Tuesday, 13 April 2021

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 ...

 

Jobe sparks fightback

A RESCUE attempt led by Sathia Jobe was not enough as CHECKENDON fell short in their run chase at home to OLD LEIGHTONIANS in a ...

 

Path cleared

PALLETS that were obstructing a footpath by Greengates, Checkendon, have been removed.

 

School sports day goes ahead with safey measures

School sports day goes ahead with safey measures

CHILDREN at Checkendon Primary School took part in a series of events for their sports day. All 76 pupils were involved, including ...

 

‘Parents and children reassured by safety measures,’ says head

‘Parents and children reassured by safety measures,’ says head

THE headteacher at Checkendon Primary School says important lessons have been learned in the fight against coronavirus. All year ...

 

Dynamic school where pupils feel they are valued

Dynamic school where pupils feel they are valued

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

 

Inspiring curriculum yields academic excellence

Inspiring curriculum yields academic excellence

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

 

Teaching assistant continues daily storytelling via web

Teaching assistant continues daily storytelling via web

A TEACHING assistant from Nettlebed is keeping in contact with her pupils by reading stories to them over the internet. Vicki Thomas ...

 

Singing stars

Singing stars

PUPILS from Checkendon Primary School sang their hearts out at the Primary Singing Festival at the Centre of Music in Oxford.  Sophia ...

 

Children dress up for World Book Day

Children dress up for World Book Day

STAFF and children at Checkendon Primary School took part in a range of activities to celebrate World Book Day last month. The ...

 

Temporary home plan

PLANS by a Checkendon man to temporarily site a mobile home in the grounds of a home have been turned down. Marc Dillon, of Whitehall ...

 

World Book Day 2020: Checkendon Pre-school

World Book Day 2020: Checkendon Pre-school

CHILDREN at Checkendon Pre-School all brought in some of their well-loved stories to share with their friends and dressed up as their ...

 

Post Office van visits retimed

A POST Office van which visits villages in South Oxfordshire has a new timetable. The outreach service, which currently serves ...

 

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