Tuesday, 02 March 2021

Tim Dellor

Fasten seatbelts for new season

JUST 84 wonderful days after the circus last rolled out of town, it’s back this Saturday. How much have you missed it? The Cricket World Cup, Royal Ascot, Henley Royal Regatta, Wimbledon, The Open — be honest, you haven’t given domestic football a...

Motorbikers vandalise golf course in front of walkers

Motorbikers vandalise golf course in front of walkers

VANDALS damaged a golf course by deliberately driving across it on motorbikes. The incident happened at Henley Golf Club on Saturday afternoon. The course is currently closed because of the coronavirus pandemic but is still used by walkers for...
Paunovic rues side’s missed opportunities

Paunovic rues side’s missed opportunities

READING manager Veljko Paunovic says his side need to be more clinical after they lost 1-0 to the Championship’s bottom club Wycombe on Tuesday night. He says they need to learn from their mistakes quickly if they are going to get out of their slump,...
Stadium converted into mass coronavirus vaccination centre

Stadium converted into mass coronavirus vaccination centre

THE home of Reading FC has been converted into a mass coronavirus vaccination centre. The Madejski Stadium began offering jabs to people aged 65 years and over and other eligible groups on Monday. Organisers say the size of the site will mean that it...
Neighbours object to swimming pool plan

Neighbours object to swimming pool plan

A MAN’S plans to build a swimming pool in his garden have been opposed by neighbours. Steven Esom has applied to South Oxfordshire District Council, the planning authority, for permission for the 6m by 3m pool at his home in St Andrew’s Road, Henley....

Cricket club move could be stumped by development

PLANS have been drawn up to relocate Watlington Cricket Club. The club says it has outgrown its existing facility at the recreation ...

Joao nets 20th goal of season at Bristol

STRIKER Lucas Joao netted his 20th goal of the season as Reading comfortably dispatched Bristol City 2-0 on Tuesday night, which led ...

Former England women players to coach at college

Former England women players to coach at college

TWO former England players will manage the new elite girls’ rugby programme at The Henley College. Kat Merchant and Kim Oliver, who ...

Leander Club rowers back on water

Leander Club rowers back on water

ROWERS at Leander Club who are training towards future Olympic and Paralympic Games have been given special permission to get back on ...

Clubs hope royal regatta can go ahead in summer

Clubs hope royal regatta can go ahead in summer

ROWING clubs are hopeful that Henley Royal Regatta can take place this summer in some form. Organisers have decided to postpone the ...

Bike race postponed

AN international women’s bicycle race has been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic. The UK stage race was scheduled to take ...

Breaking: Henley Royal Regatta postponed to August

Breaking: Henley Royal Regatta postponed to August

THIS year’s Henley Royal Regatta has been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic. Organisers felt it would not be possible to go ...

Firefighters help rescue deer caught in cricket nets

Firefighters help rescue deer caught in cricket nets

A DEER was rescued after getting its antlers trapped in cricket nets. The RSPCA and firefighters helped untangle the animal after ...

Cricket draw

WARGRAVE Cricket Club has started a prize draw called the 100 Club. For a £1 entry fee, members and supporters have a chance to win up ...

Royals boss says side is focused on play-offs

READING manager Veljko Paunovic has urged his side to remain focused after a goalless draw away to Stoke City on Saturday. The Royals ...

Golf club development of new homes back on table

Golf club development of new homes back on table

REVISED plans to build houses at Reading Golf Club have been submitted. The main aspects of the application remain the same, although ...

Royals ease to victory

READING manager Veljko Paunovic said his side were playing like a machine after they defeated Bournemouth 3-1 last Friday. First-half ...

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Tom of all trades

Tom of all trades

AS a former BBC journalist and author of 11 books, as well as being a member of Sonning Common Parish Council, Tom Fort wears many hats. But he missed out when he jokingly put ... [more]

 

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