Wednesday, 17 October 2018

Fifty years ago...

THE lock-keeper at Shiplake, Peter R Gough, his son Stephen and two other men were thanked by the coroner for South Oxfordshire Dr H A ...

 

Ten years ago...

ONE of Henley’s oldest and largest employers has axed 16 staff. Stuart Turner, a leading pump manufacturer, has been forced by the ...

 

Twenty five years ago...

UP to 500 patients in the Henley area may have to wait months longer for surgery because the Royal Berkshire and Battle Hospitals in ...

 

A hundred years ago...

WE are pleased to announce that Rifleman Charlie Lewington, formerly of the Queen Victoria Rifles and now of the Civil Service Rifles, ...

 

Ten years ago...

THE credit crunch was blamed for the closure of two well-known Henley businesses. The Henley Heritage TVR dealership, on the Fairview ...

 

Twenty five years ago...

A SECOND planning application to build the River & Rowing Museum at Mill Meadows in Henley was approved by South Oxfordshire District ...

 

A hundred years ago...

THE 1st Henley troop of the Baden-Powell Scouts and Cubs held a harvest festival display at their headquarters. A good collection of ...

 

Fifty years ago...

A DEVELOPER was accused of encroaching on to a public bridleway while building new homes in Henley. Residents claimed the back garden ...

 

A hundred years ago...

ANOTHER Henley hero has been honoured with the bestowal of the Military Medal for conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty in action....

 

Fifty years ago

JAMES CALLAGHAN, the Home Secretary and treasurer of the Labour Party, was a guest at a reception held at Thamesfield Youth Centre in ...

 

Twenty five years ago...

A SCHEME to provide 200 student parking spaces close to The Henley College’s Rotherfield site was revealed this week. The car park and ...

 

A hundred years ago...

THE Henley Rural Food Committee has received an application from a discharged soldier, who has been a butcher in London, for ...

 

Ten years ago...

CHARITIES and community groups in Henley are set to have their grants cut because the town council’s public spending has spun out of ...

 

Fifty years ago...

“IT could have been worse”. That was the philosophical view taken by officials in the secretary’s tent at the annual show organised by ...

 

Twenty five years ago...

ALMOST 10 houses and offices in Henley are being burgled every week, according to new crime figures. They show there was a 19 per cent ...

 

Ten years ago...

FARMERS in and around Henley are counting the cost of some of the worst weather in years as they struggle to harvest cereal crops. ...

 

Twenty five years ago...

A £1 MILLION price tag has been put on solving Henley’s traffic problems. County engineer David Hook told the town council’s plans, ...

 

Fifty years ago...

HENLEY Rugby Club’s dream of a clubhouse of a much higher standard than the former converted huts at Dry Leas reached fruition on ...

 

A hundred years ago...

PTE F Sargeant, of the 29th Battalion, Canadian Regiment, and the son of the late Mr Sargeant, of Albert Road, Henley, is in hospital ...

 

A hundred years ago...

MRS F Rixon, of Shiplake, has received the sad news that her brother L Cpl W Ridge, of Greys Hill, Henley, was killed in action on ...

 

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