Wednesday, 25 May 2022

Teenager passes test first time after 11 cancellations

Teenager passes test first time after 11 cancellations

A TEENAGER has finally passed her driving test after it was cancelled 11 times. Poppy Evans, 19, passed first time — 19 months after ...

 

Bluebell walk

Bluebell walk

A LEISURELY bluebell walk through the woods around Checkendon will be held on Sunday. Teas will be served at the village hall from 2pm ...

 

Horseback archery competition

Horseback archery competition

CHECKENDON Equestrian Centre will host the UK’s first International Kassai Horseback Archery competition this weekend. The horseback ...

 

End of trail

THE Checkendon Easter trail will come to an end on Sunday. Participants need to find 16 bunnies around the village by using photograph ...

 

Injured horse rider waits for hospital move

Injured horse rider waits for hospital move

A HORSE rider who suffered a bruised spine in a riding accident has been waiting two months to move to a specialist hospital. ...

 

World Book Day at Checkendon Pre-school

World Book Day at Checkendon Pre-school

Children at Checkendon Pre-school took in some of their well-loved stories to share with their friends and dressed up as their ...

 

Horse rider moved to spinal unit

Horse rider moved to spinal unit

A HORSE rider who was seriously injured when she fell off during a showjumping competition has been moved to a spinal injuries unit. ...

 

Horse rider diagnosed with dislocated neck

Horse rider diagnosed with dislocated neck

A HORSE rider has been diagnosed with a dislocated neck after suffering a fall during a showjumping competition.  Charlotte Snowden, a ...

 

Remains of camp where Poles resettled after war

Remains of camp where Poles resettled after war

IN the Fifties, there was a cinema in the middle of a woodland in Checkendon... and a swimming pool, school, shop and chapel. Now ...

 

Horse rider improving

Horse rider improving

A HORSE rider who suffered serious spinal injuries after coming off her horse during a showjumping competition is improving in ...

 

No coffee

A COFFEE morning due to be held at Checkendon church tomorrow (Saturday) has been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic.

 

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

WALKING from Checkendon village towards the equestrian centre along public footpaths, you can spot several curious sights. In the ...

 

Policy advisor receives OBE in New Year’s Honours list

Policy advisor receives OBE in New Year’s Honours list

A WOMAN from Checkendon has received an OBE in the New Year’s Honours list for her services to British foreign policy. Robin Hart is a ...

 

Appeal total

A TOTAL of £721.80 was raised in Checkendon during last year’s Poppy Appeal. Organiser Jane Sheppard thanked villagers for ...

 

First class

First class

The children at Checkendon Pre-School were very excited by the arrival of their Christmas post box. This came special delivery by ...

 

Entry change

CHECKENDON Primary school has modified its admissions policy for entry years 2022 and 2024. The modifications for the school in Main ...

 

School fair

A CHRISTMAS fair will be held at Checkendon Primary School on Saturday, December 4 from noon to 4pm. There will Christmas trees and ...

 

Restaurants featured in AA guide

Restaurants featured in AA guide

FIVE restaurants in the Henley area are featured in the AA Restaurant Guide 2022. Orwells in Shiplake Row was awarded four rosettes, ...

 

Wreaths class

A WORKSHOP on how to make Christmas wreaths and festive flower arrangements will be held at Checkendon village hall on Saturday, ...

 

Halloween party

Halloween party

A HALLOWEEN party was held at the Highwayman pub on Sunday.  The event was organised by Lou Jackson, who has just taken over the ...

 

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