Tuesday, 19 March 2019

Big increase in rush hour HGVs

Big increase in rush hour HGVs

THE number of heavy good vehicles in Henley during both rush hours has soared in less than four years. A traffic study conducted late last year shows that lorry movements more than doubled in the morning peak period and increased by 50 per cent in...

Attack on boy, 10, at skate park

Attack on boy, 10, at skate park

A BOY of 10 was punched in the head at Henley skate park. Police are investigating the attack and Henley Town Council will consider installing CCTV at the amenity in Makins recreation ground, off Greys Road. The boy’s father, John Maillard, said his...

Barbecues ban in riverside meadows made permanent

Barbecues ban in riverside meadows made permanent

THE ban on barbecues at Marsh Meadows in Henley has been made permanent despite opposition by some councillors. The town council, which is responsible for the riverside beauty spot, has voted to extend the ban that it introduced as a safety measure...

Couple who love a challenge

Couple who love a challenge

A COUPLE from Henley are celebrating 25 years of taking part in endurance events. Anna Troup and her partner Richard Staite have completed numerous “iron man” triathlons and ultra-marathons together. The most recent challenge was the Raidlight Arc of...
The Henley-built Spitfire found 70 years after war

The Henley-built Spitfire found 70 years after war

A SECOND World War Spitfire built in Henley and flown by a pilot who took part in the Great Escape is to be restored. The plane, which was assembled at RAF Henley, was discovered on a mountainside in Norway in November, more than 70 years after it...

George Michael fans given freedom for village party

George Michael fans given freedom for village party

FANS of George Michael have been given the go-ahead to stage another celebration of his life in Goring. The parish council has told ...

Club tight-lipped on executive departure

Club tight-lipped on executive departure

THE director and secretary of Phyllis Court Club in Henley has left after 10 years. Mystery surrounds the departure of Graham Owen, ...

Village pub to be featured in TV reality show

Village pub to be featured in TV reality show

THE pub in Hambleden will appear in the latest series of a TV reality show next week. The Stag and Huntsman will feature in Channel ...

Thief steals restored classic car

Thief steals restored classic car

A MAN says he is “gutted” after a classic car he restored to working condition was stolen from outside his house. The red BMW 325i ...

Removing bins would stop littering, says shopkeeper

Removing bins would stop littering, says shopkeeper

A SHOPKEEPER has called for litter bins to be removed from Henley town centre. Joan Bland, who runs the Asquiths teddy bear shop in ...

Family catering firm is best place to work

Family catering firm is best place to work

CONNECT Catering began life in 1989 above the Facy department store in Market Place, Henley. Thirty years later, the contract catering ...

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Green is pancake day racetrack

Green is pancake day racetrack

PUPILS, parents and teachers at Stoke Row Primary School took part in the annual Shrove Tuesday pancake races in the village. Dozens of youngsters took turns to run the length of ... [more]

 
Playing a part

Playing a part

PUPILS at Robert Piggott Infant School in Wargrave dressed as literary characters including Where’s Wally, Harry Potter and Paddington Bear. The children came to school in their ... [more]

 
Animal magic

Animal magic

PUPILS and staff at Crazies Hill Primary School dressed as characters including the Cheshire Cat, Peter Rabbit and Tigger. The children took part in a book swap where each member ... [more]

 

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