PUBLISHED: 17:12 16 July 2008 | UPDATED: 15:18 20 February 2013
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Wimbledon comes to Stoke Park Club and Wokingham!
Tennis fans were treated to watching England's No 1 player Andy Murray play an exhibition match at the Boodles tournament at Stoke Park Club, Stoke Poges, just before heading to Wimbledon.
Meanwhile, American tennis ace Bethanie Mattek also served up a surprise when she visited Curves in Wokingham. The number 67 seed arrived at the fitness studio to the delight of the members there on the day. The 25 year-old player was competing at Wimbledon and thought the Curves 30-minute total body workout was a fantastic idea, says trainer Bev Gellard.
No kidding, Jemma's a great shot!
Celebrity make-up artist Jemma Kidd is pictured at the Child Bereavement Charity's St George's Day Shoot, at Hall Barn Estate, Beaconsfield, which raised over £70,000. Jemma is pictured with one of the event's hosts Norman Grundon of Grundon Waste Disposal in his Bentley.
Hayley comes to Henley
Singing sensation Hayley Westenra, who performed at this year's Henley Festival, made a flying visit to the Headway Centre in Henley to meet brain injured clients who participate in music therapy sessions provided by the Henley Festival Trust in association with Headway and the Nordoff-Robbins charity. Hayley also met 10 year-old Callum Chamberlain, who sang with Hayley live on stage at the Festival, for the first time before they rehearsed for the big day at the Sacred Heart Church.
Good month for...
Thames Valley and Chiltern Air Ambulance Trust, which took delivery of a brand new, specially customised, EC135 Eurocopter, which is based at RAF Benson. Pictured at Adam Broom, Clive Stevens, pilot Jezz Charltton, Neil Plant and Mark Begley.
Bad month for...
The Labour Party in Henley. Their candidate Richard McKenzie was beaten into fifth place, losing his deposit in the recent by-election with only 1,066 votes.
Look out, Marco's about!
Yes, the mystery man on our contents page is none other than Marco Pierre White, who's been shooting, fishing and foraging for the finest ingredients in his ITV 3 series Marco's Great British Feast, over the past three weeks. Much of the series, which airs on Wednesday nights, was filmed around his restaurant, The Yew Tree Inn, at Hollington Cross, near Newbury.
Quote of the month
"To be honest, I couldn't be happier."
Artistic director Stewart Collins following the success of another Henley Festival.