Category Archives: Athletics Club

Athletics Club News

A new management team is in place at Long Wittenham Athletics Club as it prepares for a new season in the North Berks League.  A new secretary has been appointed and the club plans to step up social activities to … Continue reading

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Rounders Tournament

Nine teams entered this year’s annual Rounders Tournament organised by Long Wittenham Athletics Club at Bodkins last Saturday.  The winners, by a close shave, were Robs Ringers from Didcot.  One of the other teams was a group of PE teachers … Continue reading

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Athletics Club Events

Long Wittenham Athletics Club is looking forward to the Summer and the easing of Covid restrictions with several events planned for the village at Bodkins Field. On 1st May there will be a nine-a-side football tournament with a beer and … Continue reading

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Athletics Club Plans

Long Wittenham Athletics Club has outlined ambitious plans for future developments on Bodkin’s Field, including an expansion of the existing clubhouse and long-term plans for tennis courts and adult exercise equipment. The club wants to enlarge the club house with … Continue reading

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Big Picnic Lunch Success

A huge thank you to the organisers of the inaugural Long Wittenham Big Picnic Lunch which took place at Bodkins Field yesterday afternoon.  A good turn out of approximately one hundred and fifty villagers and fine weather made it a … Continue reading

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Big Picnic Lunch – 30th June

All residents should have received a flyer (see below) for The Wittenhams’ Big Picnic Lunch to be held on Sunday 30th June at Bodkins.  It is being jointly coordinated by the WI and Long Wittenham Athletic Club. It stems from … Continue reading

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New Hedge for Bodkin’s

Residents may have noticed that the hedge along the front of Bodkin’s Field on Northfield Lane has undergone substantial work.  Parish Councillor Steve Brown explains what’s been done: “Following the very successful upgrade of the play equipment at Bodkins Field, … Continue reading

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Councils Aid Athletics Club

Long Wittenham Athletics Club has been given a financial boost from local councils towards the cost of a new boiler and hot water system which have broken down. South Oxfordshire District Council (SODC), Oxfordshire County Council (OCC) and Long Wittenham … Continue reading

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Big Lunch Update

Members of village groups attended a meeting on Monday 26th November at the Athletics Club to plan for the village Big Lunch which is lined up for Sunday 30th June next year on Bodkin’s Field. The Wittenham Big Lunch will … Continue reading

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Bodkin’s Field History Discovered

When the Athletic Club’s Life-Vice-President Bill Symonds decided it was time to clear out his garden shed, little did he realise his efforts would unearth a trip down memory lane for himself, the club and Long Wittenham. Bill discovered a … Continue reading

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