Sunday, 19 September 2021

Women sort through piles of donations for refugees

Women sort through piles of donations for refugees

ABOUT 20 women volunteered to sort donations for Afghan refugees. They met at the home of Emma Clark Lam in Paradise Road, Henley, on ...

 

Phone hitch

THE Fish charity in Sonning Common had issues with its phone on Thursday last week.  People were unable to spreak to anyone at the ...

 

Trail sale success

A JUMBLE trail in Sonning Common raised £60 for the village primary school. Sellers were asked to donate £5 to take part in the event ...

 

Man bids to walk to Snowdon in six days

A MAN from Henley is trying to walk 220 miles in six days for charity. Marco Barcella, 36, set off from his home in Marmion Road at 5....

 

Good books

THE Fish charity in Sonning Common has said thank you for an anonymous donation via World of Books. World of Books is a retailer which ...

 

Prize raffle for nursery

GREENSHOOTS at Manor Farm in Peppard has announced the prizes for its summer raffle on Saturday, September 18.  The garden nursery is ...

 

Rivertime Boat Trust / Bluebells

Rivertime Boat Trust / Bluebells

EIGHT people with dementia were given a two-hour cruise on the River Thames. The trip for clients of the Bluebells day centre in ...

 

Good coffee

A COFFEE morning in aid of cancer charity Macmillan will take place at Orchard Walk off Love Lane, Watlington, on September 18. Last ...

 

Man arrives home after 75 marathons in 85 days

Man arrives home after 75 marathons in 85 days

A MAN with cerebral palsy ran 1,900 miles in 85 days and raised more than £20,000 for charity. Tom Crossland, 40, of Reades Lane, ...

 

We’ll carry on but can never forget you, dad

We’ll carry on but can never forget you, dad

THE family of a man who died in an accident swam 84 miles for charity in his memory. Brad Visser, 38, suffered a severe brain injury ...

 

Reading and Thames Valley Care4Calais Group

OUR charity was formed to provide aid to refugees in the Calais “jungle”. Over the past year the impact of covid made the need to ...

 

No queue for Kew

THE bus service run by the Fish volunteer centre in Sonning Common will offer shopping and leisure trips next month.  A £12 trip to ...

 

I’ve no fear, says deaf and blind wing walker

I’ve no fear, says deaf and blind wing walker

A DEAF and blind man completed a wing walk at 6,000ft for charity. Tony Lawton, 74, from Caversham, has been taking on “crazy” ...

 

Novice rower drops in during 150-mile scull challenge

Novice rower drops in during 150-mile scull challenge

A MAN who is rowing 150 miles for charity passed through Henley during the challenge. Graeme Gordon, from Marlow, visited the town on ...

 

Food appeal

THE food bank at Springwater Church in Blounts Court Road, Sonning Common, is short of tinned fruit and vegetables.  Organisers have ...

 

Tea party returns

ABOUT 40 people attended the first Fish monthly tea party in Sonning Common since the coronavirus pandemic began. The charity in Lea ...

 

Summer raffle

GREENSHOOTS at Manor Farm in Peppard is to hold a summer raffle on Saturday, September 18.  The nursery is part of the Ways and Means ...

 

Chiltern Vintage Tractor Run

OUR last charity tractor run in 2019 was so successful that we broke all fundraising records with our lunch stop at the wonderful ...

 

Woman cycles in memory of boy

Woman cycles in memory of boy

A WOMAN is cycling 274 miles to raise money for Brain Tumour Research in memory of Charlie Ilsley. Claire Brown, from Cheltenham, is ...

 

Mermaids (minus one) in second attempt to swim Bristol Channel

Mermaids (minus one) in second attempt to swim Bristol Channel

A GROUP of women are planning to make their second attempt at swimming 45km across the Bristol Channel later this month. The Henley ...