Tottenham Hotspur and England footballer Dele Alli returned to his home town to sign shirts for young people who are being steered away from a life of crime, knives and gangs. Dele, who started out playing for MK Dons, visited GMAC Global, a community interest company based in the Old Bus Station building at Central Milton Keynes. The company works with the probation service, schools and youths in the community to offer intervention Programmes, knife campaigns, crime prevention and gang reduction programmes within music and arts.They offer a range of specialist courses covering everything from music production, sound engineering, videography, photography and life skills.The facility is due to be officially opened by the Mayor of Milton Keynes tomorrow (Tuesday) after a year spent refurbishing the building.GMAC Global was launched as a charitable arm for record label New Money recordings, which is based in Hanslope.Director Nicholi Salves said: “We use our music programmes to … [Read more...] about Dele Alli pitches in to steer youths away from knife crime in Milton Keynes
Sergei Rumas on a tour of the company MINSK, 25 April (BelTA) – The supervisory board of the Belarusian tractor manufacturing company MTZ will not interfere with the day-to-day running of the company. Prime Minister of Belarus Sergei Rumas made the statement during the session of the supervisory board on 25 April, BelTA has learned. Sergei Rumas is the chairman of the MTZ supervisory board.Sergei Rumas assured: “The supervisory board and its committees will in no way interfere with the routine operation of the enterprise. Together we are going to set clear goals, which have to be achieved. Performance will be evaluated bearing in mind the achievement of these goals. The supervisory board is supposed to set the goals and oversee their achievement. The director will be in charge of day-to-day running of the enterprise while administration bodies, in particular, the supervisory board will take care of strategic management.”Sergei RumasChaired by Sergei Rumas, the … [Read more...] about Supervisory board to steer away from day-to-day running of Belarusian MTZ
The last thing on Otere Black's mind is the prospect of wearing an All Blacks jersey by the end of the season. The Blues playmaker has been a big part of their resurgence in 2019, offering the stability missing in the No.10 jersey since the days of Carlos Spencer. Midfield mix looms as All Blacks' toughest selection Damian McKenzie ruled out of Rugby World Cup New Zealand Super Rugby Team of the Week Damian McKenzie's season-ending injury has left a potential vacancy in the All Blacks World Cup squad as a third choice first-five - but for Black, it's about guiding the Blues through to the Super Rugby playoffs. The Palmerston North native shied away from any talk of international ascension when asked by Newshub if he had All Blacks ambitions. "It opens up a door for someone, but I am solely focused on what I am doing here at the Blues - that's all I can worry about," Black said. "Everyone in New Zealand rugby wants a black jersey, but for now I am focused on the Blue jersey. If … [Read more...] about Super Rugby 2019: Blues playmaker Otere Black steers away from All Black talk
PUBLISHED: 16:05 01 June 2011 EXMOUTH Netball league champions Wasps claimed a 28-15 victory over Bicton in their final game of the season. With it also being the final outing of the term for Bicton both sides were keen to emerge with the spoils of victory.Looking to maintain their season long unbeaten record, the champions and their opponents, who themselves were playing to land the runners-up berth, played the match outdoors but, with an 8.30pm, there were always concerns about the light!Bicton scored first but wasps were soon level and the first quarter was one of end-to-end play with the sides matching each other score for score.Led by skipper Louise Passmore, Wasps began to make the centre-court their domain. Every inch of the court was used and, with 15-year-old Emily Steer, prominent at wing-attack, and forging an excellent understanding with centre, Sasha Williams, the goal count mounted.Bicton’s goal defence, Sally Eade, made a number of fantastic interceptions during … [Read more...] about Emily Steer’s Champions Wasps to last game win.
UBER passengers will be slapped with an extra £1 surcharge to cover the cost of the congestion charge. Private hire cars previously did not have to pay the £11.50 charge but the exemption has now been scrapped by London Mayor Sadiq Khan. The congestion charge operates between 7am and 6pm on weekdays, but the extra Uber cost will be in place all week from Monday. Uber says the money will go directly to drivers to help cover the cost charged by Transport for London (TFL). The surcharge will not be added to journeys made in wheelchair accessible cars or those using Uber Pool. A spokeswoman for the firm said: "The central London fee, adding £1 to trips in the capital, will go directly to drivers to help them cover the new congestion charge. "By exempting Uber Pool trips, we will help reduce traffic and toxicity in London. "We share many of the same goals as the cities that we serve and are committed to addressing the same challenges: reducing individual car ownership, … [Read more...] about Uber passengers slapped with £1 surcharge to travel through London from tomorrow as mayor Sadiq Khan strips away congestion charge exemption