Monday, 17 January 2022

Bring your own sanitiser

Bring your own sanitiser

VISITORS to Henley have been urged to bring their own hand sanitiser because the town council’s dispensers are out of order. As the Henley Standard reported last month, the two machines in Mill Meadows have not worked since they were installed nine...
Pair in 100-mile Thames paddle for autism charity

Pair in 100-mile Thames paddle for autism charity

A FATHER of a boy with autism plans to kayak 100 miles on the River Thames to raise money for a charity that helped him. Andrew Huyton, 23, of Park Road, Henley, will be joined by his 13-year-old sister Jessica Martin for the challenge in April. They...
Christmas pantomime tickets on sale now

Christmas pantomime tickets on sale now

TICKETS for this year’s Christmas pantomime at the Kenton Theatre in Henley will go on sale on Monday. Immersion Theatre will be staging Aladdin during December. The production company was founded in 2010 by James Tobias and Rochelle Parry, who...
Grow your own, says hemp farm in licence row

Grow your own, says hemp farm in licence row

A HEMP farm in Goring Heath is encouraging people to grow the plant illegally in a bid to force the Government to scrap its licensing regime. Hempen, a not-for-profit workers co-operative, was launched in 2016 but lost its Home Office licence to...
Who would just dump old mattress in the street?

Who would just dump old mattress in the street?

A MAN has called for more CCTV to be installed in Henley after an old bed mattress was fly-tipped outside his home. Nigel Stevens, 58, said he felt angry after discovering the single mattress leaning against a wall of his home in Greys Road on Monday...

Dame Mary to judge ‘platinum puddings’

Dame Mary to judge ‘platinum puddings’

MARY BERRY will be the chief judge for a competition to create a new pudding to celebrate the Queen’s platinum jubilee. The celebrity ...

I’m so proud that ‘Dr Strange’ read out my son’s final letter

I’m so proud that ‘Dr Strange’ read out my son’s final letter

THE mother of a soldier who was killed in Afghanistan more than 10 years ago says it was an honour to have his final letter home ...

I know how you feel, says MP

I know how you feel, says MP

JOHN HOWELL has refused to comment on the “bring your own booze” party scandal that has engulfed the Prime Minister Boris Johnson. But ...

Finally, toilets makeover begins

Finally, toilets makeover begins

WORK has begun on the refurbishment of public lavatories in Henley — more than eight years late. The work at the facilities in Greys ...

Pupils wear masks in class to prevent spread of virus

Pupils wear masks in class to prevent spread of virus

SECONDARY schools in the Henley area are following the Government’s advice that masks should be worn in the classroom. The temporary ...

Blow for anti-HGVs campaign

Blow for anti-HGVs campaign

CAMPAIGNERS who want to stop heavy goods lorries using Henley as a short cut have suffered a blow. It follows the decision by ...

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Funding criticised

THE leader of South Oxfordshire District Council has criticised the amount of funding it will receive from the Government. David Rouane said balancing the books in the wake of the ... [more]

 
21 parking offences in one street

21 parking offences in one street

YORK Street in Henley has become the town’s worst road for illegal parking.  A total of 21 offences were recorded there in the two weeks before Christmas following the return of ... [more]

 
Drivers held

Drivers held

A TOTAL of 383 people were arrested in the Thames Valley in December during a police anti-drink/drug driving campaign. Operation Holly included 229 arrests for drink driving and ... [more]

 

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