Come Spa With Me

Come Spa With Me

It started with a row. The end of a long week, too much time in the office and on mobile devices. We were driving to Bath and then Cornwall where rest, relaxation and reconnecting were high on the agenda. After a quick return dash to the flat when someone shouted...

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European Election 2019 Conclusions

European Election 2019 Conclusions

It may seem that a ‘Rise of the Right’ is populating Western politics; in an ideological  transition that hit its peak with the success of Nigel Farage and his Brexit party at the European Elections on 29th May 2019. Whilst to some it may have seemed frivolous to even be...

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Football fever hits Hyde Park

Football fever hits Hyde Park

England reaching the semi-finals of the 2018 World Cup is momentous, so it deserves to be celebrated on a massive scale. Hyde Park is screening the England vs Croatia match for free on July 11th, for 30,000 lucky ballot winners. Whilst fans await the match, they will be pondering the...

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Ashes 2017 Preview

Ashes 2017 Preview

As both sides finalise their preparations for the first Ashes test match on the 23rd November at the Gabba in Brisbane, it is the Australian hosts who head into the series as firm favourites. Although going into the series as victors, it is the English side that have been the...

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Premier League supporters prefer title glory over 2018 World Cup win

Premier League supporters prefer title glory over 2018 World Cup win

#ClubvCountry survey shows 63% of top flight fans happier to be kings of England than world champions Burnley (88%), Watford (79%) and Huddersfield (74%) fans show most club over country support of those in Premier League Chelsea fans showed most national team support with 58% admitting they’d prefer England to...

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Why size doesn’t matter when it comes to modern cricket bats

Why size doesn’t matter when it comes to modern cricket bats

Cricket balls are being hit harder and travelling further than ever before according to research by Betway Insider. According to Cricinfo, just 5.3 per cent of deliveries in one-day international cricket were hit for boundaries in 1980. At the most recent World Cup in 2015, that number had almost doubled to...

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Double delight for British sport as women win cricket World Cup and Froome takes fourth Tour de France

Double delight for British sport as women win cricket World Cup and Froome takes fourth Tour de France

Weekends in British sport such as the one just passed don’t come around too often. England’s women’s cricket team claimed their fourth World Cup crown on Sunday, beating their Indian counterparts by just nine runs in front of an ecstatic crowd at Lord’s. Anya Shrubsole was the star performer, taking...

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England’s Women well-prepared for World Cup Cricket final

England’s Women well-prepared for World Cup Cricket final

Following their tense semi-final win over South Africa at the Bristol County Ground, England are now fully focused on winning the Women’s Cricket World Cup at Lord’s on Sunday. But for the sake or their nerves (and everyone England supporter’s finger nails) they will hope that their margin of victory...

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Wayne Rooney backs new Childline campaign called ‘Tough to Talk’

Wayne Rooney backs new Childline campaign called ‘Tough to Talk’

NSPCC Ambassador for Childhood Wayne Rooney is backing a new Childline campaign, Tough to Talk which encourages boys to speak out about suicidal thoughts and feelings. Figures show that boys are six times less likely than girls to seek support from Childline for suicidal feelings, while suicide rates for boys more...

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Weather permitting, the 2017 cricket season looks like a scorcher!

Weather permitting, the 2017 cricket season looks like a scorcher!

With Joe Root newly installed as England Test cricket captain and all-rounder Ben Stokes recently becoming the most expensive overseas player in the Indian Premier League’s history at £1.7 million – all that’s left is for the English summer to get underway! England cricket’s 2017 home schedule spans 149 days,...

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