Thursday, 14 December 2017

Turning back the pages - 50 years ago

A MAN held staff at gunpoint during a raid at Ladbroke’s bookmakers in Station Road, Henley, on Saturday in which he escaped with £1,...

 

Turning back the pages - 10 years ago

LIVES could be put at risk if planned cuts by the Environment Agency go ahead, it was claimed this week. The agency is considering ...

 

Turning back the pages - 25 years ago

A FIRE broke out at the First and Last café in Nettlebed on Wednesday. Five appliances from Henley, Watlington and Reading were called ...

 

Turning back the pages - 100 years ago

A VERY interesting game took place on Saturday afternoon when a team of Old Boys of the Henley Lads’ Brigade, some of whom were home ...

 

CRITICISM of a proposal to spend more on highways in the Thame division than in the Henley division was forthcoming at Tuesday’s ...

 

THE brakes have been put on a new Waitrose store for Henley — just days after the go-ahead was given by South Oxfordshire District ...

 

IT will be remembered that some little while ago we announced the death of Capt Charles Looker Awbery, son of Mr A R Awbery, chemist ...

 

Turning back the pages: 10 years ago

A FATHER who begged ambulance control for help as he cradled his dying daughter claimed this week that he was told to “look in the ...

 

Turning Back the Pages: 25 years ago

A NEW Waitrose supermarket will open in Henley in the spring of 1994, subject to the Environment Secretary not “calling in” the plans. ...

 

Turning Back the Pages: 10 years ago

PLANS for a park and ride site off Remenham Hill have been revealed by an Oxfordshire county councillor. Peter Skolar claims Reading ...

 

Turning Back the Pages: 100 years ago

THERE was a gathering at the Henley Technical Institute on November 9, which was of a very interesting nature for such a function has ...

 

Turning Back the Pages: 50 years ago

WHEN he presented his seventh annual report as headmaster of Gillotts School at speech day on Wednesday, Mr R W Pritchard said the ...

 

THREE masked men left a £10,000 trail of destruction when they smashed their way into a Henley shop using a stolen car. John Nagle and ...

 

SHORTLY after midnight on Friday last, a fire broke out at Havelock Terrace, Gravel Hill, the property of Mr G W Turner and occupied ...

 

FOR the third time this year, Mrs S Martin, of Hawkey & Moffat estate agents in Duke Street, Henley, has had her green Mini car stolen ...

 

Turning back the pages - 10 years ago

A RALLYING cry went out this week to Henley residents, urging them to support the town’s shops. As roadworks commenced in Thames Side ...

 

Ten years ago...

MOTORISTS in Henley, already seething after months of chaos from the controversial integrated traffic scheme, could face more traffic ...

 

Twenty five years ago...

FURIOUS residents refused to listen to the principal of The Henley College explaining expansive modernisation plans this week. Minutes ...

 

Fifty years ago...

THE police at Henley are making active enquiries into incidents where motorists have been asked to give breathalyser tests by persons ...

 

A hundred years ago...

THE old Royal Hotel where, for the last three years, by the kindness of Messrs Brakspear & Sons, the Belgian refugees have found a ...

 

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