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Study shows e-scooters five times safer than bikes

A new study has found that e-scooters are a lot safer than many may think – five times safer than bikes, writes Andy Weltch. A report into the safety of e-scooters by The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents … Continue reading

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Warwick joins green carpool network

In common with universities around the world, the UK’s higher education sector is showing its commitment to cutting carbon emissions, writes Andy Weltch. Among the latest initiatives to reach our notice is the University Of Warwick adding Liftango’s climate-positive carpooling services to … Continue reading

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A new home for Team GB snow sports?

Team GB snow sports could have a new home in the South Wales valleys if an ambitious plan for a major sports and leisure complex goes ahead, writes Andy Weltch. The team behind the proposed Rhydycar West active tourism, sport and … Continue reading

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On top of the world at Ipswich

Our senior consultant Andy Weltch reflects on a childhood ambition fulfilled – a visit to the world hot rod championship. For many British kids of my generation, growing up in the ’70s meant the great TV sporting occasions were the … Continue reading

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New book will inform any runner – and encourage some to go further

Our senior consultant Andrew Weltch reviews a new book with lessons for all runners and inspiration for many. Running is big business these days – a healthy activity which can be done almost anywhere with relatively little specialist kit, it’s … Continue reading

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Glamorgan and 50-over cricket triumph against the odds

Our senior consultant and long-time Glamorgan cricket supporter, Andrew Weltch, looks at an unusual victory in an unusual year. The summer of 2021 has been a very strange one for cricket in England and Wales. And I’m not talking about … Continue reading

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How our training went online – and off

The COVID-19 pandemic has pushed almost everything online – from shopping to business meetings, from parties to plays, writes Andrew Weltch. Although we’ve been working remotely online for years, until 2020, we never considered offering training that way – now … Continue reading

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The England team that has made a stand by taking a knee – and much more

Our senior consultant Andrew Weltch looks at Gareth Southgate’s England soccer team – a group of players who stand (or kneel) for something. Win or lose in Sunday’s [July 11th 2021] UEFA European Championship final, there’s something undeniably special about … Continue reading

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Will these famous Hollywood faces really invest in Wrexham AFC?

Our communications assistant Sophie Platt (who happens to be from Wrexham) looks at the unlikely connection between her home-town team and two Hollywood stars. Wrexham is a small town in the north east of Wales. It is home to the … Continue reading

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What’s in a name? Five teams accused of causing offence with ethnic stereotypes

Our senior consultant Andrew Weltch looks at the recent heightened controversy over some sports teams’ names, accused of reinforcing ethnic stereotypes – and what they’re doing (or not doing) about it. There are all sorts of weird and wonderful names … Continue reading

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