Monday, 16 September 2019

Festive market snub

A REQUEST by the Market Square Group to stage a Christmas market in the town in November has been rejected by the town council. The ...

 

Brave boy’s belated Christmas between cancer treatments

Brave boy’s belated Christmas between cancer treatments

A BOY battling cancer enjoyed a belated Christmas dinner with his family after spending more than five weeks abroad having treatment. ...

 

40 attend lunch hosted by Parkinson’s UK branch

40 attend lunch hosted by Parkinson’s UK branch

MORE than 40 people attended a Christmas lunch organised by the Henley branch of Parkinson’s UK. The event took place at the Christ ...

 

When the royals tried to censor my playing cards

When the royals tried to censor my playing cards

EXACTLY 25 years ago this Christmas, an idea was born. In the little village of Turville Heath, high in the Chilterns, a stone’s throw ...

 

10th Christmas concert raises £5,300 for charity

10th Christmas concert raises £5,300 for charity

THE 10th annual Spirit of Christmas concert held at the Christ Church Centre in Henley raised £5,300 for Muscular Dystrophy UK. More ...

 

Company donates £400 worth of presents to children’s hospice

Company donates £400 worth of presents to children’s hospice

INVESCO in Henley donated Christmas presents to Oxford children’s hospice Helen & Douglas House. Each year the charity puts together a ...

 

Living advent calendar just short of fund-raising record

Living advent calendar just short of fund-raising record

THE 2018 Henley Living Advent Calendar raised the second highest total in the event’s eight years. The 24 nights of entertainment from ...

 

Chilly dip for Christmas

Chilly dip for Christmas

SIXTY-THREE swimmers took the plunge at the traditional Boxing Day dip in Henley. They swam 70 metres across the River Thames from the ...

 

Silversmith students stage jewellery exhibition and sale

Silversmith students stage jewellery exhibition and sale

JEWELLERY and decorative items made by silversmith graduates was put on display to the public. The annual Christmas exhibition and ...

 

Shoppers donate 700 meals

SHOPPERS in Henley donated 723 meals to a charity food collection scheme. Customers at the Tesco supermarket off Reading Road were ...

 

Crunch... The Dean of Windsor sends his love

Crunch... The Dean of Windsor sends his love

SHORTLY after our return from the Crooked Billet, the Ford Anglia went bang and had to be put down. Allwood was sad to see it go; this ...

 

School’s festive fair fund-raiser

School’s festive fair fund-raiser

DOZENS of children attended a Christmas fair held at Crazies Hill Primary School. The event, which was organised by the school’s ...

 

Hamper winner to share goodies with family

Hamper winner to share goodies with family

THE winner of the Henley Standard’s competition to win a Waitrose Christmas hamper worth £100 will share it with her daughter. June ...

 

Henley Municipal Charities

Henley Municipal Charities

MORE than 40 people attended a Christmas lunch organised by the Henley Municipal Charities. The event at the Chantry House, behind St ...

 

Turkey, tinsel and treats for party-goers at 60+ club

Turkey, tinsel and treats for party-goers at 60+ club

ABOUT 60 people attended a Christmas party held at the Henley 60+ Club on Monday. The traditional meal of turkey with all the ...

 

Hats appeal

TWO chefs are appealing for donations of hats, gloves and scarves to hand out when they serve up a Christmas supper to homeless people ...

 

True spirit

THE 10th annual Spirit of Christmas concert held at the Christ Church Centre in Henley raised £5,300 for Muscular Dystrophy UK. More ...

 

Disruption warning

RAIL bosses have urged people travelling for Christmas to make their journeys before this weekend. Work is scheduled to take place on ...

 

How to set fire to a pub - A short story

How to set fire to a pub - A short story

IF you head to South Oxfordshire you will get lost. The lanes are so intricate, and the hamlets so remote, that your satnav is more ...

 

Law firm staff wear jumpers for charity

Law firm staff wear jumpers for charity

STAFF at the Henley office of law firm Blandy & Blandy wore their festive jumpers to work on Friday in aid of the firm’s two adopted ...

 

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