Tuesday, 14 August 2018

A hundred years ago...

THE fourth anniversary of the declaration of war against Germany was observed at churches across Henley. St Mary’s in Hart Street was ...

 

Twenty five years ago...

A PRESSURE group representing farmers and landowners has claimed South Oxfordshire District Council is “hell bent on turning the ...

 

Fifty years ago...

IMPROVED street lighting is in the pipeline for Henley, according to the town’s MP. John Hay, who had been pursuing the issue with the ...

 

Ten years ago...

A FATHER was banned from buying wine at Tesco in Henley because his underage daughter was with him. Adam Szewczyk hit out at the store ...

 

Ten years ago...

MORE than 80 firefighters battled a fire at a warehouse in Greys Road, Henley. The blaze broke out in the early hours and was so hot ...

 

A hundred years ago...

THE Mayor of Henley, Councillor R Wilson, announced the launch of a special appeal in aid of the Royal Berkshire Hospital in Reading. ...

 

Twenty five years ago...

PLANS by Henley investment firm Invesco Perpetual to build new offices off Station Road were hailed as a boost for the town’s economy. ...

 

Fifty years ago...

A GREENGROCER was fined a total of £105 for seven breaches of food regulations. F Meyers pleaded guilty to the offences at its shop in ...

 

Fifty years ago...

COMPULSORY purchase orders in respect of land at Eye and Dunsden, Shiplake and Harpsden needed for the scheme to realign the present ...

 

A hundred years ago

MRS Finch, of Greys Road, has received information that her husband, First-class Staff-Sergeant-Major Finch, has been presented with ...

 

Twenty five years ago...

URGENT calls came this week for public support for FRESH, the town’s regeneration project, after Henley was branded a “dying town”. ...

 

Ten years ago...

A FURIOUS charity worker had her car clamped on Sunday while she sat in the passenger’s seat. Louise Light, from head injury centre ...

 

A hundred years ago...

THE son of the rector of Peppard, Sec Lieut Kenneth Wyn Maurice-Jones, Royal Field Artillery, has been awarded the distinguished ...

 

Twenty five years ago...

HIGHWAYS chiefs have been asked to delay inflicting a residents’ parking scheme on Henley until they have studied a voucher system ...

 

Fifty years ago...

WHEN the Peppard Hospital League of Friends met last week one of the main items of business was to receive a report on the annual fete....

 

Ten years ago...

THE downturn in the retail trade in Henley continued this week with another three shops announcing that they are to close. All put the ...

 

Ten years ago...

A YOUNG Belgian rower was left fearing for his sporting career after being stabbed while watching the royal regatta fireworks display. ...

 

Fifty years ago...

HENLEY Royal Regatta had what was perhaps its most depressing opening two days in living memory on Wednesday and Thursday. Not only ...

 

A hundred years ago...

OUR readers will, we are sure, join us in offering their hearty congratulations to Cpl Fred Atkins OBLI, only son of Mr and Mrs T ...

 

Twenty five years ago...

A HENLEY dentist is to charge patients an annual fee to join his exclusive treatment club. Chris Hurst is choosing 2,000 people who, ...

 

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