Tuesday, 27 June 2017

Hurrah for clash of colours

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Hurrah for clash of colours

AS a girl, Aspen Weatherburn couldn’t fail to be aware of the build-up to Henley Royal Regatta. Her home was in Wharfe Lane on the Oxfordshire bank of the Thames overlooking the finish line.“The best bit about it was when the tents went up you knew...

Thousands flock to village to mark George Michael's birthday

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Thousands flock to village to mark George Michael's birthday

GEORGE MICHAEL fans flocked to Goring over the weekend to mark the singer’s birthday on Sunday. Tribute concerts and candlelit vigils took place across the village as his devoted followers came from around the world to visit his home. Michael was...

Pharmacy wins bee-themed window display competition

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Pharmacy wins bee-themed window display competition

A CHEMIST’S shop has won this year’s Henley regatta window display competition. Henley Pharmacy in Bell Street was judged to be the best out of 16 businesses that entered this year’s contest. The theme was “celebrating the bee” and the displays...

We need affordable housing, not care home say residents

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We need affordable housing, not care home say residents

A CARE home operator says its proposed move into Henley will meet “significant” unmet need. B&M Care has applied for planning permission for a 65-bed home on the site of the former Henley Youth Centre in Deanfield Avenue, which it bought for £3...

Schools receive funding for child counselling

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Schools receive funding for child counselling

A CHEQUE for more than £47,000 has been presented by the Henley Educational Trust to schools in the town. The money, which was raised via properties owned by the trust, will be split between Gillotts School and the four state primaries, Badgemore,...

Blight of the blue bin bags

BLIGHT OF THE BLUE BIN BAGS

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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 ...

Special prize-giving: every entrant is invited to join Forget-Me-Not Walk

Special prize-giving: every entrant is invited to join Forget-Me-Not Walk

THIS year’s prize-giving is rather special. It will take place in the grounds of the Sue Ryder hospice in Nettlebed at about 2pm on ...

Pub revival hopes fade

RESIDENTS of Fawley look set to lose their 14-year long fight to restore their village pub to its former glory. An application to ...

Royal regatta record breaker

Royal regatta record breaker

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WHO has raced the most times at Henley Royal Regatta? Sir Steve Redgrave perhaps, or Sir Matthew Pinsent? No, the answer is not one of ...

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. ...

Village summer barbecue is out of this world

Village summer barbecue is out of this world

DOZENS of people enjoyed a barbecue in the sunshine in Crazies Hill. The annual event, which is run by Crazies Hill and Cockpole Green ...

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Work delayed

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