Saturday, 26 May 2018

100 YEARS AGO

HENLEY boys took their share in the recent naval operations at Zeebrugge and Ostend and amongst them was Lance-Corporal Sargeant, RMLI,...

 

10 YEARS AGO

AN all-new, state-of-the-art hospital for Henley took a step nearer becoming a reality this week when Oxfordshire’s top health chief ...

 

50 YEARS AGO

DESPITE the vigilance of a Henley businessman and a valiant attempt by an off-duty police officer to effect an arrest, a man made good ...

 

25 YEARS AGO

CAR crime in Henley has reached an all-time high, it was revealed this week. Theft from cars, including radios, cassettes and other ...

 

50 Years ago

JOHN PHIPPS stood and watched as lightning struck the chimney of his farmhouse at Russells Water on Monday afternoon. The strike blew ...

 

25 Years ago

POSTMEN and milkmen in Henley are to help fight crime during their early morning deliveries. They have been recruited by Henley’s ...

 

10 Years ago

BORIS JOHNSON has said a heartfelt farewell to the people of Henley and thanked them for giving him the “seven happiest and most ...

 

100 Years ago

IT is our pleasing duty this week to have to record the granting of the Military Medal for conspicuous bravery in the field to two of ...

 

A hundred years ago...

THE Thames Conservancy has decided to stock the River Thames with eels in order to provide additional food for the people. It procured ...

 

Ten years ago...

A NEW sports bar is due to open in Henley town centre until 3.30am seven nights a week. South Oxfordshire District Council’s licensing ...

 

Fifty years ago...

AFTER he had admitted a charge of unlawfully and maliciously setting fire to farm buildings, a 15-year-old boy was remanded on bail ...

 

Twenty five years ago...

YOUNG people hunting for homes in Henley could soon be housed if plans to build bedsitters on YMCA land go ahead. The charity wants to ...

 

Twenty five years ago...

DOCTORS are battling to save the sight of a Henley teenager who was sprayed in the eyes with ammonia. James Hinton has been told he ...

 

Fifty years ago...

THIRTY-EIGHT commemorative plaques have been ordered to record the generosity of clubs and individuals who have endowed seats in the ...

 

Ten years ago...

Ten years ago...

THIS year could see the last of the Henley May fair. Henley Round Table, which has run it for more than 20 years, says a 50 per cent ...

 

A hundred years ago...

PTE H P Brackston, of the Royal Army Medical Corps, son of Mr R Brackston, of Queen Street, Henley, has been awarded the Military ...

 

Twenty five years ago...

A SERIES of explosions which wrecked a Henley man’s car were caused by a homemade bomb, police have revealed. They say the device, ...

 

Fifty years ago...

MORE than £1,500 damage was caused by a fire at Tile Barn Farm, near Henley Grammar School, on Good Friday afternoon, in the absence ...

 

A hundred years ago

ON Tuesday morning, snow fell heavily in Henley and district, it being more than a foot in depth beyond Nettlebed and in the ...

 

Ten years ago...

FANS of James Bond and Amy Winehouse were in for a treat this week as the two arrived in Henley on the same day. The singer, who is ...

 

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