Sunday, 03 July 2022

Ten years ago...

THOUSANDS of people gathered to catch a glimpse of the Queen when she visited Henley this week. Her Majesty smiled in recognition of ...

 

Twenty five years ago...

A MAN man suffered back injuries after jumping from a bedroom window to escape a fire at his Henley home. David Martin, 44, his two ...

 

A hundred years ago...

WITH the annual recurrence of Henley Regatta two things happen. First, there is the usual following of undesirables, whom the police ...

 

Fifty years ago...

HEARTFELT sighs of relief were breathed from Temple Island to Henley Bridge on Wednesday morning as it became obvious that the weather ...

 

Twenty five years ago...

DAMNING national newspaper coverage about the state of Henley’s shopping centre has sparked controversy. The article in Wednesday’s ...

 

Ten years ago...

A MAN from Henley has discovered his ancestor was honoured during Queen Victoria’s golden jubilee. Paramvir Singh, of Queen Street, ...

 

A hundred years ago...

AN exhibition of modern pictures has been arranged by the management of the Old World Galleries in Hart Street, Henley, and is now ...

 

Fifty years ago...

RESIDENTS of Norman Avenue, Henley, were woken late on Monday evening by a loud bang. This, it was later discovered, was caused by a ...

 

Ten years ago...

A PETITION has been launched to erect a statue of George Harrison in Henley. James Lambert, 42, of Friday Street, has already ...

 

Twenty five years ago...

PROGRESS towards the pedestrianisation of Henley Market Place took a giant step forward this week. The promised fume-free zone was ...

 

Fifty years ago...

ENTRIES for Henley Royal Regatta closed this week and the provisional total is 224, equal to the record set at the 1969 regatta. On ...

 

A hundred years ago...

AN old inhabitant has drawn our attention to the fact that in pre-war days, one of the beauties of Henley was its window flower boxes ...

 

Fifty years ago...

ONE of only three men to be made a Companion of Honour in the Queen’s official birthday honours list published last Saturday was Mr ...

 

Ten years ago...

PEOPLE in Henley and South Oxfordshire celebrated the Queen’s diamond jubilee in style. There were street parties, river pageants, ...

 

Twenty five years ago...

THE launch of Sunday shopping in Henley has been dubbed a flop by traders disappointed with the public’s response. Many have said they ...

 

A hundred years ago...

ON May 5, about half the light on the boiler house was blown off. As a matter of urgency the requisite repairs have been carried out, ...

 

Ten years ago...

A FORMER Henley policewoman was given a special send-off by her fellow officers at her funeral. Kim Bishop, who was 52, died suddenly ...

 

Twenty five years ago...

A SUMMERTIME party atmosphere will herald the launch of Sunday trading in Henley this weekend with circus acts entertaining in the ...

 

A hundred years ago...

MANY people in Henley today are ridiculing the work which is being carried out in Mill Meadows after its purchase by the council. ...

 

Fifty years ago...

BOROUGH councillors had no immediate warning of the spate of tree-chopping which went on in Henley two weeks ago, it was reported at ...

 

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