Friday, 23 February 2018

Fifty years ago...

“HOW did you enjoy it?” Mr C T Luker, the chairman of Henley Magistrates’ Court, asked 22-year-old Neil Jackson Titley, of Vicarage ...

 

Ten years ago...

HENLEY Town and Oxfordshire County councils have united to tell townsfolk that the end of the roadworks is in sight. A new phase of ...

 

A hundred years ago...

ON Monday a meeting was held for allotment holders. With the exception of one who has left, all wished to retain their holdings and ...

 

Twenty five years ago...

AN £8,800 VAT bill that could force the closure of the training ship TS Guardian in Henley has sparked an appeal for cash. The sea ...

 

10 years ago...

POST offices in and around Henley have escaped closure, according to a Post Office “hit-list” published this week. There were fears ...

 

25 years ago...

ANGER and regret has followed the shock resignation from the town council this week of Henley Residents Group leaders Kru and Gill ...

 

Fifty years ago...

FOUR local schools were broken into on Monday night and money totalling about £20 was stolen. The schools were the Henley Grammar, ...

 

100 years ago...

SHORTLY before Christmas, Mr T Leslie Mason, of the Royal Oak Inn, had on view a gigantic pumpkin weighing 48lb. He gave it to some ...

 

A hundred years ago...

SHORTLY before Christmas, parcels of comforts were dispatched to the Henley boys on active service. The funds for the purchase were ...

 

Twenty five years ago...

DRUG-TAKING teenagers discarding used syringes in a Henley play area may be posing a threat to young children. The youths have ...

 

Fifty years ago...

A BABY was rescued from a bedroom by neighbours when fire broke out at a cottage at Mill End, Hambleden, on Monday. Sean Franklin, who ...

 

Ten years ago...

HENLEY Food Festival will not take place this year, organisers announced this week. The event was a great success in its first two ...

 

100 years ago...

PTE F C Lenzer, of the Berkshire Yeomanry (attached to the Royal Engineers), has been awarded the military medal for conspicuous ...

 

Fifty years ago...

WHEN three men went on a pigeon-shooting expedition in November they failed to find out whether they were legally allowed to shoot on ...

 

Ten years ago

A HEARTBROKEN mother is warning a child could be next after her dog was killed in a collision with a motorcycle ridden by a youngster ...

 

Twenty five years ago

TREMENDOUS support from Henley Standard readers has ensured thousands of pounds of vital aid will reach poverty-hit Albania. ...

 

2ND LT F Smith, of Park Road, Henley, who belongs to the Royal Berks Regiment and was only recently raised from the ranks, has been ...

 

A HENLEY rugby player died in front of his youngest son during a game on Saturday. Euan Adamson, 54, a father of four from Binfield ...

 

Twenty Five Years Ago...

DETECTIVES have questioned nearly 400 people about the murder of Russell’s Water pensioner Jim Eggleton. Police now believe that ...

 

Turning Back the Pages

FIRE crews from Henley and Wargrave spent almost four hours tackling a blaze at Simplex Piling in Highlands Lane, Henley, on Friday ...

 

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