Sunday, 24 March 2019

Amorous amphibians multiply

MORE than 5,700 toads have now been helped by this year’s Henley Toad Patrol. In the past week more than 2,000 toads, 100 frogs and 60 ...

 

Blue Phillip

PHILLIP SCHOFIELD shocked TV viewers by swearing live on air. The presenter of ITV’s This Morning, who lives in Fawley, was taking ...

 

Aid for amphibians

MORE than 100 frogs, toads and newts have been helped by the Henley Toad Patrol so far. Volunteers have installed a 1km barrier along ...

 

Widow’s tie tribute

SHE is known for her colourful outfits but there was a special touch to Lady McAlpine’s ensemble when she attended a ceremony to name ...

 

Engine named after rail enthusiast

Engine named after rail enthusiast

THE widow of Sir William  McAlpine attended a ceremony to name a train in honour of his success in saving Flying Scotsman. The DB ...

 

Bridge awaiting repair

A PATH that runs along the River Thames near Henley is still closed after a pedestrian bridge collapsed. Buckinghamshire County ...

 

Steam memorial for Sir William

Steam memorial for Sir William

A STEAM train has been named after Sir William McAlpine, who died in March. The Scottish Railway Preservation Society has named the ...

 

Santa arrives by steam engine

Santa arrives by steam engine

DOZENS of families attended this year’s Hambleden Valley railway nativity. The 13th annual play took place on Sunday evening at ...

 

Children’s railway nativity returns

THE Hambleden Valley railway nativity will take place at Fawley Hill station on Sunday, December 9. The production, which was first ...

 

Lady Mc’s clearance sale

Lady Mc’s clearance sale

A VINTAGE barber’s chair, a restored “one-armed bandit” and a collection of ornate garden sculptures will be among the lots up for ...

 

Villagers celebrate coming together Seventies-style

Villagers celebrate coming together Seventies-style

TV PRESENTER Ben Fogle was among the guests at a Seventies disco-themed party at Fawley village hall on Saturday night. The event was ...

 

Neighbours oppose plans to convert barn into home

Neighbours oppose plans to convert barn into home

RESIDENTS have opposed a couple’s plan to convert a barn in Fawley into a house. Mark and Jo Turner want to turn the American barn at ...

 

Driver issues fine for ‘time wasting’

A VICTIM of Smart Parking, the company infamous for its enforcement of the parking system at Townlands Memorial Hospital development ...

 

Lantern festival called off due to fear of fire

Lantern festival called off due to fear of fire

AN estate has cancelled an event that would have seen the release of thousands of sky lanterns because of the fire risk. The Culden ...

 

Children learn about nature

Children learn about nature

CHILDREN from Denning Montessori School were joined by their parents and teachers for a visit to Warburg Nature Reserve. The children ...

 

Children’s sport day in beautiful surroundings

Children’s sport day in beautiful surroundings

CHILDREN at Denning Montessori School in Fawley enjoyed sports day ina field in the village. They took part in six races, including ...

 

Sign up for children's cross-country event

A CHILDREN’S cross-country relay will be held at the Culden Faw estate on July 7. It is being organised by the Children’s Challenge, a ...

 

Celebrities among crowds at new-look salvage fair

Celebrities among crowds at new-look salvage fair

A NUMBER of celebrities were among the thousands of people who attended an antiques and architectural salvage fair over the weekend. ...

 

Salvage fair weekend

AN antiques and architectural salvage fair will be held at Fawley Hill this weekend. Décor-Architectural will be similar to the Salvo ...

 

Farewell to man who loved railways

HUNDREDS of people gathered to celebrate the life of Sir William McAlpine. A memorial service was held at the Fawley Hill railway ...

 

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