Thursday, 09 July 2020

Travellers invade museum car park

Travellers invade museum car park

TRAVELLERS invaded the car park behind the River & Rowing Museum in Henley yesterday (Tuesday).About 10 vehicles and eight caravans entered the site off Mill Meadows shortly before 2pm. The museum’s director Sarah Posey said they had forced a barrier...

Library to open for first time in months

Library to open for first time in months

HENLEY library will re-open on Monday, July 20 after being closed for four months during the coronavirus pandemic. Oxfordshire County Council, which is responsible for libraries, is planning a phased re-opening of public buildings. The registration...

Car park barriers return with hospital almost covid-free

Car park barriers return with hospital almost covid-free

THE barrier system at the Royal Berkshire Hospital in Reading will be reintroduced at its multi-storey car park on Monday. During the coronavirus pandemic the barriers were lifted to provide parking for staff to make it easier and quicker for them to...

Street party for (absent) regatta

Street party for (absent) regatta

NEIGHBOURS celebrated Henley Royal Regatta by holding a street party even though this year’s event was cancelled. The fun took place in St Mark’s Road throughout Saturday afternoon despite the rain. About 60 people enjoyed food and drink, including...
Men arrested on suspicion of drugs offences after police raid

Men arrested on suspicion of drugs offences after police raid

TWO men have been arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to supply class C drugs after police raided a property in Sonning Common. Cash, documentation and electronic devices were seized at the property in Sedgewell Road during the incident on Tuesday...

‘Covid recovery plan should be green, not just back to normal’

‘Covid recovery plan should be green, not just back to normal’

MORE than 50 climate change campaigners held a demonstration in Henley. Extinction Rebellion Henley was pressing Henley MP John Howell ...

No regatta? Let’s have a picnic anyway (in the rain)

No regatta? Let’s have a picnic anyway (in the rain)

ABOUT 140 members of Leander Club in Henley celebrated Henley Royal Regatta on Saturday despite its cancellation due to the ...

Happy 100th birthday to a ‘legend’

Happy 100th birthday to a ‘legend’

A MAN from Henley sang with his family and friends to celebrate his 100th birthday. David Beck was joined by about 100 people outside ...

Rider reunited with her horse after the fall that nearly killed her

Rider reunited with her horse after the fall that nearly killed her

A WOMAN who was seriously injured in a riding accident has been reunited with her horse after spending almost a month in a coma. ...

We were stranded on Greek island for almost four months due to covid-19... and loved it

We were stranded on Greek island for almost four months due to covid-19... and loved it

A COUPLE from Kingwood have returned to the UK after spending almost four months on a Greek island due to the coronavirus pandemic. ...

Regatta will be bigger and better in 2021 (hopefully)

Regatta will be bigger and better in 2021 (hopefully)

THE decision to cancel this year’s Henley Royal Regatta was not taken lightly. It was the first time it had happened in peace time, ...

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