Tag: Midlands

Sport

UEA up for the cup in Nottingham

UEA’s teams experienced a mixed day in Nottingham last Wednesday at their BUCS Conference Cup finals. Before the Conference Cup action got underway, UEA men’s Rugby third team went down 12-7 to Lincoln’s first team in their Midlands Conference Plate final, but were pleased with their runner-up spot. UEA Fencing’s ladies performed well against Nottingham…

Sport

UEA captain George called up for England

UEA men’s Football captain Ben George has been selected for the English Universities team, it was announced today. Centre-back George, from Lowestoft, won the 2016-17 Norfolk Junior Cup at Carrow Road in his first season at UEA, after making the switch from Kirkley and Pakefield when he started his studies. George made his debut for…

Sport

UEA sport round-up

UEA men’s Lacrosse team suffered a disappointing 9-2 loss away to Nottingham seconds in BUCS Midlands 1A after a day marked by injuries and traffic delays. Mitchell Hoverd and Travis Payne got UEA’s goals, and for the second week in a row pole Paddy Watt was man of the match having switched to LSM. The…

Sport

UEA Gymnasts enjoy successful Midlands Open

UEA Gymnastics Club set off a great start for the 2018-2019 academic year, winning 12 medals at the Midlands Open last Saturday. The competition took place at Loughborough University on December 1st. Joining team UEA were gymnasts from five other universities, including Loughborough, Liverpool, Lincoln, Sheffield, and West of England. According to UEA Gymnastics Club’s…

Science

Regular heatwaves: a hazard to health

7,000 more people could die per year due to increased temperatures by 2050, says a new report by the Health Protection Agency. It found that if no changes are made there could be a rise of 257% in heat-related deaths. So should we be worried? Well, the study found that London, the Midlands and the east…

Sport

UEA FC looks to extend successful run

With five BUCS entries and a healthy presence in local leagues, UEA’s footballers are looking to extend their successful recent history, and exhibit a bit more cutting-edge in BUCS cup competition. The club will be overseen by a new Head of Football, Paul Neary, who boasts more than 20 years’ experience both at the elite…

Sport

Lacrosse hope to adapt to life in second tier

UEA Lacrosse Club has continued optional training sessions over summer, hoping they can keep players fresh and hit the ground running come October. The Men’s firsts will aim to consolidate their position in the Midlands 1A BUCS division, the second level of university Lacrosse, after promotion last term. The squad have recently arrived back from…

OldVenue, TV

What about the Midlands?

In early 2015, Channel 4 announced a new comedy set in my hometown. Titled Not Safe for Work, it followed a civil service worker named Katherine, who was relocated from London to Northampton to work on immigration policy. She was met with a bleak landscape of grey skies, concrete, and housing estates, populated by drug…

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