Saturday, 22 February 2020

A hundred years ago...

RESIDENTS of Henley and district were afforded the golden opportunity on Wednesday afternoon of welcoming the foremost actor Cyril ...

 

Twenty five years ago...

VETERAN milkman Les Rose is putting his feet up after a long career as the cream of Henley’s early morning delivery men. Two o’clock ...

 

Ten years ago...

A CHEF walked out on his job just weeks after being awarded a Michelin star. Ryan Simpson resigned from the Goose in Britwell Salome ...

 

Fifty years ago...

A FRENCH pilot, who was undergoing instruction in a De Havilland Chipmunk single-engined monoplane training aircraft, died on Friday ...

 

Fifty years ago...

FOLLOWING the recent damage caused to Old Cottage in New Street, Henley, by a lorry rounding the bend from Bell Street, Henley Borough ...

 

Ten years ago...

A WOMAN hailed two students as heroes this week after they helped save her and her grandson from drowning. Doreen Hughes, 65, had to ...

 

Twenty five years ago...

PLAIN clothes police officers are spying on off-licences and pubs in a bid to crack down on underage drinkers in Henley. The operation ...

 

A hundred years ago...

A SAD accident recently befell Arthur Trimmings, of West Street, Henley, who was working at Marsh Mills. He appears to have gone up ...

 

Twenty five years ago...

A PENSIONER taking photographs on Henley Bridge ended up in hospital after being struck by a truck. Don Percy, of Walton Avenue, ...

 

Fifty years ago...

FROM Monday the eight doctors who practise at the Hart Street and Bell Street surgeries will be together under one roof in the new ...

 

A hundred years ago...

MR C Giles, of Greys Road, Henley, who built the first new house in South Oxfordshire after the war, has patented an invention in ...

 

Ten years ago...

MORE than 150 homes could be built on land between Henley and Shiplake. The 15-acre site at Thames Farm, off Reading Road, has been ...

 

Ten years ago...

AN estimated £1 million is needed to repair Oxfordshire’s potholes. The unusually bad winter weather of the past month has made ...

 

Twenty five years ago...

PARENTS  horrified by news that a convicted child abuser could return to their village have mounted a fierce campaign to keep him ...

 

A hundred years ago...

THE games committee of the Salisbury Club in Henley is to be heartily congratulated upon arranging a tournament with the Nettlebed ...

 

Fifty years ago...

OLD Cottage, which is on the corner of New Street and Bell Street in Henley, suffered its worst accident in a series lasting several ...

 

Communication is a gift from God

THE recent announcement by the Duke and Duchess of Sussex that they wish to step back from frontline royal duties was judged so ...

 

Ten years ago...

THE big freeze brought out the best of British spirit. Residents of Henley and South Oxfordshire defied up to a foot of snow, icy ...

 

Fifty years ago...

COMMENTS on the state of a number of roads in South Oxfordshire were made at Wednesday’s meeting of Henley Rural District Council. The ...

 

Twenty five years ago...

SUPPORT for video cameras to be positioned in Henley’s streets in a bid to crack down on crime and vandalism is growing. Councillors ...

 

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