Friday, 20 July 2018

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 ...

 

Post Office van set to serve villages

Post Office van set to serve villages

PUBLIC consultation has begun on the proposed introduction of a mobile Post Office service for Nettlebed, Checkendon, Stoke Row and ...

 

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 ...

 

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