£44 million tennis town

Tweet The Devonshire Park Lawn Tennis Club in Eastbourne hosts one of the biggest grass-court events of the year, the Nature Valley International, the last of the tournaments preparing tennis stars for the third Grand Slam of the year, Wimbledon.  The event, based in a ‘’tennis town’’, as its chairman, Ken Pollock, likes to call Eastbourne, brings tens of thousands of spectators every year to one of the oldest clubs in the world. But there is much more to the club than just the fact that it dates back to…

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Is It Copa Libertadores Time?

Tweet Despite the lucrative TV deals negotiated annually in this country, one thing remains the same: South American football is still nowhere to be seen. British viewers have been given a taste of what the game is all about there in recent times though, thanks to the screenings of the 2018 and 2019 Copa Libertadores finals on BT Sport and the BBC respectively. According to BARB viewing figures, 600,000 people tuned into BBC Two to watch Flamengo and River Plate contest the Copa Libertadores final in November 2019. While this…

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Beardyman: Sheer Volume

Tweet Multivocalist and former two-time British Beatboxing Champion, Darren Foreman, also known as Beardyman, is currently taking the music world by storm on his latest project, Sheer Volume. The project involves him releasing a brand-new single every week throughout the year, along with hosting weekly live streams from his studio which showcase both the visual and audio journey that he goes through whilst creating these songs. Sheer Volume launched in February and it has certainly been keeping Foreman busy: ‘If you don’t have a deadline, work just stretches into infinity”,…

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Whitehawk: Will the Hawks rise again?

Tweet Yesterday I went to my third non-league game this season to see Whitehawk take on Hampton and Richmond Borough. In terms of atmosphere, Whitehawk is a class above Hastings United and Eastbourne Borough. Whitehawk have struggled so far this season in the Vanarama South, lying just two points off relegation before things kicked-off. On the other hand, Hampton and Richmond Borough came into the match 7th in the table, eight points off the play-off places. We got to the game very early to shoot some footage. In fact, we…

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