Friday, 18 June 2021

Load of cobbles about red kites

REGULAR readers will be aware of the debate on the letters pages of this newspaper about red kites and the apparent increasing number ...

 

Brothers’ adventurous mum inspires new luxury watch

Brothers’ adventurous mum inspires new luxury watch

A NEW watch made by Henley manufacturer Bremont was inspired by the company founders’ mother and her love for adventure. Brothers Nick ...

 

Miserable May

A MERRY month of May it was not as far as the weather was concerned — a total contrast with that of 2020, which was one of the warmest ...

 

Super Mario car-t

Super Mario car-t

ONE Henley cricket lover is clearly a fan of computer games too. This Audi TT Quattro, which was parked at Henley Cricket Club’s ...

 

Major Mick, 80, sets off on another voyage in tin boat

Major Mick, 80, sets off on another voyage in tin boat

HE’S off again. Michael Stanley, aka Major Mick, is to row 100 miles for a second time in his homemade tin boat. The 80-year-old ...

 

Prankster strikes again with bridge ‘floodline’

Prankster strikes again with bridge ‘floodline’

A TELEPHONE has mysteriously appeared on the side of Sonning Bridge. The white old-fashioned dial-up phone has been placed on a ...

 

Letters from the Western Front

Letters from the Western Front

THE wartime exploits of a former owner of Greys Court have been chronicled in a book of his correspondence from the Western Front. Sir ...

 

Teacher who ‘saved’ writer as small boy

Teacher who ‘saved’ writer as small boy

A WRITER who came to the UK from Kenya has paid tribute to a late Henley headteacher for providing a “safe” place for him growing up. ...

 

The business A-level student already making some dough

The business A-level student already making some dough

A TEENAGER has launched his own pizza takeaway business. Tom Stuart, 17, operates from his home near Turville on Saturday nights after ...

 

Beware raiders of the lost festival...

Beware raiders of the lost festival...

ORGANISERS of a controverisal Viking-themed festival which was going to take place near Henley have taken our coverage of the debate ...

 

No kissing please

No kissing please

ONE of the inevitable duties of being a politician is meeting lots of people but Theresa May hopes life will be a little different ...

 

Well done Wombles

Well done Wombles

HENLEY town councillor Will Hamilton has his critics, as anyone who follows council meetings or follows him on social media will know. ...

 

Jo almost relieved at election defeat

Jo almost relieved at election defeat

THE results of this week’s local council elections came as something of a relief for one aspiring councillor. Jo Robb was standing for ...

 

Toilet humour

Toilet humour

OLYMPIC rower Vicky Thornley has taken a step into the world of business. On Tuesday she announced on social media that she has been ...

 

No sign of showers during frosty April

LAST month’s weather was probably the most unusual for a spring month and set a few records. In Shiplake, the mean minimum temperature ...

 

Millie becomes first girl to captain school cricket team

Millie becomes first girl to captain school cricket team

A TEENAGE girl who was treated for a childhood heart condition has been appointed the first female cricket captain in her school’s ...

 

Job for the boys...

Job for the boys...

HAIRCUTS aren’t the only beauty service that people missed during the coronavirus lockdown. A young man recently posted on the Sonning ...

 

Growing empire

Growing empire

GRACE LEO, the international hotelier currently overseeing the transformation of the Red Lion Hotel into the Relais Henley, has bought ...

 

Watch out... kites are getting braver

Watch out... kites are getting braver

AS anyone who has been following the debate about red kites in the letters pages will know, the birds are getting bolder. Karen ...

 

Good for business

Good for business

KEN ARLETT has proclaimed himself a good luck charm for Henley’s businesses. While cutting the ribbon at new furniture shop Sofas & ...

 

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Dental Nurse

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We have a Dental Nurse opportunity at BLANDY HOUSE DENTAL PRACTICE. We are growing our dental nursing team and ...