Athletics “king-maker” Ricky Simms is looking to expand his clients contracts with more commercial deals due to increased interest from sponsors in the light of recent Olympic and World Championship interest and the fast approaching London 2012 Games. Pace Sports Management currently manages world-record holder Usain Bolt, Olympic champion Christine Ohuruogu, triple-jump world champion Phillips Idowu, Australian hurdler Jana Rawlinson as well as 40 Kenyan long distance runners.
Toy-shop Play Inside Out owner Nicola Cooper explains in this Telegraph article the complexities and joys of running a traditional toy shop in modern times and how the traditional small shop can co-exist perfectly well with larger outlets. The history of the business is an interesting read – including how the shop that Nicola describes as “my little treasure trove” was partly designed by her own children.
Finally a happy tale of a baby so keen to make it into the world that he was born in the family car on the journey between Railway Road and West Middlesex Hospital. The baby is now appropriately named Dash.