Saturday, 22 February 2020

Record sum made at regatta fundraiser

A RECORD £6,000 was raised at the biennial fund-raising party for Wargrave and Shiplake Regatta. Nearly 100 guests attended the ...

 

Double gold boat goes on show

Olympic champion celebrates museum’s new rowing exhibition

AN exhibition saluting the contribution of women to British rowing has been launched in Henley. Double Olympic champion Helen Glover ...

 

Rowing gala and conference

A GALA evening is to take place at the River & Rowing Museum in Henley before a biennial rowing conference. The reception and dinner ...

 

River history

HISTORIAN Simon Wenham will give a talk about 150 years of boating on the Thames at the River & Rowing Museum in Henley on October 24 ...

 

Festival’s not only traditional — it’s quintessentially British

Festival’s not only traditional — it’s quintessentially British

FROM Friday, July 19, to Sunday, July 21, Henley plays host to one of the country’s most eccentric, extrovert and joyous festivals, ...

 

Boating club happy with visitor numbers at open day

Boating club happy with visitor numbers at open day

DOZENS of people attended an open day at Wargrave Boating Club. Visitors were able to sign up for courses including kayaking, rowing ...

 

Open boat club

AN open day will be held at Wargrave Boating Club next Saturday (April 27) from 1pm to 5pm. Families are invited to learn about ...

 

Lock closure

CAVERSHAM Lock will be closed for more than two months for repairs. The lock off George Street will shut on January 7 as the concrete ...

 

TV presenter swaps property hunting for river punting

TV presenter swaps property hunting for river punting

TELEVISION presenter Jonnie Irwin spent a day punting at Wargrave Boating Club for a property programme. He visited the club off ...

 

Paddling, punts, half-pints and plenty of family fun at rag regatta

Paddling, punts, half-pints and plenty of family fun at rag regatta

HUNDREDS of people took part in the Wargrave rag regatta on the River Thames in sweltering conditions on Saturday. Many families were ...

 

Floating tea party raises £1,100

Floating tea party raises £1,100

MORE than 50 people attended a floating vintage tea party in aid of charity. The event was held on the Hobbs of Henley boat The New ...

 

No boating, but still fun

No boating, but still fun

ABOUT 200 people attended an open day at Wargrave Boating Club. The condition of the river meant there was no sailing but visitors ...

 

Learn to sail

AN open day for potential new members is to be held at Wargrave Boating Club. The club, off Station Road, will welcome visitors on ...

 

Moorings survey

BOAT owners could be asked why they like to use the temporary moorings in Mill Meadows in Henley. Town councillors have suggested ...

 

Woman hoping to increase popularity of electric boats

Woman hoping to increase popularity of electric boats

WITH the rise of electric cars, more people are starting to consider more environmentally friendly ways to travel. Companies such ...

 

Boat festival rebranded for 2018

Traditional Boat Festival rebranded as the Trad

THE Thames Traditional Boat Festival has been rebranded. The event, which is held at Fawley Meadows in Henley every summer, has a new ...

 

Swimming test

THIRTEEN children from Wargrave Boating Club swam across the River Thames for a test. The youngsters were rowed across to the Shiplake ...

 

Workmen request own boat

A BOAT could be bought for Henley Town Council’s parks services team. Councillors discussed buying or renting the vessel to allow ...

 

Being at disabled regatta is like winning gold medal, says Paralympic champion

It's 'like winning gold medal', says Paralympic champion

PARALYMPIC rowing champion Helene Raynsford was the guest of honour at the eighth annual Henley Regatta for the Disabled — and even ...

 

Disabled regatta

THE eighth annual Henley Regatta for the Disabled will be held tomorrow (Saturday) from 10am to 4pm. The event is a fun day for ...

 

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