Sunday, 24 June 2018

My beautiful new home town

My beautiful new home town

MARY BERRY says she chose to move to Henley because of its beauty and suitability for walking. The television presenter and cook and ...

 

Award for new soft cheese

A CHEESE made in Nettlebed has won a national award just two years after it was invented. Bix cheese, which is made by the Nettlebed ...

 

Landlords to swap two pubs for one

THE landlords of a pub in Henley town centre are leaving after seven years. Mark and Sandra Duggan have decided not to renew their ...

 

Food swap

THE next Apples for Eggs food swap event will take place at T S Guardian, off Wargrave Road, Henley, on June 16 from 11am to noon. ...

 

Break out the choc ices! We’re creating a theatre to host Willy

Break out the choc ices! We’re creating a theatre to host Willy

THE enigma that is Wild Willy Barrett first came to prominence on the folk guitar circuit with Ralph McTell, Donovan and Cat Stevens, ...

 

Pensioners treated to tea party courtesy of late mayor

Pensioners treated to tea party courtesy of late mayor

DOZENS of elderly residents of Henley enjoyed live music and dancing at a tea party in memory of former mayor Tony Lane. The Henley ...

 

‘What’s that when it’s at home?’ Chefs reveal their secret recipes

‘What’s that when it’s at home?’ Chefs reveal their secret recipes

THERE’S a magical place in Henley where I expand my knowledge. How to make an origami (paper folding) frog, avoid rhubarb droop, treat ...

 

Wine tasting

A WINE tasting evening will be held at St Mary’s Church in Wargrave next Friday (April 27) at 8pm. Wine expert and auctioneer Anthony ...

 

Mary Berry to appear at new food festival

Mary Berry to appear at new food festival

MARY BERRY will appear at a new food festival at Stonor Park. The food writer and television presenter, 83, who lives in Henley, will ...

 

Taste of England

A COOKERY book club-style event will be staged in Wargrave on April 24. Tempting Tasters will be hosted by Wargrave Words and held in ...

 

Pub terrace to re-open

THE garden terrace at the Bull pub on Bell Street in Henley is due to re-open next Friday following a refurbishment. It will be ...

 

Great British Menu champion recreates winning dish

Great British Menu champion recreates winning dish

TELEVISION chef Richard Bainbridge cooked a five-course meal for guests at a Shiplake restaurant. He was the first in a series of ...

 

Care home residents reminisce while baking for charity

Care home residents reminisce while baking for charity

RESIDENTS of a Wargrave care home helped staff bake cakes to raise money for Dementia UK. The cakes were for a Time for a Cuppa tea ...

 

Henley's not ready for a life of 'grime'

Henley's not ready for a life of 'grime'

IT’S fascinating that the Reading Rock Festival, as we oldies know it — apparently it’s gone a bit “grime” this year — has a month to ...

 

Cake contest

THE Lashbrook House care home in Shiplake will hold a bake-off competition on Monday. Staff will bake cakes for judging by Henley ...

 

Old-school frugality hasn't had its chips just yet!

Old-school frugality hasn't had its chips just yet!

A BELATED Happy New Year, folks. I’m still in the healthy “spend less” groove after an indulgent Christmas. December’s excesses ...

 

Pub gin trail is just the tonic

THE first Henley gin trail ends on Wednesday. It began on January 1 with a partnership between Brakspear and Mr Hobbs Gin, which was ...

 

Eat better campaign

CHILDREN in Wargrave and Charvil are being encouraged to eat healthier snacks. Wokingham Borough Council’s public health team is ...

 

Councillors support kebab van's move to busier pitch in street

THE owner of a takeaway kebab van in Henley wants to move to the town centre to try to improve his trade. Mohammad Seylani-Zadeh first ...

 

Pub celebrates re-opening of road with motoring party

Pub celebrates re-opening of road with motoring party

THE landlords of a pub in Playhatch threw a party to celebrate the end of a 10-week road closure. Nick Willson and Hazel Lucas, who ...