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Rotary Talk – Can the High Street Protect the Planet?

What responsibilities do major businesses have for reducing environmental degradation and contributing to a more ethical world? What is our role as consumers, voters, parents, neighbours, and investors in encouraging […]

HAHG Lecture: Augustus Pugin and the Gothic Revival

On 5 January, Megan Aldrich, adjunct professor of architectural and design history at Richmond, the American University,  gave an informative and beautifully illustrated talk on Augustus Welby Pugin (1812-1852), the famous […]

Mrs Christmas Says a ‘Thousand Thanks & More’

Mrs Christmas, aka Pam Phillips from Henley Lions would like to thank the residents of Henley and Shiplake for the wonderful welcome they gave to Santa and his happy band […]

Henley Youth Choirs Featuring on BBC Radio Carol Services

Henley Youth Choir are featuring in two BBC Radio Carol Services this Christmas.  They were asked to record two Christmas songs to be part of the BBC Radio Berkshire and […]

Notable Historic Henley Builder and Mayor’s Headstone is Restored

The grave headstone of Charles Clements, six-times Henley Mayor and notable Henley builder who died a 100 years ago has been restored this week after a local resident found it […]

Henley Army Cadet Annual Awards

Henley Detachment, Oxfordshire Army Cadet Force (ACF) celebrated the end of 2020 with their Annual Awards Ceremony VIA Zoom. Six Awards were presented to the worthy winners in the form […]

Lions Thankful to Be Able to Deliver Festive Parcels This Year

Henley Lions delivered 85 Christmas food parcels to residents in Henley, Nettlebed, Woodcote, Shiplake, and Stoke Row on Saturday. The Lions were pleased that this annual initiative could take place […]

Santa Sleigh Brings Special Smiles This Year

Santa delighted the children on Monday evening when he started his sleigh route around town and Shiplake over 9 nights. The first children to see Santa were on St Andrews, […]

HAHG Lecture: Public Health and the Growth of Henley in the Late 19th Century

One of the Henley Archaeological and Historical Group’s members, Dr Michael Redley, gave a fascinating and well-researched talk to the  on 1 December about the association of water supply and waste […]

Greener Henley Calling on MP to Support Climate Emergency Bill

Greener Henley are calling on John Howell MP to support the Climate and Ecological Emergency (CEE) Bill and have set up a petition for Henley residents to sign. Patrick Fleming […]