Friday, 23 June 2017

BLIGHT OF THE BLUE BIN BAGS

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Blight of the blue bin bags

THE streets of Henley are being piled high with rubbish just days before the town’s busiest week of the year. Bins are not being emptied quickly enough and trade waste in blue bags is being left out overnight, which damages the late-night economy, say...

Fun in the sun at sprint triathlon

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Fun in the sun at sprint triathlon

MORE than 60 people took part in the third annual Wargrave sprint triathlon. Competitors gathered at Mill Green for Sunday’s race, which comprised a 750m swim in the River Thames, a 20km cycle ride and 5km run around local villages. They set off at...

Village to celebrate singer

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Village to celebrate singer

A FOOD, drink and music festival is to take place at the Catherine Wheel in Goring this weekend. The annual event, which used to be called Goring Pride, will pay tribute to George Michael, who was found dead at his home in the village on Christmas...

Museum award bid

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Museum award bid

THE River & Rowing Museum in Henley has been shortlisted for an award. It is the second year running that it has reached the last 10 nominees for the Family Friendly Museum Award. The winners are chosen by children and families from more than 700 of...

Road closure will cost me trade says landlord

Road closure will cost me trade says landlord

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A PUB landlord says his trade will be badly hit by the two-month closure of the main road between Henley and Reading. Nick Willson, ...

Villagers lose trains to regatta

Villagers lose trains to regatta

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RAIL campaigners in Wargrave say they are “appalled” that no trains will stop at the village on the Saturday of Henley Royal Regatta. ...

Teenager sets world record on rowing machine

Teenager sets world record on rowing machine

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A SCHOOLBOY has broken a world record on a rowing machine. Matt Rees, a pupil at Blue Coat School in Sonning, beat the fastest time ...

Helicopter pilot's pride at leading Trooping the Colour fly-past

Helicopter pilot's pride at leading Trooping the Colour fly-past

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A PILOT from RAF Benson has told of his joy at being part of a fly-past for the Queen. Flight Lieutenant Garry McKay, 35, took part in ...

Swans and cygnets removed from river

Swan and cygnets removed ready for regatta

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SWANS and cygnets have been removed from the River Thames ready for the start of Henley Royal Regatta on Wednesday. David Barber, the ...

Vintage tea entrepreneur given double helping at awards

Vintage tea entrepreneur given double helping at awards

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A WOMAN who runs a vintage-themed catering company has won two awards. Charlotte Cavanagh, the founder of Time For Tea, was named ...

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