Thursday, 23 May 2019

Floral church

A FLOWER festival will be held St Peter and St Paul’s Church in Checkendon next weekend. The church will be decorated with flowers and ...

 

Floral display

A FESTIVAL of flowers will be staged at St Peter’s and St Paul’s Church in Checkendon on May 18 and 19. The opening hours are 10am to ...

 

Charity grant

A CHILDREN’S charity in Checkendon has been awarded a £20,000 grant by the Postcode Local Trust. Inside Out, which is based at ...

 

Village play area officially re-opened after £33,500 makeover

Village play area officially re-opened after £33,500 makeover

A NEW adventure playground in Checkendon has been officially re-opened. The facility on the village green was re-equipped at a cost of ...

 

Checkendon Pre-school enjoys World Book Day

Checkendon Pre-school enjoys World Book Day

CHILDREN at Checkendon Pre-school dressed as characters from well-loved stories.

 

Bringing stories to life

Bringing stories to life

PUPILS at Checkendon Primary School dressed as their favourite book characters as part of a week of activities. They came to school as ...

 

Lower limit

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

 

Village quiz

A QUIZ will be held at Checkendon village hall on Saturday, March 23 at 7pm. Tickets cost £13 per person, which includes a buffet ...

 

Progressive primary

CHECKENDON Primary School has been named one of the best schools in the country for reading. The school’s standard of achievement in ...

 

Runaway horses spooked by fireworks

HORSES which escaped in Checkendon and ran across a cricket field may have been spooked by fireworks. The three animals got out of ...

 

Tennis talk

AN illustrated talk called “50 years in tennis” will be given by sports management expert John Beddington at Checkendon village hall ...

 

Nursery cash

A GRANT of £3,660 has been awarded to Checkendon Pre-School by the Co-operative’s local community fund. The money will be spent on ...

 

Poppy cash

A TOTAL of £1,238.39 was raised in Checkendon for the Royal British Legion’s Poppy Appeal last year.

 

Excited children post letters to Santa

Excited children post letters to Santa

CHILDREN at Checkendon Pre-school were very excited when they went to post their letters to Father Christmas. The staff teamed up with ...

 

Store boost for children’s nursery

Store boost for children’s nursery

CHECKENDON Pre-School has received a cheque for £3,660.78 from the Woodcote Co-op’s local community fund. Pre-schoool mamnager Kelly ...

 

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 ...

 

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