Thursday, 21 January 2021

Swim supports drowning prevention charity

Swim supports drowning prevention charity

ORGANISERS of the Thames Marathon have partnered with a drowning prevention charity called SwimTayka. The annual event is a 14km ...

 

Woman who beat cancer has head shaved for charity

Woman who beat cancer has head shaved for charity

A HEALTH visitor who recovered from breast cancer last year has shaved off her shoulder-length hair for charity. Diane Marshall, 55, a ...

 

Charity to move in lockdown

THE planned move by the Fish volunteer centre in Sonning Common could be completed by the end of this month despite the coronavirus ...

 

Successful Santa run

HENLEY’S Santa sleigh run raised more than £5,400 for charity. Former mayor Pam Phillips and members of Henley Lions Club staged the ...

 

Walker mum raises £1,000 for daughter’s pre-school

Walker mum raises £1,000 for daughter’s pre-school

A MOTHER from Wargrave has raised £1,000 for the village pre-school by walking at least 12,000 steps every day in December. Emily ...

 

Bags boost

DONATIONS of unwanted items raised £264 for Robert Piggott junior and infant schools in Wargrave. The latest Bag2School collection was ...

 

Fish donation

A TOTAL of £275 has been raised for the Fish volunteer centre in Sonning Common.  This followed the cancelltion of the village’s ...

 

Tradition continues

THE son of a Christmas charity fundraiser from Sonning Common raised £870 in his memory. John Lambourne used to decorate his home in ...

 

School gift

CHILDREN and staff at Kidmore End Primary School in Chalkhouse Green Road raised £210 for the charity Lymphoma Action.  They went to ...

 

Crash victim hopes to still play football for England

Crash victim hopes to still play football for England

A TEENAGER from Henley who suffered life-changing injuries in a car crash is playing football again and hopes to represent England. ...

 

Gap-Africa

Gap-Africa

GAP-AFRICA is a Henley-based charity working in Kenya to educate more than 7,000 children. We have a proud record of using 100 per ...

 

Boost for family of man in cancer fight

Boost for family of man in cancer fight

THE family of a man fighting cancer say they are feeling positive going into the New Year. Nick Dipper, 52, from Highmoor, was told ...

 

Hawks launch 22m sprint challenge for mental health charities

Hawks launch 22m sprint challenge for mental health charities

HENLEY Rugby Club is encouraging people to take part in a sponsored running challenge for two mental health charities. Participants ...

 

Developer gives £500 to RNLI

A DONATION of £500 has been made to the Henley branch of the Royal National Lifeboat Institution. The group’s 40th annual car boot ...

 

Investment in charity

AN investment firm with offices in Henley is to fund the training and support of 145 Samaritans volunteers to mark its 145th ...

 

Residents’ group delivers 120 festiver hampers to elderly and those shielding

Residents’ group delivers 120 festiver hampers to elderly and those shielding

MORE than 100 Christmas hampers were delivered to residents of Henley who are shielding or elderly. The initiative was organised by ...

 

Elderly receive goody bags instead of Christmas party

Elderly receive goody bags instead of Christmas party

TWO women from Nettlebed gave out 60 goody bags to elderly villagers after their usual Christmas party was cancelled because of the ...

 

Crowds gather for Charlie’s farewell

Crowds gather for Charlie’s farewell

CROWDS gathered in the streets to bid farewell to a teenage boy who died while fighting cancer. Charlie Ilsley’s coffin was carried in ...

 

Councillor’s song debut

A HENLEY town councillor’s Christmas song will be performed live in the town centre tomorrow (Saturday). Sarah Miller wrote ...

 

Council gives £40,000 to charities hit by pandemic

Council gives £40,000 to charities hit by pandemic

GRANTS worth nearly £40,000 have been awarded to charities in Henley as they try to recover from the impact of the coronavirus ...

 

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