Wednesday, 14 November 2018

Balloon landing is picture perfect

Balloon landing is picture perfect

THESE pictures of a hot air balloon over the river in Henley before landing behind Leander Club were taken at about 2pm on Friday by ...

 

Sign recovered by dog walker

A SIGN at the entrance to Whitchurch that was stolen in August has mysteriously reappeared just yards from where it vanished. The sign,...

 

Normal October

THE national media informs us that we should continue to expect extreme weather conditions globally. Locally, last month’s weather was ...

 

Granny’s legacy

CONGRATULATIONS to Henley-born footballer James Lawrence who is set to make his international debut for Wales. The 26-year-old ...

 

Henley man who was at ‘home’ in South Africa

RESIDENTS of Henley may be intrigued to know that the town has a doppelgänger in a quiet corner of South Africa. Henley on Klip is ...

 

Austerity? Not here...

THE economic turmoil of the past decade appears to have passed Henley by. When interviewing shoppers in the town for last week’s Take ...

 

Retired firefighter recalls two garages burning down

Retired firefighter recalls two garages burning down

MY Hidden Henley item two weeks ago about the old car showroom in Reading Road that is now the Laura Ashley shop brought back memories ...

 

Decorated hippos stay close to home

A HENLEY businessman has purchased the lion’s share of a community art project, or perhaps that should be the hippo’s share. Darren ...

 

Charity rebrand

SUE RYDER seems to have started the move out of its hospice at Joyce Grove in Nettlebed. The charity, which has been based at Joyce ...

 

Surprise visitor

THERE was an unexpected visitor at a public meeting hosted by Henley Residents Group, the ruling party on the town council, on ...

 

Village’s rural idyll spoiled by murder...

EAGLE-eyed viewers may have spotted murder and mayhem unfolding in Turville during the fourth episode of the BBC 1 spy drama Killing ...

 

Mysterious blade

KNIFE crime is, thankfully, rare in Henley but it seems the weapons are in circulation. On Thursday last week, police community ...

 

Oops...

IRVINE WELSH was looking forward to returning to Henley and sent an email to the festival confirming: “Yes, I’ll arrive on Sunday by ...

 

No nose for news

JOURNALIST Stephen Robinson was accompanied by his dog Truffle when he went to interview Les Hinton at the Henley Literary Festival. ...

 

Welcome rainfall

AFTER the unusually hot and dry summer, some welcome rain fell last month, albeit only 37.5mm. It was also a little too late to make ...

 

Councillor caught in rat trap

HENLEY town councillor David Eggleton has garnered a reputation for his quick wit. But he was beaten to the punch at a meeting last ...

 

Broker’s privilege is to walk sheep over bridge

Broker’s privilege is to walk sheep over bridge

NOT many people spend their Sundays herding a flock of sheep across London Bridge. But Henley insurance broker Ann Manning did just ...

 

The price of love...

PHILLIP SCHOFIELD has revealed that he still pays his daughters’ phone bills, even though they are now in their twenties. The This ...

 

Comedy in crime

SOME residents of Woodcote saw the funny side of a ram-raid on a village shop. As the Henley Standard reported last week, a stolen ...

 

Mary Berry swaps cakes for couture

Cakes to couture

AS if having the Prime Minister as a regular customer wasn’t enough, Henley womenswear shop Fluidity now has another famous client. ...

 

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