Saturday, 27 February 2021

New drive-in theatre coming this summer 

New drive-in theatre coming this summer 

A NEW drive-in theatre with movies, comedy gigs and concerts will be coming to Henley in May.  The Alfresco Theatre Drive-in Tour has ...

 

Teenager runs new cafe instead of going to university

Teenager runs new cafe instead of going to university

A NEW café run by a teenager has opened in Henley. Geo Café has taken over the premises in Friday Street vacated by the Hot Gossip ...

 

Youths ignore closure of skate park in lockdown

Youths ignore closure of skate park in lockdown

TEENAGERS have been using Henley skate park in breach of the coronavirus restrictions. The facility at Makins recreation ground in ...

 

HGV almost struck historic building, says shopkeeper

HGV almost struck historic building, says shopkeeper

A SHOPKEEPER in Henley says heavy goods vehicles are a blight on the town. Sandie Harrow, who runs the Stocks boutique in Bell Street, ...

 

Maurice Phelps — May 17, 1935 to December 28, 2020

Maurice Phelps — May 17, 1935 to December 28, 2020

A HENLEY businessman and rowing enthusiast has died at the age of 85. Maurice Phelps was co-founder of EP-First & Saratoga, a ...

 

So nICE to be back on skates

So nICE to be back on skates

THIS is the moment that Amber Kriefman got on the ice for the first time in almost a year. But this wasn’t a proper rink that the ...

 

Extension plan boost

A SPORTS injury clinic has been allowed to seek permission for an extension of its premises. Physiolistic, which is based at Dry Leas ...

 

Council tax going up with leaders blaming effect of pandemic

Council tax going up with leaders blaming effect of pandemic

RESIDENTS of Henley face paying nearly £70 more in council tax from April 1. Oxfordshire County Council, which has by far the biggest ...

 

I know the true beauty of Myanmar and its people

I know the true beauty of Myanmar and its people

A MAN who grew up in Henley says he can’t wait to get back to Myanmar despite it now being under military rule. Archie Moberly has ...

 

Man who punched his dog is spared prison

A MAN from Henley who abused his dog despite claiming to be an animal lover has been spared a prison sentence. Joshua Alexander chased ...

 

Regatta still on (probably)

Regatta still on (probably)

HENLEY Royal Regatta is still set to go ahead this summer... at least for now. Organisers have decided to postpone the event to ...

 

Good deals

A HENLEY property management company won a number of new contracts. Common Ground Estate and Property Management, which is based in ...

 

Costly journey

A MAN has been fined £440 for travelling on a train without paying. Dylan Rutherford, 27, of Lawson Road, Henley used a Great Western ...

 

Taxi rules shake-up

Taxi rules shake-up

RESIDENTS are being asked to respond to a survey on proposed changes to taxi licensing rules in South Oxfordshire. The district ...

 

Closure warning

A SECTION of the B481  immediately north of Cookley Green will be shut on and off for up to 18 months, beginning on Monday, March 8. ...

 

Ron Hughey — January 22, 1931 to January 28, 2021

Ron Hughey — January 22, 1931 to January 28, 2021

RONALD ALBERT HUGHEY was born on January 22, 1931 in Henley and was widely and fondly known as “Rocket”. He worked for NHS Oxfordshire ...

 

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

THIS obelisk can only be glimpsed from the pavement on Remenham Hill as it resides in the grounds of Park Place. In around 1837, ...

 

Collections resume

GARDEN waste collections operated by South Oxfordshire District Council will resume on Monday. The council was forced to temporarily ...

 

Extension approved

PLANS to extend Phyllis Court Club in Henley have been approved. The private members’ club off Marlow Road wants to have more space ...

 

Lavatory humour

Lavatory humour

DESPITE his apparently strained relationship with his neighbour, Councillor Gawrysiak has retained his sense of humour. He agreed to ...

 

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