Friday, 03 April 2020

CCTV: Laptops stolen from Henley Business School

CCTV: Laptops stolen from Henley Business School

POLICE are hoping to speak to this man after laptops were stolen from Henley Business School. The offender entered the University of ...

 

No fines in Thames Valley for coronavirus breaches

No fines in Thames Valley for coronavirus breaches

THE chief constable of Thames Valley Police says his officers haven’t handed out any fines for breaches of the coronavirus lockdown. ...

 

New image released in hunt for knifepoint robber

New image released in hunt for knifepoint robber

A NEW image has been released by police as they search for the man who robbed a Henley shopkeeper at knifepoint. A masked thief ...

 

Firm says cable laying will continue during lockdown

Firm says cable laying will continue during lockdown

A COMPANY is continuing to install a new high-speed internet cable network in Henley town centre despite the coronavirus lockdown. ...

 

Shopkeeper robbed by masked knifeman

Shopkeeper robbed by masked knifeman

A SHOPKEEPER in Henley has told how he was robbed at knifepoint by a masked man. Yogarajah Rajkumar, manager of Station News, said he ...

 

Pianist gives concert for neighbours through window

Pianist gives concert for neighbours through window

A MUSICIAN is putting her skills to good use as the coronavirus outbreak has put the country into lockdown. Pamela Chilvers staged an ...

 

A hope that death can be beaten

ONE of my favourite fictional characters is Mark Tapley from Charles Dickens’s Martin Chuzzlewit. A robust, good-humoured fellow, Mark ...

 

A good example and best advice in crisis

A good example and best advice in crisis

IN recent times, and particularly over the past 48 hours, the number of emails I receive from constituents about the coronavirus ...

 

Silver hour helps stop panic buying at supermarkets

Silver hour helps stop panic buying at supermarkets

PANIC buying as a result of the coronavirus outbreak is easing off at shops and supermarkets in the Henley area. Many stores have ...

 

Summer's over before it began

Summer's over before it began

HENLEY Royal Regatta has been cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic. This came as the town and surrounding villages went into ...

 

Kenton manager goes by ‘mutual agreement’

THE general manager of the Kenton Theatre in Henley has left after just eight months in the role. Max Lewendel is said to have gone by ...

 

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

I HAVE received a number of helpful responses to my item last week about the marker next to the river in Thames Side, Henley, and will ...

 

Boss's pulling power

IT was good to see Brakspear chief executive Tom Davies getting hands-on. One lunctime, a colleague and I went to the Bull on Bell ...

 

Array of musical talent on show at first Unplugged event

Array of musical talent on show at first Unplugged event

NINE soloists, two ensembles and one trio played traditional and contemporary pieces at the Henley Youth Festival’s inaugural ...

 

Julia Barry — December 27, 1955 to January 7, 2020

Julia Barry — December 27, 1955 to January 7, 2020

JULIA’S early childhood can only be described as idyllic.  Born in 1955 in a converted squash court in Mill Hill, she moved with her ...

 

Dance show stretched to accommodate all the performers

Dance show stretched to accommodate all the performers

A DANCE show at Henley Youth Festival was so popular that organisers had to double its length to accommodate the 70 participants. HYF ...

 

Barrels blaze

A FIRE ripped through pallets and barrels on land off Blandy Road, Henley. Firefighters were called to the scene at about 11.30pm on ...

 

From Freddie Mercury to Frozen, Variety show certainly lives up to its name

From Freddie Mercury to Frozen, Variety show certainly lives up to its name

TWENTY-FIVE children performed at HYF Variety. The Kenton Theatre hosted 16 acts — nine soloists, six duos and one string ensemble. ...

 

Bulky waste service off

BULKY waste collections in South Oxfordshire have been suspended until further notice. The waste and recycling authority wants to ...

 

Young writers scoop prizes in record-breaking competition

Young writers scoop prizes in record-breaking competition

THERE were a record number entries in this year’s Henley Youth Festival writing competition. More than 100 children in years one ...

 

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