Saturday, 16 October 2021

Ten years ago...

A “BORIS Bike” scheme to reduce congestion and emissions in Henley has been suggested by the head of the town’s business organisation. ...

 

A hundred years ago...

ON Saturday between noon and 1pm, an accident happened near The Cross, which fortunately resulted in only a minor casualty. It appears ...

 

Twenty five years ago...

THUGS forced a female petrol station cashier to hand over money from the till after threatening her with a large wrench. The two men ...

 

Fifty years ago...

ABOUT £600 worth of luggage went up in flames on Sunday when a coach belonging to A G and K M Spiers, of Henley, caught fire two miles ...

 

Beware soundbites and look for facts

“EIGHTY per cent of your waste can be recycled”, it says on the side of the lorry which has just emptied my bin. How do they know what ...

 

A hundred years ago...

BEGUN in a small way many years ago, the Henley and District Agricultural Association’s annual show, held on Wednesday, has this year ...

 

Ten years ago...

HENLEY is to be the first town in Britain to stage a living advent calendar. Throughout December, 24 shops and businesses in the town ...

 

Twenty five years ago...

SPECULATION was rife over the future of the Brakspear Brewery this week following wholesale changes to the senior management team. But ...

 

Fifty years ago...

A WELL-ATTENDED meeting at Henley town hall on Friday voted overwhelmingly in favour of Britain’s entry into the Common Market. ...

 

Ten years ago...

RESIDENTS have backed calls for a Henley pub to lose its licence. They say they are fed up with noise and antisocial behaviour at the ...

 

A hundred years ago...

NETTLEBED, in common with all the other hill parishes where there is no proper water supply, has suffered considerably by reason of ...

 

Fifty years ago...

THE Henley day centre for the elderly has been too successful. On Monday this week it reached its membership limit of 300 in two weeks ...

 

Twenty five years ago...

PARENTS are facing another depressing battle to stop fresh budget cuts from ravaging schools in the Henley area. They have been told ...

 

Ten years ago

THE first Challenge Henley event has been hailed a success despite complaints of disruption caused by road closures. Organisers say ...

 

Ten years ago...

ELEVEN new businesses have opened in Henley in the last six months with four more due to be launched this autumn. It means there will ...

 

Fifty years ago...

A HENLEY housewife helped to pull a woman from a burning car. The Mercedes was being driven by Margot Abraham, wife of Gordon Abraham, ...

 

Twenty five years ago...

GOLDEN oarsmen Matthew Pinsent and Steve Redgrave were overjoyed at the heroes’ welcome they received from Henley people on Friday. ...

 

A hundred years ago...

THE parochial church council of Henley desires to make an earnest appeal to all inhabitants of the town and district for subscriptions ...

 

Fifty years ago...

THE borough council plans to spend nearly £68,000 on the development of the Sheephouse Farm land for the provision of various sporting ...

 

A hundred years ago...

FAVOURED with fine weather and water at a fair degree of temperature, the aquatic sports which took place at the Henley Swimming Baths ...

 

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