Press Releases

Lancashire Spinners land at new Bury home

Aug 19, 2014 11:21 BST Bury Council Bury’s Castle Leisure Centre is the proud new home of the Lancashire Spinners basketball team.

Every goal counts: VW makes UNESCO Foundation donation

Jul 11, 2014 12:27 BST Volkswagen UK As the partner of six national soccer teams, the Volkswagen brand is donating 1,000 Euro for each goal scored by its partner teams in Brazil to the UNESCO Foundation – Education for Children in Need. Under the motto of “Goals for Good”, the total amount accumulated to date for a charitable project is currently 43,000 Euro.

Malaysia steps up campaign to attract avid golfers

May 29, 2014 17:49 BST Malaysia Golf Tourism Association The Malaysia Golf Tourism Association (MGTA) has taken another major step in its five-year strategy to increase the number of visitors travelling to the country for the primary purpose of playing golf with the launch of its new Play Malaysia Golf logo and

Bedales nets wins in netball, football, hockey and swimming

Feb 19, 2014 09:35 GMT Bedales Schools Bedales students have began the first half of the spring term with a series of sporting successes, scoring wins across the board.

Feb 17, 2014 11:00 GMT Golf Media Golfers keen for tips on beautiful destinations and fantastic courses have a great new digital option. The iPad and iPhone magazine Golf Travel Journal – available at Apple’s App Store – has been launched by the golf publishing company Golf Media.

Volkswagen unveils Game Day spot with new commercial

Jan 28, 2014 15:27 GMT Volkswagen UK Volkswagen returns to the Big Game with 60-second ad showcasing the brand’s 100,000 mile claim. Watch it here:

Malaysia set to capitalise on top golf events in 2014

Jan 11, 2014 15:55 GMT Malaysia Golf Tourism Association A golden year of golf beckons for Malaysia in 2014, with the inaugural EurAsia Cup in March heralding a host of key events that will bring many of the world’s top men and women golfers to the destination’s fairways. Ryder Cup-style EurAsia Cup, presented by DRB-HICOM – co-sanctioned by the European and Asian tours and held March 27-29 at Kuala Lumpur’s Glenmarie Golf and Country Club.

Rugby’s reading boost

Dec 11, 2013 16:41 GMT Rochdale Borough Council Rugby League World Cup 2013 has helped encourage people across the borough to read more.

Town Hall toast for Rugby’s stars

Oct 24, 2013 15:26 BST Rochdale Borough Council The Fijian Rugby League World Cup squad were honoured at Rochdale Town Hall on Tuesday night as over 350 guests attended a Civic Reception hosted by the Mayor, Councillor Peter Rush. The achievements of Rochdale Hornets, winners of last month’s Championship One Play Off final were also celebrated.

Taste of Fiji and Ireland comes to Rochdale

Oct 24, 2013 12:28 BST Rochdale Borough Council The Flying Horse Hotel is getting ready to welcome Rugby League World Cup 2013 in style, serving up a feast for the appetite on Monday 28 October.