Sunday, 27 September 2020

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 ...

 

Closure of fire station is confirmed

Closure of fire station is confirmed

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

 

Decision day for village fire station

THE future of Wargrave fire station will be decided this month. The Royal Berkshire Fire Authority postponed making a decision in ...

 

Car on fire

FIREFIGHTERS tackled a car on fire in St Andrew’s Road, Henley, on Tuesday. Earlier, they were called to a skip fire in Chiltern Close....

 

Bonfires spread out of control

Bonfires spread out of control

FIREFIGHTERS tackled two bonfires which had spread out of control on Sunday. The crew from Henley was called to a house in Harpsden ...

 

Firefighter’s warning after two bonfire callouts

Firefighter’s warning after two bonfire callouts

FIREFIGHTERS from Henley tackled a bonfire after it got out of control in Rotherfield Greys. The crew was sent to woodland near The ...

 

Reduce your risk of fire

PEOPLE are being urged to reduce the risk of a blaze in their homes and  businesses during the coronavirus outbreak. The Berkshire ...

 

Calls for action after another smash at accident blackspot

Calls for action after another smash at accident blackspot

A CAR and a van collided at an accident blackspot and then crashed through the garden wall of a house. The accident happened at ...

 

Villagers evacuated after car crashes in high street at 3am

Villagers evacuated after car crashes in high street at 3am

RESIDENTS were forced to take refuge in a pub after a car ploughed into a derelict building, causing a gas leak, in the middle of the ...

 

Barrels blaze

A FIRE ripped through pallets and barrels on land off Blandy Road, Henley. Firefighters were called to the scene at about 11.30pm on ...

 

Chimney blaze

Chimney blaze

FIREFIGHTERS tackled a chimney blaze in Henley on Saturday evening. They were called to a house in Abrahams Road after neighbours ...

 

Try out for firefighter

THE next “have a go” event at Wargrave fire station will be held on Saturday, March 28, from 10am to 2pm. The taster sessions are ...

 

It’s terrible for volunteers, says Aussie-born councillor

It’s terrible for volunteers, says Aussie-born councillor

A SOUTH Oxfordshire district councillor from Australia has praised the courage and commitment of people there tackling the bush fires. ...

 

Firefighter raising cash for Australian bush fires fund

Firefighter raising cash for Australian bush fires fund

A FIREFIGHTER from Henley is raising money for the Australian bush fires appeal. Michael Clarke said he was moved by news reports of ...

 

Campaign to save village fire station begins again

CAMPAIGNERS and councillors have vowed to try to save Wargrave fire station after it was given a final chance to avoid closure. The ...

 

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