Friday, 21 July 2017

Woman made redundant sells ice-cream by tricycle

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Woman made redundant sells ice-cream by tricycle

A WOMAN has turned her back on the corporate world to become an ice-cream seller. Kathy Drogemuller runs her business La Bas Co from a specially-adapted tricycle which she rides to private functions and public events throughout the Henley area. The...

Boat festival returns this weekend with bumper offering

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Boat festival returns this weekend with bumper offering

THE organiser of Henley’s Thames Traditional Boat Festival says this year’s event will be bigger and better than ever before. Lady McAlpine, of Fawley Hill, is leading the organising committee for the three-day river-based extravaganza which begins...

Visiting Somali friends make song and dance on meadows

Visiting Somali friends make song and dance on meadows

HUNDREDS of people attended a party to celebrate Henley’s friendship link with the Somalian city of Borama. Natives of the city, which is the largest city in the African nation’s north-western Awdal region, including many who now live in the...

New-look children's centre focuses on 'healthy living'

New-look children's centre focuses on 'healthy living'

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A NEW-LOOK children’s centre for youngsters in Henley has been officially opened. Dozens of guests attended the opening of the ...

Many happy returns, Your Majesty

Many happy returns, Your Majesty

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PENSIONERS enjoyed a tea party in Henley to celebrate the Queen’s 91st birthday. About 80 guests attended the free event, which took ...

Closure-threatened school given more time to improve

CHILTERN Edge School in Sonning Common looks set to stay open. Lucy Butler, director of children’s services at Oxfordshire County ...

Children learn about bees at film screening

Children learn about bees at film screening

MORE than 100 children enjoyed a screening of a film about bees at the Regal Picturehouse in Henley. Henley in Bloom combined with the ...

Council set to shrink

KIDMORE End Parish Council is set to reduce in size. Steven Corrigan, head of legal and democratic services at South Oxfordshire ...

Mayor who likes Gold(ie)

DJ Goldie’s performance at the Henley Festival on Saturday had audience members dancing up a storm, including the town’s mayor. Kellie ...

No opposition

AN indoor sports day for the over-60s in Nettlebed was called off after just one person turned up. The Vintage Village Games, which ...

No charge

NOBODY is to be charged over a crash in which Henley Bridge was damaged during the royal regatta, police have confirmed. A diesel ...

Game, set and dash!

WITH the Wimbledon final just days away, even town councillors in Henley have been struck by tennis fever. At a meeting of the ...

Charge users

CONSERVATIONISTS have warned against the Government’s plans to stop council’s charging for Parkrun, which launched in Henley on July 1....

Merging county's six councils 'would save £100m in five years'

Merging county's six councils 'would save £100m in five years'

COMBINING all Oxfordshire’s councils into a single body would save more than £100million in five years, it has been claimed. ...

New waste vehicles

NEW rubbish collection vehicles will be introduced in Henley after breakdowns caused rubbish to be left out in the street. Last month, ...

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Theatre music

A SINGING afternoon featuring songs from Broadway musicals will be held in Charvil. The event, which will be run by choir leader Suzanne Newman, will take place on Saturday, ... [more]

 

Ballet classes

A NEW ballet class for elderly people will be held in Wargrave. Wargrave Swans, which will be led by dance teacher Stephanie Bell, will take place at Hennerton Golf Club on ... [more]

 

Young visitors

Pupils from a Wargrave school visited residents at a care home in the village. The children from Robert Piggott Junior School in School Hill spent the day at The Mount on Friday, ... [more]

 

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