Caterham F1 staff in dark over future after being locked out of Leafield Technical Centre

Witney Gazette:

8:00am Friday 24th October 2014

STAFF at Caterham Formula 1 were last night left in the dark over their future after being locked out of the motor racing team’s West Oxfordshire base.

Fernandes hits back in Caterham row

Witney Gazette: Tony Fernandes has accused Engavest of failing to honour their obligations

12:20pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

Tony Fernandes has accused the consortium behind Caterham of failing to honour their obligations as a public feud between the two parties has descended into a war of words.

Update: Caterham F1 staff have been locked out of West Oxfordshire base

Witney Gazette:

10:50am Thursday 23rd October 2014

THERE are reports Caterham F1 staff have been locked out of the West Oxfordshire site this morning.

GYMNASTICS: Meads leads the way

Witney Gazette:

2:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Carterton GC’s Ella Mead, 15, starred in the Southern Region level 3 ‘out of age’ competition at Milton Keynes.

BOWLS: Siford in triple win

Witney Gazette: image of bowls close up of bowling woods and jack for sport

2:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Nigel Siford won three awards when the outdoor section of the Chipping Norton club held their annual presentation night.

BADMINTON: Mitchell in the medals

Witney Gazette:

2:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Woodstock's Natalie Mitchell won a silver and a bronze medal at an Under 15 Bronze tournament in Cheltenham.

HOCKEY: Witney charge on

Witney Gazette: hockey - field

1:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Witney Ladies went clear at the top of South Clubs Lea-gue Division 3A with a hard-earned 1-0 victory away to closest rivals PHC Chiswick on Saturday.

RACING: Longsdon's faith reaps its reward

Witney Gazette: Charlie Longsdon

10:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Battle Born added to his burgeoning reputation by making a winning reappearance over hurdles for Chipping Norton trainer Charlie Longsdon at Uttoxeter, writes Russell Smith.

MARTIAL ARTS: India does it again

Witney Gazette:

2:00pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

Promising kick-boxer India Mae Thompson took her second title in two weeks when she became grand champion in the Lordswood Tri Series.

RACING: Drop Out Joe set to step up

Witney Gazette: Charlie Longsdon

12:00pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

Chipping Norton trainer Charlie Longsdon plans to step Drop Out Joe up in grade after the gelding made an impressive debut over fences at Carlisle.

HOCKEY: Dobson brace boosts Witney

Witney Gazette:

12:00pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

Hayley Dobson scored a double as leaders Witney beat Teddington 4-2 in a hard-fought home win in South Clubs League Division 3A on Saturday.

AWARDS: Last chance to nominate Oxfordshire's finest talent

Witney Gazette: Bradley Smith qualified in third, only to crash out five laps from home

8:30am Thursday 9th October 2014

NOMINATIONS for the 2014 Oxfordshire Sports Awards close tomorrow – meaning you have just 24 hours remaining to put forward individuals, clubs or teams who have excelled in the past year.

HOCKEY: Ricketts shines in win

Witney Gazette: hockey - field

3:00pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

Sunny Ricketts scored a hat-trick as Witney Ladies continued their unbeaten start to the season with a 7-0 victory over Maidenhead in Division 3A of the South Clubs League.

MARTIAL ARTS: India nets double joy

Witney Gazette:

2:00pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

England international kick-boxer India Mae Thompson shows off her trophies after picking up gold and silver medals at the ICO Welsh Open Championships.

WATER SKIING: Ace Nutt in the medals

Witney Gazette:

1:00pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

Standlake's Katie Nutt, 14, moved to second in League Division 1 after winning silver and bronze at the Seaton Classic, Thorpe Park.

WOMEN'S FOOTBALL: Freeman is the hero

Witney Gazette:

1:00pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

Lisa Freeman hit a late equaliser as Tower Hill Ladies fought back from 2-0 down to earn a share of the spoils in a 2-2 draw at Ascot in their Southern Region Women’s League encounter on Sunday.

