Category Archives: Sport

Legal Street Racing just Around the Corner

Could the next British Grand Prix be literally just around the corner from you? New laws come into force on Monday, 10 April 2017, that will allow motor racing events to take place on closed public roads in England. The … Continue reading

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FA to Fund Study to Examine Links between Playing Football and Dementia

An independent university is to conduct a “six-figure” Football Association study into whether there is a link between playing football and dementia. It will examine if dementia is more prevalent in former footballers than the rest of the population. Three … Continue reading

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Health and Safety at Wembley Stadium has Gone Mad

I am all in favour of safety but after my first visit to the new Wembley Stadium yesterday to watch England play Malta, I can honestly say that health and safety at the stadium has gone mad. With my ticket … Continue reading

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FREE Trampoline Fun for Youngsters in Tamworth

Young people aged 11 to 17 are being given the chance to end their summer holidays with a bounce – with FREE sessions at Tamworth’s new Jump Xtreme trampoline centre. The trampoline sessions are being added to Tamworth Community Safety … Continue reading

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They think it’s all over…it is now!

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The Greatest – RIP Muhammad Ali

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Football Association to Lead Study into Brain Disease in Footballers

The Football Association will lead a study into possible links between football and brain diseases. The family of former England, West Brom and Notts County striker Jeff Astle has campaigned for research since he died from brain trauma in 2002.  … Continue reading

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