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Henley Arts Trail…Draws in the Crowds

Organisers of the The Henley Art Trail were really pleased with the turnout over the lovely Bank Holiday. The weather brought people out and most of the venues were very well attended.

Volunteers Urgently Needed for the Joint Neighbourhood Plan

Joint Neighbourhood Plan, probably the most important long term planning policy document ever produced for Henley and Harpsden, is finally off the blocks. They urgently need volunteers to come forward to help shape this vision!

Brakspear Special Returns to Henley-on-Thames

Pub operator Brakspear is returning to its brewing roots with the opening of a new microbrewery in Henley-on-Thames. The Bell Street Brewery will brew Brakspear Special…

New Names Join Henley Literary Festival Line-up

Stella Rimington, Alan Johnson, Kate Humble and Douglas Hurd confirmed for Henley Literary Festival event The first female MI5 chief, a Springwatch star and two former Home Secretaries have all […]

Henley Hotspurs Finish the Season in Style

Henley Hotspurs finished the season in style by beating Bracknell Lions 5-1 on Monday evening at Jubilee field, following several weeks of inactivity and two losses the previous weekend the […]

Lights Go Out on Blue Moon Shop

The baby shop Blue Moon on Market Square closed its doors this week and the owners Maria and Yiannis have written the following letter to their customers.  What a shame […]

Alex Gregory Helps Two Amateur Rowers to Train for Atlantic Challenge

This year Olympic Gold Medallist Alex Gregory is taking on a new challenge – helping two amateur rowers, Ed Curtis and Nick Rees, train for one of the world’s toughest […]

On the beat… Henley Police Update

Car Crimes On the 22 April between 1200 and 1500 a brown Ford Fiesta had its front number plate stolen whilst parked on Phyllis Court Drive.   Between the 21 […]

Children Getting Egg-cited about Birds Nesting

Sacred Heart School children are on tender hooks to see if their bird nesting boxes will have chicks in again this year.  The children can watch this fantastic wonder of […]

Skatepark Initiative Submits Sport England Lottery Application

Today Henley Skatepark Initiative submitted their Sport England Inspired Facilities Lottery application for £50,000 towards our new skatepark. Colin Braithwaite says, “We have submitted a strong application however there are […]