Tuesday, 07 April 2020

Year long campaign

Year long campaign

Staff at Invesco raised £111,000 for the children’s cancer charity CLIC Sargent in 2019. The money raised will fund social workers, ...

 

Lions present £1,000 to music school

Lions present £1,000 to music school

HENLEY Lions Club has donated £1,000 to Henley Music School. President David Skinner presented a cheque to the school’s founder Laura ...

 

Hall work completed

A NEW kitchen and floor have been installed at Peppard War Memorial Hall. The building, off Gallowstree Road, has also been ...

 

Medical gifts

A NEW scheme has been launched to replace the Red Cross’s medical equipment loan service that was recently axed in Goring. Goring ...

 

Pubs boost for charity

HENLEY pub operator and brewer Brakspear has raised more than £31,000 for Mind. The mental health charity has been the company’s ...

 

Salute to women of achievement

Salute to women of achievement

A WOMAN who has fund-raised for the Poppy Appeal for more than 30 years says she was “chuffed” to be honoured at this year’s Sue Ryder ...

 

Women of Achievement winners revealed

Women of Achievement winners revealed

SIX women from the Henley area were honoured at this year’s Sue Ryder Women of Achievement Awards. Guests packed Phyllis Court Club in ...

 

Charity helping Henley’s hidden people in need

Charity helping Henley’s hidden people in need

A CHARITY founded in Henley more than 100 years ago is stepping up its efforts to help the town’s most vulnerable residents. The John ...

 

Adventurer happy to be held up

Adventurer happy to be held up

A FILM-MAKER is more than halfway through his bid to cycle 6,000 miles across Europe while completing skydives for charity. Sam Clarke ...

 

Dinner with cricketers

FORMER England cricketers Alan Knott, Chris Cowdrey and Pat Pocock will be speaking at a fundraising dinner at Badgemore Park in ...

 

Charity told it doesn’t have to go

THE Fish volunteer centre in Sonning Common is welcome to stay at its current home, say the owners. The charity is currently based at ...

 

Golfers raise £11,000 for cancer research charity

Golfers raise £11,000 for cancer research charity

HENLEY Golf Club has donated more than £11,000 to Cancer Research UK. The money was raised throughout last year by members’ donations ...

 

Charity receives £6,000 to restore hedgerows

Charity receives £6,000 to restore hedgerows

THE Eye & Dunsden Poors Land Charity has received a £6,000 grant to restore hedgerows on its land in Sonning Common from the Trust for ...

 

Supermarket introduces charity food collection point

Supermarket introduces charity food collection point

WAITROSE in Henley has installed a food collection point so customers can donate to charity. It is in the entrance of the supermarket, ...

 

Fashion shop collecting clothes for women’s charity

Fashion shop collecting clothes for women’s charity

A FASHION shop in Henley is supporting a charity that helps women get back into work. Visitors to Cecilia Quinn in Hart Street will be ...

 

School staff cook breakfast for homeless

School staff cook breakfast for homeless

A GROUP of Shiplake College staff cooked and served breakfast to the homeless at the Churches in Reading Drop-In Centre. Thomas Franks,...

 

RNLI dinner

PLACES are still available for a dinner in aid of the Royal National Lifeboat Institution. The event will be held at Hennerton Golf ...

 

Cards profit

WARGRAVE Scouts raised £200 with their Christmas card postal service. The group delivered cards throughout the village during the ...

 

Charity awards

WYFOLD Riding for the Disabled in Kingwood is to hold a 50th anniversary celebration and volunteer awards evening at Phyllis Court ...

 

Volunteer drivers asked to help NHS with patient transport

THE Fish volunteer centre in Sonning Common has been asked to help the NHS with patient transport. The move follows a talk given at ...