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Grant Funding of £450,000+ Awarded for New Affordable Housing in Henley

South Oxfordshire District Council have awarded grant funding of more than £450,000 towards the cost of building 4 new affordable dwellings in Henley. The funding came from developer contributions (S106) […]

SODC to Refuse Drainage Proposal for Thames Farm

The latest drainage proposal submitted by Taylor Wimpey for Thames Farm has been objected to by South Oxfordshire District Council Drainage Section and also OCC the Lead Local Flood Authority […]

Garden Waste Service Returning to Normal Fortnightly Collections

South Oxfordshire District Council have announced today that their garden waste service is returning to its normal fortnightly collections from w/c 1 November. This means every time it’s recycling week […]

Residents Drop-in to Ask Questions About Draft Neighbourhood Plan

Residents got the opportunity on Friday and Saturday to ask questions about the revised draft Joint Harpsden & Neighbourhood Plan which is out for public consultation until 1 November 2021 […]

Henley Spitfire Restoration on Display for 80th Anniversary

Sunday (17 October) marked the 80-year anniversary (to the day!) of the first flight of Spitfire AA810 from RAF Henley-on-Thames. Built in the utmost secrecy in Reading by a majority […]

Tribute to Ian Forster, Community Stalwart

Ian Forster died peacefully at home on the 21st September, with his wife Ruth alongside him.  He had been fighting renal cancer for some time and was cared for at […]

New Deli at Relais Henley Opens

A tempting selection of pastries, cakes, paninis, quiches and salads along with teas and coffees are now available from the new Deli at the Relais Henley.  All of the pastries […]

5G Mast Refused Planning

The planning application by Hutchison Networks to install a 5G mast outside Swiss Farm on the Marlow Road has been refused by South Oxfordshire District Council. Henley-on-Thames Town Council objected […]

“What’s Occurring?!!” What a Literary Festival Week!

More than 15,000 people attended over 100 events for the Henley Literary Festival this year with 25,000 people watching streamed events online. From politicians, to comedians, a Duchess to musicians, […]

Restored Spitfire Fin on Display to Mark 80 Years Since First Flight

This Sunday (17 October) marks 80 years since AA810 first flew from RAF Henley on Thames and to mark the occasion the A810’s fin unit will be on display along […]