GOLF: Duo steer Burford to whitewash

Witney Gazette: golf generic

1:00pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

Burford moved clear in Division 1 of the Shaw Gibbs Oxfordshire Foursomes League, after a whitewash at home to Feldon Valley.

RACING: Longsdon can't stop winning

Witney Gazette: Charlie Longsdon

12:00pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

Chipping Norton trainer Charlie Longsdon’s run of success continued when Sergeant Mattie landed a beginners chase from the fast-finishing Romeo Americao at Uttoxeter with Aidan Coleman in the saddle on Sunday.

F1 team jobs 'are not under threat' despite seizures

Witney Gazette: IN THE RUNNING: Richard Pardon’s photograph of Caterham F1 team engineers in Oxfordshire

9:00am Saturday 4th October 2014

JOBS at the Caterham Formula 1 team’s West Oxfordshire base are not under threat despite bailiffs seizing cars and parts there, according to its boss.

Caterham F1 team set to race in Japan despite bailiffs' raid on HQ

Witney Gazette:

8:00am Friday 3rd October 2014

THE Caterham F1 team said it will race in the Japanese Grand Prix this weekend despite bailiffs seizing cars and parts from its West Oxfordshire base.

RACING: Longsdon's treble

Witney Gazette: Charlie Longsdon

8:00am Friday 3rd October 2014

Chipping Norton trainer Charlie Longsdon landed a short-priced across-the-card treble yesterday.

ATHLETICS: Carter breaks own record to take Woodstock crown

Witney Gazette:

8:00am Thursday 2nd October 2014

Sophie Carter broke her own ladies’ course record as she stormed to victory at the Woodstock 12.

HOCKEY: Witney lose out

Witney Gazette: hockey - field

2:00pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

Witney men lost 4-2 at home to Newbury & Thatcham in a friendly, Justin Peel and Andy Gosnell netted for the hosts.

RACING: Longsdon is upbeat

Witney Gazette:

12:00pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

Charlie Longsdon is looking to take another step up the ladder after enjoying his best season at his Chipping Norton yard.

RACING: Charlie's a winner again

11:00am Wednesday 1st October 2014

Long Wave kept up Chipping Norton trainer Charlie Longs-don’s sparkling run of form with victory at Market Rasen on Saturday.

SPORTS AWARDS: Nominations flood in during first week

Witney Gazette:

9:00am Thursday 25th September 2014

ENTRIES have already started pouring in for the 2014 Oxfordshire Sports Awards.

RACING: Longsdon's out to raise the bar

Witney Gazette:

8:00am Thursday 25th September 2014

CHARLIE Longsdon is looking to take another step up the ladder after enjoying his best season at his Chipping Norton yard.

HOCKEY: Deacon's on mark in friendly

Witney Gazette: Jacob Deacon's goal was in vain for Witney in a 5-2 defeat by Maidenhead

3:27pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

Witney Men’s first team continued their build up to their forthcoming Middx, Berks, Bucks & Oxon Regional 2 season with a 3-3 friendly draw against Cirencester.

SWIMMING: Gillingham drops in

Witney Gazette:

3:25pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

Sixty swimmers from Witney & District Swimming Club recently enjoyed an inspirational development day with Nick Gillingham MBE, former world record holder and double Olympic medallist in the 200m breaststroke.

Swim, run and bike it to get triathlon ticket

Witney Gazette: Blenheim Palace Triathlon

6:00am Wednesday 24th September 2014

PLACES go on sale today for Blenheim Palace’s annual triathlon, the UK’s second largest challenge of its kind and a major charity fundraiser.

AWARDS: Your chance to nominate best in local talent

Witney Gazette:

9:00am Friday 19th September 2014

NOMINATIONS for the 2014 Oxfordshire Sports Awards open today.

RACING: Longsdon open day

2:00pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

Charlie Longsdon throws open the doors of his Chipping Norton stables to the public on Saturday morning.

