Risborough Rangers V Aylesbury United (Pre-Season Friendly)
A sunny Saturday afternoon saw the first home game for Risborough Rangers against Aylesbury United in a pre-season friendly. Aylesbury scored early on and went on to win 4-1.
Risborough were delighted to announce that they have a new main sponsor in B.E.P. Contracting Ltd; Barry & his wife Cherrie were presented with the new seasons shirt. Barry is already part of the club running the under 15s, and Cherrie is heavily involved with the Juniors.
It was also the first chance to see the new stand erected in memory of Derek Wallace.
“ON THE FARM”
The annual Cuddington Village Fête took place on Saturday 13th of July from 1.30 - 5. It attracts thousands of visitors and is recognised as being amongst the very best in the county. The Theme this year was On the Farm with Vintage Tractors, Ukelele Band, Bucks Goat Centre Animal Petting, Teas at Tyringham Hall, Licensed Bar, Face Painting and so much more!
The Train Collectors Society 21st Annual Summer Exhibition
Any Make, Any Gauge, Any Age
On Saturday 6th July The Train Collectors Society held their 21st annual Summer Vintage & Toy Train Exhibition at Stoke Mandeville Stadium.
There were 23 layouts on display; the smallest called The Village and was an 00 scale modelled on the Prisoner TV series., and the largest a Tri-and Big Big Train on 0 gauge track. There were also 2 vintage steam 0 gauge mainly from the 1930’s eras which was heated by the track and another which ran on metholated spirit.
Bryan Pentland (Show Manager), exhibited tin plate 0 gauge trains from France on a 3 rail electric track.
Many other layouts were Hornby Dublo 2 rail and 3 rail.
Over 20 Traders also had stalls around the hall including Michael Foster author of the famous British Toy Train books. A series of 5 books covering all the lesser cheaper tin toy train manufacturers in Britain from 1920 to 1960 which he had researched together with Michael Bowes for over 30 years.
Ludgershall bike night 2019
18th Bike Night 2019 Ludgershal village just off the A41 was taken over by hundreds of bikers on Monday 1st July. The bike night took place outside the village hall/green and spreads halfway around the village. Bikers meet up to chat over old times etc have a beer, tea, hot food and Brill 1449 radio supply the music. All proceeds to local charities