March 2011 Archives

Rob Huff

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ROB Huff has opened his 2011 FIA World Touring Car Championship account with a lights to flag victory in Brazil.

The Brit led a Chevy 1-2-3 as he crossed the line ahead of team-mate Yvan Muller in Race One at Curitiba this afternoon, with local boy Caca Bueno bringing his Chevrolet across the line third.

The opening 14-lap race of the season was relatively incident free, with no safety cars and only one notable off - the bamboo engineering Chevrolet of Darryl O'Young who appeared to get knocked off into the tyre wall on Lap Six.

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Premier Waste have just published a briefing paper on the importance of soil organic matter. Soil organic matter is a key indicator of soil quality and is fundamental to the maintenance of soil fertility and sustainable crop production in the UK.


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Ryuichi Kiyonari, Honda Racing.

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REIGNING MCE Insurance British Superbike Champion Ryuichi Kiyonari has spoken of his shock at the devastating earthquake and tsunami in his home country, Japan.

The HM Plant Honda star hails from from Saitama, just 30 minutes outside of Tokyo.

He flew back to the UK from Japan a few weeks ago in preparation for the forthcoming racing season and last week he was joined by his wife Madoka, and son Kouma.


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Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP) has published a study on the most effective way to collect recycling from households.

This study is not just essential reading for anyone who is designing a kerbside recycling scheme but will be of interest to anyone who want to see recycling on the increase.

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When bad boys go really bad

By Blog on the Box on Mar 8, 11 04:51 PM

THERE is a strangeness over the decision to sack actor Charlie Sheen from the US comedy Two and a Half Men that is hard to understand.

Tommy rocks on in Spain

By Burning Rubber on Mar 7, 11 10:12 AM
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GUISBOROUGH'S Swan Yamaha squad is returning home buoyed up after two successful tests in Spain last week.

And Tommy Hill is feeling a lot more confident about the season ahead after becoming the only rider to break the 1.32min barrier at Cartegena.

Team-mate Michael Laverty ended the test right behind Hill, coming devilishly close to equalling his lap time.

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The Heat is on Hollyoaks

By Blog on the Box on Mar 1, 11 04:50 PM

This is for those of you who complain that Hollyoaks never gets a mention in my TV rantings.

To keep you happy (and you know who you are) here's a mention of the soap for kids who have nothing to watch since Byker Grove was axed.

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