Saturday, 17 April 2021

Blaze at boathouse

FIVE fire crews were sent to tackle a blaze at a boathouse in Caversham Heights on Sunday. The fire started on the ground floor of the ...

 

Boathouse fire tackled in Caversham

Boathouse fire tackled in Caversham

FIVE fire crews were sent to tackle a blaze at a boathouse in Caversham Heights on Sunday.  The Grade II listed building on The Warren ...

 

Man fined £150 for driving into river

Man fined £150 for driving into river

A MAN who drove a pick-up truck into the River Thames in Henley has been fined and disqualified. Darren Baker struck a lamppost, went ...

 

Man hurt in tree smash

A MAN is in hospital with serious head injuries after the car he was driving collided with a tree. The 22-year-old was knocked ...

 

Firefighters help rescue deer caught in cricket nets

Firefighters help rescue deer caught in cricket nets

A DEER was rescued after getting its antlers trapped in cricket nets. The RSPCA and firefighters helped untangle the animal after ...

 

Firefighters rescue unconscious man trapped in car

Firefighters rescue unconscious man trapped in car

A MAN was left unconscious after the car he was driving collided with a tree in Rotherfield Greys last night (Wednesday). He was found ...

 

Entangled deer rescued from cricket club netting

Entangled deer rescued from cricket club netting

A DEER was rescued after getting its antlers trapped in the netting at Harpsden Cricket Club in Henley.  The RSPCA and Oxfordshire ...

 

Praise for firefighters

Praise for firefighters

OXFORDSHIRE’S firefighters have been praised for their response to the covid-19 crisis. It follows an inspection of the county’s fire ...

 

Partnership success for emergency services

Partnership success for emergency services

FIREFIGHTERS who attend emergencies calls with paramedics are improving the outcome for patients. Oxfordshire Fire and Rescue Service ...

 

Countess says thanks after car fire drama

Countess says thanks after car fire drama

A WOMAN has thanked the emergency services for their bravery after her car burst into flames. Countess Ilona Esterhazy was driving ...

 

Car blaze

FIREFIGHTERS tackled a car fire in Catslip, near Nettlebed, at abouit 12.30pm on Tuesday.

 

Old fire station could go to retirement homes trust

Old fire station could go to retirement homes trust

THE former fire station in Wargave could be taken over by a retirement homes complex. The building in Victoria Road has been offered ...

 

Lucky girl

Teenage driver unhurt following crash

A TEENAGE girl escaped unhurt when her car crashed in Chalk Hill, Harpsden. The 17-year-old managed to get out of the  Citroën, which ...

 

Another crash at blackspot crossroads

ANOTHER crash happened at a crossroads in Binfield Heath — just days before improvement works were due to be carried out. The incident ...

 

Two firefighters receive length of service certificates

Two firefighters receive length of service certificates

TWO members of the crew at Watlington fire station have been awarded length of service awards. Luke Hawkins is celebrating 15 years ...

 

Shed destroyed after blaze

Shed destroyed after blaze

A GARDEN shed was destroyed in a fire in Henley. Three fire crews were called to Harpsden Road amid fears the blaze could spread to ...

 

You're so stupid

You're so stupid

A GROUP of men who jumped off Henley Bridge into the River Thames have been labelled “absolutely stupid”. Police responded to three ...

 

Firefighters’ farewell to station

Firefighters’ farewell to station

FIREFIGHTERS past and present bade farewell to Wargrave station. About 25 current and former members of the crew and their families ...

 

Campaigners lose fight to save fire station

Campaigners lose fight to save fire station

A CAMPAIGNER says she is disappointed after losing a three-year fight to save Wargrave fire station from closure. The Royal Berkshire ...

 

Campaigners lose fight to stop fire station closure

WARGRAVE Fire Station has closed after a three-year battle to try and save it. It was the oldest and smallest station in Berkshire and ...

 

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