Tuesday, 26 March 2019

A hundred years ago...

TOMORROW afternoon the inhabitants of Henley will be given an opportunity to express their wishes as to what form Henley’s memorial to ...

 

Fifty years ago...

PLANS for providing Henley with new hospital services were explained at a private meeting of various interested bodies at the town ...

 

Twenty five years ago...

A POLITICAL row has developed at Henley Town Council following Tuesday’s vote for the new mayor. Liberal Democrat Penny Aird was voted ...

 

Ten years ago...

ANOTHER of Henley’s best-known shops closed this week. Menswear store Ashworths had been in existence for 38 years but the owner says ...

 

Ten years ago...

CRUMBLING Gillotts School was closed again this week due to a leaking pipe. The Henley secondary, which was shut for four days during ...

 

Twenty five years ago

HENLEY town centre is winning its fight against the recession and is set to thrive once again. According to commercial agents, new ...

 

Fifty years ago...

SONNING Common Parish Council has agreed that St Michael’s Church should be approached to make a contribution towards the cost of ...

 

A hundred years ago...

THE local committee of the YMCA has received numerous requests from old members, who have been serving in the forces, to restart the ...

 

Twenty five years ago...

HIGHWAY chiefs have backed down over plans to close the busy Reading Road for a week after protests from Harpsden residents and ...

 

Ten years ago...

DURING the Second World War, it was often said that the Americans were “oversexed, overpaid and over here”. Now Henley could face ...

 

A hundred years ago...

ON Tuesday, at about 11 o’clock, Pc Carter and Pc Stanbrook found a lad lying unconscious in Hart Street, Henley, and took him to the ...

 

Fifty years ago...

NO bad accidents were reported in the Henley area on Wednesday or Thursday in spite of appalling road conditions. Drivers were ...

 

Fifty years ago...

LADY Brunner, of Greys Court warned that the growth of drug-taking in Henley had been “tremendous” over the previous decade. Speaking ...

 

A hundred years ago...

A WEALTHY mother and daughter were each fined two guineas for claiming more butter than they were allowed under wartime rationing. On ...

 

Ten years ago...

HENLEY Royal Regatta has banned its traditional Saturday night fireworks display after more than 100 years due to increased violence, ...

 

Twenty five years ago...

A HUGE tanker carrying diesel heating fuel slid backwards down a snow-covered road and turned over on its side at Fawley Bottom. ...

 

A hundred years ago...

THE sincerest sympathy will go to the wife and parents of Mr Gabriel Machin, who passed away early on Tuesday in the Colchester ...

 

Fifty years ago...

BURGLARS stole £139 8s 5d worth of jewellery in a raid on the B Jobin jewellery shop in Bell Street, Henley. They smashed the plate ...

 

Twenty five years ago...

REMENHAM residents have called for a 30mph speed limit on White Hill as well as speed cameras and traffic-calming humps. They said the ...

 

Ten years ago...

A STRIP club has been launched in Henley despite claims that the plan had been scrapped. Although owner Manowar Hussain walked away ...

 

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