Tuesday, 01 December 2020

Tokyo is my last chance for gold... then I’m getting married

Tokyo is my last chance for gold... then I’m getting married

TWO years after she won her first silver medal at Rio 2016, Vicky Thornley’s chances of returning to the Olympics looked precarious. The 32-year-old sculler, who rows for Leander Club in Henley, suffered a drastic decline in her performance throughout...

Sporting memory

Sporting memory

THE winter Olympics taking place in Pyeongchang, South Korea, will have brought back memories for Clifton Hugh Lancelot de Verdon Wrottesley, the son-in-law of Swiss financier and Culden Faw estate owner Urs Schwarzenbach. He finished finished just...
Rowing ace in heart scare

Rowing ace in heart scare

OLYMPIC champion Will Satch has had heart surgery to fix a condition which threatened his rowing career. He had an operation to stop him suffering episodes of atrial fibrillation, which causes an irregular and abnormally fast heart rate that can last...

Wheel done

Wheel done

Paralympic champion Jeanette Chippington has been given £500 by Henley Lions Club to help pay for upgrades to her wheelchair. ...

I became world champion and Olympic bronze medallist

I became world champion and Olympic bronze medallist

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WITH early morning training sessions, gruelling workouts in the gym and the threat of someone else being selected ahead of you, the ...

Inter-town match delay

AN Olympic-style competition between Henley and Marlow is unlikely to take place before 2018. Last year, councillors agreed the two ...

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Christmas lunch off

THE Christmas Day lunch at Sonning Common village hall has been cancelled because of the coronavirus pandemic. Instead, a team of volunteers will be distributing Christmas treat ... [more]

 

Bank appeal

THE food bank at Springwater Church in Blounts Court Road, Sonning Common,  is now accepting money donations. Donations of food and other essential items are still being accepted ... [more]

 

Good listen

THE Fish volunteer centre in Sonning Common is lending out audio books and music CDs throughout the latest lockdown.  The charity has sanitised all the products and its volunteers ... [more]

 

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