Tuesday, 23 October 2018

Digging sight of an old friend

DO you know Happy Valley? It lies behind Deanfield and begins with the playing fields for The Henley College, so you can get there ...

House and garden show to celebrate ‘green’ creativity

THE third annual Henley House and Garden Show will be a celebration of all things green. Show director Niki Schäfer says next year’s ...

Walk day

A FIVE-MILE walk through woodland around Whitchurch will leave from the maze off Hardwick Road at 10.30am on Sunday. It is being ...

Mellow fruits of autumn

DESCENDING by the bridleway to the right beyond Shiplake church, listen for the ring-necked parakeets in the beech trees, exclaiming ...

New adventure playground for Stonor Park

A NEW woodland adventure playground has opened in the grounds of Stonor Park. The Wonder Woods at Stonor is adjacent to the estate’s ...

Have a walk and then enjoy a pint!

A PUB has compiled a walk aimed at ramblers. The eight-mile walk begins at the Flowing Spring in Playhatch and goes up the hill to ...

Warming autumn

LAST month may have beee the warmest September for at least 40 years with a mean minimum temperature of 12.2C and a maximum of 21.3C ...

Insects and deer fighting

SUDDENLY a myriad of red admirals, Vanessa atalanta, dancing in the sun by the path on Remenham Hill, as I’d anthropomorphically, and ...

Litter pick day

THE next Benson and Preston Crowmarsh litter pick will take place next  Saturday (October 15). Volunteers should meet at the parish ...

Hurrah for work of those footpath wardens

IT’S blackberry time again and also time to look in the hedgerows for the damsons which will be ripe after a frost, for the holly you ...

Planters plea

VOLUNTEERS are being sought to plant spring bulbs and carry out weeding in Whitchurch high street. To volunteer, send an email to ...

Help keep waterways clean plea

RESIDENTS of Watlington are being urged to help improve the quality of water in Chalgrove Brook. Emily Godfrey, project officer at the ...

More News:

Council ordered to release emails

GORING Parish Council has been threatened with legal action after failing to provide a resident with emails between one of its volunteers and a developer. The council is to appeal ... [more]

 

Bad move for club

FEWER youngsters have been visiting Sonning Common youth club since it was temporarily moved out of its home in June. Club SC was forced to leave its base at Maiden Erlegh ... [more]

 

Setts may be mended

BROKEN granite setts in Sonning Common are likely to be repaired. David Bartholomew, who represents the village on Oxfordshire County Council, the highways authority, has ... [more]

 

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