Monday, 06 April 2020

When and where to see organised fireworks displays

When and where to see organised fireworks displays

TODAY (FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 1) A BONFIRE Night celebration will take place at Dunsden village hall from 6pm to 9pm. The display will be ...

 

Fortnight of fireworks fun to start with a bang tomorrow

Fortnight of fireworks fun to start with a bang tomorrow

THE fireworks display at the Sue Ryder palliative care hub in Nettlebed will take place tomorrow (Saturday). Attractions will include ...

 

MP: fireworks need intelligence, good sense and courtesy

MP: fireworks need intelligence, good sense and courtesy

JOHN HOWELL has refused to back an outright ban on the sale of fireworks to the public. Instead, he called on people using them to ...

 

MPs to debate fireworks

MPs will debate on Monday whether to ban the sale of fireworks to members of the public. It follows a petition calling for the ban ...

 

Campaigner spreads quiet fireworks message on TV

THE woman who inspired the Henley Standard’s Ban the Bangs campaign appeared on live television to promote the initiative. Jane Foddy, ...

 

Children’s centre at capacity for traditional and quiet fireworks displays

Children’s centre at capacity for traditional and quiet fireworks displays

DOZENS of families attended the annual fireworks display at Camp Mohawk, a day centre for children with special needs near Wargrave. A ...

 

Where and when you can see organised displays this weekend

Friday, November 2 CHECKENDON Primary School’s annual fireworks night. Gates open at 6pm and the display will start at 7pm. There will ...

 

Petition for action

AN online petition calling for the rules on the use of fireworks to be reviewed has been signed by more than 200,000 people. The ...

 

Dog owners demand action on fireworks that scare their pets

Dog owners demand action on fireworks that scare their pets

MORE dog owners have backed the Henley Standard’s Ban the Bangs campaign. Readers have responded to our call for greater use of quiet ...

 

Majority of people have responsible attitude, says PM

THERESA MAY insists that the law on fireworks is suitable. A spokeswoman for Prime Minister and Maidenhead MP said: “While many people ...

 

Fireworks displays

A FIREWORKS display organised by the 1st Wargrave scouts will be held on Saturday, November 3. Hundreds of people are expected to ...

 

My dog is so petrified of fireworks that he’s sick

My dog is so petrified of fireworks that he’s sick

THE manager of the Henley Show has called for a ban on private fireworks displays in people’s gardens. Jo Taylor was responding to the ...

 

Where and when to see organised fireworks displays

Where and when to see organised fireworks displays

THE Sue Ryder Hospice in Nettlebed will hold a “spooktacular” fireworks display tomorrow (Saturday) from 5pm. The event in the grounds ...

 

Autistic girl is terrified of noise made by fireworks

Autistic girl is terrified of noise made by fireworks

LILIA TAYLOR is so scared of noisy fireworks that her family is unable to attend displays. The nine-year-old is on the autistic ...

 

Councillors back call for quiet fireworks

Councillors back call for quiet fireworks

RESIDENTS, councillors and vets in Henley have thrown their support behind the Henley Standard’s Ban the Bangs campaign. We’re calling ...

 

Luna whines, drools and shakes then looks for somewhere to hide

Luna whines, drools and shakes then looks for somewhere to hide

MARIE McARTHUR says her dogs Luna and Laika are both scared by fireworks, writes Jamie Presland. Mrs McArthur, 54, her husband Graeme, ...

 

Frightened horses can run off and hurt themselves on fence

Frightened horses can run off and hurt themselves on fence

JANE TOWNEND has six horses that live in stables on her land in Chalkhouse Green. She says the loud noises caused by fireworks can ...

 

Quieter displays and more colourful

QUIET firework displays are becoming more popular due to their suitability for young children and vulnerable people. Now offered by ...

 

Ban the bangs in fireworks

Ban the bangs in fireworks

THE Henley Standard is this week launching a new campaign to encourage the use of quiet fireworks. The Ban the Bangs initiative is in ...

 

Bangs and bangers on bonfire night

Bangs and bangers on bonfire night

ABOUT 2,000 people attended a fireworks display in Wargrave organised by the village’s scout group. The event took place at the ...