Thursday, 14 December 2017

Four new recruits could lift fire station closure threat

Four new recruits could lift fire station closure threat

THE fire station in Wargrave is on course to stay open after recruiting four new firefighters. The retained station in Victoria Road ...

 

FIREFIGHTERS were called to Townlands Memorial Hospital in Henley to remove a titanium ring from a patient’s finger on Thusday evening ...

 

New retained firefighter starts work

A NEW retained firefighter has joined closure-threatened Wargrave fire station. Neil Harling, 44, lives within two minutes of the ...

 

Couple's basement flooded & shops shut by water main burst

Couple's basement flooded & shops shut by water main burst

HOMES and businesses were left without power and a couple’s basement was flooded after a water main burst in Henley town centre. The ...

 

Sawmill owner counts the cost of fire which destroyed uninsured equipment

Tractor destroyed in sawmill blaze

A TRACTOR and afirewood processor worth tens of thousands of pounds were destroyed in a fire at a sawmill. The blaze at Mackrory & ...

 

Free tyre check

Free tyre check

FIREFIGHTERS gave more than 450 drivers free tyre safety checks at the Tesco store in Henley on Friday. The event was organised by ...

 

Couple rescue disabled man

Couple rescue disabled man

A COUPLE saved an elderly disabled man’s life after he plunged into the River Thames in Henley when his carer lost control of his ...

 

Fire station open day

A COMMUNITY open day will be held at Wargrave fire station on Sunday, November 26. Visitors will be able to look round a fire engine ...

 

Firefighters save the day at art gallery launch

Firefighters save the day at art gallery launch

ORGANISERS of Henley Arts and Crafts Guild’s autumn exhibition have thanked two firefighters who came to their rescue. Committee ...

 

Firefighters tackle bathroom blaze

Firefighters tackle bathroom blaze

A WOMAN had a lucky escape from a bathroom fire at her home in Checkendon. She was downstairs when the fire broke out, setting off a ...

 

Crucial year for fire station begins with recruitment drive

Crucial year for fire station begins with recruitment drive

WARGRAVE fire station could still close if more people do not volunteer as firefighters, a senior officer has warned. The retained ...

 

Shed fire in Binfield Heath causes commuter traffic problems

A SHED was destroyed by a fire in Binfield Heath. Firefighters from Caversham Road fire station in Reading put out the blaze at about ...

 

House blaze

FIREFIGHTERS tackled a house blaze in Tokers Green at about 8am on Tuesday. Kidmore Road and Rokeby Drive were closed to traffic while ...

 

Car destroyed in 2am blaze

A CAR was badly damaged in a fire in Sonning Common in the early hours of Monday. A crew from Caversham Road fire station in Reading ...

 

Man electrocuted while 'burning' wood in workshop, inquest told

Man electrocuted while 'burning' wood in workshop, inquest told

A MAN electrocuted himself while attempting a “dangerous” wood-burning technique in his garden workshop, an inquest heard. Mark Sayer, ...

 

Main road in Wargrave shut after car overturned in crash

Main road in Wargrave shut after car overturned in crash

THE main road through Wargrave was closed this afternoon (Wednesday) after a car overturned. A car was flipped onto its side in High ...

 

Firefighters break into house to put out kitchen fire

FIREFIGHTERS were called to a kitchen fire in Caversham after a mother and daughter fell asleep with food cooking on the hob. There ...

 

Fire collection

FIREFIGHTERS will be collecting in Wargrave tomorrow (Saturday) for the victims of the Grenfell tower fire. At least 79 people were ...

 

Staff shortage

WARGRAVE fire station is appealing for people to become retained firefighters. The station in Victoria Road was spared from closure by ...

 

Could you be a Firefighter in Wargrave?

Wargrave fire station is still appealing for locals to join as retained firefighters. The station in Victoria Road was spared from ...

 

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