Friday, 19 August 2022

Light-hearted look at birds and bees

A UNIVERSITY student who grew up in Medmenham is taking the trickiest of topics to the Edinburgh Fringe next month, with a farcical ...

 

I am a double Wimbledon champion at the age of 86

A MAN from Medmenham has won the Wimbledon singles and doubles titles — at the age of 86. Leonard Phillips won both competitions in ...

 

Hidden Henley

I WAS interested to see this graffiti at St Peter and St Paul Church in Medmenham, which is located at the junction of the ...

 

Car taken in farm raid

A CAR and machinery were stolen from a farm in Medmenham. Thieves took the Subaru Legacy after breaking into Kingsbarn Farm, off the ...

 

Teenagers tutoring children during the covid crisis

AN undergraduate has launched a tutoring service to help other students whose education was disrupted by the coronavirus pandemic. ...

 

Farmer angry at death of sheep in dog attack

A FARMER says she is heartbroken after five of her sheep were killed in a dog attack. Tracy Betteridge, who keeps about 280 lambing ...

 

Control your dogs, says farmer after sheep attack

A FARMER is calling for professional dog walkers to be regulated after one of her sheep was killed and three others were mauled by a ...

 

Building expert shortlisted for award for Eton project

A PROJECT manager from Medmenham has been shortlisted for a national building award. Adrian O’Shaughnessy, who works at Francis ...

 

Refreshed

THE Dog & Badger in Medmenham has re-opened after refurbishment. The makeover included changes to the restaurant and a new outdoor ...

 

Cyclist visits all 42 English cathedrals for water charity

A MAN cycled to all 42 Anglican cathedrals in England in three months to help provide safe drinking water to thousands of ...

 

Appeal for church bells over target

AN appeal in aid of the restoration of the bells and bell frame at St Peter’s and St Paul Church in Medmenham has smashed its target, ...

 

Mystery unresolved as more dead crayfish found in Thames

ANOTHER large pile of dead crayfish has been spotted in the River Thames. Hundreds of the creatures were seen in the water near the ...

 

Golden rooms

THE Dog & Badger in Medmenham has been awarded a five-star gold award by the AA in recognition of the quality of its rooms. Last year, ...

 

Five star display by Claudia

CLAUDIA KERRY-ROGER took the honours in every field event to walk away with five gold medals at the Oxon/Bucks Athletics Championships ...

 

Sheep drowns after field gate is left open

A SHEEP drowned in a lake after escaping from a field through an open gate. The ram was one of about 40 that are kept in an enclosure ...

 

New head chef

THE Dog and Badger in Medmenham has appointed a new head chef. David Hawkins has almost 20 years of experience and was previously head ...

 

Step forward

A “FOOTPRINTS” service for anyone who has lost a child during pregnancy or later in life will be held at St Peter and St Paul’s Church ...

 

Woolven impresses north of the border

MEDMENHAM runner Pippa Woolven finished as the second best GB athlete at the second senior women’s cross country event in Edinburgh ...

 

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