Saturday, 24 October 2020

Mayor denies council fails to welcome new businesses

Mayor denies council fails to welcome new businesses

A FORMER mayor of Henley has claimed that new businesses are not being given a proper welcome by the town council. But the current ...

 

More discount

THE Bull pub in Wargrave has extended its customer discount scheme for October. Landlady Jayne Worrall began offering 25 per cent off ...

 

Cheer up with chef’s pop-up Christmas dinner on water

Cheer up with chef’s pop-up Christmas dinner on water

IF you were one of the many people who visited the Lockdown Lodge pop-up restaurant and takeway on the river near Henley during August,...

 

Marina cafe owners aim to become plastic-free

Marina cafe owners aim to become plastic-free

THE owners of a Wargrave café are doing their bit to help save the planet. Gemma Naughton and Lisa Anacora, who own Cwtch at Willow ...

 

Family-run butchers shuts after 98 years

File picture of Jennings staff

A BUTCHERS is to close permanently after nearly a century. The owner of Jennings of Caversham, in Prospect Street, says trade has ...

 

Woman provides village with ‘missing’ convenience store

Woman provides village with ‘missing’ convenience store

A WOMAN has opened a new convenience shop in Sonning. The Village Hamper in High Street is run by Kathy Drogemuller, who was tired of ...

 

Hair salons win fight over covid-19 insurance claim

Hair salons win fight over covid-19 insurance claim

A CHAIN of hair salons is set to receive an insurance payment of tens of thousands of pounds following a legal battle. Marc Antoni, ...

 

Award-winning couple take over pub with ‘shop’ plan

Award-winning couple take over pub with ‘shop’ plan

THE Horns pub in Crazies Hill opens today (Friday) with new tenants. Owen Hardy and his fiancée Jade Jeffries have taken over the ...

 

Pubs worried about rule of six effect on Christmas business

Pubs worried about rule of six effect on Christmas business

PUB landlords in the Henley area say they are worried about the effect of the new “rule of six” on their Christmas trade. From Monday, ...

 

Ideas wanted for how to replace Christmas festival

Ideas wanted for how to replace Christmas festival

HENLEY’S Christmas Festival is unlikely to go ahead as normal this year. But the council is exploring ways to market the town as a ...

 

Salon to be closed

A BEAUTY salon in Hurley is to close due to the financial pressure of the coronavirus pandemic. TIME Beauty, which is run by Rachel ...

 

Takeaway pizza plan

A PIZZA marquee could be set up on the recreation ground in Wargrave. Nick Fyffe has asked the parish council for permission for two ...

 

New cafe will be cashless and paperless for safety

New cafe will be cashless and paperless for safety

A NEW coffee shop due to open in Wargrave in November will be both paperless and cashless. The owners of H’artisan Speciality Coffee ...

 

Eating out discount helps fill pubs and restaurants

Eating out discount helps fill pubs and restaurants

PUBS and restaurants received a huge boost thanks to the Eat Out to Help Out initiative. They say trade soared as a result of the ...

 

Novelist at book shop

AN author visited the Bell Bookshop in Henley on Tuesday to sign copies of her new novel. Helen Cullen came after hours to leave a ...

 

Couple seek permission for rebrand at new coffee shop

Couple seek permission for rebrand at new coffee shop

THE owners of a coffee shop in Wargrave have asked for permission to alter the front of the building.  Nick and Sarah Hart are ...

 

Foot clinic steps up safety measures after re-opening

Foot clinic steps up safety measures after re-opening

THE owners of a podiatry clinic in Wargrave say they have been very busy since re-opening when the coronavirus restrictions were eased....

 

Serving again

A COFFEE shop in Wargrave has re-opened. The Cwtch at Willow Marina in Willow Lane started serving customers again on Thursday last ...

 

Jeweller offers training to young people at new shop

Jeweller offers training to young people at new shop

A JEWELLER is to open a second shop in Henley less than two years after launching his first. David Rodger-Sharp, who has run the ...

 

‘Town for art lovers’ with opening of new gallery

‘Town for art lovers’ with opening of new gallery

A NEW art gallery will be opening in Henley tomorrow (Saturday). A soft launch will be held from 10am to 5pm at Henley Fine Art ...

 

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