Who owns Townlands Memorial Hospital?
The Henley Standard recently reported that Townlands Hospital is not owned by the NHS. This should not be a surprise to anyone once you understand that none of the hospitals built over the last 25 years are owned by the NHS! Our local hospital is no exception. In fact, we are fortunate ...
Do you use the Henley Town Bus?
No? – Then please let us know why not
Yes? – Help us to improve the service
Henley Town Council wants to know how to improve the Bus service routes 151, 152, and 153, and how to encourage more people to use the service.
We value your opinions and would like to know what you think.
The survey takes less ...
Where does your money go?
What does the Town Council spend your money on?
On Jan 7th 2020, Henley Town Council will need to approve the budget for 2020-2021. It is likely that a deficit of about £150k will be approved. Whilst Henley Residents Group would like to have a balanced (zero) deficit, there are many services, facilities and amenities that we run. Our ...
Zebra crossing approved!
Children will now be able to cross Greys Road more safely
Oxfordshire County Council have finally approved a zebra crossing to be installed on Greys Road. The zebra crossing has been marked up and will be installed just down from the ‘pram walk’ leading from Makins Recreation Ground across to Takhar shop and it is hoped that it will be ready early ...
HRG Annual BBQ an outstanding success!
BBQ 2019On a beautiful sunny day in September, Henley Residents Group held their annual BBQ. It was hosted this year by Dick & Judith Fletcher at their home “Pheasants” on the riverbank at Hambleden.
Nearly 70 members and friends attended with guests choosing to travel by foot, cycle, bus and boat. Food was cooked by former mayors Glen and Stefan and guests enjoyed an excess of salads and puddings which they had provided themselves.
The afternoon ...
March for Education
Parents, Teachers and Children March for Education Funding
On Saturday 7 September 2019 Henley came together to march for increased funding in education.
The speakers were co-organiser Cllr Michelle Thomas; MP for Henley John Howell; Tim Hoskins Headteacher of Badgemore Primary School; Catharine Darnton, Headteacher of Gillotts ...
Bluebells to open twice a week
The Day Care Centre is now also open on Mondays
We are delighted to announce that from today, Bluebells will be open two days a week.
Less than five months after relaunching, Bluebells reached full capacity on its Thursday service and was maintaining a waiting list of people interested in an additional day. Some of these were existing Bluebells ...
District Council Report by Kellie Hinton
Report by District Councillor Kellie Hinton to the Full Town Council on Tuesday 30.7.2019
Clean Air Day
On Thursday 20th June 2019, it was Clean Air Day. Led by SODC officer Carmen Martinez, the district launched its anti-idling campaign – Turn It Off! in Henley on Market Day. The two hour launch was successful, with town and districts councillors attending as well as the Mayor ...
More Road Repairs – please do not park
Road Repairs – Weekend 27th, 28th & 29th July 2019
To All Residents of: Mount View, Clarence Rd, York Rd, Kings Close, Adwell Square and Leaver Rd
You will be pleased to know that much needed resurfacing of your road is scheduled to be done.
The dates and the times are:
- Mount View – Saturday 27 July
- Clarence Rd – Saturday 27 July
- York Rd – Sunday 28 July
- Kings Close – Sunday 28 July
- Leaver Rd – Sunday 28 July
- Adwell Square – Sunday 28 July
- Adwell Square – Monday 29 July (if uncompleted on Sun)
- Nicholas Rd – Monday 29 July
Can you please ensure that cars are not parked on these roads on these days to ensure that the road teams can complete the job to a very high standard?
Cllr Arlett re-elected Mayor after 28 years!
At a packed and good humoured Town Meeting today, Ken Arlett was re-elected Mayor of Henley. He last held the post in 1992 as the very first HRG mayor. Councillor Dave Eggelton was elected Deputy Mayor.