Your Brain on Sports

  With the Olympics finally on, we thought it would be a good time to share a little of what we have learnt about fan behaviour and the extent to which watching your team affects your mind and body.   For the games that really matter, from the...

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Virgin Media gives Premier League away fans a better deal

As football fans, we're sure many people have shared the same experience of travelling the length of the country to watch your football team play away from home. The coach or train journey filled with fellow supporters sharing stories, football chants and the, ahem, occasional alcoholic beverage,...

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If you’re a football fan you’ll be relieved at the news that the longest running transfer saga of the summer is over. Paul Pogba has re-joined Manchester United for a world record fee of £89m, four years after leaving for Italy for just £800k. The...

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5th August 2016

Duplo @ Oldbury, Birmingham, UK

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Building fun with the LEGO® DUPLO® Play Planet

The PrettyGreen events team came across The LEGO® DUPLO® Play Planet, at Toys ‘R’ Us Oldbury this weekend and what a time we had!     We bumped into Professor Story who had been on LEGO® DUPLO® Play Planet for so long he had run out of stories, luckily there were plenty...

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The Worst Job In The World

Remember that one about the Frenchman who claimed his boring €80,000 (£67,000) job turned him into a professional zombie? Sadly, that’s not even the start of a joke. It actually happened. Legit. Which, as well as wishing we too had the luxury (sorry, torture) of being on...

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22.08.15 V Festival at Hylands Park, Chelmsford, Essex.
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Why do people go to Festivals?

The sun is out and the festival season is alive! According to Visit Britain, live music events attract 6.5 million people a year in the UK. Large scale festivals began, of course, in the late 1960s, with Glastonbury and the Isle of Wight as the...

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#Team9BAR take on the Great Newham London Run!

Last Sunday, as the sun beat down on the Olympic Stadium, PrettyGreen cheered on #Team9BAR as they followed in the footsteps of Mo Farah and Jessica Ennis-Hill at the Great Newham London Run!   Taking on a 10K run in 25 degree heat is no mean feat,...

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The Evolution Of Man: Coach Magazine

“The ability to grow a moustache before sunset and bench press over 100kg is of no interest to the modern day man.”   On Wednesday morning Team Maxi/UA headed down to a (rather stiflingly hot!) Century Club to attend a talk all around the ‘Evolution of Man’,...

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