Tuesday, 26 May 2020

Golfers raise £10,000 for NHS by playing 100 holes

Golfers raise £10,000 for NHS by playing 100 holes

THE captain of Reading Golf Club has raised £10,000 for the NHS by playing golf continuously from dawn to dusk. John Rusby, 65, and ...

 

Oliver John Bowden — June 18, 1963 to May 5, 2020

Oliver John Bowden — June 18, 1963 to May 5, 2020

A FARMER who died suddenly has been called the “heart and soul of the Hambleden valley”. Oliver Bowden, 56, whose family have been ...

 

Jobless total and (hopefully) schools going back give me optimism

Jobless total and (hopefully) schools going back give me optimism

THE most significant announcement this week has been the unemployment statistics for April, which you might expect to have gone up by ...

 

Warning not to cut down trees

A WARNING has been issued not to cut down protected trees on a parcel of woodland near Henley after neighbours raised concerns. ...

 

Higher house

PLANS to convert a loft and raise the ridgeline of a house in Western Road, Henley, have been approved South Oxfordshire District ...

 

Boys released

TWO boys arrested on suspicion of robbery have been released under police investigation. A 16-year-old from Henley and a 17-year-old ...

 

New chairman

MICHELLE Thomas is the new chairwoman of Henley Town Council’s planning committee. She takes over from Councillor Ken Arlett, who is ...

 

Large rise in demand for online prescription service

THE Bell Surgery in Henley says it has seen “huge demand” for new patient online access accounts because of covid-19. These enable ...

 

Festival in car park

HENLEY Festival is to hold a three-night “drive-in” comedy, karaoke and cinema event this summer. Car Park Party will be held on Lion ...

 

Allotments now busier than ever

ALLOTMENTS in Henley are proving a popular way for people to get exercise during the coronavirus lockdown. The 220 plots at the ...

 

Shop re-opens

A DRY cleaners in Henley will re-open on June 1. Reids of Henley in Reading Road, which has been closed due to the coronavirus ...

 

Food needed

THE Henley food bank is running low on items. It needs gifts of squash, UHT milk, crisps, tinned vegetables, tomatoes, meat, cereal, ...

 

Rehearsals go online

Rehearsals go online

THE Henley Youth Choir is running online rehearsals for a digital concert in July. Members are practising songs including My Favourite ...

 

Final call for baskets

Final call for baskets

A TOTAL of 162 summer hanging baskets have now been ordered by businesses and residents in Henley. They will start to be installed ...

 

Walter ‘Wally’ New – July 11, 1942 to May 16, 2020

Walter ‘Wally’ New – July 11, 1942 to May 16, 2020

WITH great sadness, “Wally” New, of Swiss Farm, Henley, passed away at the Abbeycrest Nursing Home in Sonning Common on Saturday, May ...

 

Nick Nearchou — June 17, 1962 to May 9, 2020

Nick Nearchou — June 17, 1962 to May 9, 2020

AFTER a 10-month hard-fought battle with acute myeloid leukaemia, Nick Nearchou sadly passed away, peacefully and comfortably, with ...

 

Films for the elderly

A SUPPORT group in Henley is making films to entertain residents isolating in the care homes during the coronavirus pandemic. The ...

 

A councillor’s lot...

SOMETIMES you can feel for councillors. At last week’s virtual meeting of Henley Town Concil’s planning committee Stefan Gawrysiak ...

 

Swimmers donate unused health food

Swimmers donate unused health food

THE Henley Open Water Swimming Club made a donation to the Henley food bank after their annual first Thames swim had to be cancelled ...

 

World watching our gardening festival

THE virtual Chelsea Fringe Henley festival is attracting interest from around the world. Events were due to take place in and around ...

 

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