Friday, 21 September 2018

We must stop lorries doing this

We must stop lorries doing this

CAMPAIGNERS have called for stricter rules on heavy goods vehicles driving through Henley after a lorry got wedged in a town centre ...

 

Meeting on housing sites moved to 2019

A PUBLIC meeting to discuss potential sites for new homes has been postponed until next year. More than 200 sites are being considered ...

 

Skating-mad boy handed new wheelchair

Skating-mad boy handed new wheelchair

A BOY from Henley with spina bifida has been presented with a specialist wheelchair so he can go skating with his friends. Ben Sleet, ...

 

Superfast broadband in village delayed yet again

THE installation of superfast broadband in Crazies Hill has been delayed again. The village agreed a deal with provider Gigaclear in ...

 

School set to move

PLANS to relocate a Caversham school have been approved by Reading Borough Council. The Heights Free School will relocate from a ...

 

Questions deadline

CAMPAIGNERS on the issue of new homes to be built near Wargrave and Charvil have until today (Friday) to submit questions for ...

 

GPs join talks on parking scheme

GPs join talks on parking scheme

RESTRICTIONS could be re-introduced at the car park for Henley’s two GP surgeries. The move follows the decision to replace the ...

 

Patients attack plan to reduce hospice beds

Patients attack plan to reduce hospice beds

PATIENTS at the Sue Ryder hospice in Nettlebed have criticised plans by the charity to remove up to four beds when it moves to a new ...

 

Residents oppose plan to extend use of waste depot for second time

CAMPAIGNERS are opposing plans to extend the use of a waste depot for the second time. They say their lives will be made a misery if ...

 

Teenager starts petition against village bus cuts

Teenager starts petition against village bus cuts

A TEENAGER says cuts to bus services in Peppard will reduce his independence. Cameron Towers, 16, uses Reading Buses’ “pink” 25 ...

 

New church annexe taking shape despite delay

New church annexe taking shape despite delay

THE construction of a new £400,000 annexe at St Mary’s Church in Wargrave has passed the halfway stage. A full outer shell with wall ...

 

Now clear off, say victims of Townlands parking firm

Now clear off, say victims of Townlands parking firm

VICTIMS of unfair parking fines issued at Townlands Memorial Hospital in Henley are celebrating the departure of the enforcement ...

 

I was hit with £60 parking fine while doing a good turn

A WOMAN was issued with a £60 parking fine after driving her sick lodger to hospital and spending 10 minutes waiting. Clare Moore, 61, ...

 

Mother collects football shirts for poor orphans

Mother collects football shirts for poor orphans

A WOMAN is collecting football shirts for orphans in Albania after being touched by their love of the sport. Victoria Dunne, a ...

 

Talks on schools merger to resume

TALKS on the merger of two schools in Wargrave will resume next month. The “One School, One Site” campaign to combine Robert Piggott ...

 

Victory! Parking firm facing sack

Victory: Parking firm facing sack

THE parking enforcement firm which has issued dozens of unfair fines to patients at Townlands Memorial Hospital in Henley is set to be ...

 

Firefighters show what they do at station open day

Firefighters show what they do at station open day

FIREFIGHTERS cut the doors off a car as they “rescued” the victim of a mock car crash during an open day at Wargrave fire station. The ...

 

Council ‘calls in’ plan for hospital cameras

Council ‘calls in’ plan for hospital cameras

COUNCILLORS will debate in public whether to grant retrospective planning permission for the enforcement cameras in the car park at ...

 

Disabled woman unable to use parking system fined

Disabled woman unable to use parking system fined

A DISABLED woman says she has been fined £160 for parking illegally at Townlands Memorial Hospital despite asking reception staff to ...

 

Parking cameras fight

Parking cameras fight

DISTRICT councillors have pledged to fight a planning application for three cameras used to enforce parking rules at Townlands ...

 

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