Tuesday, 21 August 2018

Bride walks down aisle on crutches

Bride walks down aisle on crutches

A WOMAN walked down the aisle on crutches on her wedding day only weeks after breaking her leg and suffering a stroke. Chrissie Phillips-Tilbury, 76, a Sonning Common parish councillor, married semi-retired flight instructor Derek Godfrey, 82, on...
Now clear off, say victims of Townlands parking firm

Now clear off, say victims of Townlands parking firm

VICTIMS of unfair parking fines issued at Townlands Memorial Hospital in Henley are celebrating the departure of the enforcement company. Last week, the Henley Standard reported that NHS Property Services, which owns the site off York Road, is...
Corbyn friend Jeremy is making tracks for Goring

Corbyn friend Jeremy is making tracks for Goring

HE may describe himself as a “pessimistic soul”, but the popular broadcaster, writer and comedian Jeremy Hardy is feeling upbeat and positive about the future. And it’s largely down to the way that British people voted in last summer’s general...

Mixed reaction to another party for George Michael

Mixed reaction to another party for George Michael

RESIDENTS of Goring are to be asked whether they would support another summer party in memory of George Michael being held in the village. The singer, who died in 2016, lived in the village and in June thousands of his fans flocked to Rectory...
Woman calls for barbed wire ban after stag death

Woman calls for barbed wire ban after stag death

A WOMAN has repeated her call for barbed wire fencing to be banned after the deaths of two deer in separate incidents. Judy Dinsdale says a stag died after becoming caught in some fencing in Lambridge Wood in Henley. She made the discovery only four...

Third river crossing study commissioned

Third river crossing study commissioned but councils at odds

A STUDY into the case for a third bridge over the River Thames has been commissioned by two councils. Wokingham and Reading borough ...

River algae almost killed our precious dog

River algae almost killed our precious dog

A WOMAN has warned dog owners to be vigilant after her Labrador almost died from toxic shock. Brenda Nearchou told how ...

Computer traffic system can’t cope

Computer traffic system can’t cope

THE computerised traffic management system for Henley cannot cope at peak times. Oxfordshire County Council, the highways authority, ...

Appeal girl Millie in real-life drama

Appeal girl Millie in real-life drama

A GIRL who inspired a campaign to have defibrillators installed in Henley rushed to fetch one after an elderly man collapsed in a ...

Hawks players hold silence for tragic fly-half

Hawks players hold silence for tragic fly-half

MEMBERS of the Henley Hawks observed a minute’s silence for a former player who lost his fight against cancer. The squad were joined ...

Restaurant to re-open at previous premises

Restaurant to re-open at previous premises

THE owner of the former La Bodega tapas restaurant in Henley says he is going to open a new Spanish restaurant in the building. Juan ...

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