Archive For April 17, 2019

HRG Candidates ALL live in Henley

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HRG Candidates ALL live in Henley

To the Editor of the Henley Standard

Sir

Thank you for having published the list of candidates for election to Henley Town Council.
I see that Conservative Headquarters in Watlington has a number of innovative surprises for the residents of Henley-on-Thames.

Not only ... 

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We Need Pedestrian Crossings!

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We Need Pedestrian Crossings!

To the Editor of the Henley Standard

Dear Sir

As a long-standing resident of Gainsborough Estate, I am very aware of the amount of traffic that uses Greys Road, often travelling at some speed.

As a result, I am very concerned about the safety of pedestrians of all ages ... 

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Particulate Monitoring

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Particulate Monitoring

Letter to the Editor of the Henley Standard

Sir,

Particulate Monitoring

Henley suffers from poor air quality. Our air does not qualify for a clean air label and has not done so for nearly 15 years.

South Oxfordshire District Council measures Nitrogen Dioxide and quite regularly we don’t meet Government ... 

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HRG launch their manifesto

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HRG launch their manifesto

Twenty-eight years since first standing for election, Henley Residents Group has announced its manifesto for the 2019 District and Town elections being held on May 2nd.

HRG will continue to pursue policies to improve ... 

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What schools want

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What schools want

Schools do not want sympathy, they want action

To the Editor of the Henley Standard

Editor

Whilst we agree with John Howell that the current formula for distribution of funds ‘for those little extras’ is unfair, Mr Howell entirely misses the point on school funding.

The key point is that in England, spending per pupil is *down* 8% since 2010. ... 

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Parking progress at hospital

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Parking progress at hospital
To the Editor of the Henley Standard

Dear Sir

In August 2018 lay members of the Clinical Commissioning Group Stakeholder Group, including Townlands Steering Group (TSG) members, met with NHS Property Services (NHS PS). The objective was to discuss ... 

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Keeping the streets clean

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Keeping the streets clean

To the Editor of the Henley Standard

Sir,

Henley Residents Group’s candidates for the South Oxfordshire District Council elections took part in the Henley community litter-pick on Saturday.

Since HRG took control of Henley Town Council we have successfully negotiated ... 

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Thank you Lorraine

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Thank you Lorraine

To the Editor of the Henley Standard

Sir (if I may)

So Henley residents are to be deprived of the commitment and dedication of Councillor Lorraine Hillier, someone who has selflessly devoted herself to the town for nearly 20 years.

How come?  Well, ... 

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Clean air – time to act

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Clean air – time to act

To the Editor of the Henley Standard

Dear Editor

The recent Peter Brett traffic study suggested morning peak hour HGV traffic volumes had increased over 100% over the past four years.

As Henley Standard reported, this will further exacerbate air pollution.

Yet HGVs are only one cause of air pollution. ... 

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Sports facilities for the future

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Sports facilities for the future

To the Editor of the Henley Standard

Dear Sir

Having been born and brought up in Henley, I am well aware of the wonderful sporting facilities that we have in the town. For example, there are two separate football clubs in Henley – Henley Town and Henley AFC for the under 18. I am Chair of the Henley ... 

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