Tuesday, 13 April 2021

Theatre team will reach out to audiences over summer

Theatre team will reach out to audiences over summer

THE team running the Kenton Theatre are planning a series of outdoor events this summer as they seek to reconnect with Henley ...

Pianist can’t wait to restart conversation with audience

Pianist can’t wait to restart conversation with audience

THE young pianist playing the first of this year’s series of Concerts in Caversham says he is looking forward to once again being able ...

Pub turned family home where everyone has their own space

Pub turned family home where everyone has their own space

A FORMER village pub that has been extensively renovated and refurbished by its current owners is on the market in Northend. Sitting ...

Sing with conductor

Sing with conductor

THE musical director of Henley Youth Choir will be offering individual singing lessons when the group’s in-person rehearsals resume ...

Artists invited to take part in sculpture show at Greys Court

Artists invited to take part in sculpture show at Greys Court

THE organisers of this summer’s sculpture show at Greys Court are inviting local artists to get involved. Entries for the show, which ...

Birthday tribute to composer

Birthday tribute to composer

THE chance to wish Mozart a belated happy birthday is on offer from Norden Farm in Maidenhead tonight (Friday). Each year the arts ...

Four-bedroom 19th century house with choice of places to work from home

Four-bedroom 19th century house with choice of places to work from home

A FOUR-bedroom house built during the reign of William IV is on the market in Peppard Common. The Elms in Gallowstree Road dates from ...

Great story with a part for all of us

“NO time to die” — no, not the Easter story re-hashed but the latest James Bond film, which should have been released over this Easter ...

Friends and rivals

WHOEVER wins next month’s election to represent Henley on Oxfordshire County Council, the two candidates will surely remain friends. ...

Warm, dry March

MARCH was slightly warmer than the average and much drier. Temperatures ranged from -1.7C to a high of 24C on the penultimate day, ...

A hundred years ago...

SEVERAL residents in St Andrew’s Road, Henley, have had their front gardens plundered. Last weekend a large coloured primrose with ...

Fifty years ago...

HOW a sausage roll came to be sold from a Henley shop with mould in it was a mystery, said Peter Hutt, appearing for John Lawlor & Son,...

Twenty five years ago...

HENLEY police chief Ali Dizaei was fuming this week over proposed road closures which he forecast would bring chaos to the town. Insp ...

Ten years ago...

A SOLDIER honoured for bravery in Afghanistan has married his sweetheart. But Carl Bennett and Laura Maudlin’s happy day was tinged ...

Your letters...

Your letters...

Sir, — Last Friday there were seven eggs in the swans’ nest at the bottom of our garden and the pen was sitting proudly on them. The ...

Your letters...

You’re just bitter, Barry Sir, — Once more we have the bitterness and bile from your Peppard correspondent Barry Wood (Standard, April ...

Beautiful? The town looks a mess

Beautiful? The town looks a mess

Sir, — While I applaud mayor-elect Sarah Miller’s encouragement for people to support Henley by shopping locally, (Standard, March 26),...

Peacock sighting

Peacock sighting

Jean Watkins, from Sonning Common, submitted this photograph, saying: “My first sighting of a peacock butterfly this year.” The ...

Hennerton view

Hennerton view

John Crawford took this image of a mink on the Hennerton backwater just below the Val Wyatt boatyard in Wargrave

Bee with nectar

Bee with nectar

Inese Clayson, of South Street, Caversham, says: “While we were sitting in the sunny stillness of our garden with two dear friends ...

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