Monday, 21 October 2019

Covering up

JULIA BLACKBURN will give a talk called “Antique face screens and folding fans” to Harpsden WI at the village hall on Wednesday at 2....

 

Harpsden find form

HARPSDEN made it two wins in a row on Monday when they beat Park Institute R 7-4 in their latest round of Henley and District League ...

 

Let’s keep tradition going, says village fete organiser as she steps down

Let’s keep tradition going, says village fete organiser as she steps down

THE outgoing organiser of Harpsden village fete says she’s leaving on a high. Hundreds of people attended this year’s event, which ...

 

New road surfaces

ROADS in the Henley area are to be resurfaced by Oxfordshire County Council as part of a £3.5 million county-wide scheme. A total of ...

 

Hogan-Keogh imperious in run chase

Hogan-Keogh imperious in run chase

CHECKENDON chose to bat at home in their clash with HARPSDEN in the Championship on Saturday. On a dry but true pitch, Manpreet Singh ...

 

Runaway rhea finally caught by farmer with shepherd’s crook

Runaway rhea finally caught by farmer with shepherd’s crook

THE owner of a rhea with a history of escaping is delighted to have the bird back after he was recaptured during yet another attempt ...

 

Children have a cracking time celebrating Easter

Children have a cracking time celebrating Easter

HARPSDEN Pre-School celebrated Easter when the children performed some Easter-themed songs for parents. The children gave rousing ...

 

Imagination day

Imagination day

CHILDREN at Harpsden Pre-School dressed up as characters from their favourite books, including Polly the Princess, The Tigers Who Came ...

 

Police visit nursery children

Police visit nursery children

CHILDREN at Harpsden Pre-School enjoyed a visit from Henley police community support officers Janice Smith and Claire Hewitt as part ...

 

Drugs caution

Drugs caution

TWO teenagers have been cautioned by police after being caught in possession of five bags of cannabis on Red Lion Lawn in Henley on ...

 

Who’ll pay £67,000 to rewrite housing plan?

Who’ll pay £67,000 to rewrite housing plan?

REWRITING the joint Henley and Harpsden neighbourhood plan will cost at least £67,000. Henley Town Council is to ask Harpsden Parish ...

 

Businessman appeals over ‘too big’ house

Businessman appeals over ‘too big’ house

A BUSINESSMAN has appealed after being told that his house is too big. Davy Snowdon, a former weightlifting world champion, built the ...

 

Library window display champions women’s suffrage

Library window display champions women’s suffrage

A WINDOW at Henley library has been decorated to mark 100 years of women’s suffrage. Members of Harpsden WI worked with visual ...

 

Ruthless Wright leads Harpsden to sixes win

Ruthless Wright leads Harpsden to sixes win

HARPSDEN reclaimed their village trophy in the annual sixes competition on Sunday. The bar was set by an exhilarating tie in the first ...

 

Deer drama

FIREFIGHTERS were called to free a small deer which had trapped itself in a gate off Woodlands Road, Harpsden, on Saturday but by the ...

 

Teenager made cadet to Lord-Lieutenant

Teenager made cadet to Lord-Lieutenant

A TEENAGER from Harpsden Woods will become a cadet to the Lord-Lieutenant of Oxfordshire next month. Max Martin, 17, will serve Tim ...

 

Road closure

THE main road through Harpsden will be closed next week for maintenance work. Oxfordshire County Council, the highways authority, is ...

 

Children cool off thanks to visiting firefighetrs

Children cool off thanks to visiting firefighetrs

CHILDREN at Harpsden Pre-School were treated to a visit from the Henley fire crew and engine. They were able to climb into the cab, ...

 

New mothers’ race at traditional village fete proves to be competitive

New mothers’ race at traditional village fete proves to be competitive

HUNDREDS of people attended Harpsden fete. Among the attractions at the village recreation ground were live music and dance, a ...

 

Parish boundary move

PLANS to move the boundary between Henley and Harpsden have gone out for consultation. The change would mean the houses being built at ...

 

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