A FIREFIGHTER answering a call to a house blaze found his drinking partner had died in
A FIREFIGHTER answering a call to a house blaze found his drinking partner had died in the inferno. Firefighters pulled Hugh Morton, 47, from the bungalow in Behoes Lane, Woodcote, after he was overcome by smoke from a kitchen fire. A doctor was unable to resuscitate him. Mr Morton shared the house with his father Nicol, 77, who escaped after the sound of the blaze woke him up.
The 2006 Henley Business Awards have been hailed a success. The finalists, together with their sponsors, gathered at the Henley Management College on Friday to discover if they had been successful in their bid to pick up a trophy. The top award of business of the year went to IT solutions company Softcat.
A Conservative town councillor has launched an attack on Henley Mayor Barry Wood, accusing him of being a disgrace to the role and to the townspeople. Councillor Laureen Williamson’s accusations follow a long-running dispute dating back to August last year when Cllr Williamson’s £90 jacket was splattered with paint while she and the Mayor held a meeting in a newly decorated room at the town hall. Councillor Wood, a member of Henley Residents’ Group, accused her of trying to take money out of the council.