Monday, 29 November 2021

£800,000 to help festival and arts venues recover

£800,000 to help festival and arts venues recover

THE Henley Festival has received £220,346 from the Government’s Culture Recovery Fund, which suppports arts organisations that were ...

Classy ensemble’s Christmas return

Classy ensemble’s Christmas return

A GROUP hailed as “the classiest brass ensemble in Britain” are returning to Henley to help get the Christmas concert season off to a ...

Ogre adds power to the people

Ogre adds power to the people

Shrek The Musical | Kenton Theatre, Henley | Tuesday, November 23 HAODS has brought a family favourite to the Kenton stage. Shrek The ...

Post office girls author delivers festive sequel

Post office girls author delivers festive sequel

THE author of a book about three young women who become best friends while working at the Army Post Office’s sprawling home depot ...

Timbered cottage offers work from home option

Timbered cottage offers work from home option

A TIMBER-FRAMED cottage that is thought to date back to the early 15th century is on the market in Sonning. With four double bedrooms ...

True renown is when you don’t need a headstone

True renown is when you don’t need a headstone

Nigel Rees on “From gravestones to graffiti” | Ewelme village hall | Friday, November 19 NIGEL REES, the creator and host of Radio 4’s ...

Ballet nice start to Christmas season

Ballet nice start to Christmas season

CHRISTMAS is coming to the Kenton Theatre — and with it a string of festive-themed shows. This Sunday (November 28) at 1pm and 3pm ...

Gallery artists are drawing on natural inspiration

Gallery artists are drawing on natural inspiration

A GROUP of five artists inspired by the natural world are joining forces to show their work at Henley’s Old Fire Station Gallery from ...

Lady Gaga’s ready to divide and rule

Lady Gaga’s ready to divide and rule

A FILM that claims to lift the lid on the inner workings of the Gucci fashion dynasty is showing at the Regal Picturehouse cinema from ...

Rental costs in Henley rise by 11.5 per cent

Rental costs in Henley rise by 11.5 per cent

SUSTAINED demand fuelled by a continued emphasis on lifestyle change and a shortage of available property has led to rental prices in ...

UK house prices hit another record high

UK house prices hit another record high

THE UK’s average house price has topped £270,000 according to the Halifax. The bank’s latest figures show that annual house price ...

Time to pause, take stock and reflect

THIS coming Sunday sees the start of Advent in the church calendar, a season that I love. While the world around us is rushing towards ...

Ten years ago...

HENLEY’S lapdancing club has been closed down for good. Diamonds and Pearls in Greys Road car park had its licence revoked in April ...

Twenty five years ago...

SCHOOLCHILDREN in Henley have lost months of classwork after thieves stole computer equipment. The break-in at Trinity School in ...

Fifty years ago...

MORE than 1,100 tenants of houses owned by Henley Rural District Council will be affected by an average rent increase of 50p per week ...

A hundred years ago...

A LITTLE while ago, Mr G A Plomer, who acted as chairman of the children’s fete competition, suggested that it would be good if a ...

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

TAKE a glance at the plaque on the entrance to this fine building in Hambleden. The substantial gabled Jacobean manor house contrasts ...

Your letters...

Care service is inferior Sir, — We write in response to the letter from Diane Hedges, deputy chief executive of the Oxfordshire ...

I’ve just noticed these tiny beauties

I’ve just noticed these tiny beauties

Sir, — For many years I have been delighted by the changing colours of the clematis plant which scrambles over my garden wall. ...

Bad moon rising...

Bad moon rising...

This pictures shows the moon rising with clouds obscuring it. Creedence Clearwater Revival anyone? — Yours faithfully, Terry Allsop ...

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