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RAF-Rugby

RAF POLICE RUGBY FESTIVAL CELEBRATES 100 YEARS

The Royal Air Force centenary was celebrated on Saturday (May 19th) at Aylesbury Rugby Club with a rugby festival. There were two matches with the RAF Police taking on the Metropolitan Police Service. There was also a demonstration from the RAF Police Dog Team, children's entertainment and live music from the X Factors Stevi Ritchie. A little bit of history - The RAF Police can trace it's origins back to Halton Camp, just a mile from the rugby club. On 1st April 1918 several members of the Royal Flying Corps regimental police changed into a new blue uniform with responsibility for policing and security of the unit. To this day the Royal Air Force Police maintain this dual function.

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Bierton v Long Marston


ADL Football - Bierton FC lose to Long Marston 1-3 in the Dayla Thomas Field Shield Cup

Pictures: Derek Pelling

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Football action

ADL - QUAINTON BEAT BUCKS CC


On Saturday in the ADL Premier division at Fairford Leys. The final score was 3-0 to Quainton on what was a damp cold afternoon. In other ADL news there were shocks in the Sheffield Jackman Cup as Division 3 leaders Great Milton beat Division Two promotion chasers Bedgrove Wanderers 2-1. FC Spandits romped past Bucks Blue with a 9 goal win! While the quadruple is over for the favourites Tetsworth beaten by Oving (4-2). The semi finals will be made up of Rivets or Long Marston.

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Quainton Tennis

QUAINTONS REFURBISHED TENNIS COURTS OPENED


Saturday 12th May saw the official celebration of the reopening of Quainton's tennis courts, following a £80,000 refurbishment project. This was only made possible through local fund raising, significant grants from Wren, Aylesbury Vale District Council, Vale of Aylesbury Housing Trust, Heart of Bucks and a loan from Bucks Tennis....

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Bedgrove United

Bedgrove United v Rivets


In the ADL this weekend Bedgrove United saw off Rivetsat a wet Fairford Leys beating the 3-1 in a top of Division 1 meeting.

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ADL DIVISION 2 ACTION

ADL DIVISION 2 ACTION


ADL Division 2 action - Haddenham United Reserves beat FC Bierton 3-2 on Saturday afternoon.

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WINSLOW 10KM RUN

WINSLOW 10KM RUN


A field of 344 runners braved the cold on Sunday morning (February 25th) to run the Winslow 10km run. The event is run by the Lions Club of Winslow and started and finished at Furze Down School. The 1st man across the line was the Vale of Aylesbury Athletics club's Rob Taylor who finished the course in 35 minutes and 22 seconds, and the first lady was Helen Mulhall of Bearbrook Running Club who claimed a time of 40 minutes and 3 seconds.

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Football photo

Waddesdon v Bedgrove Wanderers

Waddesdon 1st went down 1 - 3 against Bedgrove Wanderers 1st on Saturday in a Division 2 top of the table meeting in Frederick Street.

Pictures: Derek Pelling

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Sunday League

Sunday League returns


After the Sunday Combination closed in 2016 after 42 years there has been no Men's Sunday Football in Aylesbury bar two teams playing in neighbouring leagues travelling 15-20 miles most weeks to play football...

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Thornborough Run

THE 33RD ANNUAL THORNBOROUGH FUN RUN

Many enthusiastic runners came early for the annual Thornborough Fun Run on Bank Holiday Monday (May 7th). The atmosphere at the event was great again this year, buzzing with excitement before the start and plenty going on throughout the event. The weather was fabulous, which is probably why the numbers running were down on previous years, nonethless it was excellent for the spectators.

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