Friday, 25 June 2021

Come and join fun of youth festival

Come and join fun of youth festival

NEW trustees and volunteers of the Henley Youth Festival have urged more people to get involved in next year’s event. Each year, thousands of children, aged four to 18, take part in the festival, which features art, music, performance and sporting...
Cyclist buys locks after stolen vintage bike is returned

Cyclist buys locks after stolen vintage bike is returned

A MAN has been reunited with his vintage bicycle just days after it was stolen. William Shine, 78, had parked the 40-year-old Dawes bike in front of his house in Park Road, Henley, when it was taken. He had been leaving the machine there for 10...
Woman finishes 847-mile charity walk 5 stone lighter

Woman finishes 847-mile charity walk 5 stone lighter

A WOMAN has walked the distance from Land’s End to John O’Groats for charity — and lost five stone in the process. Karen Wiles, whose Dutch barge Edith is moored on the River Thames in and around Goring, embarked on her 847-mile virtual challenge on...
AA executive honoured for services to road transport

AA executive honoured for services to road transport

AN executive with the AA received an OBE in the Queen’s birthday honours. Gareth Kirkwood, who is managing director of the motoring association’s roadside services, was honoured for services to road transport during the coronavirus pandemic. The...
Royal figure

Royal figure

A NEW Lord-Lieutenant of Oxfordshire has been appointed. Marjorie Glasgow is the founder and chief executive of an Oxfordshire clean energy company, which develops private/public partnerships that combine renewable energy projects and community hubs....

Henley on Thames

Lloyds to shut bank

Lloyds Bank to shut Henley branch

LLOYDS Bank in Henley is to shut by the end of the year. The branch in Reading Road is one of 29 nationwide which are scheduled to ... [more]

 

Caversham

Sonning Common

Extension bid

A HOUSE in Sonning Common could be extended.  Stuart and Stacey Howe have applied for planning permission for a single- storey ... [more]

 

Goring

Tennis nights

GORING Tennis Club has launched a weekly beginners’ night to introduce more people to the sport. From 6.30pm on Mondays, people ... [more]

 

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