Tuesday, 26 May 2020

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 ...

 

Girls make £175 for NHS selling homemade gifts to friends

Girls make £175 for NHS selling homemade gifts to friends

TWO sisters raised more than £175 for the NHS by selling homemade cards, key rings, photo frames and badges to friends and neighbours. ...

 

Whole street comes out to enjoy VE Day 75 celebration in the sunshine

Whole street comes out to enjoy VE Day 75 celebration in the sunshine

ABOUT 80 people in Shiplake celebrated the 75th anniversary of VE Day by holding a street party. Residents of New Road and Crowsley ...

 

Regatta organisers ‘hoping for the best’

Regatta organisers ‘hoping for the best’

THE organisers of the Wargrave & Shiplake Regatta will make a decision about the future of the event by the end of this month. Held ...

 

Fear of more development due to ‘vintage’ local plan

Fear of more development due to ‘vintage’ local plan

THE housing development blueprint for South Oxfordshire has been dubbed “vintage” by a planning inspector. Dominic Young made the ...

 

Care home staff helping keep residents cheerful

Care home staff helping keep residents cheerful

ACACIA Lodge, a 55-bed care home in Quebec Road, Henley, provides 24-hour care and has 80 staff. THE home has been in lockdown for ...

 

Woman makes masks for friends and neighbours

Woman makes masks for friends and neighbours

A WOMAN from Shiplake has made masks for villagers to help protect them from coronavirus. Sue Evans, who lives with her husband Gareth,...

 

Applause shows no sign of waning after five weeks

Applause shows no sign of waning after five weeks

RESIDENTS of Shiplake joined millions of people nationwide in the fifth applause for NHS staff and carers battling the coronavirus ...

 

Girl inspired by her leopard onesie wins egg competition

Girl inspired by her leopard onesie wins egg competition

A GIRL was the overall winner of an Easter egg decorating competition after being inspired by her snow leopard onesie. Rose Porter, ...

 

Keep out plea

WALKERS have been told not use the grounds of Shiplake College. Although teaching and learning continues remotely, the school has ...

 

‘Don’t put unnecessary extra pressure on volunteers’

‘Don’t put unnecessary extra pressure on volunteers’

THE founder of a volunteer group which is helping Shiplake through the coronavirus crisis has urged villagers to keep their requests ...

 

Villagers organised to help neighbours in need

Villagers organised to help neighbours in need

RESIDENTS of Shiplake have united to support their elderly and vulnerable neighbours during the coronavirus pandemic. More than 100 ...

 

No more chips

A MOBILE fish and chip van that served local villages including Shiplake and Nettlebed has ceased trading. Mike Rogers had run ...

 

Library shut

A LIBRARY based inside the old red telephone box in Lower Shiplake has closed due to the coronavirus pandemic. Users who have books ...

 

Waste dumped

A LARGE amount of household and business waste was fly-tipped in Binfield Heath, close to Hampstead Farm. A resident reported it to ...

 

Housing plan rejig

SHIPLAKE’S draft neighbourhood plan has been revised. The document, which outlines policies for new housing in the village until 2034, ...

 

Time for tea

THE 1st Shiplake beavers, cubs and scouts are hosting a community tea at the Memorial Hall on March 29 from 3pm to 5pm. All are ...

 

World Book Day 2020: Shiplake Primary School

World Book Day 2020: Shiplake Primary School

CHILDREN at Shiplake Primary School used their imagination to portray their favourite books inside jars. The school already has a club,...

 

Girls win cup without conceding a goal

Girls win cup without conceding a goal

GIRLS from years 5 and 6 at Shiplake Primary School won an inter-school football competition without conceding a goal. Despite the ...

 

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