Friday, 03 December 2021

Festive stories

THE library in Sonning Common will hold Christmas storytimes every Saturday in December.  The sessions, which will start at 10am, will ...

 

Walks paused

THE Sonning Common Health Walks will take a break from Monday, December 20 to Monday, January 3.  The meeting places for some of the ...

 

Shopping trip dates

THE minibus service run by the Fish volunteer centre in Sonning Common has organised shopping trips for next month. On Mondays, ...

 

First village fete planned to mark Queen’s jubilee

SONNING Common’s first village fete is among plans to celebrate the Queen’s platinum jubilee next year. The parish council has drafted ...

 

Tree agreed

COUNCILLORS in Sonning Common have approved the purchase of a Christmas tree.  Philip Collings, the parish clerk, recommended paying ...

 

Concern at lack of planning for new recreation ground

THE clerk of Sonning Common Parish Council is concerned about the lack of a formal plan for the village’s new recreation ground.  ...

 

Gully delayed

THE installation of a gully to prevent flooding in Sonning Common has been delayed. The work in Widmore Lane was due to take place ...

 

Coroner criticises care home where 93-year-old woman died five days after falling out of bed

Coroner criticises care home where 93-year-old woman died five days after falling out of bed

THE family of an elderly woman who died five days after falling out of bed at a nursing home have criticised the business’s management....

 

Pumpkin ‘thefts’ mystery

MORE residents have complained about binmen taking their pumpkins. Last week, the Henley Standard reported how David Young had a 60lb ...

 

Village revamp on hold due to lack of funding

PLANS to improve the centre of Sonning Common have been put on hold due to a lack of funding. The parish council first proposed ...

 

Craft fair

A CHRISTMAS craft fair will be held at Sonning Common village hall next Saturday (November 27) from 10am to 4pm.  Entry is free.

 

Gifts appeal

THE food bank at Springwater Church in Sonning Common is appealing for small Christmas presents. The gifts will be given to 10 ...

 

Women celebrate 100th and 101st birthdays at home

Women celebrate 100th and 101st birthdays at home

TWO women at a care home celebrated their 100th and 101st birthdays on Wednesday last week. Kate Cook and Eva Hayes were given a joint ...

 

Pub couple raise £2,230 for school

A HENLEY pub has raised money for Bishopswood Special School. The Bird in Hand in Greys Road held a barbecue which made £2,230 for the ...

 

Residents invited to comment on revised housing plan

A DRAFT of the revised Sonning Common neighbourhood development plan has gone out to public consultation. This is despite uncertainty ...

 

Playground contractor

A CONTRACTOR has been chosen to build the children’s playground at the new recreation ground in Sonning Common.  Kompan, of Milton ...

 

Village volunteer centre marks move to new base

Village volunteer centre marks move to new base

A CHARITY that provides transport and support to elderly and disabled residents has celebrated moving to new headquarters. The Fish ...

 

Flower class

A FLOWER arranging workshop will be held at St Michael’s Church in Peppard Road, Sonning Common, on Saturday, December 18 at a time to ...

 

Flats plan

OFFICES in Sonning Common could be converted into eight one- and two-bedroom flats.  Jag Rai, from Buckinghamshire, has applied for ...

 

Web magazine

SONNING Common magazine has a new website created by volunteer David Dunstan. Digital issues of the magazine are now available as far ...

 

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