• Donnington Grove

Ladbrokes Winter Carnival fast approaching

One of the great social highlights of the Winter season with an electric atmosphere and something for everyone to enjoy. The weekend kicks off on Friday 30th November with the feature race being the Grade 2 Ladbrokes Long Distance Hurdle, which has previously been won by iconic horses including Big Bucks, Thistlecrack and last year […]

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Investing in paths and cycle ways

It was good to see that West Berkshire has the highest rates for walking and cycling across the whole county. Yes, the highest! According to figures published by the Department of Transport, over 85% …

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Is your fitness regime causing you injury?

Gyms and fitness classes are the ultimate place for me to go to find patients. These are the little mistakes to avoid!
Slouching
Slouching over the gym equipment is creating a hunched back and flexed …

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Kings shine at the 2018 School Games

It was a super weekend of wheelchair basketball action at the 2018 School Games, The annual four-day multi-sport event hosted at Loughborough University. The competition re-enforces the experience of …

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Women’s Wheelchair Basketball 2018

Former Thames Valley Kings member Kayla Bell selected in Great Britain Women’s Squad  for 2018 World Wheelchair Basketball Championships
Former Thames Valley Kings member  Kayla Bell w …

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Get fit for free at Blossom’s Field, Wash Common!

Newbury Town Council has installed a range of outdoor gym equipment at Blossom’s Field in Wash Common which is available for anyone to use free of charge. 
The Mayor of Newbury, Cllr Margo Payn …

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Football’s Coming Home – World Cup Garden Parties with DWH

As the FIFA World Cup is well underway, David Wilson Homes Southern has compiled some unique ideas on how to throw the best garden party in a new Hampshire property.
The world’s most eagerly awaited …

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FIFA World Cup in West Berkshire, £5 Meals & £3 Pints!

Who’s showing the “FIFA World Cup Russia 2018” in West Berkshire – Newbury, Hungerford, Thatcham, Compton, Hermitage… 
Bishopswood Golf Course
Bishopswood Ln, Tadley …

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FIFA World Cup on Social Media

HOW TO BREAK SOCIAL MEDIA RECORDS, simple… Host a World Cup!
The global use of social media as a second screen was put on display like never before during the 2014 FIFA World Cup, the single mos …

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Anyone for golf?

The next generation
The benefits of playing golf are numerous, so switch off their Playstation and take the children for some fresh air. Whether it is an eighteen hole extravaganza or a round of crazy …

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Summer Cycling

Make the most of the glorious weather and head outside on your bicycle – here are a few handy tips!
Pick the right jersey
British summers are the most unpredictable climate. Even more unpredicta …

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Cyclo-Cross

Local bike shop, Banjo Cycles together with the Newbury Specialized Concept Store and local custom cycle component company, RaceWare Direct will be sponsoring a new youth cyclo-cross development team …

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CyclingFacts

1. The word ‘bicycle’ was not coined until the 1860s. The first constructed bike was almost entirely made of wood and several thousand copies were built and used.
2. You can fit about 15 b …

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Superfat Dad to the Double Ironman Granddad who is opening a “Superfit Bootcamp” in Newbury

When Jason Briley crossed the finish line of his first Iron Man competition in 2010, he was celebrating much more than the completion of one of the toughest endurance races in the world.
The then 38-y …

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New youth cyclo-cross development team launches at banjo summer cyclo-cross

Local bike shop, Banjo Cycles together with the Newbury Specialized Concept Store and local custom cycle component company, RaceWare Direct will be sponsoring a new youth cyclo-cross development team …

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The Housework Workout to Make You Lose a Pound of Weight Per Week

Health and fitness expert and best-selling author Brian Keane has created a vigorous ‘housework workout’ video which can burn over 700 calories daily and help you to l …

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Anyone for golf?

Preventing Low Back Pain
As with so many health conditions, a little effort to prevent back injury and low back pain goes a long way. There are three key areas of prevention; warm-up, swing and carryi …

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Breakthrough in Newbury’s Football stadium!

At last there is a breakthrough in the ongoing saga of Newbury’s Football Ground, with Newbury Community Football Group offering to take over the running of the ground on behalf of the Council, …

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FA Cup Final Survival Guide

FA Cup Final day is the one date in the calendar when football fanatics and less enthusiastic spectators alike unite and tune in together.
Monday 23 April 2018
Football fans come in all shades of devo …

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Learning to play Golf?

Learning To Play
The hardest part about golf can be getting started. Ask yourself a few questions. First, why do you want to play? Is it for work or social reasons?
Maybe then you need only some basic …

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