Sunday, 19 September 2021

Women sort through piles of donations for refugees

Women sort through piles of donations for refugees

ABOUT 20 women volunteered to sort donations for Afghan refugees. They met at the home of Emma Clark Lam in Paradise Road, Henley, on ...

Flu jabs postponed due to delivery delays

Flu jabs postponed due to delivery delays

DOCTORS’ surgeries are postponing flu jab clinics because of a delay in vaccine deliveries. They are doing the same with some blood ...

Rugby player tragedy

Rugby player tragedy

A HENLEY Hawks player collapsed and died after his side’s first match of the new rugby season. David Hyde, who was a lock, complained ...

Afghan appeal volunteers in plea for storage space

Afghan appeal volunteers in plea for storage space

TWO women collecting donations for refugees from Afghanistan are in desperate need of more storage space. Emma Clark Lam and Sam ...

Auspices are good for artists’ talk at gallery

Auspices are good for artists’ talk at gallery

A HENLEY gallery that is staging a “duo exhibition” by two contemporary artists is to host an in-conversation event later this month ...

Comic sees the funny side of British Empire

Comic sees the funny side of British Empire

ANUVAB PAL is preparing to make an exception for Henley. The 45-year-old, whom the New York Times called “India’s most intelligent ...

Edwardian family home has best of both worlds

Edwardian family home has best of both worlds

A FIVE-BEDROOM family home with three bathrooms and six reception rooms is on the market in Streatley. Built in 1902 in the Arts and ...

Sign up for free ‘Day of Dance’ at the town hall

Sign up for free ‘Day of Dance’ at the town hall

AFTER a long absence due to covid-19, “it’s been a while” was the phrase that hit home the most from one of our pupils who returned to ...

Nurturing balanced boys and girls

Nurturing balanced boys and girls

THE Oratory Preparatory School nurtures happy, balanced, confident and inquisitive children. We provide an enriched education for boys ...

Shakespeare’s spirit sparked to life on the green

The Spirit of Shakespeare | Mill Green, Wargrave | Saturday, September 4 ADAPTING nimbly to the covid era, Wargrave Theatre Workshop ...

Club hosting new run of folk nights

Club hosting new run of folk nights

A NEW season of weekly folk nights gets under way at Nettlebed village club on Monday. First up are Scottish five-piece Breabach, who ...

See why soul icon deserves respect

See why soul icon deserves respect

MUSIC is the beating heart of two films showing at Henley’s Picturehouse cinema from today (Friday). Starring Jennifer Hudson, Respect ...

Festival celebrating food and music

Festival celebrating food and music

A FESTIVAL billed as the UK’s biggest celebration of food and music is coming to Higginson Park in Marlow later this month. Pub in the ...

Artist going public at 39

Artist going public at 39

AN artist who first picked up a paintbrush after moving to Henley five years ago is mounting his first public exhibition next week. ...

‘We’d need a lottery win to move house’

A THIRD of Britons say they would need a lottery win to move house, suggesting affordability is the biggest problem facing prospective ...

Three-bedroom cottage with river views once doubled as regatta ticket office

Three-bedroom cottage with river views once doubled as regatta ticket office

A GRADE II listed character cottage at the bottom of Friday Street, Henley, is on the market with Ballards estate agents. Baltic ...

With Jesus you can forget your fears

HAVE a guess: What do you think the most often repeated command in the Bible is? Or, to put it another way, what is it that we are so ...

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

TWO new signs with the same name have recently appeared off Deanfield Avenue, Henley, near the junction with Greys Road. Old Greys ...

Ten years ago...

ELEVEN new businesses have opened in Henley in the last six months with four more due to be launched this autumn. It means there will ...

Twenty five years ago...

GOLDEN oarsmen Matthew Pinsent and Steve Redgrave were overjoyed at the heroes’ welcome they received from Henley people on Friday. ...