Thursday, 03 December 2020

Pupils sing hymns and read prayers at virtual remembrance service

Pupils sing hymns and read prayers at virtual remembrance service

CHILDREN from Peppard Primary took part in a virtual remembrance service. The school in Church Lane held a service on Armistice Day ...

 

Veteran’s son proud to live-stream remembrance service

Veteran’s son proud to live-stream remembrance service

THE son of a war veteran says it was an honour to live stream Henley’s Remembrance Sunday service. Videographer Richard Pinches was ...

 

We will remember them

We will remember them

MORE than 100 people attended the Remembrance Sunday service in Henley. Under the current government covid-19 guidelines, a maximum of ...

 

No parades as villages hold services and acts of remembrance at war memorials

No parades as villages hold services and acts of remembrance at war memorials

RESIDENTS of Shiplake observed the social distancing guidelines at the remembrance service held outside the Church of St Peter and St ...

 

Oxfordshire Army Cadet Force

Oxfordshire Army Cadet Force

MEMBERS of the Henley detachment, Oxfordshire Army Cadet Force, have been busy making poppies for a remembrance display at their ...

 

Death Of Volunteer Tom Jewitt Oxfordshire Home Guard

Death Of Volunteer Tom Jewitt Oxfordshire Home Guard

TOM JEWITT was born on July 26, 1908 in County Durham. He was the son of coalminer Thomas Jewitt and his wife Mary (née Stewart) and ...

 

Crowds keep their distance at Remembrance Service  

Crowds keep their distance at Remembrance Service  

MORE than 100 people attended the Remembrance Sunday Service in Henley town centre despite the second lockdown.  The crowd observed ...

 

Second book honouring war dead gifted to town

Second book honouring war dead gifted to town

A BOOK honouring more than 250 service personnel from the Henley area who lost their lives during the Second World War has been ...

 

Time to remember

REMEMBRANCE services will be held at All Saints’ Church in Peppard and St John the Baptist Church in Kidmore End on Sunday, November 8 ...

 

Poppy Appeal launched with special plea

Poppy Appeal launched with special plea

A LOW-KEY launch marked the start of this year’s Poppy Appeal in Henley. Mayor Ken Arlett bought the first poppy at a ceremony in ...

 

White poppy wreaths on show at churches

White poppy wreaths on show at churches

WHITE poppy wreaths have been made by the Henley Quakers. They are being displayed by churches in the Churches Together group. This ...

 

Little ceremony for Poppy Appeal launch

Little ceremony for Poppy Appeal launch

THIS year’s Henley Poppy Appeal will be launched at a low-key, socially distanced ceremony in Market Place at 11am on Saturday. Mayor ...

 

Smaller remembrance service set to be live streamed

Smaller remembrance service set to be live streamed

HENLEY’S Remembrance service could be live streamed online this year to allow it to go ahead safely. Members of the town council’s ...

 

Remembering ‘the forgotten’

Remembering ‘the forgotten’

MORE than 60 people marked the 75th anniversary of VJ Day in Henley. The Second World War was brought to an end with the surrender of ...

 

Poppy total

RESIDENTS and businesses in Peppard raised more than £2,250 for this year’s Poppy Appeal. The money will go to the Royal British ...

 

‘We must never forget servicemen like 99-year-old Dick’

‘We must never forget servicemen like 99-year-old Dick’

ABOUT 2,000 people attended the Remembrance Sunday service in Henley town centre. The crowd assembled outside the town hall in Market ...

 

Pupils learn to show their respect

Pupils learn to show their respect

ABOUT 50 parents attended a remembrance service at Rupert House School in Henley. More than 160 children from reception to year 6 ...

 

11th year of Remembrance Sunday tractor run between villages

11th year of Remembrance Sunday tractor run between villages

THE 11th annual tractor run from Kidmore End took place on Remembrance Sunday, writes Axel Fithen. About 75 people and 23 tractors and ...

 

Historians pay tribute at grave of serviceman

Historians pay tribute at grave of serviceman

A MEMBER of the Home Guard who survived the Great War but later died in a training accident was honoured in Henley. A service was held ...

 

Hospital memorial removed for repairs

Hospital memorial removed for repairs

A MEMORIAL plaque featuring the names of more than 300 soldiers from the Henley area who died during the First World War has been ...