The Town needs homes that young people and families can afford. Especially those who want to work in the Town and do not have very high incomes or inherited capital.
What is the root of the problem?
The price of homes in Henley is hugely inflated by the demand to live here and by the shortage and hence the cost of land. For new builds in the town to be within in the reach of first-time buyers, the value of all property must first fall. Even if this could be engineered, it would be highly contentious.
Continue reading Affordable Housing – The Truth
The Conservative Candidate claims that HRG is “soft on crime”.
Continue reading HRG and Crime – The Truth
Should a riverside town give priority to teaching its children to swim?
Continue reading Why did we lose LA Fitness? – The Truth
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:
Continue reading Report on Mill Meadows and Marsh Meadows
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…
Continue reading South Ward By-Election – 14th June 2018
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 South Ward, you might have had little awareness of the by-election, if you live in the North Ward, you can’t have missed it!
Continue reading By-Election Result – January 2018