Publication: Henley Standard

First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Lack of support for regatta fireworks

THE organiser of the regatta fireworks says he was disheartened by a lack of support for the event.Billy Pinches, who has organised the display since 2010, opened his field at Meadow Farm, off Marlow Road, from 11am on Saturday and offered a hog roast, ... [Published Henley Standard - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Royalty and sportsmen at Literary Festival

PRINCESS Michael of Kent is to appear at this year’s Henley Literary Festival.The Princess, who was in the royal box for Sunday’s Wimbledon final, will be interviewed about her books on European royalty and her own life as well as answer audience que ... [Published Henley Standard - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Crowds at regatta but crime kept to minimum

CRIME and disorder in Henley during the royal regatta were kept to a minimum thanks to a high-profile police presence.Up to 40 officers were on duty during the five days of the event.Thames Valley Police wouldn’t say how many arrests were made in total ... [Published Henley Standard - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Festival goers dance with Joss Stone

THE deckchairs were out but the crowd weren’t sitting down when Joss Stone performed at the Henley Festival last night.The 27-year-old singer leapt into the audience and dragged guests to their feet to dance during her set.After being introduced by TV ... [Published Henley Standard - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Contents of Manor to go under hammer

THE Manor House at Bix has been sold and its contents will be auctioned tomorrow (Saturday).Items from the Grade II listed property and its large courtyard garden are expected to raise tens of thousands.The most expensive items among the 771 lots is a ... [Published Henley Standard - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Teachers strike affects local schools

FIVE schools in the Henley area were affected by a teachers’ strike yesterday.The walkout was called by the National Union of Teachers and was part of a day of action by public sector workers in a long-running row over pay, pensions and conditions.Twenty-seven ... [Published Henley Standard - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Bryan Ferry opens Henley Festival

BRYAN FERRY had his audience dancing as he opened the Henley Festival.The former Roxy Music frontman was greeted with wild applause as he took to the floating stage on Wednesday night.Dressed in a multi-coloured velveteen smoking jacket and bow tie, Ferry ... [Published Henley Standard - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Light aircraft makes emergency landing

THE pilot of a plane was forced to make an emergency landing in a field near Sonning Common.The red and white Piper Cherokee 140 came down in the field next to Chiltern Edge School at about 11am last Friday.Several pupils rushed to look at the plane.Year ... [Published Henley Standard - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Fun at inaugural village garden party

VILLAGERS flocked to a garden party in Swyncombe.The event was held in the Old Rectory thanks to tenants Amy and Andrew Lindsay.Attractions included games such as splat the rat and sponge throwing, a children’s fancy dress competition and a guess the ... [Published Henley Standard - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

History made at 175th Royal Regatta

GLORIOUS sunshine and multiple victories for home town clubs helped to make the 175th Henley Royal Regatta a huge success.About 85,000 people bought tickets for the five-day event and tens of thousands more had picnics and watched the racing from the ... [Published Henley Standard - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

Pedestrian hit by car on Hart Street

A MAN was taken to hospital after he was involved in a collision with a car in Henley town centre.Police said he was using the pedestrian crossing in Hart Street when the accident with a Ford Focus estate happened at about 5.20pm on Tuesday.He was left ... [Published Henley Standard - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

Rose named after founder of Sue Ryder charity

A ROSE named after Lady Ryder of Warsaw has been planted in her memorial garden.The red rose was created to commemorate her charity work and mark the start of construction of a new education centre next to the garden at St Katharine’s, a retreat centre ... [Published Henley Standard - Jul 08 2014]

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...from the riverside: Leander's Margery Pepper, who lost her race against J Michalska-Plotkowiak in the Princess Royal Challenge Cup, commented, "I'm tired! It was fun. I think I was shocked to be ahead but around 1k my legs started to hurt. It was quiet because it's the morning but great fun."

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Crowds at regatta but crime kept to minimum [Published Henley Standard - Jul 11 2014]
Royalty and sportsmen at Literary Festival [Published Henley Standard - Jul 11 2014]
Lack of support for regatta fireworks [Published Henley Standard - Jul 11 2014]
Teachers strike affects local schools [Published Henley Standard - Jul 11 2014]
Contents of Manor to go under hammer [Published Henley Standard - Jul 11 2014]
Festival goers dance with Joss Stone [Published Henley Standard - Jul 11 2014]
Bryan Ferry opens Henley Festival [Published Henley Standard - Jul 10 2014]
Fun at inaugural village garden party [Published Henley Standard - Jul 10 2014]
Light aircraft makes emergency landing [Published Henley Standard - Jul 10 2014]
Pedestrian hit by car on Hart Street [Published Henley Standard - Jul 09 2014]
History made at 175th Royal Regatta [Published Henley Standard - Jul 09 2014]
Couple celebrate Diamond anniversary [Published Henley Standard - Jul 08 2014]
Rose named after founder of Sue Ryder charity [Published Henley Standard - Jul 08 2014]
Festival off to a flyer [Published Henley Standard - Jul 07 2014]
Video: More Henley wins on regatta's second day [Published Henley Standard - Jul 07 2014]
Want regatta work? Then keep up with the Joneses [Published Henley Standard - Jul 07 2014]
Town traffic brought to standstill by burst tyre [Published Henley Standard - Jul 07 2014]
Rewind Festival sells out [Published Henley Standard - Jul 07 2014]
Early morning dip [Published Henley Standard - Jul 07 2014]
From floods in February to joy in July [Published Henley Standard - Jul 07 2014]
Regatta archivist remembered [Published Henley Standard - Jul 07 2014]
Still blooming [Published Henley Standard - Jul 07 2014]
Video: Henley Royal Regatta - Leander dominates [Published Henley Standard - Jul 07 2014]
Open day this weekend will showcase stunning 16... [Published Henley Standard - Jul 07 2014]
Jeremy Irons helps nursery celebrate [Published Henley Standard - Jul 07 2014]
All aboard for home by the river [Published Henley Standard - Jul 07 2014]
Opponents of boundary move called ‘illogical’ [Published Henley Standard - Jul 07 2014]
Assault on Henley Bridge [Published Henley Standard - Jul 06 2014]
Live Feed: Henley Royal Regatta 2014 [Published Henley Standard - Jul 05 2014]
Liz Felix Millinery wins Perpetual Cup [Published Henley Standard - Jul 04 2014]
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