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Friday, October 23, 2020

One of the most recognisable voices in greyhound racing, Steve Woodward, has left his role as Romford Stadium’s racing commentator after 26 years of incredible service.

Havering Ladies produced a great second-half comeback from 2-0 down to grab a draw at early table toppers Burnt Ash.

Havering men’s unbeaten start to the new season was brought to a halt as they lost 2-1 to Cambridge University and were left to rue missed opportunities.

Hornchurch racer Bobby Thompson has been ruled out of the Kwik Fit British Touring Car Championship meeting at Snetterton due to the concussion he suffered as a result of his recent accident at Croft.

After defeat in their last game Romford regrouped and cruised to a 12-1 victory over a Southend team with a mixture of experience and youth.

Former Raiders player, head coach and junior development coach Erskine Douglas said he was shocked to be made an MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours at the weekend.

Havering’s men secured a huge 7-1 victory over Spalding as they bounced back from defeat in their previous East League Premier B outing.

Matthew Selt says lockdown revolutionised his life away from the snooker table and laid the foundations for a prosperous career once he hangs up his cue.

Matthew Selt is calling on World Snooker to hold all ranking events in Milton Keynes for as long as the spread of coronavirus continues.

Hornchurch BTCC touring car racer Bobby Thompson had a miraculous and lucky escape during round 21 of the UK’s premier motorsport series at Croft Circuit on Sunday when he was involved in a huge crash.

Hornchurch racer Bobby Thompson and his BT Motorsport team endured a weekend of mixed emotions as the Kwik Fit British Touring Car Championship headed for Croft.

Everyone Active Raiders forward Lukas Sladkovsky has signed a short-term deal in his native country of Czech Republic while English hockey remains to have an uncertain future.

Bobby Thompson will fly the flag alone for GKR in North Yorkshire as he looks to build on the solid results he enjoyed last time out at Silverstone in the British Touring Car Championships.

Havering Ladies produced an excellent second-half display to secure a 5-0 opening win against Sevenoaks.

It was a new league, new captain and a new season for the Upminster firstteam as they took on Bourne Deeping 1s to kick off the season.

Romford started their Division 5SE season away to Wapping with Tom Woodman continuing as captain in the side and Stuart Boyling continuing his player/coach role.

Hornchurch racer Bobby Thompson and BT Motorsport was able to celebrate a second Jack Sears Trophy victory in six rounds as the Kwik Fit British Touring Car Championship visited Silverstone for the latest meeting on the 2020 calendar.

Everyone Active Raiders’ season is now looking very unlikely after latest announcements from the government have a huge impact on the return to play plans for ice hockey in England.

The top-class Greyhound Racing action continues apace this weekend as the finals of the Guys And Dolls & Cesarewitch take place at the Essex venue.

Hornchurch racer Bobby Thompson and his GKR team was able to secure a points finish at the end of a battling day on track as the Kwik Fit British Touring Car Championship season resumed at Thruxton.

BT Motorsport and Hornchurch racer Bobby Thompson will be seeking to bounce back from a tough meeting at Knockhill when the Kwik Fit British Touring Car Championship season resumes this weekend at Thruxton.

Romford Junior Raiders have moved quickly to bring back youngster Ewan Hill on a temporary deal while he awaits his chance to fly over to America to join Motor City Hockey Club.

The top-class Greyhound Racing action continues apace this weekend as the roadshow moves on to Romford where the heats for two of the biggest competitions of the year get underway at the Essex venue.

Brentwood School’s highly-successful Equestrian Team have been crowned the National Schools Equestrian Association (NSEA) Eventer Challenge 95 National Champions of 2020.

Everyone Active Raiders season is now in potential jeopardy after Planet Ice revealed they have taken the decision that senior ice hockey will not commence in any of their rinks until the 1st January 2021, at the earliest.


With winter fast approaching, it is now more important than ever for us all to carry on following COVID-19 precautions to help stop the spread of the virus by always observing the three-tier local restrictions and remembering three key words – Hands, Face, Space.

The NHS COVID-19 app can make a real difference to how we all tackle the pandemic, protecting our loved ones and those most at risk from coronavirus. Everyone aged 16 and over across England and Wales can download the app for free and play their part in combating the pandemic.

The way the UK does business with Europe changes from January 1, heralding a new start for the small and medium-sized companies. Let’s get businesses ready to take advantage of new opportunities...

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