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OVO Energy Women's Cycling Tour


Brilliant news, the prestigious OVO women’s tour is passing through the South and Vale districts on Wednesday 12th June 2019. Olympic and World Championship level riders will be competing. Fancy helping out at the event? Click here for more information and to sign up.

Happy volunteering!

Annalie Thomasson
South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse District Councils

Article created / last edited: 17 May 2019

Age 60+? Get fit for the New Year


Looking to get rid of those extra pounds? Come and join the new Senior Circuit sessions every Wednesday morning from 10am to 11am at the Scout Hut (opposite Orwell's) starting on Wednesday 9th January.  

Charge £3.50 per session for the next 9 sessions. 

For more information see my webpage here.

Article created / last edited: 11 February 2019

NEW!! Senior Circuit Keep Fit class


Senior Circuit keep fit classes have proved very popular in South Oxfordshire, with 12 in operation, including in Nettlebed, Dunsden and Rotherfield Peppard. Now Jo Cassells, winner of GoActive Gold's Star Instructor award for South Oxfordshire, is looking to set up classes in Shiplake at the Scout Hut (opposite Orwell's). 

If you are interested then e-mail goactive@shiplakevillages.com or watch this website for further details.

Article created / last edited: 11 February 2019

Wallingford Festival of Cycling

This three day festival – which has grown from just one day at its launch in 2014 – is packed with events to inspire as many people as possible, young and old, to get on their bikes. This not for profit festival is run entirely by volunteer cycling enthusiasts and features a mix of free and paid-for activities, all centered around the community and bikes.

Starting on Friday 6 July to Sunday 8 July, it promises an action-packed weekend.  Activities include several organised rides for all ages and abilities, a pump track, outdoor spin classes, children’s cycle coaching and more.  New additions include The Festival Cycling Show at the Wallingford Corn Exchange and the crazy soap box challenge!  We are also delighted to partner with local charity Style Acre who will be organising our first ever Inclusive Ride on Sunday in the town centre.

Events like this cannot happen without our wonderful volunteers, so if you fancy getting involved, please get in contact.

For more information, please visit our website www.wfoc.co.uk, follow us on Twitter @wfocycling or Facebook /wallingfordfestivalofcycling or contact 

Thank you in advance for your support.

Article created / last edited: 4 May 2018

Walking Football takes off!

With a regular attendance of 10+ and three lady members in the team we have now reached sufficient levels of support to be viable. For more information please see our new web page.

Article created / last edited: 12 April 2017

Table Tennis and Walking Football

Table tennis sessions for 2017 will start on Wednesday 18th January at 11.15am in the Memorial Hall. We now have two brand new tables and assciated equipment courtesy of Table Tennis England. At next Wednesday's meeting the formation of a regular club will be discussed so please come along if interested. 

Walking Football is taking a winter break. We have 6 enthusiatic members but need at least another two more to make continuation viable. If you are interested but haven't yet come along please let us know by e-mail to go-active@shiplakevillages.com. Hopefully we can get enough support to get going again in Feb or March. Remember - no prior footballing experience is necessary and the activity is for both men and women.

Article created / last edited: 16 January 2017