Henley Standard Property
HOME

Date:

Order your copy Advertise with us! HENLEY PAGES
Delivering the news from Henley on Thames and South Oxfordshire for over 100 years
  News     Sport    Celebrity   What's On Regulars Community Info Henley Standard TV Lifestyle Property Jobs Classifieds Gallery Trade
                               Follow us    Follow us    Newsfeed Search the Henley Standard  
Exchange visit
Published 07/07/14



RESIDENTS of Henley’s German twin town spent a long weekend here on an exchange visit.

The 47 people from Leichlingen were greeted at the town hall by Deputy Mayor Jeni Wood and Patrick Fleming, chairman of the Henley-Leichlingen Twinning Association.

The next day Mr Fleming took them to Hampton Court Palace before returning for drinks at Lovibonds brewery. On the following morning, the visitors were taken on a walk from St Mary’s Church along the Henley Reach to the Remenham Club, where they watched several Henley Women’s Regatta races.

They then walked back into town and were shown the commemorative apple sculpture that Leichlingen gave to Henley in 2012.

The artwork had been restored to its home on Gravel Hill only two days earlier after being removed for repairs.


The Germans then enjoyed a barbecue at Mr Fleming’s house in Berkshire Road, which several dozen members of the association attended.

The visitors left the following day for a tour of London before flying home.

Mr Fleming said: “Many were coming for the first time and they were pleasantly surprised by how nice Henley is. Others enjoy coming every year to see the sights.”

Published 07/07/14

MOST POPULAR
Cost of moving house has hit a record high
Developer landgrabs despite effect on rail line
Fish & chip shop shut by microwave fire
Rowers meet crowds at welcome home parade
David Essex proves he's still a ladies man.
Vince Hill pays tribute to 'soul mate' Annie
Marlow bridge closure has knock on effect
Cancer treatment stopped by funding freeze
LATEST NEWS HEADLINES
Clinic move given green light
Open house raises 250 for Chiltern Centre
Marlow bridge closure has knock on effect
Showdown over care home plan
Join Mary Berry at Phyllis Court fundraiser
125th ploughing match this Sunday
The Bull on Bell Street gets makeover
Inaugural Woodland Walk raises 2,300
Olympian opens The Space at former school
David Essex proves he's still a ladies man.
Vince Hill pays tribute to 'soul mate' Annie
Cancer treatment stopped by funding freeze
Latest Video View more from   Henley Standard TV
ADVERTISE WITH US
LATEST SPORTS HEADLINES
Local firms enter Henley half marathon
Shiplake residents organise 5km run
England call-up for Woods
Puncture doesn't stop triathlon winner
Keen and Gould secure honours at Badgemore
Top Videos
 
Most Popular
 
 
 
 
Higgs Group
HIGGS GROUP
Tel: 01491 419400
www.higgsgroup.co.uk
HENLEY PAGES
Tel: 01491 419419
www.henleypages.com
HIGGS PRINTING & DESIGN
Tel: 01491 419429
www.higgsprinting.co.uk
HIGGS OFFICE SUPPLIES
Tel: 01491 419499
www.higgsofficesupplies.co.uk
HENLEY LIFE MAGAZINE
Tel: 01491 419449
www.henleylife.co.uk
HIGGS GROUP, Caxton House, 1 Station Road, Henley on Thames, Oxfordshire, RG9 1AD.

Cookie Policy | Copyright and Terms | Competition Rules | Contact Us | Advertise with us | Site Map
© Higgs & Co (Printers) Limited 2016  |  Registered in England number 1418717