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Henley Lions Launch Appeal for Winter Fuel Payment Donations

On Tuesday night, the Lions Club launched their appeal for donations for their Winter Fuel project for the second year running. Many pensioners feel they do not need the allowance, […]

Remembrance Sunday: “They Gave Their Today, For Our Tomorrow”

Remembrance Sunday is a day for the nation to remember, and to honour those who sacrificed themselves to secure and protect our freedom. The Mayor’s Chaplain, Rev Canon Martyn Griffiths began […]

A Chorus Line by HAODS Shows Pure Business Class

A packed audience at the Kenton Theatre was transported to Broadway on Wednesday night for the opening show of Henley Amateur Operatic & Dramatic Society’s (HAODS) latest production of the […]

Henley Garden “On the Spot” Surprise for Mr & Mrs Smart

There was a bumper crop of Henley in Bloom Awards on Wednesday night at the Town Hall, hosted by Chair of the Committee and Mayor, Councillor Kellie Hinton. Henley in […]

Lions Present Cheque to Henley Music School

Henley Lions presented a cheque of £1,000 to Henley Music School (HMS) this week at their meeting. The cheque was presented by Lions President Wendy Franklin along with Lion Treasurer […]

Exciting Mix of Mozart, Schubert and Debussy at Symphony Orchestra Concert

Henley Symphony Orchestra in their concert on Sunday at Reading Concert Hall will be playing an exciting mix of music. Beginning with Schubert’s overture Rosamunde , followed by Mozart’s Sinfonia […]

Henley’s Living Wall to Cleanse Streets of Pollution

Local Henley artist, Clive Hemsley, launched Henley’s first “living wall” on Tuesday afternoon. The 30ft Living Wall is positioned on the side of his home, Longlands House, a Grade II […]

Hurley Regatta Raises £2,500 for The Chiltern Centre

On Wednesday afternoon, the 45th Hurley Regatta presented a cheque for £1,900 to the Chiltern Centre. This cheque, together with the proceeds from the Regatta raffle of £600 which had […]

Henley-Leichlingen Youth Orchestra

Henley-Leichlingen Youth Orchestra at the Christ Church Centre

Last weekend was Henley’s turn to host the annual Henley-Leichlingen Music Exchange. On Friday evening, around 30 young German and English musicians aged 11 to 19 and four young solo […]

Sam Brown & Her Ukulele Club Help Poppy Appeal “Rethink Remembrance”

Sam Brown and her ukulele club players launched Henley’s Poppy Appeal on Saturday morning with a range of songs including You are my Sunshine, Jolene and Freight Train. Annie Arscott, […]