Monday, 11 November 2019

Residents gather at town hall to observe Armistice Day

Residents gather at town hall to observe Armistice Day

COUNCIL staff and residents gathered outside the town hall in Henley to mark Armistice Day. The event was overseen by retired paratrooper Carlo Sisi of the Royal British Legion and observed by dozens of people in Market Place. Mr Sisi served for a...

Support the independents

Support the independents

SHOPPERS are being urged to support Henley’s independent retailers. Fashion consultant Maggie McMillan says these shops give the town centre its identity and need more custom if they are to thrive. In an echo of the Henley Standard’s Think Local...

Council deficit set to increase significantly

Council deficit set to increase significantly

HENLEY Town Council’s operational deficit could rise significantly next year. A report to councillors says the figure could rise from £47,700 to £134,300 in the year beginning on April 1. It warns that “savings will need to be made or income...

My Grand (and green) Design

My Grand (and green) Design

A HOMEOWNER who is replacing his country bungalow with a high-tech house is to be featured on TV’s Grand Designs. Tony Searby, 60, says he will protect the environment while offering the healthiest possible living standards. He has demolished his...
Crumbs! Harrods cake isn’t cheap

Crumbs! Harrods cake isn’t cheap

ANTICIPATION filled the air on Monday morning last week as shoppers went to try out the new Harrods coffee shop in Henley market place. H Café was the talk of the town weeks before the doors opened and residents were keen to see how the former...

All-day outdoor CCTV installed at school

All-day outdoor CCTV installed at school

GILLOTTS School in Henley now has 24-hour CCTV coverage of all external areas. The school already used cameras to monitor the site ...

Teenager writes children’s book about deforestation

Teenager writes children’s book about deforestation

A TEENAGE girl has written and illustrated a children’s book about the dangers of deforestation. Anna Lewis, 14, of Whitehouse Road, ...

‘Mermaids’ to swim the Channel for music school

‘Mermaids’ to swim the Channel for music school

FIVE friends who are members of the Henley Open Water Swimming Club will attempt to cross the English Channel next summer. The Henley ...

Care home told by inspectors it must improve

A CARE home for the elderly has been told by the healthcare watchdog that it must improve. Lashbrook House in Mill Road, Shiplake, has ...

Restaurant in relaunch

Restaurant in relaunch

A CHEF who has rebranded his restaurant says the move has been welcomed by customers. Shaun Dickens, who has run Shaun Dickens at The ...

Burglars break into 17 garages in one street in the early hours

Burglars break into 17 garages in one street in the early hours

BURGLARS broke into 17 garages in one street and stole possessions including bicycles, tools and toys. The raiders are thought to have ...

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Festive break

HENLEY town hall will be shut for eight days from Christmas Day to New Year’s Day. South Oxfordshire District Council’s offices will be closed for the same period.

 

Mower will cut time

A NEW ride-on mower could be bought by Henley Town Council to save time on grass cutting. The parks services team currently use a John Deere 1570 model but want to exchange it for ... [more]

 

Staff party

HENLEY Town Council has agreed to contribute £750 towards a Christmas celebration for its staff. The money comes from the miscellaneous part of the council’s budget and it is ... [more]

 

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