Henley a zero-carbon town?

Henley a zero-carbon town?

  letters@henleystandard.co.uk “Climate Emergency” Dear Sir, On behalf of Henley Residents Group, I just wanted to say how very pleased I was that Henley in Transition took the initiative to raise the issue of the “climate emergency” (featured extensively in the Henley Standard in its 8th February issue). At this stage, it is relevant to…

Santa Fun Run 2018

Santa Fun Run 2018

What a fun morning and #SantaRun that was! Well done to everyone who turned up and joined in. All proceeds to the @henleymayor1 charities. It was great fun, especially being serenaded with #Christmas songs by @henleymusicsch. Thanks to: Pam Phillips, whose idea this originally was, worked away and led from the front (albeit on a bike!) and to Cllr Sarah who…

A Cracker of a Christmas Festival!

A Cracker of a Christmas Festival!

A Cracker of a Christmas Festival !    Henley’s wonderful Christmas Event. An amazing evening from 5 pm with the reindeer leading the childrens’ lantern parade from the R&R Museum followed by singing in the Town Square. A really good atmosphere for families and children and definitely something to build upon for next year.

HRG Quiz night voted best ever!

HRG Quiz night voted best ever!

  A keenly fought fun quiz resulted in a moral victory of Cllr Ken’s team of six over the Mayor’s team of ten (on equal points) – with four more teams close behind! Cllr Stefan was in excellent form as ever as quizmaster extraordinaire, and the whole party was challenged by an amazing selection of puddings. And such good company!…

11.11.2108 A Remembrance day to cherish

11.11.2108 A Remembrance day to cherish

As the mayor said on reflection: “Thank you one & all for making today as special as it needed to be. The bells of St Mary’s coinciding with the 2 minute silence, the flypast of 3 World War 1 aircraft as the town sang the national anthem. The weather and the service could not have…

Tree dedicated to fallen of World War I

In a moving service today the Photinia Red Robin tree in Northfield End, with its symbolic red leaf new growth, was dedicated to those who died in the First World War that ended 100 years ago. Thanks to the local residents supported by Henley Town Council. #PoppyLegion

HRG Open meeting – what do HRG residents want?

HRG Open meeting – what do HRG residents want?

Letter to the Henley Standard As Thomas Octavius notes in his diary on 19 Oct 2018,HRG hosted an open meeting for residents to discuss what we’d like to see in the future for Henley. We wanted to hear as many different residents give their points of view to help us understand what residents like and…

Report on Mill Meadows and Marsh Meadows

At the Recreation and Amenities meeting of Henley Town Council on Tuesday 29th May 2018 Councillors considered a detailed report on recurring problems on the meadows – written by HRG Cllrs Hinton and Miller and Town Hall staff. The report had been some months in preparation:   The meeting approved recommendations including: Add more bins…

South Ward By-Election – 14th June 2018

Introducing our outstanding HRG candidate Michelle Thomas: She is an experienced business woman and has proved herself as a tireless campaigner. But Michelle can speak for herself…

By-Election Result – January 2018

Last Thursday, 18th January 2018, there was a by-election in Henley North ward and the results were: Donna Crook (Con)   577 votes Paula Isaac (HRG)    484 votes Jackie Walker (Lab)   131 votes Henley’s two wards, North and South, are divided by Greys Road. The Town Hall being in Henley North. If you live in the…