Monday, 19 February 2018

Village quiz

A QUIZ is being held in Checkendon next month to raise money for the village hall. It will be held at the hall on March 24 from 7pm. ...

 

Road closed

THE main road through Checkendon was closed for four hours on Wednesday evening for sewer cover replacement works. The road was closed ...

 

Road shut

THE main road through Checkendon, west of the junction with Deer’s Lane, will be closed from 7pm to 11pm on February 7 for sewer ...

 

Play boost

CHECKENDON’S adventure playground is a step closer to getting a facelift thanks to £16,600 grant from South Oxfordshire District ...

 

Christmas gift ideas

Christmas gift ideas

CHECKENDON Equestrian Centre has a range of vouchers which can be personalised to make the perfect gift to a pony-mad child, horsey ...

 

Firefighters tackle bathroom blaze

Firefighters tackle bathroom blaze

A WOMAN had a lucky escape from a bathroom fire at her home in Checkendon. She was downstairs when the fire broke out, setting off a ...

 

Award for GPs nurse

Award for GPs nurse

A NURSE from Checkendon is to receive an award for outstanding service. Sian Hayes, who works at the Woodcote and Goring medical ...

 

Craftsman talk

FURNITURE designer and maker Philip Koomen will give a talk on his craft at Checkendon village hall. He has had a workshop in the ...

 

Child's play

CHILDREN’S activities, including games, craft and music will take place at Checkendon Primary School on October 8. Organised by the ...

 

Temporary farm home appeal

PLANS to build a temporary home for workers to breed sheep will be heard by a planning inspector. David Fisher, of Whitehall Lane, ...

 

Singh's ton in vain due to rain

CHECKENDON’S Manpreet Singh struck his second century of the weekend in a 35-over friendly at TWYFORD on Sunday. He only needed 60 ...

 

Hosts short of target

LAST Sunday saw visitors STROKEMAKERS play to their strengths in a 40-over friendly at CHECKENDON. Farooq top scored with 94 and Tippu ...

 

Hosts short of target

LAST Sunday saw visitors STROKEMAKERS play to their strengths in a 40-over friendly at CHECKENDON. Farooq top scored with 94 and Tippu ...

 

Woodcote ease to derby win

CHECKENDON arrived at WOODCOTE on Sunday for their local derby with only seven players, but under the circumstances, they made the ...

 

Post office idea fails

A POP-UP post office will not be allowed to open at Checkendon Primary School as it would not be a “secure environment”. The school ...

 

Acland-Hood's knock wins the day for touring Checkendon

Acland-Hood's knock wins the day for touring Checkendon

THE threat of further rain led to a reduced 25 overs-a-side friendly at WHITCHURCH on Sunday in which CHECKENDON chose to bat first. ...

 

Podolski gets into the swing

HOLYPORT chose to bat on another hot Sunday for a 40 overs friendly at CHECKENDON but were unprepared for some devastating left arm ...

 

All-rounder shines with bat and ball for hosts

MATT HESLOP had a match to remember as CHECKENDON entertained REFRESHERS in a 40 over friendly on Sunday. Opening the batting the ...

 

Runner goes extra 6km after losing his way... and still wins

Runner goes extra 6km after losing his way... and still wins

A 10KM runner completed an extra 6km after getting lost en route — and still won the race. Paul Rogers went awry during the second ...

 

Nomads side lose their way

CHELSEA NOMADS elected to bat first on another hot day at CHECKENDON but failed to take advantage in their 40 over Sunday game. ...

 

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