Thursday, 19 October 2017

Rowers return to boathouse to clean up after floods

MEMBERS of Henley Rowing Club took part in a clean-up operation at their flood-hit boathouse.

Some of the more experienced crews returned to the club in Wargrave Road at the weekend which they have been unable to use for about two months.

On Friday, members cleared out the boathouse and used a pressure washer and brooms to remove silt from the floor.

At the height of the floods water was almost at waist height at the back of the boathouse.

Manager Linda Thomas, 60, said: “In early January the river levels started going up and we cancelled training for the month.

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