Wednesday, 06 July 2022

The post-regatta river clean-up

The post-regatta river clean-up

THE first ever clean-up of the River Thames following Henley Royal Regatta took place on Monday. Regatta chairman Sir Steve Redgrave ...

 

Museum to shut for £1m repairs

Museum to shut for £1m repairs

THE River & Rowing Museum in Henley is to close for at least five months so the roof can be replaced. The £1million project is part of ...

 

Converted electric boat perfect for river cruising

Converted electric boat perfect for river cruising

AN entrepreneur from Henley launched a converted electric boat in time for the royal regatta this week. Clara Belle, formerly the ...

 

Chairman to lead river clean-up

Chairman to lead river clean-up

HENLEY Royal Regatta chairman Sir Steve Redgrave will take part in a river clean-up after next week’s event. He has teamed up with ...

 

Henley Society

Henley Society

THE Henley Society and the River Thames Society have combined in an effort to achieve a resolution to the impasse which appears to be ...

 

Still anger over lack of river access

Still anger over lack of river access

TWO civic organisations have joined forces to try to obtain public access to the River Thames at the Friday Street slipway in Henley. ...

 

We found 6in fossil in river from 95 million years ago

We found 6in fossil in river from 95 million years ago

A FAMILY from Sonning Common found a 6in fossil on the banks of the River Thames. Matt and Kat Young and their children Lucas, four, ...

 

Landowner creates diversion around closed river crossing

Landowner creates diversion around closed river crossing

SWISS financier Urs Schwarzenback has stepped in to help walkers get around the closure of a pedestrian bridge in Henley. The ...

 

Bridge closed in safety move

Bridge closed in safety move

A PEDESTRIAN bridge in Henley has been closed due to safety concerns. The Environment Agency shut the Marsh Head Horsebridge at Marsh ...

 

Footbridge shut at Marsh Lock for emergency repairs

File image of misty Marsh Lock for emergency repairs

A FOOTPATH over the River Thames has been closed at Marsh Lock due to safety concerns. The footbridge, which connects Henley and ...

 

Regatta chairman supports new plan for boatyard revamp

Regatta chairman supports new plan for boatyard revamp

REVISED plans to enlarge a boathouse in Henley to house a collection of vintage vessels have received widespread support. Mayor Sarah ...

 

New plans for boathouse to hold vintage collection

New plans for boathouse to hold vintage collection

A BOAT enthusiast has revised his plans to house a collection of vintage vessels in Henley after his first attempt was turned down. ...

 

The floating light parade

The floating light parade

AN illuminated boat parade will be held in Henley this autumn to celebrate the River Thames. The evening event will be open to boats ...

 

Welcome to the Henley houseboat

Welcome to the Henley houseboat

A WOMAN is building a houseboat on the banks of the River Thames in Henley. Gillian Nahum, who runs Henley Sales & Charter, has owned ...

 

Mermaids are back with more swim challenges

Mermaids are back with more swim challenges

FIVE swimmers are to attempt a series of challenges this year to raise money for charity and awareness of river conservation. The ...

 

Bank repairs

Bank repairs

REPAIRS to the riverbank in Henley are set to take place this year. The town council is to improve the bank that runs from Mill ...

 

Students learning to row

PUPILS at the Piggott School in Wargrave have jumped at the chance to learn to row. Pupils in year 7 were invited to join weekly ...

 

Bridge lights could be coloured to mark special occasions

Bridge lights could be coloured to mark special occasions

CAMPAIGNERS say the proposed lighting of Henley Bridge could use different colours on special occasions, such as pink for the royal ...

 

Welcome wall

PLANS to redecorate the welcome wall on Leichlingen Pavilion in Mill Meadows, Henley, have been revived. Two years ago, the town ...

 

Slipway row reignited due to blocking of river access

Slipway row reignited due to blocking of river access

THE Environment Agency is to investigate the lack of access to the River Thames from a restored slipway in Henley. The slipway at the ...

 

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