Monday, 29 November 2021

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

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

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

 

Former village local set to become house

Former village local set to become house

A FORMER pub in Checkendon is now under offer. The Four Horseshoes in Main Street ceased trading in September 2013 and has been empty ...

 

Pub manager leaves after 30 years to go it alone

Pub manager leaves after 30 years to go it alone

A WOMAN has taken over as manager at the pub in a hamlet less than two miles from where she grew up. Lou Jackson, 50, is running the ...

 

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

THIS crumbling construction can be seen from the roadside near Checkendon. A few metres into the woodland is what appears to have been ...

 

Church clock glowing again after makeover by volunteers

Church clock glowing again after makeover by volunteers

THE clock at Checkendon church is positively glowing. That’s down to the amount of 24 carat gold leaf that has been applied to the ...

 

Hidden Henley

Hidden Henley

THIS half-cylindrical shaped building can be found on the recreation ground and cricket field in Checkendon. The design was invented ...

 

Fireworks day

A FIREWORKS display will take place at Checkendon Primary School on Friday, November 5 from 6pm. There will be a bar and games room ...

 

New head at village school

New head at village school

A NEW headteacher has taken over at Checkendon Primary School. Sarah Hillier succeeds Gillian Seymour, who had worked at the school ...

 

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 ...

 

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