Marlow Sports Club
Marlow Sports Club
Pound Lane, Marlow, SL7 2AE
Phone   01628 483638
Community Charity No. 1139862

Latest News

All systems go for £8.5 million Marlow flood scheme

Friday, January 30th, 2015 | Category: News

The final hurdle in Marlow’s long-awaited flood protection scheme has been overcome after the £8.5 million project officially received the green light. Thames Regional Flood and Coastal Committee (RFCC) announced late last year it would allocate funding, and today formally confirmed it would foot the remaining £4m bill. Work is now set to begin in June on a series of flood walls, pumps and containment lakes to protect around 300 homes between Pound Lane and Fairview and the River Thames. Residents forced from their homes when river levels...

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Doris is coming to Marlow

Tuesday, January 20th, 2015 | Category: News

On Saturday 24th January, the Coxless Crew – who will be rowing the Pacific Ocean from America to Australia in a world first expedition – are bringing their boat Doris to Marlow and invite you to come and meet her. The crew and Doris will be based in Higginson Park between 10am and 4pm and will be taking lucky prize winners for a row as well as introducing as many people to her as possible. Ambassador Naomi Riches, British adaptive rower and Paralympic champion will also be attending alongside fellow Olympic champion Heather...

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Guardian’s favourite sporting things this week

Friday, January 16th, 2015 | Category: News, Uncategorized

The Guardian’s favourite sporting things online this week… Iain Macintosh interviews Brian Glanville Not many football writers dictate their match reports to their grandsons, but Brian Glanville is unlike any other journalist in the business. He has been covering the game for 66 years, doesn’t bother with Twitter and can remember the days when he travelled to England matches with Sir Alf Ramsey and his players. In this interview on the setpieces website – a new venture from Iain Macintosh – Glanville recounts a story from the 1954...

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Sports: What motivates athletes?

Thursday, January 8th, 2015 | Category: News, Sports Club, Uncategorized

Motivation is the foundation of all sport. To achieve goals you must be motivated to do what it takes to maximise your ability. If one of the things your struggle with is to keep up your motivation, then this blog post by Jim Taylor on Psychology Today- although a little lengthy – is well worth a read. * Motivation, simply defined, is the ability to initiate and persist at a task. To perform your best, you must want to begin the process of developing as an athlete and you must be willing to maintain your efforts until you have achieved...

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2014 What a year it’s been!

Monday, December 22nd, 2014 | Category: News, Sports Club

Well, here we are, the end of another fantastic year for Marlow Sports Club and I don’t know where the time’s gone. Thanks to all the amazing volunteers, parents, sportsmen and women who have made 2014 so successful for us and our individual clubs. It seems only fitting, as we creep closer to the end of the year that we look back over some of the highlights. Summer may seem like a distant memory, but the annual mid-summer ball was an absolute corker, raising over £20,000 towards the overall target of £1.2 million towards the development of...

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Festive late-night shopping in Marlow

Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014 | Category: News

Marlow Chamber of Trade are holding the hugely successful Traditional Late Night Shopping event on Thursday the 4th December. The High Street is closed from 3.00pm to enable an array of stalls to set up ready for the opening when they will then display and sell their goods.   The Traditional Late Night Shopping event commences at 6.00pm with Santa Clause and Star Wars characters proceeding from the bottom of the High Street up to Liston Court – all children are welcome to join the parade meeting at 5.30pm. The evening will be opened by The...

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Marlow Sports Club Commercial Director receives ‘Unsung Hero’ award at glittering ceremony.

Friday, November 21st, 2014 | Category: Uncategorized

  We would like to say a huge congratulations to our very own Graham Sweet, who has been a member of the club for over 30 years, who has been recognised for his exceptional, long-term commitment to making sport happen in Wycombe. Thursday 13th November marked the day that he scooped the Unsung Hero Award at the Wycombe District Council Sport Awards and left us all feeling very proud. As well as acting as Commercial Director for the club, Graham was Chairman of Marlow Hockey Club for 18 years and was a major player in securing the...

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Marlow Sports Club in running for top sporting award

Wednesday, November 19th, 2014 | Category: Uncategorized

  (Photo of  Marlow Sports Club Chairman, Paul Sambrock) A MARLOW sporting institution is in with a shot of officially becoming the best club in Buckinghamshire after being shortlisted for a top award. Marlow Sports Club has been named in the shortlist for ‘Best Club’ at the Bucks and MK Sports Awards, which celebrates the best the sports teams, coaches and personalities in the district. The community club was nominated by town councillor Jocelyn Towns, and face a nervous wait before they find out their fate at the awards ceremony at The...

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From a Bridge to Personal Success

Tuesday, November 11th, 2014 | Category: Marlow Riders

  It is the coldest autumnal morning so far and, post-rush hour, the frost is still glistening on the final blades of summer grass.  Dr John Nixon, known affectionately by many in Marlow as “The Doc”, is preparing to go out on one of his three regular bike rides in a week. At 75 ‘The Doc’ has discovered a new sporting passion –  on two wheels. A few miles away in Oxford, Charlotte Hussein, a 34 year-old HR Manager, is grappling away with her day’s tasks at a big publishing company. The age difference maybe marked but both are members of...

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Marlow Monster Firework Show attracts over 900 Marlovians

Friday, November 7th, 2014 | Category: Marlow Sports Club Events, Marlow Tennis Club, News, Sports Club, Uncategorized

More than 900 Marlovians attended the first Marlow Monster Firework Show on Saturday, hugely exceeding original expectations. As well as the display itself, attendees had the opportunity to try four sports on offer at the club, including tennis, netball, football and spooky eye throwing. Marlow Tennis Club Chairman, Guy Tomlinson, said: “We were delighted to welcome over 900 Marlovians to our beautiful green space in the heart of Marlow. “We hope they enjoyed the opportunity to experience four of the many sports on offer – tennis,...

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