Sheffield United beat-off competition from a host of Championship rivals, including Norwich City, to sign goalkeeper Dean Henderson. Chris Wilder, who last night sold midfielder Louis Reed to Peterborough, unveiled the 21-year-old as his first signing of the summer transfer window following talks with the youngster’s parent club Manchester United.Henderson, who will spend next season on loan at Bramall Lane, was being lined-up for a move to Carrow Road after helping Shrewsbury Town reach the League One play-off final three weeks ago. Paul Hurst, his former manager at Montgomery Waters Meadow, was also monitoring the England under-21 international having taken charge of Ipswich Town. But Wilder secured Henderson’s services following talks with coaching staff at Old Trafford where, after previously agreeing temporary deals for Joe Riley and James Wilson, he boasts an array of top-level contacts.“This is a big one for us, as Dean was certainly a target for rival clubs in … [Read more...] about Sheffield United: The other Championship clubs tracking Dean Henderson before his move to Bramall Lane are revealed
Footage showing the inside of a derelict Newport club that has emerged after the building was severely damaged in a large fire. The fire that gutted the Bethel Community Church in the city's Stow Hill area on Friday began in the empty former Zanzibar club building neighbouring it. This video filmed by urban explorers CollidingPlanets Exploring shows the state the building had been in just two weeks earlier. Its emergence led to concerns about the building's safety being raised with Newport council, which inspected it and contacted the owners. The video appears to show drug paraphernalia and needles, and that part of the ceiling had collapsed. Dozens of firefighters tackled the blaze at the former nightclub and the Bethel Community Church on Friday evening. The club had several names including Zanzibar, Escapade and Brooklyn Heights. Local Conservative party worker Micheal Enea, 44, from Newport, said an email was sent to the council on June 7 asking for the club to be inspected. He … [Read more...] about The state of the derelict Zanzibar club in Newport before the fire
NEW sight screens have been installed at Henley Cricket Club after a donation from South Oxfordshire district councillor Lorraine Hillier. She used £3,300 from her councillor’s grant to buy the 4m x 4m white screens for use at the club’s Brakspear ground in Matson Drive. David Winter, the club’s fund-raising chairman, added: “I got in touch with Lorraine and said we desperately needed new screens. We are absolutely delighted with the money because it would take us quite a lot of time and effort to raise that amount.” Cllr Hillier, who chairs the council, said: “The club approached me and I’d heard that they were in need of some funding. I thought it was a worthy cause.” She put the rest of her £5,000 grant towards new musical instruments at Gillotts School. … [Read more...] about Councillor buys sight screens for cricket club
Cosy Club, the newest addition to the Guildford food and drink scene, opened on Monday (June 18) in the Tunsgate Quarter shopping centre. Bringing 40 jobs to the area, the quirky bar and restaurant celebrates the joys of relaxed dining, drinking and lounging in a fabulous, welcoming setting: think aristocratic abundance with a dash of local village cricket pavilion pottiness. Its magnificent menus veer happily from brunches and light salads to comfort food classics, from fine coffees and smoothies to cool cocktails. Amber Wood, managing director at Cosy Club, said: "We are thrilled to open our new Cosy Club in Guildford and can’t wait to welcome the local community through our doors. Check out the quirky interiors at Cosy Club Guildford View gallery "For those who will visit us for the first time, you can enjoy everything from a tasty brunch, a lunch with friends, or an evening of decadent cocktails, set apart by our incredible team, the quality of our food and … [Read more...] about First look inside the super quirky Cosy Club in Guildford
News by Sarah Williamson June 19, 2018, 6:05 am FacebookTwitterLinkedInWhatsAppEmail Sign up to our Daily newsletter Calling all non-profit community groups! This is YOUR chance to get a share of £10,000 with the launch of the Evening Telegraph’s Community Chest. Every year, thousands of local people set up and run groups and clubs across the area. We know that these organisations – from kids’ groups through to pensioners’ clubs – can face a real struggle to find the funding they need to support the amazing work they do. What could your club use that money for? New sports equipment for the football club, uniforms for your dance troupe or maybe you need to cover expenses for a trip. Whatever it is, the Community Chest is your opportunity to work together to win some cash. The project is open to all non-profit community groups which rely on funding to survive. Even parent councils can enter to help raise some cash for their … [Read more...] about Community Chest 2018: Your club’s chance to win a share of our £10k cash prize!