Thursday, 23 May 2019

Dogs are key weapon in fight to stop tobacco smuggling

Dogs are key weapon in fight to stop tobacco smuggling

THREE sniffer dogs visited Henley on Saturday to promote a campaign against illegal tobacco by Oxfordshire trading standards officers. Springer spaniels Yoyo, five, and Arthur, one, and 10-month-old cocker spaniel Maggie were at a stand in Falaise...
MP accepts petition from school funding campaigners

MP accepts petition from school funding campaigners

CAMPAIGNERS have presented a petition calling for fairer funding for schools to John Howell to present to Parliament. Just over 900 people have signed the petition, which was launched by the Henley MP last month. This followed the Henley Standard’s...
Award-winning chefs at second Stonor Food Festival

Award-winning chefs at second Stonor Food Festival

THE second annual Stonor Food Festival has been officially launched. Chefs and other guests who will be appearing at the event on June 15 and 16 gathered at the Stonor Park estate, where it is taking place, to share their plans.

Threat to summer fireworks

Threat to summer fireworks

THIS year’s Henley summer fireworks are in jeopardy. Town councillor Will Hamilton and volunteer Richard Reed have decided not to raise the £12,000 needed to stage the display, which tradiotionally takes places on the eve of finals day at Henley...

I'll tackle traffic pledges new mayor

I'll tackle traffic pledges new mayor

THE new Mayor of Henley has pledged to tackle the town’s traffic problems. Ken Arlett said he wanted to create more parking spaces and stop illegal street parking as well as reduce air pollution. Other priorities were to review the joint Henley and...

Standing ovation for boy fighting cancer as Henley hails heroes

Standing ovation for boy fighting cancer as Henley hails heroes

A BOY battling cancer was given a standing ovation at the second annual Henley Heroes awards. Charlie Ilsley, 12, was named child of ...

Bond director’s charity gig is for your ears only

Bond director’s charity gig is for your ears only

IT was a scene that had the entire cinema audience on its feet and cheering — including the heir to the throne. The year was 1977 and ...

Residents group not to join new coalition at district council

Residents group not to join new coaltion at district council

HENLEY councillors have decided not to join the formal coalition of parties that will run South Oxfordshire District Council. The ...

Tasty line-up for literary festival

Tasty line-up for literary festival

HENLEY’S own cookery queen Mary Berry will top the bill when the town’s literary festival returns in the autumn. This will be the ...

That’s rich: ups and downs of being multi-millionaire

That’s rich: ups and downs of being multi-millionaire

MULTI-MILLIONAIRES from the Henley area have not seen a huge change in fortunes according to this year’s Sunday Times Rich List. Most ...

Girl, 9, has haircut to raise money for cancer sufferer

Girl, 9, has haircut to raise money for cancer sufferer

A GIRL raised more than £420 for a man suffering from a rare type of cancer by having 12in of her hair cut off. Lilia Taylor, nine, ...

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Community centre goes on offer

A NEW community centre is to be built in Henley. It will be part of the Highlands Park development off Greys Road, which is being built by housebuilder Crest Nicholson. The ... [more]

 

Residents to consider draft plan

WHITCHURCH’S draft village plan has gone out for public consultation. The document outlines initiatives to improve different aspects of community life, including introducing a ... [more]

 

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