Tuesday, 07 April 2020

George Cole’s widow dies at 81

George Cole’s widow dies at 81

ACTRESS and producer Penny Cole has died, aged 81. She had been fighting an autoimmune condition but lost her battle at the Royal ...

 

Is George Harrison set for biopic treatment?

Harrison biopic?

FOLLOWING the success of the Queen biopic Bohemian Rhapsody and, more recently, the Elton John story Rocketman, could George Harrison ...

 

Sculptor’s tribute to old drinking buddy Beatle

Sculptor’s tribute to old drinking buddy Beatle

SCULPTOR Clive Duncan has often featured in the pages of the Henley Standard for his artwork. Now the Shiplake artist has created a ...

 

Comedian helping some amphibians

Comedian helping some amphibians

THE Henley Toad Patrol had a special visitor on Tuesday night in the shape of Russell Brand. The comedian, who lives near Henley, ...

 

George Michael fans given freedom for village party

George Michael fans given freedom for village party

FANS of George Michael have been given the go-ahead to stage another celebration of his life in Goring. The parish council has told ...

 

Blue Phillip

PHILLIP SCHOFIELD shocked TV viewers by swearing live on air. The presenter of ITV’s This Morning, who lives in Fawley, was taking ...

 

Do get tested, says McGee after breast cancer scare

Do get tested, says McGee after breast cancer scare

DEBBIE McGEE has urged men and women to have regular check-ups after she was diagnosed with early stage breast cancer. The radio ...

 

Pizza cake... children demonstrate culinary skills to Mary Berry

Children demonstrate culinary skills to Mary Berry

MARY BERRY watched little children make pizzas at a new cookery school in Henley. The television presenter and writer, who lives in ...

 

Presenter drops in for festive consumer show

Presenter drops in for festive consumer show

TELEVISION presenter Phillip Schofield handed out mince pies and festive treats as he filmed a new Christmas show at the Herb Farm in ...

 

TV presenter unveils school’s quiet garden in memory of wife

TV presenter unveils school’s quiet garden in memory of wife

TELEVISION presenter Simon Thomas opened a “quiet garden” created in memory of his late wife at Sonning Primary School. Mr Thomas cut ...

 

Debbie back on screen

DEBBIE McGEE will appear in the latest series TV comedy panel show Would I Lie to You? The radio presenter and widow of magician Paul ...

 

Author’s novel inspired by childhood holidays

Author’s novel inspired by childhood holidays

AUTHOR Amanda Jennings launched her fourth novel at the Coppa Club in Henley. About 70 guests attended and enjoyed canapes and fizz at ...

 

Kenton singer’s ‘still glowing’ from watching royal wedding

Kenton singer’s ‘still glowing’ from watching royal wedding

SINGER Patti Boulaye says she is “still glowing” from watching Saturday’s royal wedding — as it reminded her of her own nuptials. The ...

 

Is that baking soda?

SHE may enjoy a squeaky clean image as the nation’s baking sweetheart, but Mary Berry has revealed that she was once arrested on ...

 

Mary Berry to appear at new food festival

Mary Berry to appear at new food festival

MARY BERRY will appear at a new food festival at Stonor Park. The food writer and television presenter, 83, who lives in Henley, will ...

 

At home with Amal Clooney

At home with Amal Clooney

AMAL CLOONEY is enjoying life on the banks of the River Thames. The human rights lawyer and wife of Hollywood star George says that ...

 

Debbie in topper form for charity

Debbie in topper form for charity

DEBBIE McGEE is backing a charity fund-raising campaign in memory of her late husband Paul Daniels. The ninth annual Wear a Hat Day, ...

 

TV talent show judge is a chip off the old block

TV talent show judge is a chip off the old block

AN aspiring musician and actress has spoken of her pride at making her first television appearance. Amy Lynch, 25, who grew up in ...

 

Singer proud of his home city's honour

THE recent announcement of Coventry as the UK City of Culture for 2021 was a great thrill for Vince Hill. The veteran singer, who has ...

 

Dancing Debbie dusts off defeat

Dancing Debbie dusts off defeat

DEBBIE McGEE says taking part in this year’s Strictly Come Dancing has given her a new lease of life. The radio presenter from ...