Council news

Henley in Bloom Committee Reunites and Stakes Out Projects

The Henley in Bloom Committee recently met for the first time since July last year due to the Council not having a Town Centre Manager for this time. The Committee […]

Photo ID Required to Vote in May Local Elections

The May 2023 local elections will be the first time that voters in the UK will be required to show photo ID when voting at a polling station. A range […]

‘An Extraordinary Year’ Mayor Tells Town Meeting

Residents, community groups, charities and Councillors attended the Town Meeting at the Town Hall on Thursday evening. The meeting hosted by the Henley Mayor, Councillor Michelle Thomas opened the meeting […]

Planning Permission Given For 40 Homes on Wyevale With Conditions

Beechcroft Developments now have approval for ‘reserved matters’ for 40 homes and 250sqm of commercial space on the old Wyevale Garden Centre on the Reading Road however with conditions for […]

Planning Permission Approved for New Vintage Boat Collection Home

Planning permission has been granted to redevelop the Hobbs boatyard to create a new home for the Rose Toop vintage boat collection on the Wargrave Road at Wokingham BC’s Planning […]

County Council Needs to Review Pothole Works

Oxfordshire County Council spends £2m on repairing potholes and believes they have a process that is adhered to by their contractors however that is not the case after our research. […]

Revised Plans for Extra Care Residential Development on The Smith Centre

Revised plans for redevelopment of The Smith Centre on the Fairmile into a luxury retirement development were submitted last week. The developers, Elysian have received feedback on a number of […]

Premier Inn Appeals Against Planning Decision

Premier Inn has today appealed against the planning decision by South Oxfordshire District Council for a five-storey hotel with 115 bedrooms and a 92 cover restaurant to built on the […]

Sauna & Steam Room to be Upgraded at Leisure Centre

The sauna and steam room facilities at Henley Leisure Centre are getting a £55,000 refurbishment this month with more energy efficient replacements. Cabinet Members from South Oxfordshire District Council approved […]

Planning Permission Granted for Town Hall Banners

Despite The Henley Society and the South Oxfordshire District Council Conservation Officer having concerns about the installation of temporary banners on the front of the town hall, SODC have granted […]