Wednesday, 14 November 2018

Festive fair

A CHRISTMAS fayre will be held in the sports hall at Shiplake College on Saturday, November 10 from 10am to 3pm. There will be more ...

 

Pupils collect pants and toiletries for homeless

Pupils collect pants and toiletries for homeless

PUPILS at Shiplake College donated items to the Drop-in Centre in Reading for its harvest festival. They were asked to bring into ...

 

Dine with Dracula

A MURDER mystery supper will be hosted by the Shiplake & Dunsden Dramatic Organisation on November 10 in memory of a former member. It ...

 

VIPs visit home to mark World Alzheimer's Day

VIPs visit home to mark World Alzheimer's Day

THE Mayoress and Deputy Mayoress of Henley visited Lashbrook House, a care home in Mill Road, Shiplake, to mark World Alzheimer’s Day. ...

 

A-level art students chosen for competition

A-level art students chosen for competition

ARTWORKS by two A-level students have been entered into a national competition by the society. Mind is by Shiplake College student ...

 

Plans for 65 homes for elderly revived

Thamesfield care home in Henley, also owned by Retirement Villages Group

PLANS for a large complex of “extra care” flats and cottages for the elderly near Shiplake have been revived. Retirement Villages ...

 

Christmas at college

A CHRISTMAS fayre will be held at Shiplake College on Saturday, November 10 from 10am to 3pm. There will be more than 40 gift stalls ...

 

First class

SHIPLAKE College has been shortlisted in two categories of the inaugural Independent Schools of the Year 2018 Awards. It has been ...

 

Goodies for a good cause

Goodies for a good cause

MORE than 40 parents and staff from Shiplake College supported a coffee morning for Macmillan Cancer Suppor. They baked cakes for the ...

 

Women raise £1,900 with Macmillan coffee morning

Women raise £1,900 with Macmillan coffee morning

MORE than 100 people attended a coffee morning at the home of Sharon Hearn, in Mill Road, Shiplake.  She holds the event annually with ...

 

Dog walker finds meat in woods

Dog walker finds meat in woods

A MAN fears poisoned meat is being dropped in woods near Shiplake to kill dogs. David Evans, from Lower Shiplake, discovered a whole ...

 

Ernie, he drives the biggest fire engine in... his village

Ernie, he drives the biggest fire engine in... his village

ERNIE POVEY knows how to treat himself. He bought a 1956 Bedford RLHZ fire engine to celebrate his 74th birthday in May. Mr Povey, of ...

 

Homes blueprint to have more brownfield sites

Homes blueprint to have more brownfield sites

SHIPLAKE’S neighbourhood plan is likely to include more brownfield sites than originally proposed. The first draft of the document, ...

 

Eight new homes turned down for being too big

PLANS to knock down a large house in Shiplake and build eight in its place have been turned down. Developer Ressance, of Newbury, ...

 

Picnickers enjoy party in the park

Picnickers enjoy party in the park

MORE than 150 people attended a free family picnic and children’s fun run in Shiplake. The fifth annual Party in the Park, which was ...

 

Summer party for care home residents

Summer party for care home residents

A CARE home in Shiplake threw a summer champagne barbecue party for its residents and their families. More than 50 people attended the ...

 

Trains delayed

TRAINS on the Henley branch line were delayed on Tuesday morning after the signals on the level crossing at Shiplake failed. Trains ...

 

Picnic party

THIS year’s Shiplake Party and Picnic will take place at the Memorial Hall field on Sunday from noon. The attractions will include ...

 

Independent school that enjoys being at heart of the community

Independent school that enjoys being at heart of the community

COLLABORATION not competition. When it comes to education, that has always been my motto. And that is what forms the foundation for ...

 

Man, 82, fell in river after heart attack

Man, 82, fell in river after heart attack

A MAN had a cardiac episode before falling into the River Thames while checking on his boat moored at his home, an inquest heard. ...

 

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