Monday, 23 July 2018

Daughter inspired me to pass on love of outdoors

Daughter inspired me to pass on love of outdoors

ALEX GREGORY likes nothing more than being outdoors. And since he’s retired from rowing, the double Olympic champion is determined to ...

 

Harrowing first novel

A MAN from Kingwood has written his first novel. Glenn Bryant, 42, a copywriter, based A Quiet Genocide on the events of the Holocaust....

 

Murder novel

A MAN from Tokers Green has published a novel. Dan Remenyi, of Tokers Green Lane, says Blood On The Book is about a series ...

 

Summer reads

CHILDREN have been set a summer reading challenge by Wargrave library. They have to read six library books over their summer holidays ...

 

Author’s sunny outlook

Author’s sunny outlook

THE author of a newly published book of walks is looking forward to treating a group of Henley Standard readers to a real-life “sample ...

 

Executive tips

A BUSINESS executive from Kingwood has written his first book. The Liberated Manager by Stuart Drew looks at how to ease pressure in a ...

 

Join walks book author for a ‘sample chapter’

Join walks book author for a ‘sample chapter’

THE author of a newly published book of family-friendly walks in the South Oxfordshire countryside is offering Henley Standard readers ...

 

Cancer campaigner and bar raise £5,000

Cancer campaigner and bar raise £5,000

A CAVERSHAM bar and café and a man with stage 4 bowel cancer have raised £5,000 for charity. The Alto Lounge in Church Street and ...

 

Author’s novel inspired by childhood holidays

Author’s novel inspired by childhood holidays

AUTHOR Amanda Jennings launched her new novel at the Coppa Club in Henley. Mrs Jennings, from Binfield Heath, signed copies of The ...

 

Second novel

A FORMER headteacher of Chiltern Edge School in Sonning Common has released a new novel. The Temptation is the second in the The ...

 

Author’s novel inspired by childhood holidays

Author’s novel inspired by childhood holidays

AUTHOR Amanda Jennings launched her fourth novel at the Coppa Club in Henley. About 70 guests attended and enjoyed canapes and fizz at ...

 

Author will launch new book in Bell St

Author will launch new book in Bell St

A LEADING author of psychological suspense novels is launching her new book at the Coppa Club in Bell Street next Thursday (May 17). ...

 

Jedi origami

A CHILDREN’S activity session with a Star Wars theme will be held at Wargrave library on Wednesday, May 30 from 2pm to 3pm. The ...

 

Book swap

A BOOK swap will be held in Wargrave to raise money for Sue Ryder. The event will take place at the snooker club at the Woodclyffe ...

 

Children’s publisher in hunt for ‘hidden gems’

Children’s publisher in hunt for ‘hidden gems’

A HENLEY-based publisher of children’s books has announced it is launching a search for “hidden gems” — whether in the form of ...

 

Pupils celebrate the importance of reading

Pupils celebrate the importance of reading

CHILDREN dressed as literary characters for Crazies Hill Primary School’s world book week. They were also visited by an author and ...

 

Spring is in the air for Wargrave writers’ group

Spring is in the air for Wargrave writers’ group

SNOW may be on the ground in Wargrave but “Spring is in the Air”. That’s the title of an evening of poetry and prose being hosted by ...

 

Spring is in the air for Wargrave writers’ group

Spring is in the air for Wargrave writers’ group

SNOW may be on the ground in Wargrave but “Spring is in the Air”. That’s the title of an evening of poetry and prose being hosted by ...

 

Animals fun

A CHILDREN’S activities morning with a theme of animals will be held at Wargrave library on Monday, April 9 from 10.30am to 11.30am. ...

 

Pupils dress up for World Book Day

Pupils dress up for World Book Day

PUPILS at Valley Road School in Henley dressed up as literary characters including Alice in Wonderland, Harry Potter and the Gruffalo ...