Tuesday, 18 May 2021

Financier and friends to row across Mediterranean

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 a three-day race across the Mediterranean in July. Tom Steindler grew up in Shiplake and lived there until he moved...
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. The Games were postponed in March last year for the first time in the event’s history, but are set to go ahead...
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 rowers used ergos to complete 346km in 20 hours, five minutes and 52 seconds over six days, beating 150 other crews...
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. The work would involve installing a new upper and lower deck. Leander is located within the Remenham and Henley...
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 coach following a four-year break, where he gained experience with Harlequins Women and Oxford University. Mortimer,...

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 ...

Cricket club counts cost of regatta cancellation

Cricket club counts cost of regatta cancellation

HENLEY Cricket Club says it will lose around half of its annual income following the decision to cancel this year’s Henley Royal ...

Olympic rower working as junior doctor during pandemic

Olympic rower works as junior doctor during pandemic

OLYMPIC silver medallist Polly Swann is balancing her rowing training with her efforts to support the NHS by working as a junior ...

Rugby dinner

FORMER England rugby player Mike Tindall will be the guest at a sportsman’s dinner organised by Henley Rugby Club at Phyllis Court ...

We'll keep on fighting till the end says Hawks coach

We'll keep on fighting till the end says Hawks coach

HEAD coach Luke Allen says his main job is to keep his players motivated as the Henley Hawks look to results elsewhere to end their ...

Ambitious club appoint experienced new head coach

Ambitious club appoint experienced new head coach

HENLEY Town Football Club has appointed a new head coach. Peter North, who lives in Sonning Common, was unanimously selected by the ...

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Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

THE houses in Garrick Mews, Wargrave, are built on the site of a theatre built in 1788. This was an extravagant project by Richard Barrymore, 7th Earl of Barrymore, which employed ... [more]

 

Outdoor activities

TWO events will take place in Watlington as part of the Chilterns Walking Festival. Alex DeWitt, who runs bushcraft courses, will hold activities including primitive and modern ... [more]

 

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