Sunday, 25 October 2020

Lock closures

SEVERAL Thames locks will be closed next month to allow the Environment Agency to carry out an engineering survey. The closures will ...

 

Pub fight survey deadline

VILLAGERS have until midnight on Sunday to make their views heard on the future of the Plowden Arms in Shiplake. Shiplake Parish ...

 

Open again

ORWELLS restaurant in Shiplake Row re-opens today (Friday) after six months when it offered a takeaway service. The premises have been ...

 

Village makes fresh bid to save old pub from redevelopment

Village makes fresh bid to save old pub from redevelopment

CAMPAIGNERS trying to save an historic Shiplake pub from partial redevelopment for housing have stepped up their fight. Shiplake ...

 

Thoughtless

DOG walkers in Shiplake are being urged to clear up after their pets. Waste has been found along the grass verges in New Road and a ...

 

Hedge hitch

AN overgrown hedge in Plough Lane, Shiplake, has become a hazard for pedestrians, who are forced to walk in the road. It has been ...

 

Fly-tipper hunt

A LARGE amount of industrial waste was fly-tipped between Binfield Heath and Shiplake.    Building materials and an electric fan were ...

 

Zooming on 10 sites earmarked for housing developments

Zooming on 10 sites earmarked for housing developments

LANDOWNERS who want to redevelop 10 sites in the Henley area for housing are to seek the public’s views. They will be giving a series ...

 

Speed fear on ‘runway’

NEW signs could be installed reminding drivers of the 30mph limit on the main road between Shiplake and Henley. Fred Maroudas, ...

 

Kennedy shows deadly touch to win club competition

Kennedy shows deadly touch to win club competition

A TOTAL of 22 players took part in a game of “Killer Bowls” at Shiplake on Sunday. Members of Shiplake Bowls Club who have been ...

 

Blow for campaign to save pub from redevelopment

Blow for campaign to save pub from redevelopment

A CAMPAIGN to protect an historic Shiplake pub from being partly redeveloped for housing has hit a setback. South Oxfordshire District ...

 

Converted bungalow offers ‘flexible’ living

A REFURBISHED and extended family home in Shiplake has come on the market. The semi-detached property in New Road has a guide price of ...

 

Anger at ‘ghost junction’

Anger at ‘ghost junction’

THE construction of 95 houses off Reading Road in Shiplake could be delayed by up to a year. Taylor Wimpey, which is to develop 5.7 ...

 

Jockey’s son jailed for fraud

Jockey’s son jailed for fraud

A MAN has been jailed for 20 months after stealing almost £300,000 to pay a gambling debt. Oliver De Haan, of Upper Bolney Road, ...

 

Village pub named best in England

Village pub named best in England

A VILLAGE pub and restaurant has been named the best in the country. The Baskerville in Lower Shiplake won the pub of the year ...

 

Music school founder joins college staff

Music school founder joins college staff

THE founder of Henley Music School has been made Shiplake College’s music administrator. Laura Reineke, of Berkshire Road, Henley, ...

 

Villagers back idea of new footbridge

MOST residents have welcomed the revival of plans for a new bridge between Wargrave and Shiplake. Olivia Coppin, of High Street, ...

 

Mosaic reminds me of ‘home’

Mosaic reminds me of ‘home’

A WOMAN has created a large wall mosaic inspired by her childhood growing up in Shiplake and Henley. Nicola Baker lived in Mill Lane, ...

 

Play safely

THE Badger’s Walk and Memorial Hall playgrounds in Shiplake have re-opened. Users must adhere to the guidance displayed, which ...

 

Homes take extra care in allowing visitors to return

Homes take extra care in allowing visitors to return

CARE homes have welcomed back friends and family members for visits. Relatives have not been able to see their loved ones close up ...

 

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