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Dangerous & Life Threatening - 21/06/2018 @ 17:30

The level crossing barriers are there for a reason: to save lives and eliminate injuries - physical and mental - to pedestrians, car drivers and train drivers. Anyone walking, cycling or driving over the level crossing when the red lights are flashing and the barriers are lowering/in position are committing an offence and may be prosecuted/fined. Almost everybody understands this. However, someone chose to ignore it. Below is a copy of an email received this evening:

'I just witnessed from my son's bedroom window a man who had just come off the 17.30 train - tall, possibly in his 60s with a white check patterned shirt crossing when the barriers were down and after the train had sounded its horn. You can understand the frustration of the drivers in these instances. He headed towards Bolney Road. I should add it looked like he was talking on his phone through his headphones.'

We are working with Network Rail and GWR to eliminate such instances. Please do not ignore all the warning signals and barriers and DO NOT CROSS when activated.

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Children’s Challenge - Cross Country Relay

Fresh from the success of the Exmoor Expedition, the final Children’s Challenge event for 2018 is a cross-country relay being held at the Culden Faw Estate (near Marlow) on Saturday 7th July. The format is that teams of up to 4 children select a distance (8km, 12km or 20km) and run alternate laps to complete it. All children are welcome, irrespective of speed. It is not a race but an endurance challenge. With all their friends around them, the children should have a lot of raucous fun whilst getting a real sense of satisfaction. There is a well deserved, high quality, medal for every participant. The event is free to enter for all participants and spectators. The only criteria is that each individual raises a minimum of £25 for a charity of their choice via JustGiving and then links it to a “Team" JustGiving page. On a glorious Saturday morning with good music, good coffee and free entry for all - whats not to like! For more information and to register for the event please visit www.thechildrenschallenge.com 

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Shiplake Summer Fayre - Sat 23rd June

Shiplake Primary School and Nursery - Annual Summer Fayre will be held this year on Saturday 23rd June from 12:30pm - 3:30pm.

The theme this year is 1950’s Rock n’Roll so put on your Blue Suede Shoes, slick back your hair and join us for a day of Dancing and Jiving, Fun Races, Wacky Wheels, Game Stalls, Doggie Show, BBQ, Bar, Teas and Bumper Raffle!!!

A fabulous fun day out for all the family while raising much needed funds for our school and nursery.  

C’mon Everybody!

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