Thursday, 29 July 2021

Nissan’s latest Leaf is the sound of the future

Nissan’s latest Leaf is the sound of the future

WHEN modern electric vehicles (EVs) first appeared on British roads, one concern was that they might be seen but not heard. Now Nissan has announced in Paris that its all-electric Leaf cars for the model year 2021 will be equipped with a new safety...
House sales still up on pre-covid levels

House sales still up on pre-covid levels

HOUSE sales have eased back but remain above pre-pandemic levels, according to Savills estate agents. Lucian Cook, the firm’s head of residential research, said the shortage of properties available to buy is persisting. He said: “With the rush to...
Helping drivers park smarter

Helping drivers park smarter

A NEW tool to help drivers avoid falling victim to car thieves has been launched by Co-op Insurance. Park Smart is an interactive webpage that makes use of data published by the Home Office at data. police. uk and can be accessed using a smartphone....
Cottage’s views down the valley are ever-changing

Cottage’s views down the valley are ever-changing

A THREE-BEDROOM cottage with a separate one-bedroom annexe is on the market in the Stonor Valley. Number 10 Stonor is a Grade II listed character home with an 182ft-long garden that backs on to the Stonor Park estate. Chrissie Downing and her partner...
Summer’s the perfect time to improve your home

Summer’s the perfect time to improve your home

WITH the good weather hopefully with us for summer, now is often the time to get those home improvements done that you may have been putting off, especially after the lockdowns. Some of GD Evans Interiors’ customers even go away on holiday and simply...

Time to tackle post-lockdown home improvements

Time to tackle post-lockdown home improvements

WITH the lockdowns we have experienced over the past year, most of us have spent a great deal of time in our homes, with many working ...

Gran turismo that’s all about the ride quality

Gran turismo that’s all about the ride quality

I HAD to pinch myself to check I was not dreaming when I sat behind the wheel of this week’s drive, the Kia Stinger. It seems ...

Country estate being sold as the complete package

Country estate being sold as the complete package

A WORKING 478-acre country estate in the heart of the Hambleden Valley is on the market with Knight Frank and Simmons & Sons. The ...

Prices dip as stamp duty relief tapers off

Prices dip as stamp duty relief tapers off

THE UK’s average house price has dipped for the first time since January in response to the tapering of the stamp duty holiday. ...

Cost of 10-bed castle below Henley average

Cost of 10-bed castle below Henley average

A 15TH century castle on the west coast of Scotland is on the market with Knight Frank — for £200,000 less than the average Henley ...

Kia celebrating 30 years of UK sales

KIA is celebrating 30 years of UK sales, having gone from a single-model debut in 1991 to today enjoying its highest ever market share ...

Electric revolution will continue to cross over

Electric revolution will continue to cross over

NISSAN’S announcement last week of a £1 billion upgrade of its Sunderland plant was very good news for the North East of England and ...

Town centre cottage has peace and quiet to spare

Town centre cottage has peace and quiet to spare

A DETACHED three-bedroom cottage in Friday Street, Henley, is on the market with Knight Frank estate agents. As its name suggests, ...

Pilates classes are back in halls, come and join us

Pilates classes are back in halls, come and join us

PILATES ABC Henley is running socially distanced hall sessions during the day and evening — why not join us? Our balanced workouts use ...

Grade II listed townhouse has five bedrooms and option of self-contained flat

Grade II listed townhouse has five bedrooms and option of self-contained flat

A GRADE II listed townhouse with character features throughout is on the market in Northfield End, Henley. With accommodation ...

Shortage of homes to rent in Henley area

Shortage of homes to rent in Henley area

EXCEPTIONAL demand fuelled by a continued emphasis on lifestyle change has led to a severe shortage of rental properties in Henley and ...

Mortgages now higher priority than marriage

Mortgages now higher priority than marriage

YOUNG couples looking to set up home together are shunning big weddings in favour of saving up to buy a property, according to new ...

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Thank-you for support

A “BOOK of thanks” is being compiled to celebrate Goring residents’ efforts to support their neighbours through the coronavirus pandemic. The parish council has launched the ... [more]

 

Skirt-ing the issue

ONE of our reporters was surprised to be invited on a 5km run while wearing sandals and a skirt in Wargrave at the weekend.  She was visiting Wargrave Runners Open Morning at the ... [more]

 

Jumble trail

REGISTRATION is open for the next Sonning Common jumble trail.  The event is due to take place on Sunday, August 29 between 11am and 3pm.  To take part, a donation of £5 is ... [more]

 

Open day

AN open day is being held at Elizabeth Court in Wargrave on Saturday, September 4. The independent living facility in Victoria Road is for people of retirement age and it is run ... [more]

 

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