Thursday, 27 January 2022

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

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 ...

 

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 ...

 

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 ...

 

RAF gifts

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

 

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 ...

 

On the second covid Christmas...

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, ...

 

Winners delighted with Christmas hampers

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 ...

 

Fingers crossed for Christmas

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

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

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 ...

 

Santa’s magic night

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’ ...

 

Charity volunteers happy to hold Christmas lunch again

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 ...

 

We decorated Christmas tree outside No 10 (again)

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

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 ...

 

Victorian gingerbread street named best window display

Victorian gingerbread street named best window display

AN estate agent won the Victorian Christmas window display competition organised by Henley Town Council. Hamptons in Hart Street won ...

 

Hotel owner performs carols at launch party

Hotel owner performs carols at launch party

ABOUT 100 people attended a launch party for a refurbished Henley hotel. Grace Leo, owner of the Relais Henley, formerly the Red Lion ...

 

Truly gifted

Truly gifted

Hundreds of people attended an artisan Christmas market at Henley town hall. Twenty-four stallholders were selling candles, artworks, ...

 

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Cranford House School is seeking to appoint the following roles: SCHOOL MATRON This is a full time role with 10 weeks’ ...

 

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Location Henley on Thames

Recruiting for full and part time front of house staff at Bistro at the Boathouse. Good rate of pay, staff discount and ...