Friday, 20 April 2018

Body found in search for missing pensioner

Body found in search for missing pensioner

POLICE have recovered a body, believed to be that of pensioner Frederick Lawson, from the River Thames at Shiplake today (Friday).Mr Lawson, 82, of Mill Lane, Shiplake, was reported missing on April 4. He is believed to have left his home to check on...

Women honoured for opening home to disabled adults

Women honoured for opening home to disabled adults

A MOTHER and daughter have been honoured for opening their home to adults with learning difficulties. Rosemary Dean and Lindsay Howard-Dean, from Christmas Common, have been supporting two people for several years as part of Oxfordshire County...
Volunteers save thousands of amphibians

Volunteers save thousands of amphibians

MORE than 7,300 toads, frogs and newts were rescued from death on a busy Henley road by volunteers. The annual Toad Patrol group spent eight weeks helping the amphibians cross Marlow Road to their spawning ponds in the grounds of Henley Business...
School to be co-educational from 2020

School to be co-educational from 2020

RUPERT House School will become fully co-educational from September 2020. The independent school in Bell Street, Henley, currently only takes boys aged three to seven. It means both boys and girls will be able to attend the school from aged three to...

Mayor’s civic dinner has Bollywood theme

Mayor’s civic dinner has Bollywood theme

GUESTS donned traditional Indian dress for the Mayor of Henley’s Bollywood-themed civic dinner. Councillor Kellie Hinton welcomed ...

Coffee shop forced to shut for weeks due to flooding

Coffee shop forced to shut for weeks due to flooding

A COFFEE shop in Henley will be closed for several weeks following severe flooding. Staff at Starbucks in Market Place arrived at work ...

Friends join rally across India in ‘indestructible’ car

Friends join 11-day rally across India in ‘indestructible’ car

THREE businessmen from the Henley area are to drive 1,484 miles across India for charity. Chris Pengilly and Steve Belam, from ...

Charity runners take on London Marathon

Charity runners take on London Marathon

A MAN from Goring Heath will be taking part in the London Marathon on Sunday. Barrie Jackson, 48, is part of a seven-strong team ...

New director joins museum in 20th year

New director joins museum in 20th year

THE new director of the River & Rowing Museum in Henley says she is delighted to be joining the venue during its 20th anniversary year....

Campaigners stage demonstration for vote on Brexit agreement

Campaigners stage demonstration for vote on Brexit agreement

A DEMONSTRATION calling for a public vote on the terms of Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union was held in Henley. About two ...

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