it was badly damaged in an arson attack ...

 

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