Thursday, 27 January 2022

Developer told to submit new plan for homes

Developer told to submit new plan for homes

A DEVELOPER has been told it cannot go ahead with the construction of 95 homes near Shiplake without another planning application. ...

 

South Oxfordshire Mencap Society

South Oxfordshire Mencap Society

ABOUT 60 members of the South Oxfordshire Mencap Society attended a Christmas party at Harpsden village hall. The event, which was ...

 

New neighbourhood plan sent for approval

A REVISED version of the joint Henley and Harpsden neighbourhood plan has been submitted to South Oxfordshire District Council. Henley ...

 

Woman receives award for kindness towards horses

Woman receives award for kindness towards horses

A WOMAN from Harpsden who rescues and rehomes horses has won an award. Suzi Swete, 71, was nominated by members of the Woodland Hunt ...

 

Cottage makeover wins design award

Cottage makeover wins design award

THE redevelopment of a cottage in Harpsden has won a design award. Jacqueline and Henry Gummer extended and updated Cherry Tree House ...

 

Drainage plan 'unacceptable'

Drainage plan 'unacceptable'

PLANS to drain surface water from a new housing development into the River Thames have been withdrawn. Taylor Wimpey, which has ...

 

Harpsden WI marks milestone with Prosecco

Harpsden WI marks milestone with Prosecco

MEMBERS of Harpsden Women’s Institute celebrated the group’s 80th anniversary. About 35 women met at the village hall in Harpsden ...

 

Speeding fine

A MAN has been fined £492 for speeding. Charles Anderson-Jeffs, 24, from Harpsden admitted the offence in Hithercroft Road, ...

 

Bonfire alert

FIREFIGHTERS were called to put out a large bonfire in Harpsden. A crew from Henley fire station in West Street spent about half an ...

 

Pool given green light

PLANS to build an outdoor swimming pool at a home in Harpsden have been approved against the wishes of neighbours. Ed Chamberlain ...

 

School playing field building plan grows from 50 homes to 80

School playing field building plan grows from 50 homes to 80

LONG-STANDING proposals to build on a “little-used” playing field at Gillotts School in Henley have grown from 50 new homes to 80. The ...

 

Display of 16 potential sites for new homes

Display of 16 potential sites for new homes

RESIDENTS of Henley and Harpsden are being urged to give their views on plans for new housing in the two parishes. Henley Town Council,...

 

Road closure

A REQUEST has been made for a four-day closure of Harpsden Bottom. The closure would be from 8am to 4pm from August 23 to 27 to allow ...

 

Car park for churchgoers created in estate copse

Car park for churchgoers created in estate copse

AN estate owner is turning a copse on his land into a car park for worshippers at the neighbouring church. Ian Wason, who bought ...

 

Forest grant

A GRANT of £1,166 has been given to Harpsden Pre-School through the Tesco Bags of Help scheme. This will be used to buy equipment to ...

 

The ‘crazy’ woman caring for woods

The ‘crazy’ woman caring for woods

AN actress recovering from breast cancer has gone litter-picking almost every day during the coronavirus pandemic. Cathy Burke says ...

 

Harasser fined

A WOMAN has been told to pay £217 after admitting racially or religiously aggravated harassment. Amanda Andrews, 55, from Harpsden ...

 

Golf course damaged by bikes

Golf course damaged by bikes

A GOLF course in Henley has been significantly damaged by a quad bike and two motocross bikes. Individuals drove across Henley Golf ...

 

Entangled deer rescued from cricket club netting

Entangled deer rescued from cricket club netting

A DEER was rescued after getting its antlers trapped in the netting at Harpsden Cricket Club in Henley.  The RSPCA and Oxfordshire ...

 

Residents upset by illuminated signs plan

Residents upset by illuminated signs plan

PLANS for two illuminated signs at the entrance to the new headquarters of Henley watchmaker Bremont have been opposed by neighbours ...

 

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