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4:50pm Thursday 14th June 2012
On the 3rd of June two local fighters Sam Ward and Tom ward went to the London Excel centre to compete in one of the largest martial art combat shows in Europe, The Ward Brothers both fought in K1 bouts which is a modified version of Thai Boxing, Sam Ward (7,0,2) fought Damo Weedon (6,3,0) from the phoenix academy, And it wasn’t long into the 1st round before Weedon realised he was in trouble, Wards strong Thai clinch and sharp knee’s connected with Weedon’s face and mid section bringing Weedon to the canvas several times throughout the bout, Ward used crisp combo’s and quick movement to outsmart his opponent ,After Ward connected with countless knee’s Weedon was dropped and after climbing the ropes to get to his feet the fight was over before it finished ,And after Weedon was dropped again in the 3rd round and given another 8 count by the ref it was clear Ward could sense Weedon was crumbling under the pressure and knew the fight was his to win, Ward was clearly the better of the fighters and showed it in style and at the end of the 3rd round Sam’s hand was raised and was declared the winner by unanimous decision, Sam is now back at training and he is training harder than ever in preparation for his ISKA British K1 title fight that is set for the 21st July. Sam’s younger brother Tom (6,2,1) competed in his first 5 round fight challenging Dean Alexander (10,2,1) for the Amateur English K1 Title, Alexander started out strong catching Ward with strong knee’s in the clinch, But by the start of the 2st round Ward seemed to of settled in to the fight and started to come back with quick punch’s and solid low kicks, Ward attempted a spinning side kick but Alexander’s defence was to tight to get through, By the 3rd round Ward has figured his opponent out and put his moves to use stopping his opponent in his tracks with strong push kicks to the body that put Alexander on the ropes Ward then attacked with several knee’s and low kicks that put Alexander on the canvas several times during their bout, In rounds 4 and 5 Wards low kicks and leg sweeps took their toll on Alexander taking him of his feet each time, But Alexander didn’t give up with his quick hand combo’s keeping him in the fight, both fighters put on a great performance, Both Ward and Alexander worthy of the title of English Champion But only one could walk away with the Belt, And by another unanimous decision the younger brother Tom had his hand raised and was awarded the English K1 Champion Belt, Both brothers are looking for sponsors and with Sam 2x pro English Champion and Tom the new Amateur English Champion these brothers are a going places and taking your name with them would be good for anyone !! Sam would like to say thanks to his sponsors, CDS pro, SDW Builders of Chesham, DSM fabrications and BM construction.
Drawing breath & Chinese whispers - Joe Graham & Jayne Wilton Winners of the 2010 One Church Street Open Drawing Submission in Out of Line
4:27pm Tuesday 18th October 2011
Entrants to this prestigious, nationwide open submission were encouraged to interpret drawing as broadly as possible and Joe Graham’s and Jayne Wilton's work particularly impressed the judges in taking both the concept and physicality of drawing into exciting and unexpected territory.
4:26pm Tuesday 18th October 2011
Local people have just seven days left to vote for Chiltern Citizens Advice bureau in the National Westminster Bank Community Force Competition. The top three projects in the area, as voted by the public will win £6,000 and the voting closes on Sunday 23rd October.
Deputy Mayor for Chesham gives rave review for local resident, Paul Dix's One Man Show at The Elgiva Theatre
10:00am Friday 7th October 2011
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11:03am Wednesday 20th July 2011
Local charities and organisations learnt that Chiltern CAB has helped its clients to save over £1million last year when they attended a workshop last month at the Amersham Free Church. The purpose of the session was to describe what CAB does and to explore ways that local groups can work better together to help local people. Participants included Bucks County Council, Chiltern District Council, Chesham Job Centre, Chesham Food Bank, Chiltern Racial Equality Council, Bucks Floating Support, Chesham Asian Welfare Society, Community Impact Bucks, The Misbourne School, NHS Bucks, Sign Health, Thames Valley Police, United Sustainable Energy Council and Way In/ Connexions.
11:02am Wednesday 20th July 2011
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3:03pm Monday 13th December 2010
The snow may have gone for now but it promises to be an especially cold Christmas for one Chesham resident, Lee Marshall, who will be shaving all his hair off for local charity Shed@ThePark Theatre company as a finale to Chesham’s Xmas Produce Market on Sat 18th Dec.
12:04pm Tuesday 16th November 2010
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