Sunday, 09 December 2018

The school run that’s good for all

The school run that’s good for all

WITH concerns about an obesity crisis among Britain’s children, one primary school is helping to prevent it. Shiplake Primary School has a weekly running club that is helping pupils to stay healthy and perform better in the classroom. Almost a quarter...
Living Advent Day 6: Rock Choir

Living Advent Day 6: Rock Choir

HENLEY Rock choir was Thursday’s surpise act on the sixth night of the Living Advent Calendar. About 100 people attended the performance at the Henley 60+ Social Club, in Greys Road car park, which was the first time the venue has hosted the...
Handmade hippos go into storage (sort of)

Handmade hippos go into storage (sort of)

MORE than 30 miniature hippos which formed part of an exhibition in Henley over the summer have found a new permanent home. The papier-mâché figures have been installed at Henley Self Storage, off Newtown Road, after owner Darren West paid £320 for...

Father Christmas needs volunteer ‘elves’ to join his sleigh tour of the streets

Father Christmas needs volunteer ‘elves’ to join his sleigh tour of the streets

VOLUNTEER collectors are needed to accompany the sleigh carrying Father Christmas through Henley and Shiplake. The “elves” are needed ...

Living Advent Day 5: Ma Bessie and the Pigfoot Band

Living Advent Day 5: Ma Bessie and the Pigfoot Band

BLUES group Ma Bessie and the Pigfoot Band played Shaun Dickens at the Boathouse last night (Wednesday) for day five of the Henley ...

Reading sack Clement after less than nine months in charge

Reading sack Clement after less than nine months in charge

READING have sacked manager Paul Clement after less than nine months in charge. The 46-year-old former Swansea and Derby boss leaves ...

Dreams is theme of next youth festival

Dreams is theme of next youth festival

DREAMS will be the theme of next year’s Henley Youth Festival. This was inspired by Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream and there ...

Store roof leaks and fridges fail

Store roof leaks and fridges fail

THE roof of the Tesco supermarket in Henley leaked while fridges were out of action due to a fault. Shoppers had to move their ...

Raiders attack woman

THREE men armed with baseball bats broke into a farmhouse and attacked a woman while demanding money. The gang struck at the property ...

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Living Advent Day 3: FidGit

Living Advent Day 3: FidGit

ACOUSTIC duo FidGit performed on the terrace at the Angel on the Bridge pub in Henley on the third night of the town's Living Advent Calendar. The pair, consisting of violinist ... [more]

 

Help save the green belt

CAMPAIGNERS opposed to the development of green belt land in Wargrave and Charvil have called on residents to support them. The Campaign to Protect Rural Wokingham wants the ... [more]

 

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