Sport

Brackley Squash Club

Brackley Squash Club

Andy Davies
Posted by Andy Davies, on October 15, 2018

A match on every Northants court! Come 1st September 2018 we are planning to play a match at EVERY squash club in Northamptonshire. The core group are Squash Coaches who work with the juniors in Northants but everyone is welcome to join. Just to add a greater challenge we’re cycling between each venue. The plan […]

Banbury Parkrun

Park Run

Andy Davies
Posted by Andy Davies, on October 15, 2018

Parkrun started back in 2004 when 13 runners got together on a blustery day in Bushy Park, Teddington, UK. Today it is an international family of over half a million runners (and counting). Parkrun takes place in 17 countries with 529 locations in the UK alone. One of which is based right here in Banbury! […]

Banbury Cross Flyball

Flyball

Andy Davies
Posted by Andy Davies, on October 15, 2018

Fetch has a whole new thrilling meaning with flyball – Charlotte Gunn investigates this fantastic sport to see is it all about the ball? Dogs have long been described as man’s best friend but who (or what) is a dog’s second best friend?! It must be a ball! To a dog this deliciously round thing […]

Callum Hawkins-Row

Andy Davies
Posted by Andy Davies, on October 15, 2018

“No one’s a Lewis Hamilton on their first drive out, simple as” Callum Hawkins-Row 2017 I thought I’d better immortalise at least one quote from Callum Hawkins-Row who won the Brentwood Karting Rising Star Driver Award in 2013, and is now labelled as one of the fastest young drivers around in 2017. He’s going places… […]

Brackley Squash

Brackley Squash

Andy Davies
Posted by Andy Davies, on October 12, 2018

Like so many sports, squash came into existence in the mid 1800’s during the Victorian times. The first form of hitting a ball against walls in an enclosed space was known as ‘Rackets’– developed in a debtor’s prison in Fleet, London. Obviously, the players had plenty of time and plenty of walls to practice with! […]

British Grand Prix

Andy Davies
Posted by Andy Davies, on October 12, 2018

Last year history was made at Silverstone by the home favourite Lewis Hamilton. Anthony Hamilton, Lewis’ dad brought him a radio-controlled car when he was just 6 years of age. Lewis finished second in the national BRCA championship in 1992. Following this success for his 6th Christmas present his Dad brought him his first go-kart […]

Henry Blofield

Henry Blofeld

Andy Davies
Posted by Andy Davies, on October 12, 2018

The Test Match Special commentator on Radio 4, greeted me with that voice everybody who listens to the Cricket would know immediately. His career with the bat, lasted only 17 matches, but during that time, he scored 758 runs, with a top score of 138, playing for Cambridge University between 1958-59. After being injured by […]

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