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Community Radio for the Lambourn Valley

4 Legs Radio is an internet radio station, providing a community based radio service for people located within the Lambourn Valley. You can Listen Live, every Friday, or Listen Again when it suits you!

 

Broadcasting programmes designed to serve the needs of the Lambourn Valley Community not currently served by other broadcasting media, that stimulate, educate and entertain the listeners. We are keen for the community to join in by texting on 07418310510,by Email: studio@4legsradio.org.uk or comment on our posts. We are also on Twitter @4legsradio, Mixcloud at 4 Legs Radio, U Tube and on Facebook  at 4 legs LVCR.

You can now also call 4Legs Radio live on Friday’s with your dedications, requests, comments or questions by dialling:   01488 859849

LOCAL EVENTS

New Cold War History Walks Launched by Greenham Control Tower

This Saturday 1st June sees the first of a series of guided summer walks led by Greenham Control Tower which will reveal the fascinating history of the airfield to the public.

The walks start at the former air traffic control tower and then takes visitors to see installations around the common associated with the Cold War period of the airbase. These include the last remaining section of runway, a fire training structure, and external views of the cruise missile shelters (GAMA site) and the former headquarters building of the 501st Tactical Missile Wing.

Jonathan Sayers, a Director at Greenham Control Tower said: “The season of guided walks we will be running have resulted from a meticulous period of research we have done on the history of the airfield with both direct witnesses and from other documented sources. We aim to bring to life what the airfield was about, the people and the missions that operated at the base along with the legacy of what can still be seen and an outline of structures and features that have been removed. This will be a great chance to get to understand what was here at this site that played a part in the front line of the Cold War and defending the nation as part of the Special Relationship.”

The walks will then onwards be run on Saturdays, roughly a month apart. The morning walks start at 10.30am and an afternoon walk at 3pm. The walks are about three miles in length and take around two hours.

The Cold War History Walks form a new part of a series of varied events run by Greenham Control Tower including a series of exhibitions and evening talks at the grade two listed building.

For details of all dates, and how to book visit: https://www.greenhamtower.org.uk/event/cold-war-history-walks/

Tickets can be booked here. Cost: £5 plus booking fee:  https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/cold-war-history-walk-tickets-61875432083

 

White Collar Boxing at Hungerford Town F.C.

The first ever outdoor white collar boxing event in West Berkshire is happening on:

This Saturday 1st June. Doors open at 3pm. The events are: a kids pad work demo, 10 great fights, music from local acts and the Champions League final on a big screen. Of course there’s also a bar for you thirsty people

Call 07887 406515 to book your tickets.

 

 

Hear all about it in our interview here with one of the boxers Darren Pettifer. Just click on the link below:

4Legs interview with Darren Pettifer

 

N.A.W.T Trindledown Farm – New to You Sale

 

This Sunday 2nd June morning from 10am why not pick up a bargain, enjoy some great food in the cafe and wander round to see all the animals under their care.

A great way to spend the morning and you’ll be supporting a wonderful charity. You’ll find it on the Wantage Road just after the left hand turn for Chaddleworth.

 

 

 

LOCAL SPORTS NEWS

Lambourn Sports Club 

Lambourn Sports Club needs your support to raise the funds needed to implement a number of changes as a result of a recent fire and safety assessment. If the required funding is not reached the Sports Club will have to close.

Lambourn Sports Club is a fantastic community facility for all the family where a number of activities can be enjoyed such as football, bowls and shooting to name but a few. There’s also many events put on throughout the year for the whole family to enjoy and a lively bar where you can watch a range of live sports via all the big digital / satellite providers e.g. Sky Sports and BT Sport. There are a range of very inexpensive membership options for individuals and families.

So please, please help the club get over the line to reach the required funding by making a donation (no matter how small) via the following website: http://www.thegoodexchange.com

Once on the site you should follow these instructions:

  1. On the green screen move your cursor to the top menu and hover over ‘what is the good exchange’ and click onto ‘For Donors’
  2. Next to ‘Donate Now’ click on ‘Make a donation’
  3. In the ‘Search for’ box on the ‘Browse Projects’ screen type in Lambourn Sports Club
  4. Below on the left you will see a box stating  ‘Funding for new Fire Alarm System and associated work’
  5. Click anywhere within that box on ‘Donate now’ and then follow the instructions

On behalf of the Lambourn Sports Club thank you for your donation and support.