Monday, 26 July 2021

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 ...

 

Residents object to infill housing

Residents object to infill housing

PLANS for new homes in Lower Shiplake are inappropriate due to the flood risk, say residents. Jaspal Kaur has applied to South ...

 

Students honoured

Students honoured

SHIPLAKE College has received international recognition for its efforts to help the environment. The school’s eco-committee received a ...

 

Villagers split over footbridge plan

Villagers split over footbridge plan

RESIDENTS of Shiplake are divided on plans to install a foot and cycle bridge linking the village with Wargrave. The Wargrave Shiplake ...

 

Riverside hedging to deter rowdies

Riverside hedging to deter rowdies

A FARMER in Shiplake has planted 20m of willow hedging alongside the Thames Path in a bid to deter antisocial behaviour. Stephen Doble ...

 

Independent school to become fully co-ed

Independent school to become fully co-ed

SHIPLAKE College is set to welcome more female students. The independent school is aiming to become fully co-educational by 2027, with ...

 

Duke’s man

Duke’s man

A FORMER Shiplake College student was interviewed on TV about his role as a former equerry to the Duke of Edinburgh.  Col Richard ...

 

Old toys for guide dogs

A BOY from Shiplake raised almost £150 for charity by selling his old toys and books as well as homemade cakes and biscuits. Proceeds ...

 

Flats plan doubled

PLANS have been submitted to double the number of flats at a property in Shiplake. Kingsley House in Crowsley Road already has four ...

 

Campaign for footbridge over river steps up pace

Campaign for footbridge over river steps up pace

PLANS to introduce a river crossing between Wargrave and Shiplake are gathering pace. The committee of the Wargrave and Shiplake ...

 

Chess club to launch

A CHESS club is set to be established at Shiplake College following the success of virtual matches during the latest coronavirus ...

 

School ban on phones to remain

STUDENTS at Shiplake College are still banned from using their mobile phones. The college has operated this rule for several years and,...

 

Couple celebrate 70 years of harmonious marriage

Couple celebrate 70 years of harmonious marriage

A COUPLE celebrated their platinum wedding anniversary on March 31.  Freda and Eric Davis have been married for 70 years and have ...

 

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