Thursday, 29 July 2021

Leander rowers scoop silver at Tokyo

Leander rowers scoop silver at Tokyo

ATHLETES from Leander Club in Henley picked up Great Britain’s first Olympic rowing medal in the early hours of this morning ...

 

Families volunteer to fish old rubbish out of river

Families volunteer to fish old rubbish out of river

MORE than 60 people took part in a clean-up of the River Thames in Henley. The volunteers met up on Red Lion Lawn, where they were ...

 

Long way to swim for free beer (and bottle opener)

Long way to swim for free beer (and bottle opener)

A TOTAL of 750 people took part in the eighth annual Henley Club to Pub swim on Saturday. The 1.5km challenge, which is organised by ...

 

Members get regatta tickets

Members get tickets

MEMBERS of the Henley Royal Regatta’s Stewards’ Enclosure will be able to attend on all five days of this year’s event, the management ...

 

Adventure golf backed

Adventure golf backed

PROPOSALS for an “adventure golf” course in Henley have attracted support following a public consultation. The town council, which is ...

 

Bungalow stays put

PLANS to demolish a bungalow in Henley and replace it with a higher number of houses and flats have been turned down by a planning ...

 

Show organisers make surplus despite covid

File picture of Henley Town and Country Show

THE organisers of the Henley Farm & Country Show are set to make a surplus this year. The annual meeting of the Henley and District ...

 

Water bottles donated to surgery teams

Water bottles donated to surgery teams

SEVENTY refillable water bottles have been donated to the volunteers and staff at the Hart Surgery in Henley by the Freemasons. ...

 

Art for charity

AN art exhibition being held in Henley next month will raise money for a brain injury charity. Claire Burke and Jo Hanrahan are ...

 

Full schedule

THE Henley 60+ Club is running to a full schedule again. The centre in Greys Road car park is open from 10am to 4pm Monday to Friday ...

 

Vehicle theft

Vehicle theft

A VEHICLE was stolen from a driveway on Belle Vue Road, Henley, late on July 5 or early the following morning. The suspects broke into ...

 

Disruption for post and bins

Disruption for post and bins

POSTAL deliveries and rubbish collections in the Henley area were delayed this week after staff were told to isolate due to ...

 

Town history

A BOOK on Henley’s expansion during the 19th century has been published. From Tillage to Terrace, by historian Hilary Fisher, looks at ...

 

New deadline

New deadline

THE search for a new town and community manager for Henley has been extended. The town council is seeking to replace Helen Barnett ...

 

Ros Starmer-Smith — February 23, 1948 — July 6, 2021

Ros Starmer-Smith — February 23, 1948 — July 6, 2021

ROSAMUND “ROS” STARMER-SMITH’S life was crammed with love, fun, generosity, kindness, caring and no little sadness and tragedy. Her 73 ...

 

Help from above

THE organisers of this year’s Henley Farm & Country Show might be calling in a favour from the Almighty. At Monday’s annual meeting of ...

 

Book events

Book events

TICKETS to this year’s Henley Literary Festival, which runs from October 2 to 10, are now on general sale. The line-up includes more ...

 

Sign of the Times

A HENLEY householder found an interesting way of keeping cool during the recent heatwave. Nicola Eggleton plastered the windows of her ...

 

Mirrors, mirrors on the walls

Mirrors, mirrors on the walls

Further to your Hidden Henley item (Standard, July 9) about the mirrors that used to be in place at the junction of Church Street, ...

 

Pair raise £3,000 in 59km cycle

Pair raise £3,000 in 59km cycle

A BIKE ride in memory of a former cyclist raised more than £3,000 for charity. The inaugural Graeme Taylor Ride took place last month ...

 

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