Saturday, 18 August 2018

‘Part exchange’ scheme makes it easier to move

‘Part exchange’ scheme makes it easier to move

PROPERTY developer Crest Nicholson hosted a “part exchange” event at Highlands Park last Saturday, writes Alison Stodolnic. Under the ...

Results joy for this year's A-level students

Results joy for this year's A-level students

SCHOOLS and colleges across the Henley area have reported another strong year of A-level results. At THE HENLEY COLLEGE there was a ...

Thames Water roadworks have halved our takings

Thames Water roadworks have halved our takings

A BREWERY owner says his shop takings have been halved this summer because of work to replace water pipes. Chris Hearn, director of ...

Victory! Parking firm facing sack

Victory: Parking firm facing sack

THE parking enforcement firm which has issued dozens of unfair fines to patients at Townlands Memorial Hospital in Henley is set to be ...

Debbie opens flats for elderly... and says ‘I want one’!

Debbie opens flats for elderly... and says ‘I want one’!

DEBBIE McGEE was the guest of honour at the opening of the Albert Court assisted living complex in Henley. The broadcaster and widow ...

Date set for meeting on hospice closure

Date set for meeting on hospice closure

A PUBLIC meeting on the future of the Sue Ryder hospice in Nettlebed will take place later this month. Some patients have been calling ...

Like a French poet, it’s good to dream

DO you sometimes dream in the dark cold days of winter of having a wonderful summer holiday in some exotic location — inspired, ...

Cake sale for day centre

A CAKE sale helped raise more than £410 for Age UK’s day centre at the Sue Ryder hospice in Nettlebed. Staff and volunteers had stalls ...

Fifty years ago...

IMPROVED street lighting is in the pipeline for Henley, according to the town’s MP. John Hay, who had been pursuing the issue with the ...

Twenty five years ago...

A PRESSURE group representing farmers and landowners has claimed South Oxfordshire District Council is “hell bent on turning the ...

Ten years ago...

A FATHER was banned from buying wine at Tesco in Henley because his underage daughter was with him. Adam Szewczyk hit out at the store ...

Hot and dry month

LAST month was probably the driest July since 1921, writes Denis Gilbert. Just 15mm of rain fell in Shiplake, less than half of that ...

Supper talk

A TALK about the work of Rapid-UK, the disaster response team, will be held at St Katharine’s, Frieth, next Friday (August 17) at 7....

Your letters...

New school is solution Sir, — I am responding to your article headlined “Housing would ‘put strain on schools’” (Standard, July 20). ...

I’ve warned you about smoking...

I’ve warned you about smoking...

Sir, — We were treated to an aerobatic display put on by RAF Benson, much of which was clearly visible from our back garden. I am ...

Look what fencing Hamble Brook does to beautiful view

Look what fencing Hamble Brook does to beautiful view

Sir, — I was upset that you did not publish more pictures with your report (Standard, July 27) of how Hamble Brook looked a year after ...

Why are some people are so thoughtless (parts 1 and 2)?

Why are some people are so thoughtless (parts 1 and 2)?

Sir, — I took this picture when I went to see the river at Marsh Lock in Henley on Thursday evening last week. It’s such a beautiful ...

Should we be concerned about old graves being moved?

Should we be concerned about old graves being moved?

Sir, — Once upon a time digging up gravestones and damaging them would end up in a prosecution. Here at St Paul’s Church in Highmoor ...

Free cycle training for children

ALMOST every primary school child in Oxfordshire will be able to receive free cycle safety training. Bikeability, a national training ...

Bus routes changed again to cut costs

A SERIES of changes to bus timetables in Caversham will be introduced from the beginning of next month. Reading Buses said these were ...

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