Thursday, 27 June 2019

Special needs students design merchandise

Special needs students design merchandise

ARTWORK created by special needs students at The Henley College is being sold at the River & Rowing Museum. Six youngsters from the college’s Pathways programme came up with a design which has been printed on badges, mugs and merchandise for sale in...
Choir performs to mark learning disability week

Choir performs to mark learning disability week

A CHOIR performed in Henley on Saturday to mark national learning disability week. The Meteor Choir, comprising members of the South Oxfordshire Mencap Society, gathered in Market Place and sang numbers including Over the Rainbow and How Much is That...
Record entries for Henley Royal Regatta

Record entries for Henley Royal Regatta

A RECORD 660 crews have entered this year’s Henley Royal Regatta. This is an increase of almost 100 on the benchmark set in 2018, with about 1,900 athletes and 159 overseas crews representing 17 nations. This year’s event also features the mixed...

Air quality is improving, says council official

Air quality is improving, says council official

AIR quality in Henley is improving, according to an official. Carmen Martinez, air quality officer at South Oxfordshire District Council, said “Air quality in Henley has improved in the last year — 2018 was better than in 2017 with only Duke Street...
Shoplifter takes £600 worth of silk dresses

Shoplifter takes £600 worth of silk dresses

A WOMAN made off with about £600 worth of goods from a Henley boutique. The woman, who was in her forties, entered Stocks in Bell Street at about 1pm on Friday and began stuffing garments, including two silk dresses and tops, into a bag. She worked...

Pair accuse housebuilder in protest at new estate

Pair accuse housebuilder in protest at new estate

TWO men staged a demonstration outside a new housing development in Sonning Common. They were complaining about Linden Homes, which is ...

Golf club plans move and sale of land for housing

Golf club plans move and sale of land for housing

A GOLF club that plans to sell its land for housing says it will leave by no later than March 31, 2021. Reading Golf Club, which ...

My home town means so much to me, says Mayor

My home town means so much to me, says Mayor

THERE are few people in Henley more “local” than the new Mayor. Ken Arlett is the sixth generation of his family to live in the town ...

MP criticises BBC over charging elderly for their TV licence

MP criticises BBC over charging elderly for their TV licence

JOHN HOWELL has criticised the BBC after it announced that most over-75s will no longer be entitled to a free TV licence. The Henley ...

Asperger’s man launches support group for others

Asperger’s man launches support group for others

AN autism support group has been launched in Watlington. It is being run by Jamie Carter-Knight, 25, who has Asperger’s syndrome and ...

Land Rovers stripped of doors in series of thefts

Land Rovers stripped of doors in series of thefts

A WOMAN’S Land Rover was stripped of parts in the third incident of its type in as many weeks. Rachael Parkinson’s black Defender was ...

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Helping leavers

JOHN HOWELL is helping The Henley College to improve its apprenticeship programme. The Henley MP hosted an event at the college last week at which companies discussed ways to ... [more]

 

Sponsor me says Mayor

THE Mayor of Henley is looking for sponsorship for his relief and convalescence fund.  Ken Arlett will donate the money to different causes in the town at the end of hois mayoral ... [more]

 

Place to stay

THE River & Rowing Museum in Henley has bought two “hotels” for hedgehogs. These will provide a protective environment to encourage the animals to hibernate and raise hoglets.

 

Stables set for rebuild

THE son of a developer wants to demolish outbuildings and a stable block and replace them with purpose-built stables and a storage building. Ben Pontin, of Lower Assendon Farm, ... [more]

 

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