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Associations

Clubs to suit all ages and tastes meet at various locations around Radley. Follow the links above to find out more about a club that interests you.

Details of church groups not featured here are available on the church’s website.

Club organisers – please send us news items and dates of future events. We need your input to help us keep the website up-to-date!

Badminton Club at Radley College Sports Centre

May 2012 – The Club now has sufficient members.  Visit the Club Page for contact details.

Other sport in Radley including details of the facilities open to the public at Radley College

Note that Radley Swimming Club closed in June 2010.

Health walks – every Monday and Wednesday mornings leaving at 10.30 am from the White Horse Tennis & Leisure Centre, Audlett Drive. Call Viv Boorman on 01235 525659 for more information or just turn up. Walks are free and last about an hour. There is a choice between a brisk or gentle pace. Suitable for all levels of fitness. Groups end their walk with a cup of coffe and a chat at the Tennis & Leisure Centre.

Walking in Oxfordshire – more than 70 free Oxfordshire walks to download, details of all the books, maps and walking groups in the county

If you can’t find a suitable club in Radley, here is a list of some other clubs in the area.

These links are for your assistance. It is up to you to decide whether the websites and associations are suitable for you.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.radleyvillage.org.uk/associations/

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Radley Good Neighbours

Radley Good Neighbours is run by local volunteers to serve the local community. We offer help with – Shopping and collecting prescriptions Visiting and befriending Providing occasional transport Writing letters and filling in non-legal forms Doing light housework Doing basic DIY and maintenance Changing light bulbs, fuses, replacing batteries, checking …

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Radley History Club

  Radley History Club meets on the second Monday evening of each month (apart from August) at 7.30 pm in the main hall of Radley Primary School. The Club’s aims are to: study the history of Radley and the surrounding area pursue any historical activity (including genealogical research) that the members …

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Radley Retirement Group

Radley Retirement Group organises activities and outings for those with time on their hands. It meets every month on the second Tuesday in Radley Village Hall starting at 2 pm (doors open at 1.30 pm). Membership: Membership is open to all those over 50 who are retired from full-time work and who live within the …

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Football

This active local group was founded in 1973 by three dads (Dick Crabb, Dick Stone and Paul Cross) who lived in Radley and whose sons were desperate to play in a football team.  Today Radley Youth Football Club welcomes boys and girls, with a number of teams for different ages from Under 6s to Under …

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Cricket

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Fishing

General information can be found on the following websites: The River Thames Guide VisitThames Environment Agency’s fishing pages The Specialist Anglers’ Alliance All types of licences for the Thames can be purchased from Radley Post Office or online from the Environment Agency. The Abingdon and …

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Brownies

Brownie meetings are run by several leaders, each of which is given the name of an owl such as Snowy Owl, Barn Owl, Brown Owl and Tawny Owl. The Pack meets on Thursday evenings during term-time in Radley Village Hall from 5.30 to 7 pm. The members of 1st Radley Brownie pack enjoy a range …

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Guides

1st Radley Guides is a members of the Thames District Guide Association and is affiliated to The World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts [W.A.G.G.G.S.]. The company meets every Thursday evening during term time at Radley Village Hall from 7.15 to 8.45 pm, and and invites girls between the ages of 10 and 15 …

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Youth Club

The Youth Club meets in the Village Hall every Monday evening during term time.   The Club runs two sessions each evening:   Junior club from 5.30pm to 6.45pm and Seniors from 7.30pm to 9pm. The entrance fee is £1. The Club caters for ages 8 to 16, offering a range of activities •  table tennis (two …

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Women’s Fellowship

The aim of the Women’s Fellowship is, as the name implies, to provide fellowship in a cheerful and relaxed atmosphere and to support one another in and outside the monthly meetings. The meetings usually consist of a talk by a variety of speakers, but also include games evenings and a couple of meals each year …

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WI

Radley WI is affiliated to the National Federation of Women’s Institutesand is part of the Oxfordshire Federation. We meet in the Village Hall on the first Thursday of the month at 7.30 pm. Visitors and new members are very welcome. Contact Pat Taylor (secretary) on 01235 533935. Radley WI celebrated its 85th …

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Friends of Radley Lakes

Friends of Radley Lakes is an independent group of local people that seeks to support the Earth Trust in its work to manage and develop Thrupp Lake in Radley as a nature reserve. Members of Friends of Radley Lakes are helping staff from the Earth Trust with practical conservation tasks at Thrupp Lake. 

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Quilters

Radley Quilters meet in the Church Room on generally the third Thursday evening of each month from 7 pm until 9.30 pm (meeting dates below). People come for all or part of the session as they can. We may also have a second meeting on the first Wednesday of the month at a member’s …

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Lunch Club

The club meets in the Church Room at 12 noon on the third Wednesday of every month, when some 24-30 older members of the community enjoy a meal and get together. More details from Dot Hewlett on 01235 531082

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Bellringers

Practice night: Thursday 7.30-9 pm Call to worship: Sundays 10.15-11 am Radley’s keen group of ringers also plays, on request, for weddings. Visitors are always welcome. New ringers welcome – just come along to the Church on a practice night. Or phone Tower Captain Daphne Pollard on 01235 532887. The tower and its …

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Friends of Radley Station

We are a voluntary group whose aim is to: have a presence on Radley Station at varying times make it attractive and welcoming. Further landscaping has been promised by First Great Western before we go ahead with any planting schemes, so initial planting is in tubs. Besides the appearance of the station, we hope to be …

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Pilates

Millstream Pilates, an independent Oxfordshire Pilates business serving Radley, Wootton Benson, Dorchester On Thames, and Gallowstree Common Pilates exercises can work for everyone – all ages, genders and fitness levels. Pilates can help you manage on-going spine and joint problems including Arthritis and Osteoporosis, improve mobility, recover from sports injuries, teach you to use your …

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Other clubs in the area

Buzz Explorer Scout Unit in Kennington Explorers are for boys and girls aged 14-18. The unit meets on a Tuesday night, 7.45-9.30 at 40th Kennington Scout hall, Otter’s Reach. Lots of fun activities planned such as cooking competitions, camps, casino nights and quiz nights.  For more information contact Becky Lord on 0781 321 5974 or Kate Wilson …

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