Tuesday, 23 January 2018

Mum wins hamper for second time

Mum wins hamper for second time

THE winner of the Tesco Christmas hamper competition published in the Henley Standard on December 15 shared it with her family over the holiday. Alyson Donnachie, of Park Road, Henley, won the basket of festive treats including biscuits, crisps, a...
Boy, four, celebrates end of cancer treatment with Christmas trip to Lapland

Boy, four, marks cancer treatment end in Lapland

A YOUNG boy enjoyed a family trip to meet Father Christmas in Lapland after completing two years of cancer treatment. James Marsh, four, spent four days at Santa’s official “North Pole” residence during the run-up to the festive season. He was...

Christmas carol singers raise £2,000 for air ambulance

Carol singers raise £2,000 for air ambulance

THE Henley Carol Singers raised £2,000 for the Thames Valley Air Ambulance over the Christmas period. They performed at eight concerts and Christmas parties for organisations including the River Thames Society, the Rotary Club of Henley Bridge and...

Tree chipping raises £180 for Henley in Bloom

Tree chipping raises £180 for Henley in Bloom

MORE than £180 was raised for Henley in Bloom by the Christmas tree shredding service. Dozens of residents took their trees to Mill Meadows on Saturday to be shredded by Henley Town Council’s parks services staff using a mechanical chipper. Mayor...
Tills were ringing for Christmas, says shops

Tills were ringing for Christmas, says shops

RETAILERS in Henley have said business over the festive period was strong. Most traders had a small increase or similar takings to Decembers in previous years. Some reported an increase in business in the last few days before closing for Christmas and...

Tree recycling

A CHRISTMAS tree recycling service is available for Wargrave residents. N W Property Maintenance will collect old trees from homes ...

Henley Choral Society celebrate

WE have given eight concerts over the last month and raised £2,000 for Thames Valley Air Ambulance. This group of friends, who are all ...

Tills were ringing for Christmas, say shop owners

RETAILERS in Henley celebrated a boost in sales in the run-up to Christmas. Most traders said they had experienced at least ...

Santa's sleigh run raises record sum with new organisers

Santa's sleigh run raises record sum with new organisers

HENLEY’S Santa sleigh run raised a record sum for charity under its new organisers. The event, which is now run by former Henley mayor ...

Councillor dons Santa's red suit in the name of research

Councillor dons Santa's red suit in the name of research

WILL HAMILTON has had to dress up as Father Christmas three times this month — all in the name of research. The Henley town councillor ...

Charity boss recognised in New Year's Honours

Charity boss recognised in New Year's Honours

THE chief executive of a charity in Peppard has been awarded a British Empire Medal in the New Years’ honours list. Frances Woolaway, ...

Calendar raises record amount

Calendar raises record amount

A RECORD amount was raised for charity by this year’s Henley Living Advent Calendar. A total of £5,860 was collected during the 24 ...

Chilly dip for swimmers

Chilly dip for swimmers

TWENTY-NINE swimmers braved temperatures of 5C as they swam across the River Thames in Henley on Boxing Day. The group paddled about ...

Butcher who's almost as busy as Father Christmas!

Butcher who's almost as busy as Father Christmas!

IT has become a familiar sight in Henley market place in the last few days before Christmas each year. People queue up outside ...

Fairy light

Fairy light

A gospel choir and visit from Father Christmas were among the attractions at a Christmas fair at a Shiplake care home. Lashbrook House ...

School's festive fair in aid of outdoor classroom

School's festive fair in aid of outdoor classroom

SANTA’S grotto and home-made cakes were among the attractions at Crazies Hill Primary School’s Christmas fair. Dozens of pupils, ...

Wargrave Local History Society

MEMBERS were served festive food and drink and took part in a quiz at their Christmas party on Tuesday last week. The event was held ...

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Memory tree

Memory tree

A MEMORY tree at a garden centre raised more than £70 for charity. The small fir was erected at the coffee shop at Hare Hatch Sheeplands over Christmas and New Year. Customers ... [more]

 

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