Wednesday, 21 November 2018

Festive treat

FREE coffee and mince pies will be on offer at Checkendon village hall on December 8 from 10.30am to 12.30pm. There will be a free ...

 

Post office van fears

RESIDENTS of Checkendon have been warned to use the village’s mobile post office service or risk losing it. An average of five people ...

 

Medals, munitions and memorabilia from conflict displayed at village hall

Medals, munitions and memorabilia from conflict displayed at village hall

A SECTION of a trench, part of a surrendered U-boat and some medals were part of a First World War exhibition held at Checkendon ...

 

Road repairs

PARTS of Main Street and Uxmore Road in Checkendon have been scheduled for repairs by Oxfordshire County Council following a request ...

 

Festive quiz

A CHRISTMAS quiz in aid of Checkendon village hall will take place on Saturday, November 10 at 7pm. Tickets for the event at the hall ...

 

Idyllic grounds offer space for play and outdoor learning

Idyllic grounds offer space for play and outdoor learning

“OUR values are at the heart of school life”, says Gillian Seymour, headteacher of Checkendon CE Primary School, a dynamic village ...

 

Wartime memories

Wartime memories

AN exhibition of First World War memorabilia and Edwardian artefacts is to be held at Checkendon village hall. It will be presented by ...

 

Checkendon hold on

CHECKENDON visited ENGLEFIELD for a friendly match on Sunday. Choosing to bowl first, they restricted the hosts to 171 all out, which ...

 

Safer seating

OVERGROWN nettles by a public seat in Whitehall Lane, Checkendon, have been cut back by the parish council.

 

Smooth floor

THE floor of Checkendon village hall has been sanded down as part of ongoing maintenance work. A recent car boot sale raised £180 ...

 

Cleaners plea

TWO volunteers are needed to help clean St Peter and St Paul’s Church in Checkendon. Ideally, they would visit twice in September but ...

 

Tractor fun

A VINTAGE tractor is to be installed at the playground in Checkendon for children to play on. The parish council has agreed to spent ...

 

War display

AN appeal has been made for exhibits that can be displayed at a First World War exhibition in Checkendon. These could be mementos of ...

 

Historic thatched cottage makes most of outdoors

Historic thatched cottage makes most of outdoors

THE ancient craft of thatching — the use of reeds, straw or other natural vegetation — is one of the oldest methods of roof ...

 

Headline

Headline

A SOCIAL club for elderly residents in Checkendon has disbanded after 28 years. The Thursday Club has met every two months in the ...

 

Poppy total

A PARTY at a Checkendon pub to mark the centenary of the end of the First World War raised £150 for the Henley Poppy Appeal. The event ...

 

Villagers salute our war heroes

Villagers salute our war heroes

CUSTOMERS and staff at a Checkendon pub dressed up as soldiers, nurses and fighter pilots to mark the centenary of the end of the ...

 

Playground makeover

THE children’s playground in Checkendon has closed for refurbishment. Contractor Earth Wrights is expected to completed the work by ...

 

Slow down

A SPEED limit of 20mph is to be placed on the road outside Checkendon Primary School. It will apply for a stretch of about 200m from ...

 

Next run date

NEXT year’s Checkendon Run will take place at Hammonds Farm on June 9 and will include races for children, 10km and 5km, which will ...

 

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