Tuesday, 18 September 2018

Councillors open new playground and outdoor gym

Councillors open new playground and outdoor gym

A new children’s playground and outdoor gym at Makins recreation ground in Henley have been officially opened. Dozens of people attended a party at the field off Greys Road on Saturday, where ribbons were cut by town councillor Ken Arlett and trainer...
Walkers raise money for Sue Ryder hospice

Walkers raise money for Sue Ryder hospice

More than 200 people took part in a charity walk around Nettlebed to raise money for the village’s Sue Ryder hospice. The third annual Forget-Me-Not walk took place on Sunday and saw locals, Sue Ryder staff and the relatives of patients take on either...
Thieves drive Land Rover in to Woodcote shop

Thieves drive Land Rover in to Woodcote shop

A 4x4 car was left in the wall of a Woodcote shop after an attempted ram raid. Thieves targeted the Co-operative supermarket in Bridle Path overnight on Saturday, reversing a silver Land Rover in to the window of the store where there is an ATM. They...
I'm no bully, says ousted Tory chief

I'm no bully, says ousted Tory chief

THE former chairman of Henley Conservatives has denied allegations of bullying. Frank Browne said he had had only the best interests of Henley and its residents at heart. The claims were made by Julian Brookes, leader of the party on the town council,...

Skating-mad boy handed new wheelchair

Skating-mad boy handed new wheelchair

A BOY from Henley with spina bifida has been presented with a specialist wheelchair so he can go skating with his friends. Ben Sleet, eight, of Gainsborough Hill, was surprised with the wheelchair at the skate park in Makins recreation ground on...

Visitors will not be charged to use meadows car park

Visitors will not be charged to use meadows car park

PLANS to introduce charges at the Mill Lane car park in Henley have been rejected. The town council, which is responsible for the car ...

Chef tastes success after all

Chef tastes success after all

A CHEF from Shiplake has spoken of his joy at being featured in the new Good Food Guide — after being knocked out of a TV cooking ...

Butcher celebrates half a century of chopping meat

Butcher celebrates half a century of chopping meat

A BUTCHER who once sold Rod Stewart a Christmas turkey is celebrating half a century in the trade. Terry Colby joined Gabriel Machin ...

Chef killed by gritter after night of drinking

Chef killed by gritter after night of drinking

A CHEF who died after he was hit by a gritting lorry in Henley may have fallen into the road after a night of drinking, an inquest ...

Town councillors told ‘don’t mumble like Brando’ in meetings

A TRIAL of a new sound system for Henley’s council chamber has received a lukewarm reception from councillors and members of the ...

‘Spy’ training centre could open at former air base

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AN old air base could be converted into a training centre for bodyguards, private investigators and police and military personnel. ...

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