Author: Dave Stevens

Thanet Wanderers U8s at the East Kent Rugby Festival

Thanet Wanderers Under 8s’ team recently played in the East Kent Rugby Festival. Here is their review of the day. Thanet Wanderers U8s entered two squads, each of 10 players, for the rescheduled East Kent Tournament held at Ashford RFC on the 25th March. Both squads played a total of 4 games each, with matches against Ashford, Canterbury, Dover, Folkestone, Medway, Sittingbourne and Whitstable. The Thanet Wanderers Lions managed a clean sweep including an especially hard fought contest against Canterbury. The Thanet Wanderers Tigers had just one loss, again a tough close game against Canterbury, one draw and the...

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TWRUFC Under 13s’ Tour to Poole – 6th to 9th April 2018

Last weekend, Thanet Wanderers Under 13s competed in a rugby tournament in Poole. Here is their review of the tour. As the matches were scheduled to start at the unsociably early time of 9.00am on both the Saturday and Sunday, our players arrived bleary-eyed on the Saturday morning to be met with damp and drizzly conditions overhead and boggy conditions under foot. With it being well known that our Under 13 team are somewhat slow-starters, the coaches were grateful to see that we were not playing in the first game of the day. This meant that we some additional...

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Wanderers suffer their biggest defeat of the season after a lacklustre performance. For Wanderers Lewis Stone returned to the starting line-up at scrum half, second team captain Chris Hood was on the bench and Henry Mirams was a late replacement for the injured Peter Macaulay who took charge of the squad as Coaches Tom Carlier and Gary Hingley were unavailable. Conditions were good and the Wanderers had the benefit of both the slope and the strong breeze as they kicked off. Thanet seemed to have contained early pressure from the home side but after eight minutes were penalised for...

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Edu-Life Kids’ Young Reporter, Sophie, reviews “Daisy and the Trouble With Piggy Banks” by Kes Gray

At Educational Life, we all understand the importance of reading, especially at a young age. One of our Young Reporters, Sophie, has just sent us a book review from a story she has read recently. We hope you enjoy it.   Daisy and the Trouble With Piggy Banks When Daisy’s best friend Gaby gets a new scooter Daisy wants one too. This is a funny book about Daisy trying to get £99.99 so she can buy herself a scooter just like Gaby’s. But things keep going wrong Daisy says “The trouble with” when something is going to go wrong...

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Here is the Latest Blog from Margate RNLI Community Safety Officer, Andy Mills

A while ago, I met with Andy Mills, Margate RNLI Community Safety Officer, to discuss ways that we could work together to help promote Water Safety around our coastline. As a former lifeguard, this is a subject close to my heart and our meeting was very positive. Andy has very kindly allowed us to share his regular RNLI blogs on our website. Here is his latest offering … we hope you enjoy it. This blog will highlight the importance of checking the tides before you embark on a lovely walk along the coastline. So, over the Bank Holiday weekend our lifeboat crews in South-East...

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