13 Dec From the section Welsh Rugby Share this with Digg Facebook Google LinkedIn Reddit StumbleUpon Twitter Copy this link http://www.bbc.com/sport/rugby-union/46561502 Read more about sharing. RGC 1404 say they have been informed struggling Neath RFC are "unable to fulfil" their Principality Welsh Premiership fixture this weekend.Bottom side Neath were scheduled to host the game at the Gnoll on Saturday.Cash-strapped Neath survived a recent winding up petition but have since seen the coaching staff resign en-masse."We have just been informed that Neath RFC are unable to fulfil this weekend's fixture - no further details have been provided at this stage," RGC confirmed.Neath were also forced to call off their fixture against Bedwas on 1 December amid the financial uncertainty surrounding the club.Club captain Aaron Bramwell confirmed on the club website that they have been struggling to … [Read more...] about Neath ‘unable to fulfil fixture’ say Welsh Premiership opponents RGC
0 Post a comment Thursday, 13 December 2018 - Community News by The Post @twitter.com/ThePostSeries [email protected] TOWN councillors were pleased to hear at a recent Launceston Town Council meeting, that the Town Hall and St John Ambulance Hall are both being well utilised by the community. Mayor Margaret Young expressed her delight at the mixture of events that had taken place in recent weeks.She said: “Last week alone we had such a mixture of events in the town hall.“I would estimate that around 1,200 people came through the doors for each evening event — it has been huge!”Cllr Young extended her thanks to everyone who helps to make it possible to hold such events in the Town Hall.She said: “I think we should thank the caretakers, they do an extraordinary job setting up and packing chairs away. When it is a busy week it is a lot of extra work for them but it is great that we are using the space we have as much as we are as well as … [Read more...] about Halls ‘well used’ by the community
0 Post a comment Thursday, 13 December 2018 - Education by The Post @twitter.com/ThePostSeries [email protected] THE Foundation class at St Stephens Community Academy, Launceston, visited Vanstone’s Garage in Newport Industrial Estate on Tuesday, November 20, as part of their topic on ‘cars’. The children had the opportunity to have a tour of the various areas of the garage including the reception area, the parts department, the main garage, the paint missing and spraying room and MOT testing space.The learnt about the different jobs involved in being a mechanic including how to change a tyre, how brakes are tested during an MOT and how a vehicle is spray painted. The pupils had the opportunity to ask the questions they had thought of, as well as sitting in Vanstone’s tow truck and learning about how the garage help members of the public who have broken down.Thanks were expressed to Vanstone’s Garage for allowing Year F to visit and for … [Read more...] about Pupils learn more about cars during garage visit
0 Post a comment Thursday, 13 December 2018 - Charity by The Post @twitter.com/ThePostSeries [email protected] AFTER a month of ‘micky taking’ from the public the Holsworthy neighbourhood police team can proudly announce their facial hair has raised a lot of money for charity. Those at the Holsworthy station able to grow a moustache took on the ‘Movember’ challenge, instigated by Holsworthy police sergeant David Monkton. Earlier this year Sgt Monkton was diagnosed with prostate cancer. He fought back against the disease and to celebrate decided to take on the Movember challenge with his fellow coworkers to raise money and awareness for others.The hope initially was to raise £200 for, and raise awareness of, prostate cancer, testicular cancer and mental health and suicide prevention in men. Since the start however the fundraising has taken off and a revised target of £1,000 has been made. The team are extremely close to their new target … [Read more...] about Police team’s challenge comes to an end — there’s still time to donate!
Rob Cross made a winning start to his defence of the William Hill World Darts Championship tonight (Thursday). The St Leonards-based thrower produced an impressive display as he came from behind to beat Jeffrey de Zwaan by three sets to one in a second round match of superb quality.World Matchplay semi-finalist De Zwaan posted the second highest ever losing average in the sport’s blue riband event with 106.09 and hit five 180s.But it wasn’t enough to get the better of Cross, who averaged 102.93, landed four 180s and was successful with 55% of his attempts at a double.See also: * World Darts Championship: Rob Cross ‘can’t wait to get out there’ in title defence* Cross sinks Taylor to win world title* Cross stuns van Gerwen in classic to reach world finalAfter a tough last two or three months on the Professional Darts Corporation ProTour, Cross showed the sort of form which took him to the title in memorable fashion 12 months ago at Alexandra Palace, London … [Read more...] about World Darts Championship: Rob Cross wins thriller against Jeffrey De Zwaan