Tuesday, 26 January 2021

It’s time to enjoy a Great British family ‘staycation’

It’s time to enjoy a Great British family ‘staycation’

People are being encouraged to enjoy summer safely by exploring destinations closer to home. Taking a holiday in the United Kingdom offers people the chance to uncover some stunning scenery, wonderful attractions and superb accommodation without having to jump on a plane. Here, we take a look at the type of places you can stay, the rules you need to follow and how to enjoy a great staycation.

Follow the official advice and enjoy family summer fun

A safe summer of fun

Follow the official advice and enjoy family summer fun

ADVERTISEMENT FEATURE: Summer is here and people from across the region can enjoy the many attractions that we have on our doorstep, as long as we follow UK Government advice and enjoy summer safely. There are plenty of places to go and things to do to suit every budget. Here is our guide to the numerous great days out.

 

No cabin fever for romance show star

No cabin fever for romance show star

A WOMAN from Henley has been appearing on a new reality dating show. The Cabins pairs two people up and provides them with a cabin in the Cotswolds to stay in the hope of sparking a romance. The couple decide each morning whether to stay another...
Distanced folk gigs

Distanced folk gigs

STEVE KNIGHTLEY is to perform an online solo show hosted by the Nettlebed Folk Club. The singer and musician, who is one half of the folk/roots duo Show of Hands, will present the Keep your Distance Show on February 8 at 8pm. Steve will look back on...

Venue for arts wins legal fight

AN arts venue has won a legal battle to prevent homes being built next to it. The Corn Exchange in Wallingford fought the plans to ...

Film that celebrates 900th year of abbey aims to boost tourism

AN introductory film to Reading Abbey Quarter has been produced to coincide with Reading Abbey’s 900th anniversary this year. Reading ...

Isolation under the spotlight

Isolation under the spotlight

A DISABLED teenager has written and directed a short film for the BBC about how social distancing is a way of life for people like her....

Murs and Astley at racecourse

Murs and Astley at racecourse

OLLY MURS and Rick Astley will be performing solo shows at the Newbury Racecourse later this year. Murs’ show on August 14 is part of ...

Get creative and beat those lockdown blues

Get creative and beat those lockdown blues

ARTISTS from the Henley area say that getting creative has helped people get through the coronavirus pandemic. As the country plunged ...

Sisters write and illustrate children’s book together

Sisters write and illustrate children’s book together

A WOMAN from Henley has realised her life’s ambition by illustrating a children’s book — with the help of her sister. Caron Light ...

Festival names new chief

Festival names new chief

THE acting chief executive of the Henley Festival has been given the job full-time. Jo Bausor, who was the festival’s head of ...

Bell dances on ice all alone

Bell dances on ice all alone

GRAHAM BELL was the only contestant to perform solo when he made his debut on ITV’s Dancing on Ice. The Henley television presenter ...

Pub library

A COMMUNITY library has been created at the Cherry Tree Inn in Stoke Row. The bookshelves were built inside one of the rooms by ...

Pianist in ‘live’ gig

THE voice of cult London band Tankus the Henge will perform an online concert tomorrow (Saturday) hosted by the Norden Farm Centre for ...

Bluegrass for family

BLUEGRASS band Papa Truck will stage an online concert hosted by the Maidenhead Centre for the Arts tomorrow (Saturday) from 11.30am. ...

Act now on climate change

Act now on climate change

AN environmentalist has written a book about what should be done to effectively combat climate change. Dr Peter McManners penned Face ...

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