Thursday, 18 October 2018

College principal and students join funding protest in capital

College principal and students join funding protest in capital

STAFF and students from The Henley College marched on Westminster to raise awareness of the shortfall in education funding. Principal ...

 

Firefighters called to false alarm at shop

Firefighters called to false alarm at shop

FIREFIGHTERS were called to a false alarm at a shop in Henley town centre last night (Wednesday). Crews arrived at Boots in Bell ...

 

Bollywood ball raises £10,000 for charity

Bollywood ball raises £10,000 for charity

A BOLLYWOOD-style ball in aid of the Chiltern Centre for disabled children in Henley raised more than £10,000. The black-tie event, ...

 

I’m optimistic about theatre’s future, says new chairman

I’m optimistic about theatre’s future, says new chairman

A NEW chairman of trustees at the Kenton Theatre in Henley has been elected. Chris Tapp takes over from acting chairman Cliff Colborne ...

 

Army reservist recreates wartime cavalry offensive

Army reservist recreates wartime cavalry offensive

AN army reservist completed a 100km horse ride through France and Belgium to mark 100 years since the end of the First World War. ...

 

Power failure cancels trains

Power failure cancels trains

COMMUTERS from Henley suffered disruption today (Wednesday) with railway lines between Reading and London Paddington closed because of ...

 

Riders complete charity cycle

Riders complete charity cycle

ABOUT 80 people took part in a charity cycle through the countryside around Henley. The riders were taking part in the seventh annual ...

 

Quakers give out poppies for peace

Quakers give out poppies for peace

SCORES of white poppies were handed out by Henley Quakers to promote peace. The poppies are worn in memory of people who have suffered ...

 

Luna whines, drools and shakes then looks for somewhere to hide

Luna whines, drools and shakes then looks for somewhere to hide

MARIE McARTHUR says her dogs Luna and Laika are both scared by fireworks, writes Jamie Presland. Mrs McArthur, 54, her husband Graeme, ...

 

Fireworks are lovely to look at but I never really liked the loud bangs

Fireworks are lovely to look at but I never really liked the loud bangs

A WOMAN has called for fireworks organisers to use quiet displays to protect animals and vulnerable people. Jane Foddy says the loud ...

 

Funeral planners are named best in south

Funeral planners are named best in south

A FUNERAL directors in Henley has won an industry award. A B Walker in Reading Road was named the best medium- sized funeral planner ...

 

Cotton’s creche course

Cotton’s creche course

PHYLLIS Court Club has been the butt of unkind jokes about the age of its members. So anyone who popped their head into the club’s ...

 

Road closure

PART of Greys Road in Henley will be shut for 12 days from October 29. Thames Water will be installing six new water connections. The ...

 

Accountant runs again

HENLEY Town Council’s accountant is to run the Abingdon Marathon for charity. Liz Jones raised £2,000 for Wyfold Riding for the ...

 

Reply that haunts Keegan 20 years on

HE has won league titles, managed England and been named the best footballer in the world on two occasions, but Kevin Keegan still ...

 

Quieter displays and more colourful

QUIET firework displays are becoming more popular due to their suitability for young children and vulnerable people. Now offered by ...

 

Posthumous award for ‘passionate’ former parks manager

Posthumous award for ‘passionate’ former parks manager

THE former manager of Henley’s parks has been given a posthumous award. Gareth Bartle, who died in May, won the Thames and Chilterns ...

 

Halloween hounds

A DOG grooming parlour in Henley will hold a Halloween canine parade on Wednesday, October 31. The 30-minute event will take place ...

 

Salute night-time workers who keep our world going

ON September 3, 1802, William Wordsworth stood on Westminster Bridge and was bowled over by the beauty of a sleeping city: “Earth has ...

 

Small world

KENNEY JONES, drummer with the Small Faces, the Faces and the Who, was about to have his picture taken by the official festival ...

 

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