Friday, 17 August 2018

Paddling, punts, half-pints and plenty of family fun at rag regatta

Paddling, punts, half-pints and plenty of family fun at rag regatta

HUNDREDS of people took part in the Wargrave rag regatta on the River Thames in sweltering conditions on Saturday. Many families were ...

 

Floating tea party raises £1,100

Floating tea party raises £1,100

MORE than 50 people attended a floating vintage tea party in aid of charity. The event was held on the Hobbs of Henley boat The New ...

 

No boating, but still fun

No boating, but still fun

ABOUT 200 people attended an open day at Wargrave Boating Club. The condition of the river meant there was no sailing but visitors ...

 

Learn to sail

AN open day for potential new members is to be held at Wargrave Boating Club. The club, off Station Road, will welcome visitors on ...

 

Moorings survey

BOAT owners could be asked why they like to use the temporary moorings in Mill Meadows in Henley. Town councillors have suggested ...

 

Woman hoping to increase popularity of electric boats

Woman hoping to increase popularity of electric boats

WITH the rise of electric cars, more people are starting to consider more environmentally friendly ways to travel. Companies such ...

 

Boat festival rebranded for 2018

Traditional Boat Festival rebranded as the Trad

THE Thames Traditional Boat Festival has been rebranded. The event, which is held at Fawley Meadows in Henley every summer, has a new ...

 

Swimming test

THIRTEEN children from Wargrave Boating Club swam across the River Thames for a test. The youngsters were rowed across to the Shiplake ...

 

Workmen request own boat

A BOAT could be bought for Henley Town Council’s parks services team. Councillors discussed buying or renting the vessel to allow ...

 

Being at disabled regatta is like winning gold medal, says Paralympic champion

It's 'like winning gold medal', says Paralympic champion

PARALYMPIC rowing champion Helene Raynsford was the guest of honour at the eighth annual Henley Regatta for the Disabled — and even ...

 

Disabled regatta

THE eighth annual Henley Regatta for the Disabled will be held tomorrow (Saturday) from 10am to 4pm. The event is a fun day for ...

 

Friends restoring our Henley in Bloom boat to former glory

Friends restoring our Henley in Bloom boat to former glory

THE old boat that adorned the roundabout at the entrance to Henley from Reading could soon be back on the water. Two childhood friends ...

 

Heavens, what a cracking regatta

Heavens, what a cracking regatta

Thunderstorms failed to put off competitors at the annual Wargrave and Shiplake regatta. More than 700 people took to the River Thames ...

 

150 years of splashing about

150 years of splashing about

THE 150th annual Wargrave and Shiplake regatta went ahead despite thunderstorms. More than 700 people took part in 365 races on the ...

 

Celebration of boating heritage

Celebration of boating heritage

A FLEET of 15 boats used to rescue soldiers from Dunkirk during the Second World War took to the river in Henley for the annual Thames ...

 

Hundreds have a splash about on the river at fun annual rag regatta

Hundreds have a splash about on the river at fun annual rag regatta

HUNDREDS of people made the most of the hot weather as they took part in the annual Wargrave rag regatta. Children and families were ...

 

Fancy that!

Fancy that!

HOCKEY player Jeremy Hughes has been around rowing since he was a small boy. His mother, Judith Burne, rowed for Great Britain at the ...

 

Flower power drives flotilla

Record numbers take to the water for third floral flotilla

BOATS decorated with flowers and an amphibious car took part in a parade on the River Thames in Henley to mark the end of an ...

 

Boat show returns

THE Henley and Wargrave boat show takes place next weekend. The annual event, now in its third year, will be held at two marinas in ...

 

Wargrave water weekend

Wargrave water weekend

THE third annual Henley and Wargrave Boat Show takes place this weekend with organisers promising “something for everyone”. The show, ...

 

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