Wednesday, 17 July 2019

Teenager launches sports activities firm for children

Teenager launches sports activities firm for children

A BUDDING entrepreneur from Henley has launched his first business organising children’s activities and sports workshops. Sam Williams,...

 

Prime Minister is Dancing Queen at Henley Festival

PM is Dancing Queen at Henley Festival

THE Prime Minister was among the guests at Saturday's sold-out Henley Festival performance by Björn Again. Theresa May was seen ...

 

Art competition to encourage children to pick up rubbish

PUPILS at Henley schools could be encouraged to pick up litter and turn it into art as part of a competition. A town council working ...

 

CCTV ruled out as answer to problems at skate park

CCTV ruled out as answer to problems at skate park

CCTV is unlikely to be installed at Henley skate park due to the cost and manpower. It was one of a series of suggestions made ...

 

Memories of learning to swim in the Thames

Memories of learning to swim in the Thames

A RECENT story in these pages about the old Henley Municipal Swimming Baths brought back memories for Ian Sadler. The 78-year-old, who ...

 

Wine bar fails first inspection

A HENLEY wine bar and restaurant has failed its first food hygiene inspection. Hof’s Bar and Dining, which opened at the former ...

 

Chapel plan damp delay

PLANS to convert a disused chapel at Fairmile Cemetery in Henley are unlikely to get underway until the spring due to damp. The ...

 

Regatta of Remembrance

Regatta of Remembrance

PEACE and remembrance marked this year’s Henley Royal Regatta as servicemen and women from around the world competed for the King’s ...

 

Celebrating the first moon landing

A FILM of the first moon landing will be shown in Henley to mark the 50th anniversary of the event. Footage of the 1969 Apollo 11 ...

 

Encouraging the next generation

THREE things have impressed me recently. One was watching the 15- year-old American tennis player Coco Gauff come back from two match ...

 

Dutiful daughter

THERE were just two people sitting in the public gallery at the most recent meeting of Henley Town Council’s planning committee. One ...

 

Award for managing director inspired by adopted son

Award for managing director inspired by adopted son

A WOMAN has won a national business award after being motivated by the poor upbringing of her adopted son. Pamela Cook, of King’s Road,...

 

Company boss gives £2,500 draw prize to charity

Company boss gives £2,500 draw prize to charity

THE managing director of a business development service in Henley won a prize draw to give £2,500 to a local charity of his choice. ...

 

Choir appeal

THE choir of St Mary’s Church in Henley is holding a chorister auditions. An open day will take place at the Hart Street church ...

 

School is rated good as head leaves

A HENLEY primary school has retained its “good” rating at the same time as it is losing its headteacher. Marion Arnold will leave ...

 

Winning habit...

LEANDER Club rower Jack Beaumont is no stranger to the winner’s podium at Henley Royal Regatta. The Team GB athlete clocked up another ...

 

Fifty years ago...

THE men of Henley Round Table took Whittaker, a white donkey, with them as they rolled their barrel organ through the Henley streets ...

 

A hundred years ago...

AFTER a lapse of five years, in consequence of the war, the parents and friends of pupils at Henley Royal Grammar School had the ...

 

Ten years ago...

A TEENAGER drowned, a woman was rescued and almost 30 people were arrested during Henley Royal Regatta. Scorching temperatures ...

 

Somali party

HENLEY will celebrate its friendship link with Borama tomorrow (Saturday). The annual event will be held in Mill Meadows from 11am to ...

 

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