Archive For The “Henley” Category

Tree dedicated to fallen of World War I

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In a moving service today the Photinia Red Robin tree in Northfield End, with its symbolic red leaf new growth, was dedicated to those who died in the First World War that ended 100 years ago. Thanks to the local residents supported by Henley Town Council. #PoppyLegion

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HRG Open meeting – what do HRG residents want?

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HRG Open meeting – what do HRG residents want?

Letter to the Henley Standard As Thomas Octavius notes in his diary on 19 Oct 2018,HRG hosted an open meeting for residents to discuss what we’d like to see in the future for Henley. We wanted to hear as many different residents give their points of view to help us understand what residents like and…

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Report on Mill Meadows and Marsh Meadows

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At the Recreation and Amenities meeting of Henley Town Council on Tuesday 29th May 2018 Councillors considered a detailed report on recurring problems on the meadows – written by HRG Cllrs Hinton and Miller and Town Hall staff. The report had been some months in preparation:   The meeting approved recommendations including: Add more bins…

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South Ward By-Election – 14th June 2018

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Introducing our outstanding HRG candidate Michelle Thomas: She is an experienced business woman and has proved herself as a tireless campaigner. But Michelle can speak for herself…

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By-Election Result – January 2018

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Last Thursday, 18th January 2018, there was a by-election in Henley North ward and the results were: Donna Crook (Con)   577 votes Paula Isaac (HRG)    484 votes Jackie Walker (Lab)   131 votes Henley’s two wards, North and South, are divided by Greys Road. The Town Hall being in Henley North. If you live in the…

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Statement on Council Tax

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Statement on Council Tax

  HRG protect services while keeping council tax rise to 12p per week – why it makes sense to restore the Town Council’s share of council tax. The Town Council’s tax income for services has been cut every year in real terms since 2014. We are saying it should be restored to its original level…

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Henley North Ward By-Election

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HRG announces candidate for Henley North Ward HRG Leader, Gill Dodds, announced today Paula Isaac has been nominated HRG’s candidate for the Town’s North Ward by-election on 18th January 2018. Paula has lived in the North Ward of Henley for most of her life, and works at Badgemore Primary School. She has three children and…

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Councillor Martin Akehurst resigns

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Councillor Martin Akehurst (Con) has resigned from Henley Town Council due to advice from his consultant and doctor. Martin joined the Henley Residents Group party in 2009 and was elected as Town Councillor in 2010. In November 2014 half way through his year as mayor, he resigned from HRG and declared that he had always…

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Councillor Dylan Thomas resigns

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Councillor Dylan Thomas (Con) has resigned as a member of Henley Town Council. Dylan who has been a Town Councillor for almost two years has accepted a new job in the public sector in Whitehall. It is important that he is seen to be politically impartial so he has therefore decided to vacate his seat…

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No appeal for loss of LA Fitness

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THE decision to allow the site of the former LA Fitness gym in Henley to be turned into an 80-bed care home will not be scrutinised by the Government. Planning minister Gavin Barwell has refused a request by opponents for it to be “called in” and examined by a planning inspector.

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