Sunday, 19 January 2020

Lady McAlpine furious at theft of rare signs

Lady McAlpine furious at theft of rare signs

THIEVES stole old advertising signs worth thousands of pounds from a country estate near Henley. About 24 enamel signs were taken from ...

 

Nativity (just) stays on rails

Nativity (just) stays on rails

THE 14th annual Hambleden Valley railway nativity took place on Sunday — with the odd mishap. More than 200 people attended the ...

 

Rail nativity

THE Hambleden Valley’s annual railway nativity will take place on the Fawley Hill estate on December 8. The service includes a ...

 

Bring back our bridge

Bring back our bridge

MORE than 150 people took part in a walk to protest at the closure of a public footpath near Henley on Saturday. They included ...

 

Campaigners want answers over footpath closure

Campaigners want answers over footpath closure

MORE than 150 campaigners took part in a protest to express their frustration at the closure of a footpath near Henley on Saturday. ...

 

More delay on bridge

A START date has still not been set for contractors to reinstate a collapsed pedestrian bridge near Henley. A section of the footpath ...

 

10,000 visitors to decorative fair

10,000 visitors to decorative fair

A LARGE model of a killer whale was among the items for sale at the Fawley Decorative Fair. About 10,000 people attended the event at ...

 

Council under fire over delayed bridge repair

Council under fire over delayed bridge repair

A PEDESTRIAN bridge on a riverside public footpath near Henley will not be repaired until 10 months after it collapsed. A section of ...

 

Sir William McAlpine remembered as vintage tractor run visits his home

Sir William McAlpine remembered as vintage tractor run visits his home

TRACTOR enthusiasts wore bowler hats and waistcoats for the 13th Chiltern Vintage Tractor Run on Sunday. More than 200 people took ...

 

Tough? It muddy well was

Tough? It muddy well was

A MAN from Henley raised more than £3,000 for mental health charity Mind when he took part in the Tough Mudder challenge. Ed Hopkins ...

 

Finally, bridge to be replaced

A PATH that runs along the River Thames near Henley is set to be re-opened seven months after a footbridge collapsed. Walkers have ...

 

Patrollers call it a day after saving 6,893 spawning toads

Patrollers call it a day after saving 6,893 spawning toads

ALMOST 6,900 toads were helped across a busy road by this year’s Henley Toad Patrol. The amphibians were collected by volunteers at a ...

 

Comedian helping some amphibians

Comedian helping some amphibians

THE Henley Toad Patrol had a special visitor on Tuesday night in the shape of Russell Brand. The comedian, who lives near Henley, ...

 

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, ...

 

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 ...

 

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