What a busy weekend, out with Friends on Saturday, college on Sunday and caught up with the Bruv on Sunday, all in all a great weekend but now I am exhausted and need another weekend to recover. No such luck so back to the routine of Monday and here is what you missed this morning…
Danni Minogue is not returning to X factor and N Dubz star, Tulisa Contostavlos, is rumoured to be replacing her! and Rihanna has dropped her court ban of Chris Brown coming near her , but fans are not very happy!
Evening Echo, By Chris Phillips
SOUTHEND United season card holder Ben Perry will become one of the youngest British athletes to ever take on the gruelling Comrades Ultra-marathon at the end of the month. The 22-year-old will be participating in the 56-mile run through the mountains of South Africa. Perry is running to raise funds for Mencap, the voice of learning disability. The race takes place on Sunday May 29 and Perry can be sponsored online at www.virginmoneygiving.com/56milesformencap
Evening Echo, Chris Phillips
SOUTHEND United’s players have been given strict training programmes to follow throughout their summer break. The squad have been handed just a fortnight’s break before beginning their schedules.
And there are certain targets they must meet on their return to the club in July. All of the players were tested on their fitness before the end of the season. And their progress will be scrutinised on their first day back.
AFTER their stunning play-off victory over the Wightlink Raiders two weeks ago the Chelmsford Chieftains have moved quickly to replace coach Dean Birrell. The new man taking over the reins at the Riverside Ice Rink is the prolific goal-scoring forward Gary Clarke, from the Milton Keynes Lightning. He will act as a player/coach for the 2011-2012 season. Outgoing coach Dean Birrell will be moving upstairs to the role of Director of Hockey in Chelmsford, overseeing the coaching of both the Chieftains and ENL2 side, Warriors.
MORE than 800 people took part in an annual charity mud race in Shoebury. The Mulberry Mud Race was held to raise money for Havens Hospices yesterday
GAZETTE, Iain Johnson
As commitment to work goes, Steve Beckett, a director of Home-Start Havering, has raised the bar by trudging 200 miles across the heart of England in a bid to save his charity. to sponsor him or to get involvd with the charity go to: https://www.homestarthavering.co.uk/