Sunday, 09 August 2020

Pub named in top three

A PUB and restaurant in Shiplake has been named in the top three in the country. The Baskerville in Station Road has been shortlisted ...

 

Appeal for cost of evicting travellers

Appeal for cost of evicting travellers

THE trustees of Shiplake Memorial Hall are appealing for donations to cover the cost of removing travellers from their site. About 10 ...

 

New landlord at village pub that his parents once ran

New landlord at village pub that his parents once ran

AN award-winning pub will be under new management from next month. The Baskerville in Lower Shiplake will be run by Simon Cromack, a ...

 

Plans to build flats at village pub upsets historical group

Plans to build flats at village pub upsets historical group

PLANS to partially transform a Shiplake pub into housing should not go ahead due to its historical value, says the leader of the local ...

 

Late-night gatherings leave trail of damage

Late-night gatherings leave trail of damage

THREE illegal parties were held in and around Shiplake on Saturday night. The following morning, residents found huge amounts of ...

 

Still closed

PLAYGROUNDS in Shiplake will remain closed for the “foreseeable future”. The parish council shut the facilities in March when the ...

 

Student wins journalism award for organ donation feature

Student wins journalism award for organ donation feature

A TEENAGER from Shiplake has won a national journalism award for his feature on organ donations. Sam Penrose, who lives in Orchard ...

 

Verge damage

ROADSIDE verges on both sides of Mill Lane in Shiplake have been damaged. Vehicles used for the construction of homes in the area have ...

 

Plan for cycle and footbridge resurrected after 23 years

PLANS to introduce a bridge connecting Wargrave and Shiplake have been revived. Olivia Coppin has formed the Wargrave-Shiplake Bridge ...

 

Swamped Shiplake 'becoming a suburb of Henley'

Village swamped by development

THE village of Shiplake will become a suburb of Henley after being “swamped” by new housing developments, says a councillor. David ...

 

Villagers oppose plan for eight homes at pub site

Villagers oppose plan for eight homes at pub site

A PUB in Shiplake could be partially turned into new homes. Plans have been drawn up to convert the first floor and roof space of the ...

 

Rulebreakers

POLICE were alerted to people by the river in Shiplake on bank holiday Monday who were not social distancing. Residents ...

 

Swing axed

A ROPE swing that was used by children in Shiplake has been cut down due to the coronavirus restrictions. It had been attached to a ...

 

Another regatta cancelled

THE Wargrave and Shiplake Regatta has been cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic. Organisers say it would not be possible to hold ...

 

Children’s challenges continue virtually

CHILDREN from the Henley area have been taking part in virtual competitions against other schools. Stephen Lamacraft started the ...

 

Unpleasant

WASTE including toilet paper and used blue disposable rubber gloves were found dumped on a path near Westfield Crescent in Lower ...

 

Double trap

THE speed camera on the A4155 outside Shiplake College has been upgraded. The device can now record drivers speeding in both ...

 

Racing driver goes virtual as season grinds to halt

Racing driver goes virtual as season grinds to halt

A RACING driver from Shiplake teamed up with golfer Ian Poulter to take part in his first virtual Formula One event. Max ...

 

School scales down face mask production for now

SHIPLAKE College has now produced more than 1,000 plastic face shields for health workers. Staff and pupils have been making the ...

 

Developer wants to build block of flats between houses

A DEVELOPER has submitted plans to build a block of five flats in Shiplake. Widbrook Developments wants to build the two-and-a-half ...

 

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