Sunday, 25 August 2019

Have your say

A HAVE your say meeting with police community support officer Claire Hewett will be held at Shiplake station on Wednesday from 11.30am ...

 

Regatta victory that was 23 years coming

Victory that was 23 years coming at Wargrave and Shiplake Regatta

A COUPLE celebrated their first victory at the Wargrave and Shiplake Regatta in 23 years. Peter and Susanna Hanks received the ...

 

‘Fairy’ festival in support of little girl with cystic fibrosis

‘Fairy’ festival in support of little girl with cystic fibrosis

ABOUT 250 people attended a fund-raising event in support of a little girl with cystic fibrosis. The Henley Fairy Festival was held at ...

 

Care home goes back to Seventies with summer party

Care home goes back to Seventies with summer party

ABOUT 30 guests attended a Seventies-themed barbecue at a care home in Shiplake. It was organised to entertain the residents at ...

 

Real summer days

JULY, as no one can have failed to notice, was a very warm and sunny month with rainfall below the average. A heatwave in the third ...

 

Inquiry into ‘extra care’ homes plan

PLANS for a large complex of “extra care” flats and cottages for the elderly near Shiplake will be the subject of a public inquiry ...

 

Hundreds of crews prepare for regatta

Hundreds of crews prepare for regatta

A TOTAL of 475 crews have entered into this year’s Wargrave and Shiplake Regatta, which takes place on Friday and Saturday. The event, ...

 

We’ll improve infrastructure and transport, says developer

We’ll improve infrastructure and transport, says developer

A DEVELOPER building 95 homes near Shiplake says it will pay to improve the village’s bus services and infrastructure. Taylor Wimpey ...

 

Philip Buckett — October 16, 1938-July 14, 2019

Philip Buckett — October 16, 1938-July 14, 2019

PHILIP BUCKETT, who was known for his sense of fun and good humour, has passed away peacefully, aged 80.   He was born to Walter and ...

 

Rugby festival

SHIPLAKE College is inviting the community to attend a FieldFest event on Saturday, September 14 from 11.30am. The day will feature a ...

 

Pupils prepare breakfast at centre for homeless

Pupils prepare breakfast at centre for homeless

PUPILS and staff from Shiplake College volunteered at the Churches in Reading Drop-in Centre to cook and serve breakfast to homeless ...

 

Swimmer’s fury after being hit by cruiser

Swimmer’s fury after being hit by cruiser

A SWIMMER had a lucky escape after being hit by a boat in the River Thames at Shiplake. Keith Greenfield was out training on Saturday ...

 

PCSO surgery

RESIDENTS in Shiplake can speak to their neighbourhood policing team next Thursday. PCSO Claire Hewett will be at Shiplake ...

 

Memorial garden for care home residents

Memorial garden for care home residents

A MEMORIAL garden has been created at a care home in Shiplake. One of the flowerbeds in the back garden at Lashbrook House in Mill ...

 

Shiplake draw with rivals as top two stay the same

SHIPLAKE faced local rivals CAVERSHAM in the Plomer League on Sunday with the top two sides playing out a draw. The Caversham green ...

 

Children win bronze medal at Oxfordshire schools finals

Children win bronze medal at Oxfordshire schools finals

SHIPLAKE Primary School won bronze at the Oxfordshire School Games Tennis Finals. Lucas Dodson, Noah Cottam, Freya Weatherston, ...

 

Family fete raises £1,000 for boy’s cancer treatment

Family fete raises £1,000 for boy’s cancer treatment

MORE than £1,000 was raised at a vintage fete in Shiplake in aid of a boy’s cancer treatment, writes David White. Hundreds of people ...

 

Successful businessman known for generosity and having fun

Successful businessman known for generosity and having fun

ALLAN RICHARDSON HANNAH died on June 23, aged 70, after a long fight against an incredibly debilitating disease. Despite the fact that ...

 

Stink bugs by roadside

AN invasive insect species that poses a danger to crops has been seen in Shiplake. Elaine Fowler spotted a brown marmorated stink bug ...

 

Stink bugs by roadside

AN invasive insect species which poses a danger to crops has been spotted in Shiplake. Elaine Fowler found a brown marmorated stink ...

 

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