BUSINESS AND FINANCE
Metro’s Venture Candy Winners move on in business – Suits you sir! Manufacturing in Britian continues to soar, Apple & Amazon are fighting it out in the courts over Apps!
J.Sainsburys trading update shows total sales in Q4 up 6.8% – 3.5% excl. fuel – with 21m weekly customer transactions, up 1m on last year [via Twitter]
22 Mar 11 | Premier Division
Cray Wanderers 1-3 Billericay Town
Hendon 2-1 AFC Hornchurch
Margate 1-2 Concord Rangers
22 Mar 11 | Division One North
Brentwood Town 2-1 Grays Athletic
Cheshunt 0-3 Harlow Town
Redbridge 2-1 Potters Bar Town
Tilbury 3-3 Romford
Ware 4-2 Great Wakering Rovers
23 Mar 11 | Division One North
Waltham Forest VS Wingate & Finchley
EVENING ECHO SPORT:
A YOUTHFUL Southend United reserve side came back from a goal down to draw 1-1 against Oxford United at Roots Hall yesterday afternoon.
BASILDON teenage bike racer Jesse Jones was back in the saddle at the weekend at the Brands Hatch motor racing circuit in Kent. It was a solid start to the season, and left him in second in the Junior Championship. Round two of the series is at Snetterton on the new 300 circuit this weekend.
WICKFORD fencer Chrystall Nicoll believes this year’s European Championships will define her London 2012 credentials, claiming the competition in Sheffield will be the perfect warm-up. The 24-year-old, currently ranked as Great Britain’s number one sabreur, is gearing up to set sail on a season she hopes will culminate in cementing her spot at London 2012,
STUART Bingham says he has been told to “take a good book” along for his first round match with Peter Ebdon at the World Snooker Championships at the Crucible. The first nine frames of the best-of-19 encounter in Sheffield will begin at 7pm on Monday, April 18. The match will conclude the following day at 7pm. The draw also pitted Tiptree’s Ali Carter against world-number 45 Dave Harold, and reigning World Champion Neil Robertson against world 24, Judd Trump.
DANNY Brown gave away more than half-a-stone to a tough opponent from Brighton but still recorded the second win of his burgeoning professional career in Dagenham on the weekend. The 34-year-old from Wickford battled to a 39-37 points win over Ian Jackson at the Goresbrook Leisure Centre on Saturday. He only turned pro recently after a car crash stalled his career a decade ago. The southpaw hopes to take part in his first six-round bout on June 4. And that could be a re-match with Jackson at the famous York Hall venue, in Bethnal Green, east London.
Week ending Tuesday 22 March 2011
Week Week Film
1 2 Rango
2 1 Battle: Los Angeles
3 3 Unknown
4 – Chalet Girl
5 – The Lincoln Lawyer
6 5 Hall Pass
7 – Anuva hood
8 4 The Adjustment Bureau
9 6 The King’s Speech
10 8 Gnomeo and Juliet
Limitless – A writer discovers a top-secret drug which bestows him with super human abilities. Starring Bradley Cooper (Hangover) Anna Friel and Abbie Cornish
Faster (15) – An ex-con sets out to avenge his brother’s death after they were double-crossed during a heist years ago. During his campaign, however, he’s tracked by a veteran cop and an egocentric hit man.
The Eagle (12A) – In Roman-ruled Britain, a young Roman soldier endeavors to honor his father’s memory by finding his lost legion’s golden emblem. Starring Channing Tatum, Jamie Bell and Donald Sutherland.
Country Strong (12A) – A drama centered on a rising country-music songwriter (Hedlund) who sparks with a fallen star (Paltrow). Together, they mount his ascent and her comeback, which leads to romantic complications involving her husband/manager (McGraw) and a beauty queen-turned-singer (Meester)
A Turtles Tale: Sammy’s Adventure (U) 3D – A sea turtle who was hatched in 1959 spends the next 50 years traveling the world while it is being changed by global warming. Starring Dominic Cooper (Mamma Mia), Gemma Arterton (Tamara Drewe).