Monday, 22 July 2019

PM’s literary event is sold out in 93 minutes

PM’s literary event is sold out in 93 minutes

TICKETS to this year's Henley Literary Festival are selling at a record rate. About 6,500 were purchased in the first day of sales to “friends” of the event, which is two-thirds more than on the same day last year. Guests at the 13th annual festival...

Brave Emily loses battle with cancer

Brave Emily loses battle with cancer

A HUSBAND has paid tribute to his “beautiful” wife who lost her fight against an incurable form of breast cancer just weeks after raising more than £40,000 for charity. Emily Burkitt died at the Sue Ryder hospice in Nettlebed on Thursday last week...

Brewery future still uncertain

Brewery future still uncertain

THE future of a Henley microbrewery is uncertain after plans to turn part of it into flats were approved on appeal. The brewery shed and retail storage building at Lovibonds Brewery, off Market Place, were saved last summer after David Fitz-John’s...
Derelict care home can now finally be sold for housing

Derelict care home can now finally be sold for housing

A DERELICT care home in Henley could finally be sold and replaced with regular housing. The Oxfordshire Care Partnership has agreed to surrender its leasehold on the former Chilterns End complex off Greys Road to Oxfordshire County Council, which...
Borama friends return year after devastating cyclone

Borama friends return year after devastating cyclone

A DISPLAY of African singing and dancing was held on Mill Meadows in Henley. About 40 representatives of the Henley Borama Friendship Association, which celebrates the town’s partnership with the city of Borama in Somaliland, performed by the...

Teenager launches sports activities firm for children

Teenager launches sports activities firm for children

A BUDDING entrepreneur from Henley has launched his first business organising children’s activities and sports workshops. Sam Williams,...

Care home plan for former Henley youth centre returns

Care home plan for former youth centre returns

A BID to convert the former Henley Youth Centre into a care home is to be revived. B&M Care, which purchased the site off Deanfield ...

RAC recovery service took five hours to rescue me

RAC recovery service took five hours to rescue me

A WOMAN was left stranded at a busy road junction for more than five hours after she called the RAC following a breakdown. Jeannie ...

Chiltern Centre re-opens

Chiltern Centre re-opens

THE Chiltern Centre has re-opened after receiving permission to offer respite care breaks to disabled older teenagers and young adults....

CCTV ruled out as answer to problems at skate park

CCTV ruled out as answer to problems at skate park

CCTV is unlikely to be installed at Henley skate park due to the cost and manpower. It was one of a series of suggestions made ...

Prime Minister is Dancing Queen at Henley Festival

PM is Dancing Queen at Henley Festival

THE Prime Minister was among the guests at Saturday's sold-out Henley Festival performance by Björn Again. Theresa May was seen ...

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Walk halted

TWO friends who grew up in Woodcote have postponed their bid to walk 110 miles for charity. Stuart Maddock and David Capes, both 38, set off from Louth in Lincolnshire with the ... [more]

 

Wine bar fails first inspection

A HENLEY wine bar and restaurant has failed its first food hygiene inspection. Hof’s Bar and Dining, which opened at the former Station House pub in Market Place in April, ... [more]

 

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