Friday, 15 December 2017

Killer driver, 18, jailed and banned from road

Daniel Beaumont

A TEENAGER has been jailed for almost five years after admitting causing death by dangerous driving. Daniel Beaumont, 18, of ...

 

Garage pays £2,000 after car wash damages two 4x4s

Garage pays £2,000 after car wash damages two 4x4s

THE owner of a petrol station has agreed to pay £2,000 for two drivers’ vehicles to be repaired after they were damaged in its car ...

 

Buses blocked

BUSES had to be diverted due to bad parking in Wood Lane, Sonning Common, on Friday. Reading Buses said cars parked outside the One ...

 

Gardener dies in shed blaze

A policeman guards the site in Gravel Hill

A WOMAN is in hospital with serious burns after a fire in which a man died. The victim of the blaze in a wooden garden shed in Gravel ...

 

Runners called 'idiots' after crossing line in front of train

Thames Valley Police emblem

TWO runners risked their lives by crossing the railway line at Shiplake as a train was leaving the village station. The pair have been ...

 

Post office back online

THE post office in Hambleden is up and running again after losing its internet connection for more than a fortnight. The branch could ...

 

Burglars flee

CAMPING equipment was stolen when the garage of a house in Wargrave Hill was broken into on Wednesday last week. The burglars fled ...

 

My disabled daughter could have been killed by train

My disabled daughter could have been killed by train

A WOMAN says her disabled daughter is lucky to be alive after her wheelchair was hit by a train. Jane Holmes, from Ruscombe, was with ...

 

Balloonist stuns residents by landing in street

Balloonist stuns residents by landing in street

ONLOOKERS were stunned when a man flying a hot air balloon without a basket touched down in a Henley street. Mark Shemilt landed in ...

 

Bus abandoned with engine on

Bus abandoned with engine on

A BUS was left unattended with its engine running in Henley town centre for almost half an hour. The Whites Coaches vehicle was ...

 

Elderly woman rescued after accidentally driving into river

Elderly woman rescued after accidentally driving into river

TWO passers-by rescued an elderly woman from her car after it ended up in the River Thames in Henley. The front of the Mercedes ...

 

Driver injured

A DRIVER was injured when his van left the road and hit a tree, uprooting it. The man had to be cut free from his vehicle by ...

 

Hoax 999 call

FIRE crews, police and paramedics raced to the River Thames in Remenham after receiving a hoax report of a burning boat at about 8pm ...

 

Ford 'rescue'

FIREFIGHTERS took part in a water rescue exercise at a ford near Charvil which regularly traps unsuspecting drivers. Three crews and a ...

 

Breeder banned for neglect of cats

Breeder banned for neglect of cats

AN award-winning cat breeder has been banned from keeping animals for three years after RSPCA officers found more than 60 neglected ...

 

Man rescued from toilet

FIREFIGHTERS rescued a man from a public toilet in Henley after the lock on the door broke. The crew from West Street fire station was ...

 

Car ablaze near closure-threatened fire station

Car ablaze near closure-threatened fire station

FIREFIGHTERS tackled a blazing car in Wargrave. The Audi burst into flames, sending black smoke billowing into the air, in Victoria ...

 

Forced entry

BURGLARS broke into a house in Deanfield Road, Henley, on Saturday by forcing the front door, police said.

 

Crackdown on drivers

POLICE have launched this year’s Christmas campaign against drink/drug driving. Throughout December, Thames Valley officers will carry ...

 

Road blocked

DRIVERS were caught up in a traffic jam after a bin lorry broke down in Wargrave. The driver had tried to do a U-turn when he blocked ...

 

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