Wednesday, 20 March 2019

Field blaze

FIREFIGHTERS tackled a blaze in a field near Charvil. Crews from Wokingham Road station in Reading were called to the fire off the A4 ...

 

Firefighters visit pre-prep pupils

Firefighters visit pre-prep pupils

FIREFIGHTERS visited the Oratory Preparatory School in Goring Heath to teach the pupils about fire safety. The crew from Dee Road fire ...

 

False alarm

FIREFIGHTERS were called to Hotel du Vin in New Street, Henley, on Tuesday after a smoke alarm sounded. They found that the motor in ...

 

Search drama

A WOMAN from Henley who vanished from her home on Monday night was found about an hour later. The 80-year-old was reported missing at ...

 

Firefighters ‘save’ air crash victims in training exercise

FIREFIGHTERS from Wargrave took part in a training exercise involving a mock aircraft crash. The crew was one of seven to take part in ...

 

Ex-footballer killed in crash

Ex-footballer killed in crash

VILLAGERS have told how they tried to save a man’s life after a van crashed outside their homes. Billy Seymour died in hospital two ...

 

Neighbour tackles fire in outbuilding with his hose

Neighbour tackles fire in outbuilding with his hose

A MAN tackled a fire in an outbuilding at a neighbour’s house in Watlington. Darren Lowman, 46, jumped over the fence and spent about ...

 

False alarm

False alarm

FIREFIGHTERS were called to a block of flats in Henley after reports of a fire in a stairwell. Four fire engines raced to Imperial ...

 

Chimney fire

FIREFIGHTERS were called to a chimney fire at a Henley pub on Tuesday. The crew from Henley fire station in West Streeyarrived at the ...

 

Firefighters return to pub for pleasure

Firefighters return to pub for pleasure

ALMOST a year to the day since they tackled a fire at the Saracen’s Head pub in Henley, some firefighters returned to enjoy a ...

 

Fire in logs

FIREFIGHTERS were called to a house in Watlington after reports that it was full of smoke. A crew wearing breathing apparatus entered ...

 

Firefighters visit children’s nursery

Firefighters visit children’s nursery

FIREFIGHTERS from Wargrave fire station visited Highmoor Nursery to teach the children about fire safety. Four members of the crew ...

 

Temporary reprieve for fire station

Temporary reprieve for fire station

WARGRAVE fire station will stay open at least another nine months so that it can improve the availablity of its crew. On Monday, the ...

 

Search and rescue team that’s prepared for worst

Search and rescue team that’s prepared for worst

IT has assisted in some capacity with every world disaster since 2004, but many people in Henley don’t know that the town has a search ...

 

Faulty light

FIREFIGHTERS were called to a house in Chalkhouse Green at about 10.20pm on Thursday last week to put out a fire in a wooden beam ...

 

Village fire station set to avoid closure until August

WARGRAVE fire station is set to avoid closure for at least another nine months. The Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue ...

 

Mini blaze

A CAR caught fire after it was involved in a collision in Sonning Common. Firefighters were called after the Mini Cooper was seen ...

 

Deer crash

A CAR driver had to be rescued by firefighters after hitting a deer in Fair Mile in Henley. The collision happened at about 9pm on ...

 

Horse dies in ford

FIREFIGHTERS were called to remove the body of a horse  from Land’s End Ford in Landsend Lane, Charvil, after it drowned. The animal ...

 

Firefighters called to false alarm at shop

Firefighters called to false alarm at shop

FIREFIGHTERS were called to a false alarm at a shop in Henley town centre last night (Wednesday). Crews arrived at Boots in Bell ...

 

POLL: Have your say

Looking for a job?

Marketing Assistant

Location READING

MARKETING ASSISTANT (Maternity Cover) Closing Date – 20 March 2019 We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic, creative ...

 

Telesales

Location Henley-on-Thames

Telesales Full or part-time Want to work at one of Henley’s most successful and well established companies? Want to ...

 

Teaching

Location READING

EAL TEACHER Closing Date – 25 March 2019 The Head Master is looking to appoint a well-qualified, peripatetic teacher to ...