Sunday, 23 September 2018

Top news

Metal detecting could be banned for public spaces

Metal detecting could be banned for public spaces

METAL detectorists could be banned from Henley’s public spaces. The town council is considering the move following complaints about ...

 

Councillors open new playground and outdoor gym

Councillors open new playground and outdoor gym

A new children’s playground and outdoor gym at Makins recreation ground in Henley have been officially opened. Dozens of people ...

 

‘Spy’ training centre could open at former air base

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AN old air base could be converted into a training centre for bodyguards, private investigators and police and military personnel. ...

 

We must stop lorries doing this

We must stop lorries doing this

CAMPAIGNERS have called for stricter rules on heavy goods vehicles driving through Henley after a lorry got wedged in a town centre ...

 

Bravo for Bra Man

Bravo for Bra Man

THE Rewind Festival isn’t short of Eighties pop fans in outrageous costumes but one man in particular caught the eye at this year’s ...

 

Top sports

First woman home in 100km race

First woman home in 100km race

A WOMAN from Henley was the first female home in this year’s 100km Thames Path Challenge. Anna Troup, 48, finished seventh overall out ...

 

Auctioned hippos to go around the world

Auctioned hippos to go around the world

LEANDER Club in Henley has raised at least £8,000 for charity by auctioning off 180 papier-mâché hippos. The 1ft long figures were ...

 

Tucker nets brace as side move up to second place

Tucker nets brace as side move up to second place

HOME side WOODCOTE/STOKE ROW moved up to second place in the Premier Division following a comfortable 3-0 win against WOODLEY UNITED ...

 

Singh wins match with huge six

CHECKENDON’S excellent record against friendly rivals OXFORD DOWNS over a 35-year period was perpetuated at Standlake on Sunday. A ...

 

Nutt is century hero as Unicorns triumph

A FINE innings from Andy Watts helped PEPPARD STOKE ROW start their end-of-league season fixtures with an eight-wicket success at ...

 

Top entertainments

Bar made from shipping containers

Bar made from shipping containers

A FORMER music manager has started a new business buildings bars out of old shipping containers. Paul Carey, who lives in Reading Road,...

 

Best pub on ale trail

Best pub on ale trail

THE Flower Pot in Aston has been named the best pub on an ale trail. It won the outstanding ale trail pub at the Reading and ...

 

Musical really does feel like ‘the greatest story ever told’

Musical really does feel like ‘the greatest story ever told’

Jesus Christ Superstar | Progress Theatre, Reading | Wednesday, September 12 MUSICALS are rare at Progress, so I felt really excited ...

 

Jazz newcomers are a big band but not a Big Band

Jazz newcomers are a big band but not a Big Band

AN 11-piece band led by the winner of the 2018 Kenny Wheeler Jazz Prize are playing the Progress Theatre in Reading on Friday, ...

 

Accent on being different was Bard to make out in places

Accent on being different was Bard to make out in places

Othello | Oxford Playhouse | Thursday, September 20 OTHELLO is such a great play that it’s next to impossible to mess it up. Stay true ...

 

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