Thursday, 24 January 2019

Charity walk

A SPONSORED walk in aid of breast cancer research will be held in May. The Breast Walk Ever on Sunday, May 5 will follow a 10km route ...

 

Pub shuts suddenly

Pub shuts suddenly

A PUB in Shiplake has closed suddenly. The Plowden Arms shut its doors on News Year’s Day, 18 months after David Morris and Karen ...

 

Parish council asks minister to overturn new homes decision

OPPONENTS of redevelopment of the former Wyevale Garden Centre near Shiplake have urged the Government to revoke the decision to ...

 

60+ fitness

A FITNESS session for the over-60s will be held in Shiplake on Wednesday. Senior Circuits takes place weekly at the scout hut in ...

 

Shiplake students enjoy big dinner!

SHIPLAKE College had a big Christmas dinner for the pupils if the list of ingredients was anything to go by. It included 110kg of ...

 

Plans for retirement ‘village’ refused permission again

Plans for retirement ‘village’ refused permission again

PLANS to build a large complex of “extra care” flats and cottages for the elderly near Shiplake have been turned down for the second ...

 

School to celebrate 60 years

School to celebrate 60 years

CELEBRATIONS have begun to mark Shiplake College’s diamond anniversary. The independent school has launched its “Shiplake at 60” ...

 

Redevelopment of old garden centre agreed

Redevelopment of old garden centre agreed

PLANS to redevelop the site of a former garden centre near Shiplake have been approved. Aida Dellal, who owns the old Wyevale site off ...

 

Let’s rock: pupils learn how to perform like musicians

Let’s rock: pupils learn how to perform like musicians

CHILDREN at Shiplake Primary School staged a rock concert for their familes and friends. About 30 pupils performed in the school hall, ...

 

Social lunch

A LIGHT lunch will be held at The Ark, behind Shiplake church, on Monday, January 7 from 12.30pm. The event is designed to bring ...

 

Carling visit

FORMER England rugby captain Will Carling will speak at a dinner at Shiplake College on March 15. There will be a raffle and auction ...

 

Chips dumped

CATERING sized bags of raw chips were found dumped in New Road, Shiplake. Villager Jane Edwards warned dog owners that raw potato can ...

 

Head award

THE headmaster of Shiplake College has been nominated for an award. Gregg Davies has made the shortlist for the i25 awards. which ...

 

Care home holds Christmas party for residents

Care home holds Christmas party for residents

STAFF at a Shiplake care home threw a Christmas fair for residents on Saturday. Lashbrook House in Mill Road had stalls selling ...

 

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

WALKERS following the public footpath from the Lashbrook area of Shiplake around the curves of the River Thames will encounter a ...

 

Smart tickets

TICKETS for trains on the Henley branch line can now be purchased and displayed on mobile phones. Great Western Railway’s mobile ...

 

Children scale 886m Welsh mountain despite rain and 60mph winds

Children scale 886m Welsh mountain despite rain and 60mph winds

MORE than 50 pupils from two schools in the Henley area climbed the highest peak in South Wales, writes David White. The children from ...

 

The school run that’s good for all

The school run that’s good for all

WITH concerns about an obesity crisis among Britain’s children, one primary school is helping to prevent it. Shiplake Primary School ...

 

Festive fun day

THE Shiplake Christmas fair and family fun day will take place at the village’s memorial hall tomorrow (Saturday) from 10am to 3pm. ...

 

Car and home vandalised

A WOMAN’S car and home were vandalised. Charlotte Regan, of Mill Road, Shiplake, was targeted at about 9.15pm on Halloween by two boys,...

 

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