In pictures: Starbeck Community Day Starbeck’s first Community Day was a big success on Saturday, with dozens of groups and businesses taking part to showcase all that Starbeck has to offer. Stalls and entertainment filled the fields at Harrogate Railway Athletic FC, and the event’s organisers, the Starbeck Christmas lights committee, said they’ve been overwhelmed by the support of the Starbeck community. Committee member Chrissie Holmes said: “We have so much to offer in Starbeck, and so many businesses that are tucked away off the High Street, that people, including myself, don’t always know about them. “I am hoping that community day will have encouraged people to come along and see for themselves what we have to offer, and support their local shops. We felt totally overwhelmed by the support we had from local charities, groups, businesses and from the people of Starbeck.” The community day raised more … [Read more...] about In pictures: Starbeck’s first Community Day
But did it ever really go away? Hundreds of Pokémon Go fans were spotted at sites around Aylesbury today. You could be forgiven for thinking that the craze was over - but today hundreds of fans turned out for a big gaming event. Players were spotted at locations in the town centre including Market Square, as well as outside the Waterside Theatre. One player said: "It was great, it was a big event and there were a few hundred people out for it."The event was a Pokemon Go Community Day - and the grand prize on offer was a Larvitar, who can evolve into Pupitar and then Tyranitar. Experts say that this is arguably the most powerful featured Pokémon in any Community Day yet.Did you take part? Get in touch by emailing [email protected] … [Read more...] about It’s back! Pokémon Go craze brings out hundreds of Aylesbury fans for Community Day event
Click here for pictures from Kilsby Lane on Sunday Pictures by Brian Dainty A glorious sun-drenched Kilsby Lane saw the second part of Rugby Town’s junior festivals, culminating in the McDonald’s Community Fun Day on the Sunday.For the first part of the weekend it was football and the turn of the Under 9s and Under 10s, including Hillmorton and four strong teams from the host club.Two competitive groups of six teams competed in group games with the Town Panthers and Boys going through to the quarters along with Hillmorton, Stratford, City Juniors, Khalsa Lions, Copsewood and KCFA.The quarters were always going to be tight with the Rugby Town Boys knocking Hillmorton out and the Panthers seeing off Alvis. They were joined in the semi finals by City Juniors from Worcester and Stratford.The semis promised to be classics but as always they were tight affairs City Juniors beat the RT Panthers 1-0 after a speculative shot from 20 yards deflected in off a Town defender. The … [Read more...] about FOOTBALL PICTURES: Rugby Town’s festival and community day at Kilsby Lane
Pokemon fans are in for a treat as a special event makes a return to Gateshead this weekend with a whole new set of challenges. A group set up for North East fans of the Pokemon Go game hosts monthly get-togethers at Saltwell Park which are proving a hit with families. And its latest Pokemon Go Community Day will take place this Saturday, May 19, with hundreds of players of all ages set to attend - all in a good cause. The event will be raising funds for the Great Ormond Street Hospital so players can be helping the charity while indulging thir love of Pokemon. Niantic’s augmented reality game has kept the interest of legions of fans since the craze first took off in 2016 with players were regularly spotted out and about using their phone GPS to locate, fight and - hopefully - capture a range of virtual creatures “appearing” in real-life locations. And during the community day events, Gateshead’s popular Victorian park in Low Fell has offered up a wide range … [Read more...] about Pokemon Go Community Day comes to Gateshead’s Saltwell Park
POKEMON Community Day is a new monthly event that the developer is sponsoring to encourage people to get out and meet other like-minded players. Here is everything you need to know about this unique day. When is Pokemon Go Community Day in the UK? All players need to do to take part is to show up at a popular location during the three hour window, The next one is on Saturday, May 19 and it’s been confirmed that the special Pokemon will be Charmander. The timings for these will run from 10am to 1pm GMT. The June Community Day event is set to take place on Saturday, June 16 and the July event is scheduled for Sunday, July 8. But Niantic haven’t yet confirmed the Pokemon for those events. Although Pokemon doesn’t run meet-ups, it’s a great time to get together and meet other trainers. You can do so by searching your city and Pokemon Go on social media. How do you catch Charmander? That’s up to your hunting skills, right? Some experts though believe … [Read more...] about When is Pokemon Go Community Day in the UK, how do you catch Charmander and will there be a shiny?