Sunday, 09 December 2018

Don't be ill in the wrong place

Don't be ill in the wrong place

A PATIENT was refused treatment by an NHS hospital because she lives in the wrong county. Chrissie Godfrey, from Sonning Common, was ...

 

Help save the green belt

CAMPAIGNERS opposed to the development of green belt land in Wargrave and Charvil have called on residents to support them. The ...

 

Brakspear pubs to help Mind

HENLEY pub company Brakspear has launched a campaign to raise £60,000 for mental health charity Mind. Pubs across the firm’s ...

 

Food appeal

A GORING business is urging residents and other traders to donate food and toiletries to families in need this Christmas. The Care Hub,...

 

Don’t stop feeding the swans

Don’t stop feeding the swans

THE public have been urged to keep feeding swans bread after a severely underweight bird was found dead in the River Thames in ...

 

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 ...

 

Billionaire’s polo complex extension would spoil our lives, say residents

RESIDENTS claim that plans to expand a polo complex on an estate in Remenham would ruin their quality of life. Andrey Borodin wants to ...

 

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 ...

 

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, ...

 

Steel rail gantries ‘should be made more attractive’

Steel rail gantries ‘should be made more attractive’

METAL gantries installed along the railway line in the Goring area should be made more attractive, according to a report commissioned ...

 

GWR rules out direct train to London during regatta

GWR rules out direct train to London during regatta

A DIRECT train from Henley to London during the the royal regatta is unlikely to be introduced as it would cause too many problems ...

 

Residents want park area to be protected from development

Residents want park area to be protected from development

RESIDENTS have appealed for a Henley beauty spot to be protected from development. The Friends of Freemans Meadow want the land off ...

 

Church in new appeal for funds after annexe costs soar

MORE donations are needed in order to complete a £400,000 annexe at St Mary’s Church in Wargrave before Christmas. Work is continuing ...

 

Playground grant bid

CRAZIES Hill Primary School is seeking cash to improve its playground. The parents’ association wants to install a brightly coloured ...

 

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 ...

 

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 ...

 

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 ...

 

I saved dog from Thai meat trade

I saved dog from Thai meat trade

A DOG which escaped death as part of Thailand’s dog meat trade has started a new life in Henley. Freya, a crossbreed, was adopted by ...

 

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 ...