Friday, 21 July 2017

Mayor who likes Gold(ie)

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 Hinton, who attended the show at the festival’s “floating” stage, clearly enjoyed the Nineties icon’s display,...

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

WITH Chilterns walks becoming ever more popular for health and recreation, many readers will know the footpaths of nearby Ipsden and Hailey. The medieval church of St Mary's in Ipsden is around a quarter of a mile from the village itself and one...

PUBS and hotels cashed in on the flood of Henley Royal Regatta visitors last week, hiking up their prices by as much as 150 per cent. With more than half a million people descending on the town, some hotel rooms more than doubled in price. Mayor Cllr...
Game, set and dash!

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 planning committee on Tuesday, the council chamber was awash with talk of the tournament, especially British hopeful Johanna...

Weird sight in my vegetable garden

Weird sight in my vegetable garden

Sir, — More from my vegetable plot. There was the strangest sight on a small plum tree where some sort of spider has created a dense ...

Forgetful developers

RETROSPECTIVE planning applications can often cause much aggravation to planning officers and councillors who are fans of due process. ...

Selfish dog owners turn to vandalism

Selfish dog owners turn to vandalism

Sir, — Signage on Maidensgrove Commons has been defaced. The white portion of the sign requesting that dog owners/walkers do not let ...

Your letters...

Erosion of standards Sir, — Huge numbers of residents and visitors, who have been avid supporters of Henley Festival for many years, ...

Picture this...

Picture this...

THOUSANDS of people attended the 35th annual Henley Festival. Jess Glynne, the Pet Shop Boys, Chaka KahKhann, Goldie and All Saints ...

Turning back the pages

AT Tuesday’s meeting of the Henley Rural District Council, reference was also made to a proposed site for a dairy unit for 500 cows at ...

Turning back the pages

EARLY on Wednesday morning, a fire occurred in High Street, Nettlebed, when the sheds at the back of Miss Lamb’s sweet and fancy goods ...

Turning back the pages

AS dentists in and around Henley ceased taking on new NHS adult patients from Wednesday, one dental surgeon was preparing to leave for ...

Silence is prayer too

IT was widely reported back in 2013 that four out of five Britons believe in prayer. Given the decline in church attendance, such an ...

WHILE us locals understand the definitions of the regatta stations as “Berkshire” and “Buckinghamshire”, it can confuse visitors. A ...

AN official photographer for Henley Royal Regatta was embarrassed when he arrived without a tie, in contravention of dress code for ...

THE television cameras caught the moment that a woman dangling from the side of a boat to take a photograph with her mobile phone fell ...

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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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