Tonight, Wanderers suffered a defeat by Gillingham at the first home match under the new Supporters’ Trust ownership arrangements. The Bucks Free Press provides a post-match report: Blues start home campaign with a loss: WANDERERS paid the price for being second best in the second half as their home campaign got off to a losing start. Gillingham full-back Joe Martin notched the only goal of the game, tapping in from close range as a free-kick fell kindly to him, but it […]
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As I set out in an article for the Bucks Free Press in February, I am determined to create the right environment for a flourishing local democracy and a radical decentralisation of power. Today, via The Bucks Free Press, we see local democracy in action: HUNDREDS of protesters marched through High Wycombe today with a clear message for council bosses – “say no to the stadium”. Campaigners turned out in their droves to make their voices heard ahead of Monday’s key decision on […]
Tags: Democracy, Local Government, Sport, Stadium, Wycombe
Local communities are losing their sports facilities and squash clubs at an alarming rate. This can be stopped by strengthening a Government planning law called the PPG17. So, please Sign Telegraph Sport’s petition to help save sports facilities.
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Help for Heroes rugby, Twickenham, originally uploaded by stevenjbaker. Beth and I enjoyed the Help for Heroes rugby match at Twickenham today, traveling two-up on the KTM to park free at the stadium. Thanks RFU! More on the match here. Donate here.
Tags: Help for Heroes, Optimism, Rugby, Sport
A man slowing down and celebrating winning the Olympic 100m final, 15 metres before the finish, and yet setting a new world record. You wouldn’t believe it in a movie. read more | digg story