Tuesday, 21 August 2018

Festival date

THIS year’s Henley Christmas Festival will be held on Friday, November 30. Town councillors had considered moving it into December but ...

 

Festival move

THE date of this year’s Henley Christmas Festival could be put back. The annual festival, which includes the switching-on of the ...

 

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 ...

 

Boy, four, marks cancer treatment end in Lapland

Boy, four, celebrates end of cancer treatment with Christmas trip to Lapland

A YOUNG boy enjoyed a family trip to meet Father Christmas in Lapland after completing two years of cancer treatment. James Marsh, ...

 

Carol singers raise £2,000 for air ambulance

Christmas 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 ...

 

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 ...

 

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 ...

 

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 ...

 

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 ...

 

Ipsden Nursery nativity

Ipsden Nursery nativity

Ipsden, The Early Days Children’s Nursery: children performed “Whoops-A-Daisy Angel” at the Vortex at Braziers Park, which followed ...

 

Rupert House school nativity

Rupert House school nativity

Rupert House School: children in year one performed “Whoops-a-Daisy Angel”. The show tells the traditional nativity story with the ...

 

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