THE REAL-LIFE SIDESHOW BOB?: Fundraising clown criminalised by UK council

  Manchester – VIJAY SHAH via SWNS digital A man dressed as a clown who was fundraising for victims of terrorism found himself accosted by council workers who confiscated his donations bucket, SWNS news agency reported this Friday. Pensioner Tommy Armstrong, from Greenock in Inverclyde, Scotland, had visited the city of Manchester in England to collect spare change for victims of the recent suicide bombing there, when employees of the Manchester city council approached him while he was about to collect donations for a special charity 10-kilometre fun run he was due to take part in. The council staff demanded … Continue reading THE REAL-LIFE SIDESHOW BOB?: Fundraising clown criminalised by UK council

PHOTO MOMENT: Indie music end of year party poster by Tacheless Promotions

An independently produced poster by an independent music label. This poster combines alternative art (seemingly influenced by Instagram) combined with the visuals of a vibrant Northern indie music scene, getting right to the core of what music is all about: good times and appreciation of non-mainstream bands. The poster is for the ‘Twisted Wheel‘ end of year music party being held at IndiePendent café on the High Street, Scunthorpe on the 5th December 2014, featuring indie acts Danny Mahon and the band The North. It was produced by Tacheless Promotions using Fused. Tacheless Promotions Cafe Indiependent Danny Mahon The North SOURCES: Vijay … Continue reading PHOTO MOMENT: Indie music end of year party poster by Tacheless Promotions

FRANK LAMPARD: Ex-Chelsea footballer to sign short-term contract with Man. City

The English and ex-Chelsea footballer Frank Lampard has announced this past Friday that he is planning to sign up with rivals Manchester City in a short-term contract, reports the Guardian newspaper. The ‘shock’ move could occur within the next week or so and will mean that Lampard could end facing the Blues (Chelsea, his old team) twice while playing in City’s kit. Lampard will then switch nations to play for an American team being developed by the Mancunians. City will be squaring off against Chelsea, and Lampard’s former teammates, at their Etihad Stadium on the 21st September, which he may well feature in if his contract is signed and stamped. … Continue reading FRANK LAMPARD: Ex-Chelsea footballer to sign short-term contract with Man. City

IBRAHIM TOURE: Brother of famous footballers passes away

Ibrahim Toure, the younger sibling of world-class Cote d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast) footballers Yaya and Kolo Toure, has died. The Cote d’Ivoire football team announced the passing of the third Toure brother yesterday in an official statement witnessed by the Bleacher Report. The Ivory Coast Football Association also stated that the remaining brothers have been deeply affected by Ibrahim’s passing away, which happened in the English city of Manchester this past Thursday. Further in the statement, the ICFA offered its deepest condolences to the Toure family. The Cote d’Ivoire national side before a match against Poland in 2010. The statement reads: “Kolo … Continue reading IBRAHIM TOURE: Brother of famous footballers passes away

ALEX FERGUSON: End of an footballing era as Manchester Utd. manager hangs up boots

In the past week, the football news in the U.K. was heavily dominated by the announcement of the retiring of legendary Manchester United club manager Alex Ferguson. Fergie, as he was affectionately known by players, fans and the media, had been managing one of the country’s most powerful sides for twenty-six years, and his remarkable leadership and footballing savvy helped define a new and unforgettable era in the history of British and international football. Scottish-born Ferguson was a manager who knew exactly what he wanted from his squad, even if his methods of ensuring the continuing unbridled success of Manchester’s … Continue reading ALEX FERGUSON: End of an footballing era as Manchester Utd. manager hangs up boots