Sunday, 01 August 2021

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 ...

 

Sites still being considered for additional 115 homes

Sites still being considered for additional 115 homes

THE current Henley and Harpsden neighbourhood plan names 11 sites where about 500 homes could go to meet government targets by the ...

 

Exhibition of sites to be in housing plan

Exhibition of sites to be in housing plan

AN exhibition on the proposed development sites to be included in the joint Henley and Harpsden Neighbourhood Plan is due to be held ...

 

£50,000 trees deal

£50,000 trees deal

A DEVELOPER is to give Henley Town Coucil £50,000 towards the planting of trees and other ecological improvements. Greystoke Land ...

 

Landowner donates Henley field to build affordable homes

Noble gesture for affordable homes

A LANDOWNER is offering to donate a field on the outskirts of Henley for up to 60 affordable homes to be built. Juliet Noble, who owns ...

 

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 ...

 

Hogan-Keogh century helps deliver comfortable victory

Hogan-Keogh century helps deliver comfortable victory

A YOUTHFUL HARPSDEN side beat CROWTHORNE and CROWN WOOD by 46 runs in a friendly match on Saturday. Visiting Crowthorne skipper ...

 

Nice neighbours...

NEGOTIATIONS about land supply — and how much land you are willing to give away for housing — can sometimes involve tense ...

 

British Legion branch shut due to fall in membership

British Legion branch shut due to fall in membership

THE Harpsden branch of the Royal British Legion is to be wound up after 75 years. Organisers have chosen to call it a day because ...

 

Bonfires spread out of control

Bonfires spread out of control

FIREFIGHTERS tackled two bonfires which had spread out of control on Sunday. The crew from Henley was called to a house in Harpsden ...

 

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