English Martyrs Catholic Primary School from Worthing will be heading to St Andrews’s Stadium on Saturday May 4 for the English Schools FA U11 Danone Nations Cup Finals. Hosted at the Birmingham City's prestigious ground, 32 primary school teams will get a taste of a ‘professional football’ experience while they compete in the ESFA Danone Nations Cup National Finals.The team has become one of eight finalists and will compete to become the overall champions of their competition.Some of the most talented primary school footballers in the country are set to play against each other on May 4 as part of the world’s biggest football tournament for 10-11 year olds.From England to Indonesia, China to Mexico, 32 countries participate each year in making the dreams of some 2.5 million boys and girls come true through a unique and unforgettable experience.SEE ALSO 'We didn't make the correct decisions when we got into the final third' - Worthing boss on Easter weekend draws … [Read more...] about Worthing school to play at Birmingham City in prestigious national tournament
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DANNY BUOYED BY STOKE AMBITION Danny Batth is hoping his best years are still to come - at Stoke City during a genuine promotion push. Batth has impressed hugely at the heart of Stoke’s defence since joining from Wolves in January and, at 28, feels his defensive contribution should grow even more. “I do look after myself,” he said, “and I’m a big believer in diet and recovery, all these things that can help you and at 28 I feel I’ve still got hundreds of games left. “With every manager I’ve had, I feel I’ve come on and developed. We had Nuno at Wolves, then Tony (Pulis) at Middlesbrough. You just take different aspects, and obviously the manager here now has given me an indication on other things I can work on. So I will keep trying to improve day-in-day-out.” Batth is set to resume his central defensive liaison with skipper Ryan Shawcross against Sheffield Wednesday at the bet365 tomorrow (3pm) when Stoke are … [Read more...] about Icy blast for Stoke City regime as old boy lifts lid on lax Mark Hughes era
Parents continue protests over LGBT-inclusive teaching in schools BelfastTelegraph.co.uk Protesters calling for a Birmingham primary school to suspend lessons teaching respect for same-sex relationships have staged a ninth day of demonstrations. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/uk/parents-continue-protests-over-lgbtinclusive-teaching-in-schools-37961583.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/uk/article37961580.ece/cd843/AUTOCROP/h342/bpanews_a6ab2113-5b98-404b-8e77-e35b6fecc6e2_1 Email Protesters calling for a Birmingham primary school to suspend lessons teaching respect for same-sex relationships have staged a ninth day of demonstrations. Around 50 adults gathered at Anderton Park Primary School on Thursday as children finished classes – with many holding banners and chanting “let kids be kids”. The protests come after the city’s Parkfield Community School announced it would be suspending its diversity and inclusivity programme – No … [Read more...] about Parents continue protests over LGBT-inclusive teaching in schools
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Motoring by Press Association 15/03/2019, 1:18 pm Send us a story Sign up to our Daily newsletter The government has granted funding for a new Clean Air Zone (CAZ) in Birmingham city centre, and the new measures are due to be implemented from January 1 next year. The scheme will charge a fee to drivers of higher-emitting vehicles around the city, with a goal of improving Birmingham’s air quality and reducing its congestion levels. Where does the new zone apply? The clean air zone sits inside the A450 Middleway ring road. That means the whole of the city centre is included in it, as well as sections of the Jewellery Quarter, Bordesley and Newtown, Digbeth, Highgate and parts of Ladywood Will my car be affected? Much like the low emission zone in London, whether or not you’ll be able to drive your car into Birmingham’s CAZ will depend on its age and efficiency. To avoid paying a charge, your car will need to be a diesel of Euro 6 standard or … [Read more...] about Birmingham clean air zone – what is it and how will I be affected?