RACING Longsdon to host stable open day

Witney Gazette:

8:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

Charlie Longsdon throws open the doors of his Chipping Norton stables to the public on Saturday morning.

EQUESTRIAN: Whittington's Blenheim joy

Witney Gazette:

9:20am Monday 15th September 2014

Francis Whittington claimed his biggest career win after holding off world No 1 William Fox-Pitt to land the Blenheim International Horse Trials CCI three-star title yesterday.

EQUESTRIAN: Fox-Pitt has three-pronged challenge at Blenheim

Witney Gazette:

7:30am Saturday 13th September 2014

World No 1 William Fox-Pitt is poised for a major assault on this weekend’s Blenheim International title after mounting an impressive triple challenge.

EQUESTRIAN: King leads way at the Palace

Witney Gazette:

9:00am Friday 12th September 2014

EMILY King took an early lead as the Blenheim International Horse Trials got under way yesterday.

EQUESTRIAN: Champion Clark ruled out of Blenheim

Witney Gazette: Middle Barton's Aoife Clark holds her nerve during the showjumping at Blenheim Park

7:00am Thursday 11th September 2014

DEFENDING champion Aoife Clark will miss this weekend’s Blenheim Palace International Horse Trials due to injury, writes MATTHEW BRUCE.

AQUATHLON: Cardy in silver joy

Witney Gazette: Janette Cardy has fought back from a stroke to win a place with Team GB in next year's World Aquathlon in Canada. Picture: OX63436 Antony Moore

8:00am Wednesday 10th September 2014

WITNEY’S Janette Cardy won silver for Great Britain at the World Aquathlon Championships in Edmonton, Canada.

WATER SKIIING: Nutt finishes seventh for Britain

Witney Gazette:

8:00am Wednesday 10th September 2014

Standlake's Katie Nutt finished seventh for Great Britain in the Junior European & African Championships at Sesena, Spain.

MOTORSPORT: Team boss Albers quits Caterham

8:00am Wednesday 10th September 2014

Christijan Albers has resigned as team principal and CEO of the Leafield-based Caterham team after just five races at the helm.

GOLF: Cotswolds booster

Witney Gazette: golf generic

3:00pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

Cotswolds Club saw off Oxford City 2-1 in Section 2 of the Shaw Gibbs Oxon Foursomes League to lift their title hopes.

HOCKEY: Witney's open day

10:00am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

WITNEY HC are holding their annual club day on Sunday for new and existing members.

FIXTURES: Sept 6-12

8:00am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

SATURDAY

RESULTS: Aug 30

8:00am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

WEEKEND RESULTS

RACING: Longsdon's delighted

Witney Gazette: Charlie Longsdon

4:49pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

Kilfilichen Bay followed up his Southwell success for Chipping Norton trainer Charlie Longsdon with a convincing victory at Hunti-ngdon on Bank Holiday Mon-day.

BOWLS: Carterton trio slip to agonising defeat

Witney Gazette:

4:47pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

Carterton trio David Clanfield, Paul Sharman and Alan Prew went down to an agonising defeat in the final of the Bowls England men’s national triples championship at Leamington Spa.

EQUESTRIAN: Triple boost

2:00pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

Olympic team eventing silver medallist Kristina Cook, European Championships eventing gold medallist Laura Collett and Badminton winner Paul Tapner will compete at next month’s Blenheim Palace International Horse Trials, organisers say.

RACING: Haddock off to flier

11:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

Amateur jockey Marcus Haddock made a dream start to his race-riding career with a winner on his first mount when Soundbyte gained a thrilling success at Nottingham for Chastleton trainer John Gallagher.

BOWLS: Charlbury complete safety mission

Witney Gazette:

3:00pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

Charlbury completed the great escape in Division 2 of the Oxford & District Bowls League, sponsored by Yarnton Nurseries.

RACING: Gallagher is a happy man

Witney Gazette: Chastleton trainer John Gallagher

2:00pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

Chastleton trainer John Gallagher was thrilled by the manner of Ada Lovelace’s victory at Brighton.






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