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Darwin House Wins Gillotts Sports Day

Darwin House won Gillotts Sports Day for the first time. Sports Day took place over two days last week with the field events on Tuesday and the running events on […]

Brakspear Honey Bee Raises £2,890 for Friends of the Earth Bee Campaign

Brewer and pub company Brakspear has donated £2,890 to Friends of the Earth generated from sales of its Honey Bee, a seasonal honey ale sold in its pubs during April […]

Music Stars in the Making at Gillotts Summer Concert

Talented students performed at Gillotts Summer Concert on Thursday evening last week. The evening featured many talented students performing as part of ensembles as well as soloists, duets and small […]

Symphony Orchestra Plays Concert in Henley’s Twin Town Bled

Henley Symphony Orchestra has just returned from a long weekend in Henley’s latest twin town of Bled in Slovenia. They gave a concert on the Saturday evening of music by […]

Children Improve School Wildlife Area Thanks to Local Garden Centres

On Tuesday this week, Year 4 at Valley Road School visited two of our local garden centres. In their Science topic about habitats, they have been improving a part of […]

Plastic Bags Can Now be Used to Line Food Waste Bins

Residents in South Oxfordshire can now use plastic bags to line their food waste bins and caddies. Food waste is collected every week and taken to Agrivert’s anaerobic digestion plant […]

Henley Rowing Club Crowned Most Successful Club at British Junior Championships

The biggest ever British Rowing Junior Championships, ended under a blaze of glorious sunshine as records fell across the three day competition.  A record number of entries saw over 1,500 […]

Badgefest ‘Best Day Ever’

“Best day ever”, were the first words Jacky Steele Headteacher at Badgemore School said to describe the first day of Badgefest – the school’s two-day end of term festival celebration […]

Rail Travel Disruption Around Oxford Next Week

Henley Trains advise us that Network Rail engineering work will be taking place around Oxford from this Saturday 22nd to Sunday 30th July, resulting in replacement buses running from Didcot […]