Berkshire Wheelchair Basketball


Home of the Thames Valley Kings Wheelchair BasketBall Club

Berkshire Wheelchair Basketball

Home of the Thames Valley Kings Wheelchair BasketBall Club

Berkshire Wheelchair Basketball

Home of the Thames Valley Kings Wheelchair BasketBall Club

Berkshire Wheelchair Basketball

Home of the Thames Valley Kings Wheelchair BasketBall Club

The Queen's Award for Voluntary Service
Club of the Year 2016
Winners of The Queen's Award for Voluntary Service 2017
British Wheelchair Basketball's Club of the Year 2016
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Winners of The Queen's Award for Voluntary Service 2017
British Wheelchair Basketball's Club of the Year 2016
Clubmark accredited

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Kings News weekending 10th March 2017
Posted on March 10 2017

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Another busy couple of weeks for the Kings:

After a huge day of Junior League action last weekend with our combined team with Tornados Wheelchair Basketball Club - We hit the sports pages of this weeks Newbury and Thatcham Observer and Newbury Weekly News (newburytoday) plus we also got an article on the Kennet Radio website too. Plus we would like to give a "Huge Shout Out" to Carl and his team at Tornados.

Kings are proud to announce that our awesome Volunteer "Medicine Man" Joe Seward has organised a Zorb football event on Saturday 18th March 2017 at Northcroft Leisure Centre in Newbury to raise funds for us and Berkshire Youth - if you are interested in trying out a wacky sport - Check out the event details below if you are interested:
Zorb football fundraiser for Thames Valley Kings wheelchair basketball and Berkshire youth



And don't forget - Michelle from People Essentials & BuzzConnect is running the Schneider Electric Marathon de Paris on 9th April 2017 to raise funds for us!
Please help out Michelle by donating on her Localgiving.com fundraising page the link is below -
http://tiny.cc/michelleparis

Plus Kings founder Jacqueline was announced as a semi-finalist for a Thames Valley Venus Women Awards in the category of
Influential Woman of the Year. - The finalists will be announced on April 6th.

Huge thanks to all the media outlets covering our activities on and off court - everyone at the #KingsArmy really appreciates your efforts getting the word out!

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Kings hit the headlines
Posted on February 23 2017

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Another busy week for the Kings as we hit the headlines in this weeks Newbury Weekly News with a write up about our game against Aces and a second about Jacqueline's lifetime achievement award from Get Berkshire Active, Plus this past Saturday, we had their journalist, John Herring join us during training to write a feature on us that will be printed soon.

We also had a huge write up with our friends at Kennet Radio website about our match with Aces plus we were fortunate to have Saturday Sport's Steve from the #KRSport gang at Sunday's game - Catch his after match interview with Captain Wayne Willis Burton this Saturday so stay tuned.

Plus we hit this weeks Newbury and Thatcham Observer again with other sports section write up.

Huge thanks to all the media outlets covering our activities on and off court - everyone at the #KingsArmy really appreciates your efforts getting the word out!


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Kings Make Headlines in Local Press after Santa Fun Run
Posted on December 18 2015

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Kings members make headlines in two local newspapers including front page of the Newbury & Thatcham Observer


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Thames Valley Kings hit sports pages of local paper for second time in 2 weeks
Posted on November 12 2015

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The Thames Valley Kings make 2nd appearence in sport pages of the Thatcham Observer newspaper





Featuring a match report on our away game against the Celts

The paper is available at Waitrose and Co-Op stores in Thatcham and maybe elsewhere.


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Thames Valley Kings hit sports pages of local paper
Posted on November 6 2015

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The Thames Valley Kings make sports page in the Thatcham Observer newspaper



The Thatcham Observer this week on page 39 has a match report with one of the images provided by Thatcham Photographic Club which the club kindly provided to them

The paper is available at Waitrose and Co-Op stores in Thatcham and maybe elsewhere.



The Thames Valley Kings would like to express their thanks to Thatcham Photographic Club for their on going support by allowing their members to photograph our division 3 games.

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Thames Valley Kings hit front page of local newspaper with sponsorship plea
Posted on August 1 2015

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The Thames Valley Kings made front page news in the Thatcham Observer newspaper with our ongoing sponsorship bid

Kings Head Coach, Jacqueline spoke with Observer reporter Adam Flinn - "It would be really great to have sponsorship on board to enable us to continue to expand as we have done over our history, The sports chairs themselves cost £2,500 each and a lot of funding in the past has gone on the cost of chairs, and we've bought 20 as a club in our lifetime."

"I'd like another couple of chairs, so a couple of thousand pounds would make a big difference But even £10 I would be chuffed with"