Friday, 20 July 2018

Festival restaurant with good in-tent

Festival restaurant with good in-tent

AMID the glitz and glamour of the Henley Festival, the plight of the homeless can seem a long way away. But chef Paul Clerehugh is ...

 

Fast response

THE friendly rivalry between the emergency services was evident at the regatta. As a Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue boat sped down ...

 

Bay watch

SIR John Madejski clearly had trouble finding a parking place near the regatta site. The former Reading FC chairman’s Rolls-Royce, ...

 

I’m Shiplake’s superfan

I’m Shiplake’s superfan

AMONG the dozens of fans cheering on Shiplake College at this year’s Henley Royal Regatta, there was one more noticeable than the rest....

 

Cafe owner puts birds on the breadless diet

Cafe owner puts birds on the breadless diet

VIVIENNE LEE is keeping an eye out for the health of Henley’s waterfowl. The businesswoman, who runs the Chocolate Café in Thames Side,...

 

My fault

HENLEY town councillor Will Hamilton wasn’t the only one left with a red face after my item last week abut him. I reported how his ...

 

Was June driest on record?

THERE is some controversy as to whether last month was the driest June on record, as has been suggested by the media. Sindlesham had ...

 

Last word to Val

BESTSELLING crime writer Val McDermid was one of the youngest undergraduates to be given a place at Oxford University when she was ...

 

Town hall prattling

IT seems certain Henley town councillors have developed a reputation for talking a lot at meetings. As a recent meeting of the finance ...

 

Bill-ding business

CONGRATULATIONS to Tracey Betteridge, of Chiltern Lamb, who is now supplying some very upmarket establishments. These include the ...

 

It’ss Sssir Sssshteve

It’ss Sssir Sssshteve

SIR Steve Redgrave is quite the practical joker. The chairman of the Henley Royal Regatta unveiled trophies for the three new women’s ...

 

Celebrity chefs help girls with recipe book

Celebrity chefs help girls with recipe book

A TEAM of schoolgirls is hoping that their book of celebrity chefs’ recipes will win them a national competition. The 18 pupils at ...

 

Mel’s mighty hike

Mel’s mighty hike

IF you were walking near Temple Island Meadows on the Saturday before last you may have spotted Mel Giedroyc. The TV presenter was ...

 

Sir Steve lacks skill

HENLEY Royal Regatta chairman Sir Steve Redgrave was offered a chance to help make the one of the three new trophies for women’s ...

 

School’s lacrosse team with five sets of sisters

School’s lacrosse team with five sets of sisters

IT’S not uncommon for sporting prowess to run in the family but a lacrosse team from Caversham has taken this to the extreme. The ...

 

Read well

THE Reading Well for mental health initiative was launched last week. Organised by the Reading Agency and the Society of Chief ...

 

Grappling at the council...

OUR story last week about the charity wrestling event at Henley town hall sparked the imagination of some Twitter users who suggested ...

 

Ode to our town

A POEM about Henley has been included in a new book called The English River by Virginia Astley. She is a songwriter and musician who ...

 

Almost hottest May

AFTER a frost-free April, there were just two frosts in May. But the month was actually one of the hottest on record with temperatures ...

 

Visitors have whale of a time at Venetian rowing festival

Visitors have whale of a time at Venetian rowing festival

IF you think the traffic jams in Henley are bad, they’re nothing compared with what Geoff Probert experienced last month. He owns ...

 

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