Tuesday, 22 June 2021

Trees recycled

SEVENTY-FIVE Christmas trees were recycled by Sonning Common Parish Council.  The chippings will be used on the land behind Kidmore ...

 

Last chance

CHRISTMAS trees can be disposed off via Sonning Common Parish Council until 1pm today (Friday).  Residents should take their trees, ...

 

Christmas tree shredding raises £1,000

Christmas tree shredding raises £1,000

A CHRISTMAS tree shredding service raised £1,000 for Henley in Bloom. Scores of residents took their trees to Mill Meadows on Saturday ...

 

Successful Santa run

HENLEY’S Santa sleigh run raised more than £5,400 for charity. Former mayor Pam Phillips and members of Henley Lions Club staged the ...

 

No pantomime so props are used in villages’ fun trail

No pantomime so props are used in villages’ fun trail

MORE than 60 gardens in Shiplake and Binfield Heath were decorated with a theme of pantomime to form a Christmas trail. The initiative ...

 

Tradition continues

THE son of a Christmas charity fundraiser from Sonning Common raised £870 in his memory. John Lambourne used to decorate his home in ...

 

Fish donation

A TOTAL of £275 has been raised for the Fish volunteer centre in Sonning Common.  This followed the cancelltion of the village’s ...

 

Churches carry on

CHRISTMAS services held at the churches in Sonning Common and Kidmore End went well, says Rev Sheila Walker.  Christ the King ...

 

Funny money

Funny money

JULIE HUNTINGTON, the new chairman of the Kenton Theatre trustees, has been overseeing the revival of the Kenton for Keeps appeal to ...

 

Customers queue round the corner at butcher’s shop

Customers queue round the corner at butcher’s shop

A LONG queue of customers formed outside Henley butcher’s Gabriel Machin on Wednesday last week. More than 50 people at a time were ...

 

Last trail day

THE Christmas trail in Shiplake and Dunsden will end tomorrow (Saturday). More than 60 householders have decorated their gardens with ...

 

Shop queue

Shop queue

A QUEUE of 60 shoppers formed outside the Waitrose store in Bell Street, Henley, at 7am on Tuesday. The supermarket has extended its ...

 

No living advent calendar, so disappointed dancers hold their own

No living advent calendar, so disappointed dancers hold their own

A DANCE academy staged its own virtual living advent calendar after Henley’s popular annual event was cancelled because of the ...

 

Fawley Village Carol Service

Fawley Village Carol Service

AFTER some debate and much consultation with the diocese and much reading of the new tier 4 rules, Fawley village’s unique carol ...

 

School carol concerts without audience

School carol concerts without audience

PUPILS from Rupert House School in Henley attended carol services at St Mary’s Church in their year group bubbles. Years 3 to 6 from ...

 

Woman thrilled with prize

Woman thrilled with prize

A WOMAN from Wargrave won a hamper full of Christmas goodies which was raffled by a Henley jewellers. Lawsons Goldsmiths in Duke ...

 

Church stages interactive walk-through nativity event

Church stages interactive walk-through nativity event

AN interactive walk-through nativity was held at Holy Trinity Church in Henley last week. The event was called Follow the Star and ...

 

Short story: Christmas in Addis

Short story: Christmas in Addis

Christmas in Addis is a festive short story by Rev Canon Kevin Davies, of Langtree Team Ministry. FELICITY was well into her sixties ...

 

Residents’ group delivers 120 festiver hampers to elderly and those shielding

Residents’ group delivers 120 festiver hampers to elderly and those shielding

MORE than 100 Christmas hampers were delivered to residents of Henley who are shielding or elderly. The initiative was organised by ...

 

£100 prize given away

£100 prize given away

THE winner of Henley’s Christmas shop window display competition has donated the £100 prize to the charity that was runner-up. Timber ...

 

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