Tuesday, 26 March 2019

Hairdresser to the elderly hangs up scissors... aged 76

Hairdresser to the elderly hangs up scissors... aged 76

THE hairdresser at the Henley 60+ Social Club has retired after more than 25 years. Janet Richmond, 76, began working at the centre in Greys Road car park in early 1994, shortly after it was bought by the town council to save it from being closed and...
Pub landlord and chef joins best pie-makers

Pub landlord and chef joins best pie-makers

PIES have long been a staple of British pub grub. Now the Bull & Butcher in Turville can proudly boast to customers that its recipe is an award-winner. A venison pie made and served at the Holloway Lane pub has collected a gold award at the 2019...
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THE Henley Heroes awards are back for a second year. The awards, which are supported by the Henley Standard, were launched last year to celebrate those who make a positive difference to life in the town but aren’t always recognised. A glittering...
Climate protest march

Climate protest march

A MARCH for action on climate change will pass through Henley. Dozens of people are expected to take part in the Extinction Rebellion Earth March for Life, which will visit the town on Tuesday, April 9. The march began in Land’s End earlier this...
Good year for toads

Good year for toads

MORE than 6,600 toads have now been helped across a busy road by this year’s Henley Toad Patrol. In the past week more than 800 toads, 50 newts and a few frogs have been collected by volunteers and transported safely across the Marlow Road at Oaken...

Henley on Thames


Shop refit

THE Co-op store in South View Avenue, Lower Caversham, re-opened yesterday (Thursday) after a £500,000 overhaul.


Pub shuts temporarily

A PUB in Caversham has been saved from closure. The Baron Cadogan in Prospect Street will close on Sunday but will re-open later ... [more]


Sonning Common

Clever Hoots

A TEAM called Two Hoots won the 26th annual Sonning Common village quiz. They were Leigh Rawlins, Sue Rawlins, Alison Smith, ... [more]


Phone box scrapped

THE phone box outside Sonning Common village hall has been removed. Parish clerk Philip Collings said BT had told him that the ... [more]



Yes to angels

A FAMILY has been granted permission for a headstone at White Hill burial ground in Goring despite concerns that the design went ... [more]


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