Sunday, 26 September 2021

Olympians grateful for support from ‘home of rowing’

Olympians grateful for support from ‘home of rowing’

Team GB’s Olympic and Paralympic rowers have thanked Henley, “the home of rowing”, for the support shown at the ‘heroes return’ event on Saturday. Erin Kennedy, the cox for the Paralympic mixed fours said: “It was amazing being able to celebrate with...
Rugby fund rockets

Rugby fund rockets

MORE than £67,000 has been raised for the the family of a Henley Hawks player who died after a game. David Hyde, who was a lock, died in hospital less than 24 hours after Henley’s National League 2 South match against Old Albanian at Dry Leas on...

League campaign paused after player’s tragic death

League campaign paused after player’s tragic death

ALL competitive rugby has been paused as the Henley Hawks mourn the loss of a “gentle giant” who died playing in the first game of the season. Dave Hyde, 29, collapsed after Saturday's National League 2 South fixture against Old Albanian, which they...
Fundraiser for family of Henley Hawks second row

Fundraiser for family of Henley Hawks second row

A FUNDRAISER has been started for the family of a Henley Hawks player who collapsed and died after a game. David Hyde, who was a lock, complained of being “in pain” after Henley’s National League 2 South match against Old Albanian at Dry Leas on...

Financier and friends to row across Mediterranean

A MAN who competed at national level for Henley Rowing Club as a teenager is hoping to rekindle his passion for the sport by taking on ...

Rower ‘not surprised’ by family travel ban to Tokyo Olympics

Rower ‘not surprised’ by family travel ban to Tokyo Olympics

ROWER Vicky Thornley says she is disappointed but not surprised her parents won’t be able to join her at this year’s Olympics in Tokyo....

Rowing masters win virtual race along length of Thames

Rowing masters win virtual race along length of Thames

MEMBERS of Upper Thames Rowing Club in Henley won a virtual competition to row the length of the River Thames for charity. The eight ...

Leander seeks permission to replace ‘dilapidated’ decking

Leander seeks permission to replace ‘dilapidated’ decking

PLANS have been drawn up to replace the decking at Leander Club in Henley. The rowing club says the current structure is dilapidated. ...

Mortimore returns to head up new-look coaching team

Mortimore returns to head up new-look coaching team

A FAMILIAR face has returned to lead the Henley Hawks Women’s team. Alistair Mortimore has come back to Dry Leas as the women’s head ...

England’s world cup hero back to where it all began

England’s world cup hero back to where it all began

A FAMOUS face returned to Henley Rugby Club this week. Sir Clive Woodward, who coached the Henley Hawks 30 years ago and went on to ...

Covid-19 scare for rowers

15 rowers have to self-isolate

FIFTEEN members of Henley Rowing Club have had to self-isolate after a female junior tested positive for coronavirus. The girl, who is ...

New flag raised at cricket club in memory of legend

New flag raised at cricket club in memory of legend

A NEW flag was raised at Henley Cricket Club on Saturday in memory of a club legend. Friends and family of Paul Bradbury gathered ...

Players plea

FEMALE footballers are being sought by AFC Henley for the 2020/21 season. The ladies’ team will make its debut in the Thames Valley ...

Juniors try out new £150,000 training pitch

Juniors try out new £150,000 training pitch

JUNIOR members of Henley Rugby Club had the first use of its new 4G training pitch. The state-of-the-art facility at Dry Leas, the ...

Clubs agree to merge divisions

HENLEY Cricket Club will return to competitive action tomorrow (Saturday). The first and second division of the Home Counties Premier ...

Green grammar

Green grammar

THE manager of Henley Golf Club (I’ll spare his blushes by not naming him) might be somewhat embarrassed by this notice in his name on ...

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Sorry, dad, my dahlias are better

Sorry, dad, my dahlias are better

A DAHLIA grower saw off competition from his father to take several prizes at the Chiltern Edge Horticultural Society’s 60th autumn show. Martin Hedges, from Emmer Green, won the ... [more]

 
Family in theft plea

Family in theft plea

A FAMILY is appealing for the return of precious possessions after their cars were broken into. The vehicles were parked in Braybrooke Road, Wargrave, when they were targeted ... [more]

 

Extension approved

A PHOTOGRAPHER from Wargrave has received planning permission to extend his historic home. Tim Hodges, who lives in High Street with his wife Judith, is to build a single-storey ... [more]

 

Meeting swap

NEXT week’s meeting of Sonning Common Parish Council has been postponed. The council was due to meet at the village hall on Monday but this has been delayed until Monday, ... [more]

 

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