Monday, 18 November 2019

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. ...

 

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 ...

 

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 ...

 

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 ...

 

Regatta fundraiser

SUPPORTERS of the Wargrave & Shiplake Regatta are being invited to attend the biennial fund-raising party. The event, called Apres ...

 

Runners-up spot finish for Tokers Green teenager

Runners-up spot finish for Tokers Green teenager

A SHIPLAKE College student achieved second place in this year's Frieth Hilly 10km race. Adam Hunt was one of 197 competitors to take ...

 

Artist brushes off defeat in TV painting competition

Artist brushes off defeat in TV painting competition

A WOMAN from Peppard will appear on television next week as part of a national art competition. Elizabeth Bland, who only took up ...

 

Singer’s invincible

VINCE HILL isn’t afraid to perform off the cuff, the Mayor of Henley has revealed. The 85-year-old singer, who lives in Shiplake, ...

 

Field quiz

A QUIZ will be held at Shiplake memorial hall in aid of maintenace of the neighbouring field on November 8 from 7.45pm. Teams of six ...

 

Golden year for GB rower who just loves a challenge

Golden year for GB rower who just loves a challenge

A FORMER Shiplake College student is having a year to remember following the success of his latest athletic challenge. Henry ...

 

Care 'village' wins consent

Care 'village' wins consent

ELEVEN blocks of flats for the elderly are set to be built on the outskirts of Shiplake after the developer won an appeal. Retirement ...

 

Restaurants highlighted in latest AA guide

Restaurants highlighted in latest AA guide

TWO Henley restaurants have been listed in The Restaurant Guide 2020, which is published by the AA. Shaun Dickens at the Boathouse in ...

 

Care home unveils coat of arms designed by residents

Care home unveils coat of arms designed by residents

A CARE home in Shiplake has installed a coat of arms in its drawing room. Lashbrook House in Mill Road unveiled the shield, which was ...

 

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