Sunday, 19 September 2021

I’m thrilled to have won at Henley with school mates

I’m thrilled to have won at Henley with school mates

A TEENAGER from Wargrave has described winning at Henley Royal Regatta as “incredible”. Mia Vickerman was part of Shiplake College’s ...

 

Boathouse ceremony

A NEW boathouse at Shiplake College named after a former headmaster will be officially opened next month. The Davies Centre was ...

 

200 tonnes of farm straw destroyed in arson attack

200 tonnes of farm straw destroyed in arson attack

A FARMER has praised the quick response of the fire service after he lost £4,000 worth of straw in a suspected arson attack. Several ...

 

Scrumming and scrufts

A FESTIVAL with a touch rugby tournament is returning to Shiplake College. FieldFest will take place on Saturday, September 11, with a ...

 

Field blaze thought to be arson attack

Field blaze thought to be arson attack

A SUSPECTED arson attack at a field in Shiplake has destroyed 200 tonnes of linseed straw. Crews from Oxfordshire and Royal Berkshire ...

 

Singer, 87, recovering from stroke

Singer, 87, recovering from stroke

VETERAN singer Vince Hill is recovering from a stroke.  The 87-year-old, who lives in Shiplake, was temporarily paralysed down his ...

 

Children raise £400 for two charities with cake sale

Children raise £400 for two charities with cake sale

A BOY raised more than £400 for two charities by selling cakes. Cassius Cartland, nine, sold cupcakes, cookies, cold drinks and ...

 

Business pupil bids to win £10,000

A STUDENT from Shiplake College who set up his own business has entered a national competition to help it grow.   Will Taylor, 17, ...

 

Plea to dog walkers after girl is injured

THE trustees of Shiplake Memorial Hall are urging dog walkers to keep their pets on a lead after an incident involving a young child. ...

 

Two new houses too large, say villagers

PLANS for a pair of new houses in Lower Shiplake have been opposed by residents. Widbrook Property Developments, of Woodley, wants to ...

 

Clear up after dogs

A COUPLE who run a restaurant in Binfield Heath are trying to catch dog walkers that continously leave mess behind. Liam and Ryan ...

 

New wardens selected to support college chaplain

New wardens selected to support college chaplain

THE new chapel wardens at Shiplake College have been selected. Abi McCarthy and Jed Blacknell, who are 17, will be the head and deputy ...

 

Woman complains about roadworks taking place outside her home in evening

Woman complains about roadworks taking place outside her home in evening

A WOMAN is upset after a broadband provider completed roadworks outside her home in Shiplake at night.   Maggie Edwards, of Station ...

 

Villagers relieved at pub being saved from development

Villagers relieved at pub being saved from development

RESIDENTS of Shiplake are relieved that a village pub has been saved from redevelopment. The Plowden Arms in Shiplake Cross has been ...

 

Restaurant pair take over closed pub half-mile away

Restaurant pair take over closed pub half-mile away

A COUPLE with a successful restaurant have stepped in to save a village pub less than half a mile away. Liam and Ryan Simpson-Trotman, ...

 

Teacher runs length of Thames

Teacher runs length of Thames

A TEACHER ran the length of the River Thames in four days for charity. Ed Bowden, 31, ran 180 miles, or 290km, from the source of the ...

 

Women set up pop-up cafe at church hall

Women set up pop-up cafe at church hall

TWO women with a business selling afternoon teas served refreshments at Shiplake church hall. Dawn Johnson and Zoe Rose, who founded ...

 

Church stalwart receives Maundy money in post

Church stalwart receives Maundy money in post

A BELL-RINGER from Shiplake has received Maundy money from the Queen in recognition of his service to the community. Cyril Crouch, 87, ...

 

Conman alert

Conman alert

A MAN pretending to be a door-to-door seller was calling at homes in Henley on Tuesday. Criminals, known as “Nottingham knockers”, ...

 

Poppy pins

COMMEMORATIVE pin badges to mark the centenary of the Royal British Legion are available from the corner shop in Shiplake. They are ...

 

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