Category Archives: Henley-on-Thames

Regatta rows

Thirty years ago I marched through the tent at Henley Regatta which was blocking the public footpath. Continue reading

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For want of a footbridge

A 150-strong rally of Henley residents and others called for the missing footbridge on Fawley footpath 12 to be replaced. Continue reading

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Kirkby Stephen’s warm welcome

Kirkby Stephen hosted the Walkers Are Welcome Towns annual get-together this year. Continue reading

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Fury at Fawley Court

Pressure is mounting on Bucks County Council to replace the missing footbridge at Fawley Court, near Henley. Continue reading

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Hikers’ Henley welcomes walkers

Henley-on-Thames, which was launched as a Walkers Are Welcome town on 30 September, is the second in Oxfordshire. Continue reading

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What about Henley’s pedestrians?

We need to clear the clutter from the pavements in Henley-on-Thames to make way for pedestrians. Continue reading

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Eleven thousand people but no post office

When Henley-on-Thames post office is closed for refurbishment 11,000 residents have no alternative. Continue reading

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Flawed at Fawley

On Thursday 2 July I decided to take a stroll on the Buckinghamshire side of the River Thames on Fawley footpath 12.  It runs from Henley along the west bank of the river, across a stream on a footbridge, and … Continue reading

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Clash over champagne and caviar

While champagne and caviar were being quaffed at Henley Regatta, 25 years ago today (8 July 1990), representatives of the Open Spaces Society exercised their rights of passage through the hospitality tents. The tents and enclosures, which were leased by Palmer … Continue reading

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Clear the clutter

Last week the Henley Standard invited comment on the siting of A-boards on the  pavements of Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, a subject on which I have written before. My letter, on behalf of the Open Spaces Society, was published in the current … Continue reading

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