Sunday, 21 October 2018

Village installs bench to remember community stalwart

Village installs bench to remember community stalwart

A BENCH has been installed in Stoke Row to honour a community stalwart of the village. Angela Spencer-Harper, who lived in the village for more than 35 years, died in October last year, aged 84. The bench has been installed in the grounds of the...
Runners excited as race day nears

Runners excited as race day nears

RUNNERS of all ages will take part in the 36th Henley half marathon and Henley Standard 10km on Sunday. More than 1,500 people are expected to join the races, which will both start and finish at Borlase Field, next to Henley Rugby Club. The main race,...
Bereaved parents remember lost children

Bereaved parents remember lost children

A BABY loss remembrance space was created at the d:two centre in Henley on Saturday to help bereaved parents. It was open to anyone affected by baby loss, whether in pregnancy or after birth, no matter how long ago. The initiatve was part of Baby Loss...
Clothing store shuts unexpectedly

Clothing store shuts unexpectedly

A WOMEN’S clothing store in Henley has shut unexpectedly after almost five years. Staff were seen clearing out Gerry Weber in Bell Street last night (Thursday) and a sign on the door today said it had closed down. A statement from the company, which...
Appeal over care home plan refusal

Appeal over care home plan refusal

A CARE home operator has appealed after being refused permission to redevelop the site of the former Henley Youth Centre. B&M Care, of Hemel Hempstead, wants to build a 56-bed home for the elderly on the land off Deanfield Avenue. The 0.2-hectare site...

OAPs club manager retires

OAPs club manager retires

THE former manager of the Henley 60-Plus Club enjoyed a party to mark her retirement. Dozens of members attended a lunch at the centre ...

Firefighters called to false alarm at shop

Firefighters called to false alarm at shop

FIREFIGHTERS were called to a false alarm at a shop in Henley town centre last night (Wednesday). Crews arrived at Boots in Bell ...

I’m optimistic about theatre’s future, says new chairman

I’m optimistic about theatre’s future, says new chairman

A NEW chairman of trustees at the Kenton Theatre in Henley has been elected. Chris Tapp takes over from acting chairman Cliff Colborne ...

Bollywood ball raises £10,000 for charity

Bollywood ball raises £10,000 for charity

A BOLLYWOOD-style ball in aid of the Chiltern Centre for disabled children in Henley raised more than £10,000. The black-tie event, ...

Man jailed for trying to steal cash machine in shop raid

Man jailed for trying to steal cash machine in shop raid

A MAN who broke into a convenience store and tried to steal a cash machine before sparking a police chase has been jailed. Danny ...

Power failure cancels trains

Power failure cancels trains

COMMUTERS from Henley suffered disruption today (Wednesday) with railway lines between Reading and London Paddington closed because of ...

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Riders complete charity cycle

Riders complete charity cycle

ABOUT 80 people took part in a charity cycle through the countryside around Henley. The riders were taking part in the seventh annual PIP Mountain Bike Challenge, which ... [more]

 

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