Monday, 25 May 2020

Councillor in row over lockdown incident

Councillor in row over lockdown incident

A MAN has lodged a complaint against a Henley town councillor, claiming she accused him and his family of breaking lockdown rules. Dylan Thomas, who is a former councillor, alleges that Donna Crook broke the councillor code of conduct in the way that...

Horse rider in coma after bikers crash

Horse rider in coma after bikers crash

A WOMAN was seriously injured when her horse was spooked by motorcyclists and fell on top of her. Anna Tomson is now in an induced coma in hospital following Sunday’s incident, which took place on a bridleway off Deadman’s Lane in Goring Heath. The...

Parents raising money to save children’s nursery

Parents raising money to save children’s nursery

PARENTS of children at a nursery in Peppard are fundraising to support it during the coronavirus lockdown. They have created a GoFundMe page, which has already received more than £4,500 in donations. The nursery, called Peapods, is based at Manor Farm...

Salons to fight for insurance claim

Salons to fight for insurance claim

A HAIRDRESSING chain has joined a national campaign group to help fight its rejected £500,000 insurance claim. Marc Antoni, which has salons in Henley and Caversham, is one of more than 400 businesses in the Hiscox Action Group. The company has five...

My dad’s role in Dunkirk evacuation 80 years ago

My dad’s role in Dunkirk evacuation 80 years ago

MY late father, Eric Garside, from Well End, Buckinghamshire, took part in Operation Dynamo, the evacuation of Dunkirk in 1940. At the time, he was a sub-lieutenant in the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve, having joined in January 1937. He was called up...

Festival to hold ‘drive-in’ party this summer

Festival to hold ‘drive-in’ party this summer

HENLEY Festival is to hold a three-night “drive-in” comedy, karaoke and cinema event this summer. Car Park Party will be held on Lion ...

The street of silly walks

The street of silly walks

A MAN has been keeping his neighbours amused during the coronavirus lockdown by encouraging them to perform “silly walks” past his ...

Valley pays tribute to tragic farmer

Valley pays tribute to tragic farmer

HUNDREDS of people turned out to watch a tractor procession to honour a Hambleden farmer who died suddenly. The funeral cortege of ...

Government agrees deal with covid testing network

Government agrees deal with covid testing network

A PROJECT launched by an entrepreneur from Henley to help small laboratories provide coronavirus testing for frontline healthcare ...

I survived coronavirus only months after heart attack

I survived coronavirus only months after heart attack

A MAN who nearly died from a heart attack five months ago has now overcome coronavirus. David Wright, 66, and his wife Jan, 65, were ...

The Bonkers British Triathlon

The Bonkers British Triathlon

A HENLEY man has raised more than £4,400 for the NHS by staging a triathlon in his flat. Nick Harrison completed 23 miles on a rowing ...

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Warning not to cut down trees

A WARNING has been issued not to cut down protected trees on a parcel of woodland near Henley after neighbours raised concerns. Several trees on land off Gravel Hill, between Pack ... [more]

 

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