Sunday, 15 September 2019

New dedicated fun fair area

A DESIGNATED fun fair area has been added to the attactions at this year’s Henley Farm & Country Show. This will feature a carousel, ...

Why we love chickens

Why we love chickens

CHICKENS are domestic or farm birds with a life span of 10 to 15 years. The male is larger and more brightly coloured than the female. ...

The giants of Indian Ocean are back too

The giants of Indian Ocean are back too

GIANT tortoises which made their debut at last year’s show are back. The Aldabra giant tortoise (Aldabrachelys gigantea) comes from ...

Big chipper and forest friends

Big chipper and forest friends

A WORKING forestry machinery display will be one of the main attractions at this year’s Henley Farm & Country Show. This will take ...

Acclaimed musicians at church

Acclaimed musicians at church

IT’S not often we get to hear such internationally acclaimed musicians as Lawrence Power and Vilde Frang playing in one of our local ...

Playlets have the write idea

Playlets have the write idea

WriteFest | Progress Theatre | Tuesday, September 10 READING’S Progress Theatre is rightly proud of its ambitious and creative ...

County council in fresh objection to third Reading bridge

County council in fresh objection to third Reading bridge

PROPOSALS for a third Reading bridge have been opposed by Oxfordshire county councillors because of the effect it would have on roads ...

Families remember loved ones at riverside charity walk

Families remember loved ones at riverside charity walk

MORE than 200 people took part in a walk to remember their loved ones and raise funds for Sue Ryder’s South Oxfordshire palliative ...

Johnson is not pursuing no-deal Brexit, says MP

Johnson is not pursuing no-deal Brexit, says MP

JOHN HOWELL says he was given a personal reassurance by Boris Johnson that he is not persuing a no-deal Brexit. The Henley MP met with ...

Force is strong with cop turned stand-up comic

Force is strong with cop turned stand-up comic

“THE force is strong with this one,” was Darth Vader’s immortal verdict on first encountering Luke Skywalker — but he could just as ...

Reggae masters are telling their stories

Reggae masters are telling their stories

HE made his name with 2003’s Girl With a Pearl Earring, the success of which saw him recruited to direct Hannibal Lecter preview ...

Third-generation Ceed has a fine, sporty feel

Third-generation Ceed has a fine, sporty feel

THE all-new Kia Ceed could be the shape of things to come in the car industry in one important respect. For as the European economic ...

New apartments are close to all Henley has to offer

New apartments are close to all Henley has to offer

THE property development project that has been underway at 43 Station Road in Henley has now been completed. Of the eight new luxury ...

Businesses improve hygiene

TWO businesses which held one-star food hygiene ratings have achieved top marks after being inspected again. The Crown Inn at Benson ...

Dance school’s new classes are Strictly for kids

Dance school’s new classes are Strictly for kids

ARE your kids hooked on Strictly, pestering for a paso doble or jumping around for a jive? Ballroom and Latin Strictly for Kids dance ...

Come join us at our next open morning

Come join us at our next open morning

SET in 35 acres, Queen Anne’s School in Caversham is an independent boarding and day school for girls between the ages of 11 and 18. ...

School that’s simply a joyful place to be

School that’s simply a joyful place to be

GILLOTTS is “a joyful place”. That is how a student described the school during its last inspection, in which it retained its “Good” ...

Sixth form entry is proving popular — with scholarships available

Sixth form entry is proving popular — with scholarships available

SIXTH form entry is an increasingly popular option at Shiplake College, due to the diverse curriculum options and inclusive atmosphere....

School’s sixth form bursaries in STEM subjects aim to unlock talent

School’s sixth form bursaries in STEM subjects aim to unlock talent

ST Helen and St Katharine is delighted to launch four new fully funded bursaries in STEM subjects — science, technology, engineering ...

Sun set to shine on walk to remember loved ones

Sun set to shine on walk to remember loved ones

PEOPLE are being encouraged to sign up for a walk where they can remember their loved ones while raising vital funds for Sue Ryder’s ...

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