Friday, 04 December 2020

Christmas wishes to our readers from Henley Standard advertisers

Christmas wishes to our readers from Henley Standard advertisers

The Henley Standard's Think Local campaign celebrates the best of independent and local businesses around Henley and South Oxfordshire. Our advertisers from across the area have joined together to wish readers festive greetings and best wishes for 2021. During this pandemic more than ever it is important to support local businesses to ensure they thrive into next year and beyond. Click on the presents to find out more about any of these local businesses and organisations and the services and products they offer.

Busy year for white van delivery drivers

Busy year for white van delivery drivers

THERE has been a well-documented increase in online shopping as a result of the pandemic this year, putting a greater workload on the shoulders of the nation’s van community. With more pressure on deliveries, research from Mercedes-Benz Vans shows...
Demand and supply of homes remain strong

Demand and supply of homes remain strong

DEMAND for new properties and the flow of new homes being listed for sale across the UK’s housing market remained strong in October, according to a survey. The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors says that those who responded to the survey...
Make your mark with model that’s on trend

Make your mark with model that’s on trend

THE legendary MG marque — one of Britain’s finest past carmakers — is now Chinese owned, which is the way of the world these days. Nevertheless, one new MG I drove recently did the famous old brand proud. The MG HS sport utility vehicle (SUV) was...

Top rated destination

Top rated destination

CAVERSHAM has been named as one of the best places in the country for city dwellers to move to. The Compare My Move website compared ...

Retirement project that benefited all the family

Retirement project that benefited all the family

A HOUSE in Lower Shiplake has come on the market for the first time. Chalcott in New Road was built 10 years ago by its owner Barbara ...

Start making plans for new home improvements

Start making plans for new home improvements

THINKING of home improvements for the New Year and how to go about them in these challenging times with the coronavirus pandemic? ...

No hassle hybrid took me to my happy place

No hassle hybrid took me to my happy place

IF you have driven or owned a Toyota Yaris of old then you will be convinced of this small car’s reputation of being a stayer. Indeed, ...

Magazine and car dealer scholarship

BMW UK and British Vogue have partnered to launch a scholarship programme. This comprises a four-month paid scholarship placement. The ...

Former regatta office has river views

Former regatta office has river views

A COTTAGE that was once used as a ticket office for Henley Royal Regatta has come on the market. The 15th century Grade-II listed ...

Why now’s the time to get fit and stay fit to improve your physical wellbeing

Why now’s the time to get fit and stay fit to improve your physical wellbeing

ADVERTISEMENT FEATURES: Let’s get physical! One of the dangers of lockdown is to be lulled into laziness, watch too many box sets, eat ...

Help to keep up with studies

Help to keep up with studies

WITH students having missed a lot of school because of the coronavirus pandemic, many are probably feeling that they may need extra ...

Sign-up for online workouts, recipes and nutritional advice

Sign-up for online workouts, recipes and nutritional advice

EXERCISE and wellbeing has never been more important and during this lockdown period it is the perfect time to try pilates from the ...

School that’s prepared to go ‘off-script’ to teach its pupils about what matters

School that’s prepared to go ‘off-script’ to teach its pupils about what matters

DO you know the name of the first African American women in space? Or the historical significance of John Blanke? Or that more people ...

Keep your body while staying at home

Keep your body while staying at home

PILATES ABC Henley is back online for the duration of the November lockdown. The sessions have been designed to be carried out using ...

Upgraded model takes leaf out of its own book

Upgraded model takes leaf out of its own book

YOU may not have noticed but one day recently was singularly significant to the future of global car production. And World EV Day — a ...

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Lottery win

THE Chiltern Edge School Association raised £191.76 with its autumn lottery. The parent-run group raises money for Maiden Erlegh Chiltern Edge School in Reades Lane, Soning Common.... [more]

 

Good listen

THE Fish volunteer centre in Sonning Common is lending out audio books and music CDs throughout the latest lockdown.  The charity has sanitised all the products and its volunteers ... [more]

 

December bus trips

THE bus service run by the Fish volunteer centre in Sonning Common has organised preliminary shopping trips for December.  The minibus will have limited passenger numbers and  ... [more]

 

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