Improvements to Northfield End Triangle Complete

Improvements to Northfield End Triangle Complete

Improvements to and protection of one of the oldest and most beautiful corners of Henley are finally complete!

Henley Parks Services and local residents have cooperated to restore the York Stone and to plant and landscape a plot of land in Northfield End.

The land had been the subject of a long-running dispute but is now confirmed as public land.

Back in 1993, the status of the A423 through Henley ... 

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Memorial Benches in the Cemetery ARE Allowed

Memorial Benches in the Cemetery ARE Allowed

Contrary to recent reports, Henley Town Council still does allow memorial benches in the Fairmile cemetery.

Many residents have been upset at the story in last week’s Henley Std: “Council Ban on Cemetery Seats”.

However, the council has made clear:

  • Benches are still allowed
  • No benches have been removed
  • Families who have benches are all being contacted by Town Council officers
  • After discussions with families, benches that are unsafe or in an inappropriate place will need to be moved

The Town Council will work with all families sympathetically and sensitively to make sure that those families with loved ones buried in the cemetery ... 

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Yet more roads repaired!

Yet more roads repaired!

Townlands Hospital – Top floor to open

Townlands Hospital – Top floor to open

The persistence of HRG Councillors pays off!

The Townlands Steering Group was established in 2003 to prevent the threatened closure of hospital services, and secure the long term provision and extension of these services on the Townlands site by the redevelopment of the health and support facilities.

HRG Councillor, and former mayor, Ian Reissmann ... 

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We need your help to stop HGVs

We need your help to stop HGVs

Our Councillors are working to stop HGVs using our town as a “rat run”

PLEASE SUPPORT THE CAMPAIGN!

The Henley Herald has kindly set up an online petition for the introduction of a 7.5-tonne weight limit for Henley to combat the huge 20-40 Tonne HVGs that use our town as a cut through to shorten their journey times (HGVs delivering or collecting within ... 

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Henley Annual Town Meeting 2020

Henley Annual Town Meeting 2020

Mayor Making Corvid-19 style

At the Annual Meeting of the Henley Town Council this morning, Cllr KenArlett and Cllr Dave Eggleton were both re-elected to serve a second year as Mayor and Deputy Mayor of the Town Council.

This very unusual occurrence was proposed because of the exceptional circumstances created by the ... 

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SUE RYDER – Update from TSG

SUE RYDER – Update from TSG

Townlands Steering Group: Sue Ryder Hospice

The Oxon Clinical Commissioning Group (or CCG) commission and pay for NHS services, including End of Life/Palliative Care, across Oxfordshire

The Townlands Steering Group has been engaged with the CCG and other stakeholders since Sue Ryder announced on Jan 14, 2020, that the Sue Ryder Hospice at Joyce ... 

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SUE RYDER – Statement from the CCG

Latest Announcement from the Oxfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group on End of Life Care

When Sue Ryder announced its intention to sell the Nettlebed Hospice (Joyce Grove) building two years ago, it did indicate at the time that it would investigate an alternative location for inpatient hospice beds in South Oxfordshire.

Sue Ryder has subsequently taken the decision to close its inpatient ... 

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Community Concerns Rise Over Sue Ryder Closure

Community Concerns Rise Over Sue Ryder Closure

On Jan 14 2020 – Sue Ryder announced that the Hospice at Joyce Grove is to close on March 31st.

In contrast to their statements at a public meeting of the TSG in Aug 2018

  • NO central location in South Oxon is to be provided after March 31st
  • There appears to be NO plan for an In-Patient bedded unit anywhere in South Oxon (population 140,000)
  • NO mention of the future provision of other services currently provided at Joyce Grove: Day Service, Helpline, Admin Hub

The TSG consider that the following statements in the announcement require greater explanation and justification in ... 

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Sue Ryder – Statement by Cllr Ian Reissmann

Sue Ryder – Statement by Cllr Ian Reissmann

Sue Ryder Closure Announcement from Townlands Steering Group

Townlands Steering Group (TSG) shares the public’s deep concern over the recent announcement by Sue Ryder senior management that the hospice with its palliative care beds at Joyce Grove Nettlebed will close with effect from the end of March 2020.

Despite assurances from Sue Ryder’s Holly Spiers ... 

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