Wednesday, 22 September 2021

Charity party on the river

Charity party on the river

HUNDREDS of people attended a river party in Wargrave. Villager Geoff Knight organised Saturday’s event, which gave people the chance ...

 

MP unimpressed by campaign for more hospice-type beds

MP unimpressed by campaign for more hospice-type beds

JOHN HOWELL has refused to retake his seat on a group which is backing calls for more hospice beds in South Oxfordshire. The Henley MP ...

 

Pair take on 55km charity ride on Seventies bicycles

Pair take on 55km charity ride on Seventies bicycles

TWO men from Henley are to cycle 55km on vintage bicycles to raise money for charity. Matt Richardson and Bill Pollard will take part ...

 

Sue Ryder won’t fund or build new hospice

Sue Ryder won’t fund or build new hospice

SUE Ryder has refused a request to build or pay for a new hospice in the Henley area following a meeting with campaigners. The charity ...

 

Public meeting to discuss two hospice-style beds

Public meeting to discuss two hospice-style beds

A PUBLIC meeting is to be held to discuss plans for two hospice beds to replace the six that were lost when Sue Ryder shut its ...

 

Sue Ryder warns it could fold without help from Government

Sue Ryder warns it could fold without help from Government

A CHARITY which supports terminally ill patients in the Henley area has warned it could fold unless the Government more than doubles ...

 

Charity can convert old hospice into flats

Charity can convert old hospice into flats

PLANS to turn the former Sue Ryder hospice at Nettlebed into flats have been approved more than six years after they were drawn up. ...

 

Women run 5km a day for month

Women run 5km a day for month

TWO women from Henley ran at least 5km every day in December in aid of Sue Ryder. Anita Downing and Mandy Sadler were taking part in ...

 

Sue Ryder to leave Nettlebed in weeks

Sue Ryder to leave Nettlebed in weeks

SUE Ryder will end its 40-year association with Joyce Grove in Nettlebed in October. The charity is to move its South Oxfordshire ...

 

Race to be replaced by new hill challenge

Race to be replaced by new hill challenge

RUNNERS are being invited to take on the new “Icehouse Hill Challenge” in Henley from next month. The event has been organised by the ...

 

Sue Ryder staff still offer comfort from behind PPE

Sue Ryder staff still offer comfort from behind PPE

THE director of Sue Ryder’s palliative care hub in Nettlebed says the coronavirus crisis hasn’t reduced its ability to care for ...

 

Charity shops face extra burden with donations expected to rise

Charity shops face extra burden with donations expected to rise

CHARITY shops are preparing to open their doors again. They can restart trading on June 15 if they follow guidelines designed to ...

 

Sue Ryder could be forced to close all services due to coronavirus funding crisis

Sue Ryder could be forced close all services 'within months' due to coronavirus funding crisis

A CHARITY which supports terminally ill patients in the Henley area could be forced to shut its doors following the coronavirus ...

 

All the other local nominees...

THE other local nominees were as follows: Community: Amanda Foister OBE, from Nettlebed, a governor of Nettlebed Community School, a ...

 

‘Hospice was vital when I cared for dying husband’

‘Hospice was vital when I cared for dying husband’

A WOMAN says she couldn’t have coped with caring for her terminally ill husband at home if the Sue Ryder hospice at Nettlebed hadn’t ...

 

Volunteers criticise Sue Ryder over end of sales

Volunteers criticise Sue Ryder over end of sales

VOLUNTEERS who sort donations and supervise the second-hand goods sales at Sue Ryder’s Nettlebed hospice say these should not be ...

 

Joyce Grove used as location for American TV series

Joyce Grove used as location for American TV series

SCENES for a new science fiction television show were filmed at the Sue Ryder hospice in Nettlebed. Joyce Grove will appear in The ...

 

Sue Ryder ambassador attacks hospice closure

Sue Ryder ambassador attacks hospice closure

AN ambassador for Sue Ryder has criticised the closure of the charity’s hospice in Nettlebed where both her parents passed away. Kelly ...

 

This is Henley’s and patients’ loss... what a shame it couldn’t be saved’

THE news that the Sue Ryder hospice is to close prompted anger and sadness among visitors to the Henley Standard’s Facebook page. ...

 

Cashing in on compassion

Cashing in on compassion

CHARITY shops in Henley made £820,000 last year. Oxfam, which has a shop in Market Place and a book shop in Duke Street, raised the ...

 

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