Sunday, 23 September 2018

Checkendon hold on

CHECKENDON visited ENGLEFIELD for a friendly match on Sunday. Choosing to bowl first, they restricted the hosts to 171 all out, which ...

 

Safer seating

OVERGROWN nettles by a public seat in Whitehall Lane, Checkendon, have been cut back by the parish council.

 

Smooth floor

THE floor of Checkendon village hall has been sanded down as part of ongoing maintenance work. A recent car boot sale raised £180 ...

 

Cleaners plea

TWO volunteers are needed to help clean St Peter and St Paul’s Church in Checkendon. Ideally, they would visit twice in September but ...

 

War display

AN appeal has been made for exhibits that can be displayed at a First World War exhibition in Checkendon. These could be mementos of ...

 

Tractor fun

A VINTAGE tractor is to be installed at the playground in Checkendon for children to play on. The parish council has agreed to spent ...

 

Historic thatched cottage makes most of outdoors

Historic thatched cottage makes most of outdoors

THE ancient craft of thatching — the use of reeds, straw or other natural vegetation — is one of the oldest methods of roof ...

 

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Headline

A SOCIAL club for elderly residents in Checkendon has disbanded after 28 years. The Thursday Club has met every two months in the ...

 

Poppy total

A PARTY at a Checkendon pub to mark the centenary of the end of the First World War raised £150 for the Henley Poppy Appeal. The event ...

 

Villagers salute our war heroes

Villagers salute our war heroes

CUSTOMERS and staff at a Checkendon pub dressed up as soldiers, nurses and fighter pilots to mark the centenary of the end of the ...

 

Playground makeover

THE children’s playground in Checkendon has closed for refurbishment. Contractor Earth Wrights is expected to completed the work by ...

 

Next run date

NEXT year’s Checkendon Run will take place at Hammonds Farm on June 9 and will include races for children, 10km and 5km, which will ...

 

Slow down

A SPEED limit of 20mph is to be placed on the road outside Checkendon Primary School. It will apply for a stretch of about 200m from ...

 

Olympic champion (and son) is star attraction at his village’s annual races day

Olympian (and son) is star attraction at village annual races day

OLYMPIC rowing champion Andrew Triggs Hodge gave out the prizes at the third annual Checkendon run. More than 120 people took part in ...

 

Visitors fall short of target

CHECKENDON performed creditably in the field at CROWTHORNE AND CROWN WOOD for their 40 overs match on Sunday. The home team were ...

 

Run marshals

VOLUNTEER marshals are needed to help stage this year’s Checkendon Run, which will take place on June 17. They will be needed from 8am ...

 

Hosts hold their nerve

THE Checkendon season opened in damp April conditions with a 35-over friendly against Regals which proved to be low-scoring but ...

 

Fly-tipper sentenced

A MAN who fly-tipped cannabis plants in Exlade Street has been ordered to pay more than £1,600. Marenglen Dulaj, from Swindon, also ...

 

Comedy line-up

THE first Checkendon Comedy Club night will take place on April 27 at the village hall from 7.30pm. Damian Kingsley will compère the ...

 

Pre-school children learn about growing

Pre-school children learn about growing

CHECKENDON Pre-School, a registered charity, has installed a large garden trough outside the entrance to the village hall, where it is ...

 

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