Monday, 25 March 2019

Boy leads out England at Twickenham just two months after brain surgery

Boy leads out England at Twickenham just two months after brain surgery

A BOY from Henley served as the England rugby team’s lead mascot just two months after undergoing lifesaving brain surgery. Samuel ...

 

Charity shop begins children’s storytime

Charity shop begins children’s storytime

THE Helen & Douglas House charity shop in Duke Street, Henley, held a classic storytime event for children aged four to seven. Emma ...

 

Friends come to boy’s rescue as he struggles in run

Friends come to boy’s rescue as he struggles in run

A BOY was helped to the finish line by his school friends during the Henley Youth Festival run on Saturday, writes David White. ...

 

Girl, 10, receives support at climate change protest

Girl, 10, receives support at climate change protest

A GIRL of 10 staged a protest about climate change in Henley town centre. Grace Gubbins, who attends Sacred Heart Primary School in ...

 

Saturday bus service could help improve air quality

Saturday bus service could help improve air quality

RESIDENTS of Henley enjoyed free bus travel on Saturday at the launch of a new town centre service. The town council has paid to ...

 

Reward someone who inspires you

Nominate your Henley Heroes now

THE Henley Heroes awards are back for a second year. The awards, which are supported by the Henley Standard, were launched last year ...

 

Couple who love a challenge

Couple who love a challenge

A COUPLE from Henley are celebrating 25 years of taking part in endurance events. Anna Troup and her partner Richard Staite have ...

 

The Henley-built Spitfire found 70 years after war

The Henley-built Spitfire found 70 years after war

A SECOND World War Spitfire built in Henley and flown by a pilot who took part in the Great Escape is to be restored. The plane, which ...

 

Message to farmers

AN MP urged farmers to lobby the Government to ensure the profession gets a good deal from Britain’s withdrawal from the European ...

 

Teenage musicians overcome nerves to play and sing at ‘lively’ gig night

Teenage musicians overcome nerves to play and sing at ‘lively’ gig night

TEENAGE musicians played and sang in front of their friends and family at the Henley Youth Festival’s gig night. More than 100 people ...

 

Landlord changes again

A PUB in Henley is to have its third landlord in 15 months. The Station House in Market Place will shut down temporarily when Robert ...

 

Former mayors to stand in district council elections

Former mayors to stand in district council elections

THREE former mayors of Henley are to stand for Henley Residents Group at the South Oxfordshire District Council elections. Ken Arlett, ...

 

Runner’s talk

DAME Kelly Holmes is to speak at a warm-up event for this year’s Henley Literary Festival. The double-gold medal winning athlete, who ...

 

More dog bins

MORE dog waste bins are to be installed in Remenham to try to reduce the number of bags left in hedgerows. The parish council has ...

 

Mick Wells — August 4, 1939-February 28, 2019

Mick Wells — August 4, 1939-February 28, 2019

MICK WELLS, who for many years was the face of Heath & Watkins, the long-established hardware store in Sonning Common, died quite ...

 

Flotilla needs boats

ORGANISERS of this year’s Chelsea Fringe Henley have called for boat owners to join the floral flotilla on the final day of the ...

 

Field work

A VOLUNTEER working party will be clearing 40 Acre Field in Henley on Wednesday. They will rake and remove patches of long grass which ...

 

Church clean

VOLUNTEERS are needed to clear the churchyard of St Nicholas Church in Remenham tomorrow (Saturday). They will work from 10am to noon ...

 

Fruity plaque

A PLAQUE will be installed at the community orchard in Paradise Road, Henley, depicting the fruit that is grown there. It has been ...

 

Restaurateur saves money on energy bills

A HENLEY restaurant owner has saved thousands of pounds on his energy bills. Nuno Rosado, who runs The Square in Market Place and Al ...

 

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