Sunday, 15 December 2019

Charity supporter awarded Rotary’s highest honour

Charity supporter awarded Rotary’s highest honour

A MAN from Remenham Hill has received the highest honour bestowed by the Rotary Foundation. Patrick “Paddy” Nicoll, 53, became a Paul Harris Fellow as he was presented with a certificate, medal and badge at a special ceremony at the the Red Lion...
Willy Wonka’s winning window

Willy Wonka’s winning window

A CHARITY shop has won Henley’s Christmas window display competition thanks to Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Helen & Douglas House in Duke Street was one of 14 businesses to enter the contest, which had the theme “A Christmas Feast in...
Living Advent Calendar off to a record start

Living Advent Calendar off to a record start

A RECORD £1,235 was raised by the first three nights of this year’s Henley Living Advent Calendar. Huge crowds attended peformances in Falaise Square, the Angel on the Bridge pub and River & Rowing Museum in Mill Meadows. More than 200 people...
Firefighter who still loves the job after 25 years

Firefighter who still loves the job after 25 years

THE watch manager at Goring fire station has been honoured for completing 25 years’ service. Sean Absolom joined Oxfordshire Fire and Rescue Service as an on-call firefighter in 1994 and initially served in Wallingford, where he grew up, and...
My Ethiopian adventure in aid of Poppy Appeal

My Ethiopian adventure in aid of Poppy Appeal

AN 84-year-old man climbed the second highest mountain in Ethiopia in aid of the Poppy Appeal. John Green, who is chairman of the Henley and Peppard branch of the Royal British Legion, scaled Bouhie, which stands at 14,600ft. He had hoped to climb the...

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