Friday, 04 December 2020

750 sign petition to stop pipe

ALMOST half of Shiplake’s population has now signed a petition calling for a bigger say on a housing development which they fear will ...

 

‘Rowvember’ challenge promotes good mental health

‘Rowvember’ challenge promotes good mental health

A SPORTING initiative has been launched by Shiplake College to help young people learn about the importance of good mental health. The ...

 

Retirement project that benefited all the family

Retirement project that benefited all the family

A HOUSE in Lower Shiplake has come on the market for the first time. Chalcott in New Road was built 10 years ago by its owner Barbara ...

 

Grim discovery tests limit of human nature

Grim discovery tests limit of human nature

MATT WALTERS was looking to enjoy some freedom while he still could so went out for a few drinks with friends. But when he returned ...

 

Military memorabilia of war hero revealed after 60 years

Military memorabilia of war hero revealed after 60 years

WAR memorabilia belonging to an army officer from Shiplake have been sold at auction. Colonel Thomas Pragnell served in both world ...

 

450 sign petition against pipeline

450 sign petition against pipeline

MORE than 450 Shiplake residents have demanded a bigger say on a housing development which they fear will worsen flooding. They have ...

 

Petition launched demanding more say for residents

A MAN from Shiplake has launched a petition calling for villagers to have a bigger say on a housing development which they fear will ...

 

Footbridge campaign to consider ferry idea

A SEASONAL ferry service could be introduced in Wargrave as a temporary fix for the lack of a river crossing. Members of the ...

 

Now villagers can have say on housing drainage plan

Now villagers can have say on housing drainage plan

RESIDENTS of Shiplake will be able to have their say on a housing development which they fear will put their homes at risk of flooding....

 

Portrait gift for dog-loving head

Portrait gift for dog-loving head

THE headmaster of Shiplake College has received a gift of a portrait of himself along with his golden retriever. Tyrone Howe and Simba ...

 

More opposition to 20 homes on neighbouring site

More opposition to 20 homes on neighbouring site

PLANS for 20 new homes in Shiplake have been met with more opposition. Westbourne Homes has applied for planning permission to build ...

 

Villagers opposed to pub redevelopment

Villagers opposed to pub redevelopment

A PUB in Shiplake should remain as it is and not be redeveloped, say residents. The Plowden Arms, which dates back to the 17th century,...

 

Decision on development drainage plan postponed

Decision on development drainage plan postponed

RESIDENTS who fear a new housing development will increase the flood risk to their homes have been granted a temporary reprieve. South ...

 

Alternative ideas rejected

Alternative ideas rejected

TAYLOR Wimpey and Thames Water discussed installing a 2km pipeline skirting around the centre of Shiplake, draining floodwater into a ...

 

Pantomime cancelled

THERE will be no pantomime in Shiplake for the first time since 2001 due to the coronavirus pandemic. The Shiplake & Dunsden Dramatic ...

 

Former headmaster returns to see ‘his’ activity centre

Former headmaster returns to see ‘his’ activity centre

THE former headmaster of Shiplake College returned to the school for a tour of a new £2.2 million multi-activity centre named after ...

 

Village in fear of flood blight

Village in fear of flood blight

RESIDENTS of Shiplake fear their homes will be blighted by flooding as a result of a new housing development. Taylor Wimpey has ...

 

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 ...

 

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