Wednesday, 06 July 2022

Summer hanging baskets now appearing

Summer hanging baskets now appearing

THE hanging baskets that will decorate Henley this summer have started going up. Residents and businesses bought a record number of ...

 

Hanging baskets hit record of 250

Hanging baskets hit record of 250

A NEW record has been set for the number of summer hanging baskets sold in Henley. Residents and businesses have bought a total of 250 ...

 

Woman buzzing after bee- friendly garden voted best

Woman buzzing after bee- friendly garden voted best

A WOMAN originally from Hungary has won Henley’s best front garden competition. Rita Szûcs, of Marmion Road, entered the town council ...

 

Gardeners gather to swap unusual seeds

Gardeners gather to swap unusual seeds

ABOUT 40 people attended a seed swap event at Henley town hall on Saturday. Tables were set up with different varieties of fruit, ...

 

£735 raised from Christmas tree chipping

£735 raised from Christmas tree chipping

A CHRISTMAS tree shredding service raised £735 for Henley in Bloom. Residents dropped off their trees at Mill Meadows on Saturday for ...

 

Girl given her reward

A GIRL has received a £125 voucher from Soha Housing to tidy up a patch of land near her home. Ella Buckham-Hedges, seven, of Waterman ...

 

Fountain makeover

SEVENTY-FIVE per cent of the cost of restoring the Phillimore Fountain in Henley will be paid for by the family. A total of £3,777 ...

 

Cash boost for Buddies

A GARDENING group in Henley has been given £300 to buy plants and bulbs. The Gardening Buddies, who were formed in 2013 to help the ...

 

Gardening celebration

A VIRTUAL awards ceremony could be held for the participants in Henley’s front garden competition. Judges have already visited the 29 ...

 

Bloom chairman in row over community garden

Bloom chairman in row over community garden

THE chairman of Henley in Bloom has defended the lack of progress on a new community garden. David Eggleton was accused of not ...

 

New planter

A NEW planter welcoming people to Henley is to be installed at the Red Lion Lawn. Henley in Bloom has paid £500 for the planter, which ...

 

Terrace makeover

RED Lion Lawn in Henley is to be smartened up. Town councillors have agreed to spend £1,000 on some new planters or a welcome sign at ...

 

Whose garden will bee the best?

Whose garden will bee the best?

HENLEY’S most bee-friendly garden will be decided this week. Judges are visiting the 29 contenders in this year’s best front garden ...

 

Tree-mendous news

Tree-mendous news

HENLEY town councillor David Eggleton has got his sense of humour back. The former deputy mayor has had a difficult time which ...

 

Girl, seven, asks Mayor to help clean up messy patch

Girl, seven, asks Mayor to help clean up messy patch

A PATCH of land in Henley is to be tidied up after a seven-year-old girl wrote to the Mayor to say it looked “messy”. Ella ...

 

Twin town offers us lime tree

A LIME tree could be gifted to Henley by a town in Slovenia to celebrate being twinned. Bled twinned with Henley in April 2013 as they ...

 

Riverside gardening

THE company which has hired Red Lion Lawn in Henley has offered up the space for gardening events. The Henley Boating Company, which ...

 

No mowing idea set to grow

THE No Mow May initiative in Henley could be extended after the positive feedback from residents. Grass verges in Reading Road and ...

 

Gardens contest returns

GARDENERS have until June 25 to enter Henley’s best front gardens contest. The competition has returned after being cancelled last ...

 

Baskets sales total hits 220

Baskets sales total hits 220

A TOTAL of 220 summer hanging baskets have been bought by businesses and residents in Henley. That is only 21 less than the record set ...

 

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