Truly Affordable Housing

Truly Affordable Housing

To the Editor of the Henley Standard

Dear Sir

I have over the past few weeks canvassed many households in Henley, and one topic that comes up time and again is the affordability of housing in Henley, and the unavailability of lower cost/social housing.

I believe people ... 

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Henley is a thriving town

Henley is a thriving town

Letter to the editor of the Henley Standard

Dear Sir

I have been on the Henley Town Council for 8 years, District Councillor for 4 and County Councillor for 2 years.

I believe it is an enormous privilege to serve Henley and also get things done. As a consequence, I work my socks off for Henley.

Henley ... 

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Jammy Dodgers

Letter to the editor of the Henley Standard

Sir

Apologies for banging on about Henley Conservatives (sorry, more correctly, their superiors, Watlington Conservative HQ), but they really do take the biscuit – jammy dodgers most likely.

Recent ‘promises’ (if elected) include the “transformation” ... 

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HRG Candidates ALL live in Henley

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!

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

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

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

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

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

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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