Wednesday, 30 September 2020

Environment Agency not to take action over lost slipway

Environment Agency not to take action over lost slipway

THE Environment Agency has been criticised by Henley councillors for failing to take action after a slipway was tarmacked. Sorbon ...

 

Deputy Mayor called out to fix signs facing wrong way

Deputy Mayor called out to fix signs facing wrong way

THE Deputy Mayor of Henley fixed two road signs in the town centre which were causing chaos after being flipped to face the wrong way. ...

 

Brakspear profit and turnover increase

THE owner of a Henley pub operator and brewer has increased its turnover and profits. J T Davies & Sons, Brakspear’s parent company, ...

 

Girls sell old toys, clothes and books for cancer charity

Girls sell old toys, clothes and books for cancer charity

FOUR pupils at Rupert House School in Henley raised £571.82 for Cancer Research UK by running a charity bric-a-brac stall. Sisters ...

 

Christmas tree chosen by Mayor

Christmas tree chosen by Mayor

THE Mayor of Henley has chosen the town’s Christmas tree. Ken Arlett selected the 35ft Nordmann fir during a visit to Greenfield Farm ...

 

Have your say on plan

RESIDENTS are being urged to have their say on changes to the new South Oxfordshire Local Plan. The document sets out the future for ...

 

Cyclist hurt

A CYCLIST was taken to hospital after she collided with a car in Reading Road, Henley, on Monday. The woman, who was not wearing a ...

 

Theatre criticised over hire increase for children’s group

Theatre criticised over hire increase for children’s group

THE Kenton Theatre has been lambasted for raising the cost of hire by the Henley Children’s Theatre group by almost 50 per cent. The ...

 

Restaurant plan axed

Restaurant plan axed

HENLEY Town Council has backed plans for more flats at the new Gardiner Place development in Henley. The first floor of one of the ...

 

Charity fun

A BRAIN injury charity in Henley wants people to join its fantasy football league. Headway Thames Valley will give away prizes at the ...

 

Power cut

ABOUT 700 homes in Henley were without power for more than two hours on Thursday last week. The outage happened at about 7.15pm. The ...

 

Charge up

TWO charging points for electric cars have been installed in the car park at the Tesco store, off Reading Road, Henley.

 

Susan van Brugen: January 26, 1946 to September 13, 2020

Susan van Brugen: January 26, 1946 to September 13, 2020

SUSAN, or Sue as she was known, was a familiar face in Henley, alongside her husband Michael. The couple made Henley and then Shiplake ...

 

Pandemic has cost council £100,000

Pandemic has cost council £100,000

HENLEY Town Council has lost almost £100,000 as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. This is mostly made up of lost income during the ...

 

Sound of silence...

VIRTUAL meetings are still throwing up technical difficulties for councillors. At a meeting of Henley Town Council’s planning ...

 

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

SET in the steadily eroding stonework of Henley Bridge is this Ordnance Survey flush bracket with an arrow pointer, the cast lettering ...

 

Mother furious at riverside picnic ban

A WOMAN claims she and her disabled son were told to move on after they stopped to enjoy a riverside picnic near Henley. Clare ...

 

New paving for pavilion

PAVING slabs around Leichlingen Pavilion in Henley are set to be replaced. The town council’s finance strategy and management ...

 

Care homes prepared

Care homes prepared

CARE homes are preparing themselves for the prospect of further coronavirus safety measures. Friends and relatives have been able to ...

 

Planning system reform ‘an attack on democracy’

Planning system reform ‘an attack on democracy’

THE Government’s proposed reform of the planning system has been criticised by housing experts in Henley. They say the plans are ...

 

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