Monday, 15 August 2022

Christmas festival to be spread over three days to help shops

THIS year’s Henley Christmas Festival will be spread over three days in a bid to help the shops. The event traditionally takes place ...

 

Christmas festival could be extended into whole weekend

THIS year’s Christmas Festival in Henley could be held over three days. The event has taken place on the evening of the last Friday in ...

 

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 ...

 

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 ...

 

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

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 ...

 

Christmas trade boost

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

 

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

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 ...

 

Winners delighted with Christmas hampers

A WINNER of the Henley Standard’s Christmas hamper competition said she was thrilled. Beryl Rush, from Wallingford, won a Tesco hamper ...

 

On the second covid Christmas...

Tuesday, December 21 THE year’s shortest day. Queen to stay put in Windsor this Christmas, covid cautious. Daily case count 91,700, ...

 

Fingers crossed for Christmas

LIS RANSOM’S nine grandchildren were last together during the autumn half-term when they invaded Kew Gardens and made an assault on ...

 

Santa tour sets record

THE Santa sleigh tour of Henley and Shiplake raised almost £5,500 over nine evenings. The annual festive fund-raiser is organised by ...

 

South Oxfordshire Mencap Society

ABOUT 60 members of the South Oxfordshire Mencap Society attended a Christmas party at Harpsden village hall. The event, which was ...

 

Retirees learn how to make Christmas floral wreaths

A CHRISTMAS celebration was held at Albert Court, the retirement development in Reading Road, Henley. Residents and over-60s from ...

 

Charity volunteers happy to hold Christmas lunch again

ABOUT 35 people enjoyed the eighth annual Christmas lunch organised by the Henley branch of Parkinson’s UK. The event at the Christ ...

 

Santa’s magic night

THE wind, north of the North Pole, beat against the banners held by the elves outside the glass workshop of Santa Claus. The elves’ ...

 

We decorated Christmas tree outside No 10 (again)

A MOTHER and daughter spent five hours decorating the Christmas tree outside No 10 Downing Street. It was the fifth year running that ...

 

Festive fancy dress dog show

PETS of all shapes and sizes took part in a festive fancy dress dog show in Nettlebed at the weekend. About 30 pooches dressed as ...

 

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