Friday, 04 December 2020

50 cyclists ride together for charity but still apart

50 cyclists ride for charity altogether but still apart

ALMOST 50 cyclists from Henley raised more than £1,000 for charity by taking part in a socially distanced relay race. The riders were ...

 

Meadow becomes town green

Meadow becomes town green

FREEMANS Meadow has become Henley’s second town green. It means the 1.2 hectares of land off Fair Mile is protected from development. ...

 

Six more retailers opening

Six more retailers opening

SIX new businesses are opening in Henley as the town weathers the effect of the coronavirus pandemic. These include a wine merchant, ...

 

Sign comes down at historic hotel before £3m refurb

Sign comes down at historic hotel before £3m refurb

THIS is the moment the main sign at an historic Henley hotel was taken down. The Red Lion, which is on the corner of Hart Street and ...

 

Anti-air pollution campaign banner torn down again

Anti-air pollution campaign banner torn down again

CAMPAIGNERS for better air quality in Henley say they are disappointed after another one of their banners was torn down. Ramsay Adams ...

 

Walkway re-opens

THE walkway between Falaise Square and the King’s Road car park in Henley has re-opened to the public. Catalyst Capital, which owns ...

 

New round of flu jabs

THE next set of patients at the Bell Surgery in Henley are set to receive a free flu jab. The extended vaccination programme will ...

 

Estate agent renews partnership with £1,000 donation

Estate agent renews partnership with £1,000 donation

HENLEY Rugby Club has received a donation of £1,000 from a sponsor. Estate agent Savills, which just renewed its eight-year ...

 

MP dismisses claim that he gave developer advice

MP dismisses claim that he gave developer advice

JOHN HOWELL has hit back at claims that his paid advisory role with a PR firm for housing developers conflicts with his duties as ...

 

True justice from a forgiving judge

WHEN the Nuremberg trial opened on November 20, 1945, it was just six months since Nazi Germany had surrendered and much of the city ...

 

‘Overbearing’

PLANS to replace a bungalow in Wootton Road, Henley, with a two-storey house have been opposed by town councillors. Neighbour Luke ...

 

Drive carefully

Drive carefully

LAMPPOSTS and road signs on the Gainsborough estate in Henley have been damaged by careless drivers. David Eggleton chairman of the ...

 

35ft Christmas tree goes up despite lack of festival

35ft Christmas tree goes up despite lack of festival

HENLEY’S Christmas tree was installed in the town centre on Monday. The 35ft Nordmann fir arrived on a flat-bed truck and was lowered ...

 

Churches getting ready for covid-safe Christmas

Churches getting ready for covid-safe Christmas

CHURCHES in the Henley area are making plans for festive services while coping with the second national lockdown. Places of worship ...

 

Now let's try to enjoy Christmas

Now let's try to enjoy Christmas

BUSINESSES in the Henley area are hoping to cash in when the second coronavirus lockdown ends next week. They want to make up for the ...

 

Appeal hits half way

Appeal hits half way

THE Kenton for Keeps appeal is more than half way towards its target. The latest total of more than £18,000 includes a £5,000 ...

 

Festive lunch cancelled

Festive lunch cancelled

THE Mayor of Henley’s Christmas lunch for the over-65s at the town hall has been cancelled. Councillor Ken Arlett said this was due to ...

 

Councillors play tribute to former chairman of Henley Regatta for the Disabled

TOWN councillors have paid tribute to the former chairman of the Henley Regatta for the Disabled. Mike Pooley, from Broadplat, died ...

 

Bruce Smith — February 29, 1948-September 22, 2020

Bruce Smith — February 29, 1948-September 22, 2020

A PROMINENT figure in the Henley theatrical world since the Eighties, Bruce Leonard Smith was born on February 29, 1948 and was raised ...

 

Speed curbs

PLANS are being drawn up to help reduce the speed of drivers on Fair Mile heading into Henley town centre. The scheme could include ...

 

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