Sunday, 19 September 2021

Ellis partnership key to win

A HASTILY re-arranged friendly game saw hosts CHECKENDON welcome new opponents BLENHEIM PALACE. The visitors posted a respectable ...

 

School track

A GROUP of 42 staff, parents and governors at Checkendon Primary School have built a new pathway around the school field. The pupils ...

 

Cricket groundsman given lap of honour before funeral

Cricket groundsman given lap of honour before funeral

MORE than 150 people paid tribute to a man who was the groundsman at Checkendon Cricket Club for 23 years, writes Anna Colivicchi. ...

 

Primary is still ‘good’

CHECKENDON Primary School has maintained its “good” rating from education watchdog Ofsted. Inspectors visited the school in May and ...

 

Restaurateur’s stash of indecent images

Restaurateur’s stash of indecent images

A RESTAURATEUR has avoided prison after being caught with more than 40,000 indecent images of children. Paul Burrows, a former ...

 

Nag shows true grit

THE top order of REFRESHERS was unable to cut loose at CHECKENDON on Sunday. But this did not stop teenager Sascha Sanderson and the ...

 

Car boot sale

A CAR boot “covid clearout” sale will be held at the recreation ground in Checkendon on Sunday, June 27 from 9am to noon. There will ...

 

Covid clearout

Covid clearout

A CAR boot sale dubbed the “Covid Clearout” will take place on the recreation ground in Checkendon on Sunday, June 27 from 9am to noon ...

 

Church to re-open

CHECKENDON Church will re-open on a daily basis from Monday, June 14, subject to the latest coronavirus restrictions. Live worship ...

 

Headteacher to move on

THE headteacher of Checkendon Primary School is to leave at the end of the summer term. Gillian Seymour has worked at the school for ...

 

The art of horseback archery

The art of horseback archery

HORSEBACK archery is now being taught at the highest international standard in Checkendon. The village’s equestrian centre, which has ...

 

Hall meeting

THE annual meeting of the Checkendon village hall committee will take place on Tuesday, May 25 at 7pm in the garden of Peddlar’s Pack ...

 

Family’s cake sale in aid of food bank raises £400

Family’s cake sale in aid of food bank raises £400

MORE than £400 was raised for a food bank thanks to a family bake sale in Checkendon on Sunday. The event was organised by villager ...

 

Family help food bank after donations ‘theft’

Family help food bank after donations ‘theft’

A FAMILY will hold a cake sale on Sunday in aid of a food bank after the disappearance of donations. The basketful of food, which was ...

 

I know the true beauty of Myanmar and its people

I know the true beauty of Myanmar and its people

A MAN who grew up in Henley says he can’t wait to get back to Myanmar despite it now being under military rule. Archie Moberly has ...

 

Children send their letters to Santa

Children send their letters to Santa

CHILDREN at Checkendon Pre-School were very excited wehn they posted their letters to Father Christmas. Santa’s elves and reindeer ...

 

VIDEO: Meet Boris, the bad-tempered pheasant

Meet Boris, the pheasant with a bad temper

AN unusually aggressive pheasant has earned an affection nickname among residents of Checkendon. Boris Pecker, as he has been ...

 

Eat in or out at our lockdown lodge

Eat in or out at our lockdown lodge

A COUPLE who turned their summerhouse into a private “restaurant” during the coronavirus lockdowns are selling up to move closer to ...

 

Water works

A ROAD in Checkendon will be closed for up to two days from Wednesday. Engineers for Thames Water will be carrying out connection work ...

 

Equestrian centre hit by crimes

Equestrian centre hit by crimes

A HANDCRAFTED oak sign was stolen from Checkendon Equestrian Centre. Jennifer Greenbury, who owns the complex in Lovegrove’s Lane with ...

 

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