Thursday, 27 January 2022

Villagers to choose playground

AN exhibition is to be held at Shiplake Memorial Hall for residents to give their views on the village’s new playground. The parish ...

 

Developer told to submit new plan for homes

Developer told to submit new plan for homes

A DEVELOPER has been told it cannot go ahead with the construction of 95 homes near Shiplake without another planning application. ...

 

Tree planted in memory of village school teacher

Tree planted in memory of village school teacher

A TREE has been planted in Shiplake in memory of a former teacher at the village primary school. Val Knight, who passed away in April ...

 

Villagers want more scrutiny of Thames Farm development

Villagers want more scrutiny of Thames Farm development

RESIDENTS are demanding that a developer is not given permission to carry out groundworks for 95 new homes. Taylor Wimpey was granted ...

 

DIY jubilee celebration

CELEBRATIONS for the Queen’s platinum jubilee in Shiplake may be organised without the involvement of the parish council. Fred ...

 

Parking problem

CONCERNS have been raised about parked cars in a narrow lane in Shiplake. Parish councillor Roger Head suggested asking the police to ...

 

Netflix series actor who started in school plays

Netflix series actor who started in school plays

WHEN he was growing up in Caversham in the late Nineties, Ed Pinker dreamed of becoming an actor. Now he is living in Canada and ...

 

Pantomime postponed

A THEATRE group has postponed its pantomime due to an increase in coronavirus cases locally. The Shiplake and Dunsden Dramatic ...

 

Vince Hill: I want to sing one last time

I want to sing one last time

VETERAN performer Vince Hill is determined to sing again after losing his voice from a stroke. The 87-year-old, who lives in Shiplake, ...

 

Developer in new bid to have underground filler plan approved

Developer in new bid to have underground filler plan approved

A DEVELOPER is bidding to have the legal right to inject land where it intends to build 95 homes with grouting. Taylor Wimpey found ...

 

Poppy total

A TOTAL of £6,195 has been raised for the Poppy Appeal in Shiplake, Binfield Heath and Dunsden. The street collectors were organised ...

 

Residents protest at yet another plan for homes

Residents protest at yet another plan for homes

RESIDENTS are opposing plans for more homes on a busy road on the edge of Lower Shiplake. Developers Westbourne Homes and Debrecq have ...

 

Look out (and listen) for Father Christmas

Look out (and listen) for Father Christmas

FATHER Christmas will tour Henley and Shiplake once again this year. He will be driven in his sleigh around residential streets ...

 

We’ll plough everything into pub

We’ll plough everything into pub

TWO chefs who bought a pub in Shiplake plan to bring it back to its former glory. Liam and Ryan Simpson- Trotman, who own Orwells in ...

 

Hundreds turn for school’s first Christmas fair since pandemic

Hundreds turn for school’s first Christmas fair since pandemic

ABOUT 1,000 people attended a Christmas Fair at Shiplake College. The event was organised by the parents’ association and took place ...

 

Nettlebed and Shiplake pupils take part in tag rugby

Nettlebed and Shiplake pupils take part in tag rugby

CHILDREN from two primary schools took part in a coaching session at Henley Rugby Club last week. About 100 pupils from Nettlebed ...

 

Chefs to reveal pub plans

THE new owners of a Shiplake pub are to hold a presentation evening to discuss their plans. Chefs Liam and Ryan Simpson-Trotman, who ...

 

Restaurants featured in AA guide

Restaurants featured in AA guide

FIVE restaurants in the Henley area are featured in the AA Restaurant Guide 2022. Orwells in Shiplake Row was awarded four rosettes, ...

 

Villagers asked opinions on draft neighbourhood plan

RESIDENTS of Shiplake are being asked for their views on the parish’s draft neighbourhood plan. The parish council has sent the ...

 

School wants new sports pitches on old farmland

School wants new sports pitches on old farmland

SHIPLAKE College plans to create new sports pitches on former farmland. The move comes as the independent school prepares to accept ...

 

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