Friday, 06 December 2019

Living Advent Calendar off to a record start

Living Advent Calendar off to a record start

A RECORD £1,235 was raised by the first three nights of this year’s Henley Living Advent Calendar. Huge crowds attended peformances in Falaise Square, the Angel on the Bridge pub and River & Rowing Museum in Mill Meadows. More than 200 people...
Closure of fire station put off due to election

Closure of fire station put off due to election

WARGRAVE fire station has been given another stay of execution thanks to the general election. Members of Royal Berkshire Fire Authority’s management committee agreed at a meeting on Tuesday that the proposed closure should be delayed for six...
Traders boosted by late-night shopping

Traders boosted by late-night shopping

SHOPKEEPERS in Henley say they received a welcome boost in trade thanks to the town’s Christmas festival. Many businesses opened late in order to capitalise on the thousands of people who converged on the town centre on Friday evening. Some traders...
Pretty as a picture and all for charity

Pretty as a picture and all for charity

A WOMAN who lost three friends to cancer this year has created a calendar featuring images of Henley to raise money for research into the disease. Nicola Nott, 41, of Berkshire Road, Henley, is selling it in aid of Stand Up to Cancer. She said: “I’ve...
More than 200 people attend hustings

More than 200 people attend hustings

MORE than 200 people attended a hustings in Henley. Conservative John Howell, Laura Coyle, of the Liberal Democrats, Labour’s Zaid Marham and Jo Robb of the Green Party answered questions ranging from education to Brexit. The meeting gave residents an...

Stonor Park decorated specially for Christmas visitors

Stonor Park decorated specially for Christmas visitors

THE main house at Stonor Park has opened to the public during the run-up to Christmas. The property has been decorated with hundreds ...

Man dies following collision between car and bus

Man dies following collision between car and bus

A MAN from Caversham has died following a collision between a silver Mercedes E-Class and a single decker bus. The incident happened ...

Trees against climate change

Trees against climate change

A TOTAL of 130 young trees was planted at a Henley beauty spot as part of a drive to reduce the town’s carbon footprint. More than 50 ...

Saxophone group launches Living Advent Calendar

Saxophone group launches Living Advent Calendar

SIXTY saxophonists launched this year's Henley Living Advent Calendar last night (Sunday.) The Sax Bandits emerged from the town hall ...

Rebuild bridge for Christmas

Rebuild bridge for Christmas

A PUBLIC footpath near Henley that has been closed for more than a year could be re-opened before Christmas. A section of the path ...

Singer’s losing his sight but not showbiz sparkle

Singer’s losing his sight but not showbiz sparkle

VINCE HILL says losing his eyesight was one of the reasons he retired from performing. The 85-year-old singer, who was diagnosed with ...

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Bus times revised

A GORING bus company has revised its timetable for the winter. Going Forward Buses, which is run as a community venture, has changed the final service of its weekday 134 route ... [more]

 

Building ‘acceptable’

PLANS to install a garden building at a small development in Henley have been approved despite objections from the town council. Clare White applied to South Oxfordshire District ... [more]

 

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