Saturday, 04 April 2020

No more chips

A MOBILE fish and chip van that served local villages including Shiplake and Nettlebed has ceased trading. Mike Rogers had run ...

 

Library shut

A LIBRARY based inside the old red telephone box in Lower Shiplake has closed due to the coronavirus pandemic. Users who have books ...

 

Waste dumped

A LARGE amount of household and business waste was fly-tipped in Binfield Heath, close to Hampstead Farm. A resident reported it to ...

 

Housing plan rejig

SHIPLAKE’S draft neighbourhood plan has been revised. The document, which outlines policies for new housing in the village until 2034, ...

 

Time for tea

THE 1st Shiplake beavers, cubs and scouts are hosting a community tea at the Memorial Hall on March 29 from 3pm to 5pm. All are ...

 

World Book Day 2020: Shiplake Primary School

World Book Day 2020: Shiplake Primary School

CHILDREN at Shiplake Primary School used their imagination to portray their favourite books inside jars. The school already has a club,...

 

Girls win cup without conceding a goal

Girls win cup without conceding a goal

GIRLS from years 5 and 6 at Shiplake Primary School won an inter-school football competition without conceding a goal. Despite the ...

 

Pupils join giant Young Voices show at Wembley

Pupils join giant Young Voices show at Wembley

YEAR 5 pupils at Shiplake Primary School took part in Young Voices, one of the largest school concerts in the world, at Wembley Arena. ...

 

Watch company moves north in order to expand

A WATCH manufacturer has moved its operation from Lower Shiplake to Scotland in order to expand. The Marloe Watch Company was set up ...

 

Closed pub for sale

A PUB in Shiplake which closed more than a year ago has been put on the market. The Plowden Arms has an asking price of £450,000 for ...

 

Let’s celebrate what love really means

“BUT were you in my arms, dear love, the happiness would take my breath away, no thought could match that ecstasy, no song encompass ...

 

Quiz total

A CHARITY quiz night in Shiplake raised £1,868 for Cancer Research. Nearly 100 people took part in the event at the memorial hall, ...

 

Scrum down

FORMER England rugby international James Haskell will be the star guest at Shiplake College’s sports dinner on Saturday, March 28. ...

 

Panto marks village hall week

Panto marks village hall week

SHIPLAKE Memorial Hall was the venue for the 20th annual village pantomime produced by the Shiplake and Dunsden Dramatic Organisation. ...

 

School’s new signs warn parents to park sensibly

School’s new signs warn parents to park sensibly

NEW signs urging drivers to park safely have been placed outside Shiplake Primary School. The two laminated cut-outs, which depict a ...

 

£18m on blocked pipes

THAMES WATER says it spends £18 million every year dealing with blocked pipes across its network. In the last five years, the company ...

 

School muddy patch transformed into ‘reflection area’

School muddy patch transformed into ‘reflection area’

A NEW outdoor “reflection area” has opened at Shiplake Primary School. Parents, staff and pupils have transformed a corner of the ...

 

Busy station

THE number of travellers using Henley station has increased by 3.4 per cent. Figures released by the Office of Rail and Road on ...

 

Hall quiz night

A QUIZ in aid of Cancer Research will take place at Shiplake Memorial Hall on February 8 from 7pm. Teams of six to eight people can ...

 

Rogue seller

A WARNING has been issued about a man approaching people in Henley offering to sell them a generator. He is said to have an Irish ...

 

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