Wednesday, 13 November 2019

RAF officer ‘tried to kill’ girlfriend, court told

RAF officer ‘tried to kill’ girlfriend, court told

A ROYAL Air Force officer strangled his girlfriend until she was unconscious, a court heard yesterday (Monday).Flight Lieutenant Timothy Barry, 31, attacked Sarah Seddon, 40, at the home they shared in Mill View, Cuxham while her three-year son was in...

Best Brakspear landlords honoured at annual awards

Best Brakspear landlords honoured at annual awards

SIX pubs in the Henley area were honoured at this year’s Brakspear Hospitality Awards. The ceremony took place at the Little Angel in Henley, where the winners were each presented with a plaque and a prize of £500, which the company will double if...
Campaigners ask festival not to shut footpath again

Campaigners ask festival not to shut footpath again

A CAMPAIGN group has opposed an application to close part of the Thames Path for next year’s Henley Festival. The Open Spaces Society says normal access should be retained so people can enjoy walking along the river. The festival, which has applied to...
Residents gather at town hall to observe Armistice Day

Residents gather at town hall to observe Armistice Day

COUNCIL staff and residents gathered outside the town hall in Henley to mark Armistice Day. The event was overseen by retired paratrooper Carlo Sisi of the Royal British Legion and observed by dozens of people in Market Place. Mr Sisi served for a...

Support the independents

Support the independents

SHOPPERS are being urged to support Henley’s independent retailers. Fashion consultant Maggie McMillan says these shops give the town centre its identity and need more custom if they are to thrive. In an echo of the Henley Standard’s Think Local...

Council deficit set to increase significantly

Council deficit set to increase significantly

HENLEY Town Council’s operational deficit could rise significantly next year. A report to councillors says the figure could rise from ...

My Grand (and green) Design

My Grand (and green) Design

A HOMEOWNER who is replacing his country bungalow with a high-tech house is to be featured on TV’s Grand Designs. Tony Searby, 60, ...

Crumbs! Harrods cake isn’t cheap

Crumbs! Harrods cake isn’t cheap

ANTICIPATION filled the air on Monday morning last week as shoppers went to try out the new Harrods coffee shop in Henley market place....

All-day outdoor CCTV installed at school

All-day outdoor CCTV installed at school

GILLOTTS School in Henley now has 24-hour CCTV coverage of all external areas. The school already used cameras to monitor the site ...

Teenager writes children’s book about deforestation

Teenager writes children’s book about deforestation

A TEENAGE girl has written and illustrated a children’s book about the dangers of deforestation. Anna Lewis, 14, of Whitehouse Road, ...

‘Mermaids’ to swim the Channel for music school

‘Mermaids’ to swim the Channel for music school

FIVE friends who are members of the Henley Open Water Swimming Club will attempt to cross the English Channel next summer. The Henley ...

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Festive break

HENLEY town hall will be shut for eight days from Christmas Day to New Year’s Day. South Oxfordshire District Council’s offices will be closed for the same period.

 

Staff party

HENLEY Town Council has agreed to contribute £750 towards a Christmas celebration for its staff. The money comes from the miscellaneous part of the council’s budget and it is ... [more]

 

Mower will cut time

A NEW ride-on mower could be bought by Henley Town Council to save time on grass cutting. The parks services team currently use a John Deere 1570 model but want to exchange it for ... [more]

 

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