PUBLISHED: 13:05 16 December 2018 Mariam Ghaemi Essex Police are trying to locate missing April Smith from Clacton Picture: SUPPLIED Contributed Police are “very concerned” for the welfare of a teenage girl from Clacton. April Smith, 16, is believed to have gone to London to stay with friends and has not returned.Police are appealing for information to locate her.It is believed she left Clacton at about 3.45pm on Thursday, December 13.April is described as being 5ft 8ins tall and has shoulder-length brown hair, which she tends to wear in a top knot.She was last seen wearing a red puffed jacket, a blue tracksuit and camouflage slider-style shoes. … [Read more...] about Can you help trace missing April Smith, 16, from Clacton?
Our Sunderland writer Phil Smith has dished out his player ratings - scroll down and flick through our gallery to see who shone and who struggled. Uncharacteristically poor in his distribution, with a number of kicks going straight into touch. Came off with an injury in the second half, which will be a massive concern for Sunderland going into the festive period. 5 jpimedia Buy a Photo Ironically quieter than usual on the day he scored his first goal for over a year. A great, composed finish and gave nothing away down his flank. 7 jpimedia Buy a Photo An erratic display. Some great challenges and interventions but some errors that left his side very exposed. 5 jpimedia Buy a Photo Needed to do more to clear the cross from which Bristol Rovers opened the scoring. Very shaky early on but did settle. 6 jpimedia Buy a Photo View more Page 1 of 4 … [Read more...] about Phil Smith’s player ratings: ‘Composed second-half showing’ from Lee Cattermole as three Sunderland stars get 7s
Australian Raymond Smith has endured an embarrassing moment on the oche at the Professional Darts Corporation (PDC) world championship, when his false teeth popped out, while celebrating on Saturday (NZ time). The 39-year-old was trailing 2-0 against England's Alan Tabern, but fought back to level the first-round clash, when he landed a 104-finish by hitting double-16. He was so fired up that his false teeth came loose, as he celebrated. Luckily, they didn't fall out onto the ground, as Smith acted like nothing happened and collected his darts at the Alexandra Palace. Unfortunately for Smith, Tabern pinched the deciding set to earn a date with world number one Michael van Gerwen in the next round. The result was very similar to New Zealand's Cody Harris, who also fought back from 2-0 down, but couldn’t complete a come-from-behind win against Jamie Lewis of Wales. Newshub. … [Read more...] about World Darts Championship: Aussie Raymond Smith’s teeth fall out during celebration
A living legend of Irish and world motorsport, Rosemary Smith enjoyed huge success as a public figure but endured a series of devastating blows in her private life. Having just published her autobiography, at the age of 81, she recalls how she came through it all and is now the happiest she has ever been.YOU are 13 years old and home alone with your mother when, with her hands wet from doing the dishes, she goes to unplug the electric fire and is promptly knocked unconscious by the shock. What do you do?“It never dawned on me to use the phone,” says Rosemary Smith, still shaking her head at the memory of her panicked response on that traumatic childhood day in the family home in Rathfarnham nearly 70 years ago.“My only thought was to get her out, get her into the car and get her down to the doctor. The car had to be reversed out down the driveway. I’d driven forward before but reverse was a different matter. So out I went, hitting the wall on both sides, then … [Read more...] about The Big Interview: Rally legend Rosemary Smith on a life of thrills and spills on and off road
England academy were celebrating tonight after beating the touring Aussie Schoolboys 18-6 at Leeds’ Headingley. The victory secured a 2-0 series triumph following their victory at Leigh last week. Warriors’ young half Harry Smith struck five goals and St Helens’ Jack Welsby – a Shevington native – bagged two tries for England, who led 16-6 at half-time. Warriors’ Joe Shorrocks, Morgan Smithies and Ethan Harvard also played.More than 1,500 fans braved the cold to watch the game and many more followed the action through the RFL’s streaming service.The Aussies led 6-2 midway through the first-half before England took a grip of the contest. Meanwhile, in Warriors’ academy news, teenage prop Caine Barnes will head out on season-long loan with Workington next season.And Warriors U19s will face West Wales Raiders in a pre-season friendly at Stebonheath Park on Saturday February 2. Wigan Warriors star Joe Greenwood puts in some … [Read more...] about Wigan Warriors’ Harry Smith puts the boot into Aussies to secure series triumph for England academy