Sunday, 19 January 2020

Children show off their skills at two-day tag rugby festival

Children show off their skills at two-day tag rugby festival

DOZENS of children from primary schools in and around Henley had the chance to play rugby during a two-day festival. Pupils from Valley Road, Stoke Row, Nettlebed and Peppard primary schools were hosted by Henley Rugby Football Club on November 20 and...
Ex-England star bowls over dinner guests

Ex-England star bowls over dinner guests

FORMER England cricketer Graeme Swann was the guest of honour at Henley Cricket Club’s fund-raising dinner at Shiplake College on Saturday evening. More than 200 people attended the black-tie event, which included an auction with a painting by Henley...
Golf day raises £2,500 for Chiltern Centre

Golf day raises £2,500 for Chiltern Centre

MORE than £2,500 was raised at the 10th annual golf day in aid of the Chiltern Centre in Henley. A total of 58 players took part in the Stableford-style competition at Henley Golf Club, where the aim was to have the highest score rather than the...
Dad on target for eighth race of year for sons’ club

Dad on target for eighth race of year for sons’ club

A MAN from Sonning Common will take part in his eighth half marathon of the year on Sunday. Paul Hodges, 51, is set to take part in the Henley half marathon and has also completed cross country trail runs in Bath and the Isle of Wight this year. He...
‘Going to the Olympics was a dream come true’

‘Going to the Olympics was a dream come true’

KAREN BENNETT was part of the women’s eight which won an historic silver medal at Rio 2016 but had it not been for her seeing a TV news programme years ago, she may have never have sat in a rowing boat. The 30-year-old Scot had been in the Team GB...

Players plea

ROTHERFIELD United Football Club in Gallowstree Common needs players for its under-16 team.  For more information, call 07971 250901. 

Umpire grant

HENLEY Hockey Club, which plays at Jubilee Park, off Reading Road, has been given money to train umpires. The £750 volunteering grant ...

Royal treat 1

ALMOST 160 parents and children from Rotherfield United Football Club attended Reading’s last game of the season at the Madejski ...

Wargrave Local History Society

MEMBERS visited Leander Club in Henley for their April meeting. The event began with an illustrated presentation on the ...

Police criticised over response to vandalism

POLICE have been criticised again for their response to crime in the Sonning Common area. It comes after officers took three hours to ...

Club picks up the pieces after thugs attack pitch

Club picks up the pieces after thugs attack pitch

A FOOTBALL club faces a bill of up to £10,000 after vandals ploughed a car into goalposts then set it alight. The culprits entered ...

Rugby clubs hosts first gin and fizz festival

Rugby clubs hosts first gin and fizz festival

HUNDREDS of people attended a gin and fizz festival during ladies’ day at Henley Rugby Club. Ten businesses offering food and drink ...

Head coach plays down side’s promotion chances

Head coach plays down side’s promotion chances

THE head coach of Henley Hawks says he is not thinking about promotion despite the side sitting near the top of the league. A run of ...

Living Advent Day 4: Thames Valley Chorus

Living Advent Day 4: Thames Valley Chorus

The Thames Valley Chorus sang a mix of Christmas hits and traditional favourites for the fourth night of this year’s Henley Living ...

Trinity School’s Titans come out on top at Dry Leas

Trinity School’s Titans come out on top at Dry Leas

HUNDREDS of children from five schools in and around Henley took part in a skills workshop at the town’s rugby club. The year one and ...

Club’s last payment

HENLEY Cricket Club is to make the final repayment on a loan to help buy its ground. Officials will present a cheque for £20,000 to ...

Santa fun run

ROTHERFIELD United Football Club will hold a Santa fun run at Bishopswood recreation ground, off Gallowstree Road, on Sunday, December ...

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Festival a resounding success

Festival a resounding success

THE late-night shopping festival in Goring has been hailed as the most successful to date. Hundreds of people attended the event, which included Santa’s grotto at the Q1 Care Hub ... [more]

 

Drain work disruption

ROADS in Wargrave and Charvil will be closed in January and February for drain maintenance work. Wokingham Borough Council is installing new highway grips to help divert water ... [more]

 
Goring Gap Boat Club

Goring Gap Boat Club

JANUARY 5 marked one year since Goring Gap Boat Club moved into its new home at Lower Basildon — and what a year getting to know this glorious stretch of the Thames. For those ... [more]

 

Play reading

A PLAY reading will be held in the Sansom Room in Wargrave on Monday. Visitors are asked to arrive at 7.15pm for a 7.30pm start. Tickets cost £6, which includes a glass of wine. ... [more]

 

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