Friday, 16 November 2018

Jockey finishes fourth

Jockey finishes fourth

A HORSE rider from Stoke Row who took part in her first race at the age of 54 finished in fourth place. Alison Lees competed at the British Horse Society’s inaugural charity flat race at Newbury racecourse on Thursday last week. She was one of 10...
Roman pottery fragment found at development site

Roman pottery fragment found at development site

POTTERY dating back to the Roman era has been uncovered at the Market Place Mews development in Henley. The fragment is among dozens of finds uncovered by archaeologists as the site is prepared for new shops and flats. They include glassware, tobacco...
Environmental campaigner praises cleanliness of river

Environmental campaigner praises cleanliness of river

A WOMAN who is swimming the River Thames dressed as a mermaid to raise awareness about single-use plastic said Henley was one of the cleanest stretches she had visited. Lindsey Cole, 35, set off from Lechlade in Gloucestershire earlier this month and...
Charity helping disadvantaged young people to discover hope

Charity helping disadvantaged young people to discover hope

MORE than 2,000 children and young people were helped via one-to-one interventions by Henley youth and community project Nomad in the last year. The group made a total of almost 5,000 interventions involving vulnerable youngsters in the 12 months to...
Meowy Christmas, Mr Mayor

Meowy Christmas, Mr Mayor

A BOY has won the Mayor of Henley’s Christmas card competition with a picture featuring one of his family’s kittens. Freddy Burton, seven, who is in year 2 at Valley Road Primary School, drew the River Thames and Henley Bridge at night with Father...

Town centre falls silent to honour war dead

Town centre falls silent to honour war dead

MORE than 1,000 people gathered in Henley town centre on Sunday to honour fallen serviceman and mark the centenary of the end of the ...

Boys held as police target drug dealing

Boys held as police target drug dealing

TWO teenagers were arrested in a crackdown on drug dealing in Henley and Thame. Officers carried out a four-day operation between ...

Street cleaner in £12,500 claim

Street cleaner in £12,500 claim

A DISPUTE has broken out over the cost of street cleaning carried out in Henley town centre in the summer. Contractor Dream Cleaners ...

Bionic arm made by 3D printer has inspired my new business

Bionic arm made by 3D printer has inspired my new business

A MAN has started his own 3D printing business after being inspired by his bionic prosthetic arm, which was made by one of the ...

I want to help people trapped in sea of darkness

I want to help people trapped in sea of darkness

A WOMAN from Henley who overcame alcoholism, bulimia and depression to become a successful businesswoman says she wants to help other ...

Drivers parked in spaces meant for electric cars

Drivers parked in spaces meant for electric cars

THE owner of an electric car has hit out at drivers who parked in public bays meant for people like him. Danny Darcy, of Piggotts Road,...

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