Monday, 18 June 2018

‘Doctors and nurses’ mark 70 years of NHS

Run celebrates 70th anniversary of National Health Service

A RUN to mark the 70th anniversary of the National Health Service took place in Henley on Saturday. More than 80 people gathered at 40 ...

 

Tories claim town council by-election victory

Tories claim town council by-election victory

CONSERVATIVE Laurence Plant claimed victory in Thursday’s town council by-election by more than 100 votes. He got 773 votes in the ...

 

Last chance to save fireworks

Last chance to save fireworks

THIS year’s Henley summer fireworks may not go ahead due to a lack of funds. Organisers say that with just over three weeks to go they ...

 

Brewery safe after flats plan is refused

Brewery safe after flats plan is refused

A HENLEY microbrewery has been saved after plans to convert part of the building into flats were thrown out. Residents and town ...

 

Extra shrub to help tackle air pollution

Extra shrub to help tackle air pollution

ANOTHER shrub has been been installed in Henley to help tackle air pollution. Caroline Langler, a member of environmental campaign ...

 

Olympic champion to speak at festival

Olympic champion to speak at festival

AN Olympic champion and a former rock drummer are among the latest names added to the line-up for this year’s Henley Literary Festival....

 

Tailbacks caused by emergency roadworks

Tailbacks caused by emergency roadworks

REPAIRS of an 8in deep trench in a major Henley road caused traffic chaos. Drivers were forced to queue along Bell Street, Northfield ...

 

Schools share top prize in revamped science contest

Schools share top prize in revamped science contest

TWO teams of pupils shared the top prize in this year’s Henley Schools Environmental Science Competition. St Mary’s School in St ...

 

Cyclist’s mountain double

Cyclist’s mountain double

A MAN cycled up a mountain twice in the space of a few hours. Matt Richardson rode 1,860m up Alpe d’Huez in the French Alps on a ...

 

‘Missing’ memorial plaque restored to pride of place

‘Missing’ memorial plaque restored to pride of place

AN historic plaque commemorating 17 Henley residents who died in the First and Second World Wars is to be restored and go back on ...

 

Record earnings for children’s charity

Record earnings for children’s charity

THE Chiltern Centre for disabled children in Henley has enjoyed its most successful year for fund-raising to date. It raised more than ...

 

228... third best hanging baskets total in six years

HENLEY will be decorated with 228 hanging baskets this summer.  Sales of the baskets closed yesterday (Thursday) and almost 100 ...

 

Junior triathlon makes good start

Junior triathlon makes good start

ALMOST 200 children took part in the first ever Henley open water junior triathlon. The competitors, who ranged in age from eight to ...

 

Retailers set up pop-up shop inside gallery

Retailers set up pop-up shop inside gallery

A POP-UP shop for independent retailers from Henley has been hailed a success. Six businesses came together to exhibit their latest ...

 

Mother of sick baby completes 100km for children’s charity

Mother of sick baby completes 100km for children’s charity

A MOTHER from Henley raised more than £1,200 for charity by running and walking from London to Brighton. Jessica Hamer, 37, took part ...

 

Beds planted

THE celebration beds at Mill Meadows in Henley have been planted. One marks 70 years since the foundation of the NHS and the other ...

 

England ladies are second best to Henley men’s side

England ladies are second best to Henley men’s side

HENLEY’S men’s first team put in an impressive display to defeat the England women’s team in a friendly match at the National Sports ...

 

‘No’ to house

PLANS to build a three-bedroom house on an industrial estate in Henley have been opposed by town councillors. Marson Property wants to ...

 

Developer closes footpath to school

CHILDREN are having to walk in the road after a footpath on the outskirts of Henley was fenced off by a developer. Crest Nicholson, ...

 

Celebrities among crowds at new-look salvage fair

Celebrities among crowds at new-look salvage fair

A NUMBER of celebrities were among the thousands of people who attended an antiques and architectural salvage fair over the weekend. ...

 

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