Sunday, 25 February 2018

Leander Club launches hippo art project

Leander Club launches hippo art project

LEANDER Club has launched a community art project to celebrate 200 years since it was founded. Project Hip Hip Hooray will mark the club’s bicentenary by giving 200 cardboard hippos to community groups, schools and artists to decorate. The creations...
Tragic tale of yachtsman

Tragic tale of yachtsman

MOST of us have mementoes tucked away in a drawer or attic but rarely do they regain their original significance. Not so Noel Armstead’s pristine copy of a souvenir edition of the Teignmouth Post in July 1969. This commemorated the life of amateur...
Rugby aces in tribute to tragic Bears fly-half

Rugby aces in tribute to tragic Bears fly-half

THE rugby world has been paying tribute to Simon Priestley, who died while playing for the Henley Bears. The fly-half collapsed during Henley Rugby Club’s fourth team’s game against High Wycombe on January 6 and was later pronounced dead. Hundreds...
Leander captain quits and retires from rowing

Leander captain quits and retires from rowing

LEANDER Club captain Nick Middleton has resigned and retired from rowing after a 10-year career. Middleton, 29, who was appointed captain only a year ago, cited lack of motivation as a key factor in his decision. It comes after he missed the cut for...
Leander celebrates bicentenary

Leander celebrates bicentenary

LEANDER Club will hold events across the world to mark its 200th anniversary. The first will be the launch of a book about the club’s history at No 11 Downing Street on Wednesday. Next month there will be a “meet the athletes” dinner at the club with...

Debt-ridden football club asks town council for loan

HENLEY Town Football Club is set to be loaned £22,000 by the town council. The money would go towards improvements at the club’s ...

Rugby dinner

FORMER England sevens captain Ollie Phillips will be the guest speaker at a dinner at Henley Rugby Club. The former Stade Français and ...

Veterans in festive row before lunch

Veterans in festive row before lunch

A GROUP of veteran rowers from Henley took part in a Christmas row along the regatta course. Nine members of the Lensday Group, which ...

Cash-strapped Henley Town pull out of Hellenic League

HENLEY Town Football Club have withdrawn from the Hellenic League due to “financial problems”. The club’s first team pulled out of ...

Magical Meakin nets four goals as Rovers are put to the sword

Magical Meakin nets four goals as Rovers are put to the sword

AFC HENLEY HURRICANES U15s got back to winning ways grinding out a 3-2 win away to HARTLEY WINTNEY JUNIOR HAWKS U15s in the East Berks ...

Football fight

POLICE were called to a football match in Henley after a fight between two players. Officers attended Henley Town FC’s ground in Mill ...

German children's busy visit

German children's busy visit

DOZENS of junior footballers and musicians from Germany spent a weekend in Henley on an exchange visit. The youngsters from ...

Beatles night

A BEATLES tribute band will perform at Henley Rugby Club on November 24, starting at 7.30pm. Acoustic Beatles Shambles will play the ...

Sri Lankan rowing coach visits Leander for performance tips

Sri Lankan rowing coach visits Leander for performance tips

A ROWING coach from Sri Lanka spent a week learning from coaches at Leander Club in Henley. Kushal Abhayaratne shadowed director of ...

Football club axes fund-raising lottery

A LOTTERY which has helped raise more than £14,500 for Henley Town Football Club will close at the end of the year. The weekly lottery,...

Good sports

Good sports

A bake sale at Leander Club in Henley raised £285 for Stand Up To Cancer UK. Athletes at the club in White Hill organised the sale and ...

Businessmen give their sons' football teams a fresh look

Businessmen give their sons' football teams a fresh look

TWO businessmen have paid for new kit for their sons’ football club. Rory Lynch and Mullie Davies paid about £1,000 to sponsor ...

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Huge house fire tackled in Goring

Huge house fire tackled in Goring

SIX fire crews from two counties were sent to tackle a massive blaze at a thatched home in Goring. The fire broke out in the roof of the riverside property at about 9.45pm last ... [more]

 
On Your Bike back for 12th year

On Your Bike back for 12th year

ON Your Bike will return next month for the 12th year running. Hundreds of families are expected to take part in the fund-raising bike ride on March 25, starting at Sonning Common ... [more]

 

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