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Aliquando Poppy Appeal Concert “Beautiful and Truly Inspiring”

The Aliquando Choir’s concert for the Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal on Saturday (10 November) to mark the WW1 Armistice centenary was a huge success. The first half was pure […]

Obituary – Melvyn Williams (1942 – 2018)

Mel was born in Aston, Birmingham, and his junior school was in between the HP sauce factory and Ansells Brewery, which explains why he had an lifelong love of both. […]

The Best Blooming Hobby You Can Have… An Allotment

There’s lots of reasons to have an allotment besides the obvious of growing your own amazing tasting food says Greencroft Allotment Manager, Lewis Every. For as little as £22.50 per […]

Christ Church Centre Christmas Lunches

The Christ Church Centre are hosting a series of Christmas lunches this forthcoming festive season.  See details below. Wednesday 5th December, 12:00pm Rotary Christmas Lunch for the elderly – FREE […]

Archaeological Site at Market Place Mews Development Uncovers Henley Artefacts

The archaeological site at the former Market Place Mews, currently under excavation, has unearthed a number of fascinating artefacts and details about Henley’s history. After the discovery of the old […]

Town Marks WW1 Armistice With Special Remembrance Events

Remembrance Service and Parade On the 11th hour, 11th day and 11th month 100 years after the end of WW1 was declared, Henley marked the occasion with a fitting armistice centenary […]

Henley Archaeological and Historical Group Lecture: Culham Court

Members of the Henley Archaeological and Historical Group enjoyed a talk on 6 November by Phillada Ballard on Culham Court, near Aston, currently occupied by Urs Schwartzenbach. There was a last-minute […]

Special Remembrance Projects, Displays and Poppy Seller

Stunning School Poppy Project  There’s a stunning entrance of poppies at Valley Road School.  Take a closer look and you’ll see that 280 poppies are been made out of plastic […]

Remembrance Events to Mark WW1 Armistice Centenary

A series of special events and exhibitions will be held in Henley to commemorate the centenary of the end of the First World War.  These along with other annual Henley remembrance […]

Dedication Service for WW1 Armistice Commemorative Tree at Northfield End

A tree to commemorate the 100th armistice anniversary of WW1 has been planted as the first stage of a new planting scheme to smarten up the entrance to our town […]