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GRENFELL NEWS CHAMPIONS!!! Grenfell’s footballers win ‘Street Rising’ Tournament In a hard fought but generally good natured battle for the 2010 ‘Street Rising’ Cup at The Hub on Thursday Grenfell’s football team won a tense and thrilling final after a sudden-death penalty shoot out. After a shaky start, losing their The winning team: (standing left-right) Leon Kane, first match and only managing a Ismo Soumahoro, Ernest Boothe, Leon Delpratt, Leigh Andrews (front left-right) David Ongorok, Alphonso draw in the second, Grenfell ‘The Special One’ Anderson, Cedric Tehe, Chris suddenly sprung into action and Birchall won their remaining group games in convincing style. Thankfully though the boys on the pitch A comfortable win in the semi- managed to keep their cool and after a final against Battersea took the great save from keeper Chris Birchall, boys through to the final where Ernest Boothe calmly stepped up to the they were pitted against Wandle spot and drilled his shot past Wandle’s HA, the only team to have beaten keeper to secure the win, much to the Grenfell in the group stages. delight of chief-cheerleaders Jo and A frantic 12 minutes of high- Elaine! octane football followed, there All the winning players received an were chances on either side, but individual trophy and a voucher for JJB at the final whistle neither team sports. had managed to take the lead and The Grenfell team also won the referees’ a sudden-death penalty shoot-out award for fair play for which they each followed. received an Argos voucher and a team Grenfell, somewhat unusually, trophy which will shortly be on display at opted to shoot second. With the Grenfell Office for everyone to saves and misses on both sides admire. leaving the score level after 6 David Ongorok also deservedly won one of penalties nerves amongst three special awards for exceptional talent, Grenfell’s supporters were at his prize being an iPod shuffle. fever-pitch. Manager Alphonso ‘The Special One’ Anderson said “I’m really proud of the lads, they put in 100% effort to come back from a weak start and deserved to win both the tournament and the fair play award” MORE NEWS OVER THE PAGE! >>>>> GRENFELL NEWS “MEET THE MANAGER” DROP-IN GRENFELL NEEDS… SESSIONS …YOU!!! Is there something that you would like to discuss with one of Grenfell’s management team? We are always looking at what we If so, why not come and see us at one of our do and how we do it to see if we informal drop-in sessions? can do it better. 28th July, 1pm – 4pm, Steve Boucher For this to REALLY work we need (Director of Operations) you to have your say! 9th August, 1pm – 4pm, Andrew Lorimer (Housing Services Manager) Andrew, the Housing Service Manager, would like to hear from you if you would be willing to come along to the Tenants’ Forum and HEALTH & SAFETY help us to improve our service to For your own safety, please do not tamper you. with the smoke detectors and fire-fighting equipment in your home – they could save If you’d like to get involved contact your life but only if they are working Andrew at the office or talk to properly! your Housing Officer. If you notice anything wrong with them please tell your Housing Officer or Peter, the Maintenance Coordinator, straight away. “There is no failure except in no longer trying.” Elbert Hubbard How clean is your bed? A story was published in lots of the national papers recently claiming that millions of us only wash our bedding three times a year, with under-25s being the worst culprits Health experts say the lack of cleanliness makes a bed a breeding ground for bacteria and viruses and can cause asthma or make the symptoms worse. Environmental health expert Dr Lisa Ackerley said: "To reduce levels of unwanted organisms and mites, you need to wash your bed linen at least once a fortnight - preferably once a week."
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