Saturday, 25 May 2019

Paul puts his shirt on Henley fashion range

Paul puts his shirt on Henley fashion range

AN entrepreneur from Henley says he has got this year’s summer must-have. Paul Carey, 47, is launching a range of T-shirts for men and women that celebrate the town and pay tribute to its rowing heritage. On the front is the slogan “Henley is oarsome”...
Bench rest for bees

Bench rest for bees

A SWARM of bees appeared on a bench outside the Regal Cinema in Henley on Monday. I’m told that a “bee-swarm co-ordinator” was called out to deal with them. Apparently they had been doing the rounds. Hannah Wilson, of Church Street, reported seeing...
Runaway rhea finally caught by farmer with shepherd’s crook

Runaway rhea finally caught by farmer with shepherd’s crook

THE owner of a rhea with a history of escaping is delighted to have the bird back after he was recaptured during yet another attempt to flee. The 4ft tall bird nicknamed Chris was grabbed by a farmer on Henley golf course with the help of a dog...
Pupils win enterprise award with recycled crisp packets

Pupils win enterprise award with recycled crisp packets

PUPILS at Gillotts School in Henley have received a Young Enterprise award. Nine children in year 10 took part in a competition organised by the charity, which aims to help young people build a successful and sustainable future. They raised the £80...
Charity lunch with fashion advice sells out

Charity lunch with fashion advice sells out

A LUNCH held at Badgemore Park in Henley raised £13,000 for a charity which helps women back into the workplace. About 100 women attended the sold-out event in aid of Smart Works Reading, which offers styling and interview coaching for women...

Children’s outdoor music festival

Children’s outdoor music festival

CHILDREN from schools across Henley entertained their parents and friends at a new music festival. The Henley Schools Together ...

Doors stolen from Land Rovers

Doors stolen from Land Rovers

THIEVES stole the doors of two Land Rovers. A blue Land Rover Defender was targeted on Green Road in Kidmore End between 10pm on May ...

Watchdog drops Chiltern Centre

Watchdog drops Chiltern Centre

AT least seven disabled children must stop visiting a respite care centre in Henley after it lost the right to accept under-16s. The ...

Residents’ champion and councillor wins three awards

Residents’ champion and councillor wins three awards

ONE of Henley’s new town councillors has won three awards from housing association Soha. Paula Isaac won certificates for best ...

Get ready for return of floral flotilla

Get ready for return of floral flotilla

UPCYCLING, poetry and a floral flotilla along the River Thames are among the attractions at this week’s Chelsea Fringe Henley. The ...

Dogs are key weapon in fight to stop tobacco smuggling

Dogs are key weapon in fight to stop tobacco smuggling

THREE sniffer dogs visited Henley on Saturday to promote a campaign against illegal tobacco by Oxfordshire trading standards officers. ...

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Community centre goes on offer

A NEW community centre is to be built in Henley. It will be part of the Highlands Park development off Greys Road, which is being built by housebuilder Crest Nicholson. The ... [more]

 

Residents to consider draft plan

WHITCHURCH’S draft village plan has gone out for public consultation. The document outlines initiatives to improve different aspects of community life, including introducing a ... [more]

 

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Location HENLEY ON THAMES

Gap Year Student Rupert House School – Henley-on-Thames Required from September 2019 Rupert House is an independent ...