Wednesday, 25 May 2022

Easter treats for food bank

Easter treats for food bank

Pupils from Rupert House School delivered 108 Easter eggs to the Henley food bank, ensuring a treat for children on its books and some elderly members of the community. Headteacher Nick Armitage said “I am very grateful to all the Rupert House...

Special family days out at racecourse

Special family days out at racecourse

NEWBURY Racecourse has two special Easter days out as part of its spring trials weekend. The Racing Experience Day next Saturday (April 16) offers behind-the-scenes tours, trips to the starting stalls and a chance to meet a retired racehorse and a...
Easter trail and playground fun

Easter trail and playground fun

STONOR PARK has lots of new things to see and do this month. Its Easter trail starts tomorrow and magical adventure playground Tumblestone Hollow is even bigger and better. Follow the Easter trail, solve the clues and puzzles around the estate and...
Children’s Easter fun with Mr Toad

Children’s Easter fun with Mr Toad

THE River & Rowing Museum in Henley is embracing the great outdoors this Easter. Tiny Toad’s treasure hunt will be available for little ones and the Wind in the Willows Gallery is open for visitors of all ages. See the enchanting, interactive...
Competition winner and sisters enjoy tea with Mayor

Competition winner and sisters enjoy tea with Mayor

THE winner of the Mayor of Henley’s Christmas card competition was treated to a tea party at the town hall. Alice Vernon, eight, and her sisters, Charlotte, six, and Lucy, four, joined Sarah Miller in the Mayor’s parlour with Mayoress Carolyn Ahara...

Valentine gift swap

RESIDENTS of a care home in Sonning Common will be sending homemade clay hearts for Valentine’s Day.  The Abbeycrest Care Home in ...

Lantern cash

A LANTERN procession which took place in Kidmore End on Christmas Eve raised £250. The money will go towards the primary school in ...

Church brunch

A NEW year’s brunch will be held at Springwater Church in Blounts Court Road, Peppard, on Sunday from 10.30am. It will include a ...

Professor writes his own Christmas charity song

Professor writes his own Christmas charity song

A PROFESSOR from Sonning Common wrote and performed a Christmas song for charity. Ben Cosh penned Christmas is Coming to raise money ...

Mum’s birthday dog walk raises £1,150 for charity

Mum’s birthday dog walk raises £1,150 for charity

A DOG walk in Charvil raised more than £1,149 for the charity Blood Cancer UK. Julie Barnes organised the walk on Boxing Day for the ...

Another medal for rowers

Another medal for rowers

THREE Paralympic rowers from Henley have been made MBEs. Ellen Buttrick, Giedre Rakauskaite and cox Erin Kennedy, who won gold at the ...

Just the jab

Just the jab

THE NHS vaccines chief is among people from the Henley area to be recognised in the New Year Honours list. Other recipients include ...

Christmas trade boost

Christmas trade boost

RETAILERS in Henley experienced a busy Christmas trading period. Most traders say they saw an increase in sales compared with last ...

I dress up as Desert Rat and collect for Poppy Appeal

I dress up as Desert Rat and collect for Poppy Appeal

RICHARD PINCHES has been a Desert Rat re-enactor for about four years to keep the memory of his father alive. Peter “Ginger” Pinches, ...

Camel and donkeys take part in nativity procession

Camel and donkeys take part in nativity procession

ABOUT 200 people attended a recreation of Mary and Joseph’s journey to Bethlehem. The Christmas Eve procession began at Ewelme village ...

Welcome return of Santa on tractor

Welcome return of Santa on tractor

FATHER Christmas helped raise £843.13 for two charities by visiting Sonning Common. The village’s fourth annual Santa on a Tractor ...

RAF gifts

FORTY veterans in the Henley area had Christmas hampers delivered to them by RAF Benson officers. The food hampers, which ...

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