Wednesday, 17 October 2018

Frightened horses can run off and hurt themselves on fence

Frightened horses can run off and hurt themselves on fence

JANE TOWNEND has six horses that live in stables on her land in Chalkhouse Green. She says the loud noises caused by fireworks can scare animals into injuring themselves. The former solicitor said: “It’s not so much what fireworks can do to...
Quieter displays and more colourful

Quieter displays and more colourful

QUIET firework displays are becoming more popular due to their suitability for young children and vulnerable people. Now offered by most suppliers, quiet displays do not use fireworks that produce loud explosions but rather tend to utilise low-noise...
Halloween hounds

Halloween hounds

A DOG grooming parlour in Henley will hold a Halloween canine parade on Wednesday, October 31. The 30-minute event will take place outside Naughty Mutt Nice in Reading Road from 4.30pm. It is the third year in a row that the business has held the fun...
School bazaar

School bazaar

A CHRISTMAS bazaar will be held at Robert Piggott Junior School in School Hill, Wargrave, on Saturday, November 24 from 1pm to 3.30pm. Attractions will include stalls selling gift hampers and festive food, a raffle, a tombola and Santa’s grotto.

Light party

A CHILDREN’S Halloween party will be held at St Mary’s Church in Wargrave on October 31 from 4pm to 6pm. The light party, which is for ...

Ban the bangs in fireworks

Ban the bangs in fireworks

THE Henley Standard is this week launching a new campaign to encourage the use of quiet fireworks. The Ban the Bangs initiative is in ...

Good lunch

A LUNCH  held at Nettlebed Village Club on Saturday raised £270 to go towards the village’s senior citizens’ Christmas party. Dozens ...

Christmas at college

A CHRISTMAS fayre will be held at Shiplake College on Saturday, November 10 from 10am to 3pm. There will be more than 40 gift stalls ...

Design Mayor’s card

ENTRIES are now open for the Henley Mayor’s Christmas card competition. Councillor Glen Lambert has selected the theme of “Christmas ...

Santa fun run returns after rest

Santa fun run returns after rest

THE Henley Santa fun run will be held this year. It will take place on Sunday, December 9, beginning in Mill Meadows. The event, which ...

Mayor picks town’s Christmas tree with family’s help

Mayor picks town’s Christmas tree with family’s help

THE Christmas tree that will go up in Henley town centre this year has been chosen by the Mayor. Glen Lambert and his family visited ...

Villagers mark centenary of armistice at memorial hall

Villagers mark centenary of armistice at memorial hall

MORE than 150 people attended a celebration at Kidmore End War Memorial Hall to mark the centenary of the end of the First World War. ...

Branch shuts

THE women’s branch of Kidmore End Royal British Legion has been wound up. This is due to reorganisation of the branches by the Legion ...

Remembering

SPONSORS are needed for an event to mark the centenary of the end of the First World War. The community event will be held at Kidmore ...

Bonnets and bunny ears at care home celebration

Bonnets and bunny ears at care home celebration

RESIDENTS of a Wargrave care home wore hats decorated with nests of eggs and bunny ears for an Easter bonnet parade. Visitors and ...

Scores of children take part in village egg hunt

Scores of children take part in village egg hunt

MORE than 130 children took part in an Easter egg hunt in and around the recreation ground in Wargrave, which is organised annually by ...

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Goring wins gold again

Goring wins gold again

GORING has been awarded its fourth gold in the Britain in Bloom competition. The village won the small town category for the Thames and Chilterns region in the annual contest run ... [more]

 

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