Saturday, 20 April 2019

I don’t only do impressions...

I don’t only do impressions...

IMPRESSIONIST Alistair McGowan showed off another talent when he performed classical music on the piano for an audience in Henley. He interspersed each piece he played with witticisms and impressions of various famous people and poked fun at the...
Flowering baskets will help clean air

Flowering baskets will help clean air

THE summer hanging baskets in Henley this year will help tackle the town’s air pollution problem. The plants will include cineraria silver maritima, which has “hairs” that will absorb toxins from the air. The baskets will also contain purple or blue...

Wife of man with cancer overwhelmed by £60,000 in donations

Wife of man with cancer overwhelmed by £60,000 in donations

THE family of a man suffering from a rare form of cancer have thanked donors who gave more than £60,000 in only a week. Donations have flooded in to help save the life of Nick Dipper, 51, from Highmoor, whose only hope is treatment not available to...

Village installs memorial to horse that survived war

Village installs memorial to horse that survived war

A HORSE that survived the First World War after serving on the front line has had a plaque unveiled in her memory. Nancy left Lower Farm in Ewelme in 1914 with her owner, Sergeant Thomas Orpwood, who was in the Queen’s Own Oxfordshire Hussars. She...
Runners with good reasons to take on the London Marathon

Runners with good reasons to take on the London Marathon

A MAN who underwent two operations to save his eyesight after suffering a detached retina is to run in this year’s Virgin Money London Marathon. Jonathan Allan will be taking part in the 26.2-mile challenge on April 28 alongside surgeon Anthony...

Man attacked trying to stop fly-tipper in the act

Man attacked trying to stop fly-tipper in the act

A MAN was attacked when he confronted fly-tippers he caught red-handed. Dion Sampson, 46, was delivering papers in Peppard early on a ...

New rector introduces town procession to mark Holy Week

New rector introduces town procession for church’s Holy Week

MORE than 20 people joined a procession in Henley to mark Palm Sunday. The group gathered in Falaise Square at 9am and were led by a ...

Firefighters in 24-hour treadmill challenge for charity

Firefighters in 24-hour treadmill challenge for charity

FIREFIGHTERS from Henley  completed a 24-hour treadmill challenge for charity. The 12 men ran the equivalent of 102 miles between them ...

Warm welcome expected for arrival of women’s bike race

Warm welcome expected for arrival of women’s bike race

THOUSANDS of spectators will descend on Henley and the surrounding villages when an international women’s bicycle race visits in the ...

Vandals go on wrecking spree at football ground

Vandals go on wrecking spree at football ground

THE chairman of Henley Town Football Club has hit out at vandals who went on a wrecking spree at its ground for the second time in two ...

Burst pipe leaves homes without water

Burst pipe leaves homes without water

FOURTEEN homes in Henley were without water for more than five hours due to a burst pipe. Water was gushing out of a drain in Makins ...

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