Ian Hutchinson

22 May 19
Rosie Oliver

Celebrated authors have written to The Guardian about the disastrous impact Brexit will have on the Uk publishing industry. Signatories include science fiction and fantasy writers: Phillip Pullman Neil Gaiman Sarah Pinborough Emma Newman Tom Hunter Adrian Tchaikovsky Prof Adam Roberts Dave Hutchinson Juliet E McKenna Jaine Fenn David Gullen Ian Whates Ian Macleod The […]

22 May 19
The Rival Sports

The Marlies Calder Cup run has shown the skills of Kasimir Kaskisuo, but don’t get it twisted, the Finnish shot stopper is not the Leafs future goalie.

21 May 19
EFL Numbers

Here’s my review of the season utilising everybody’s favourite football analytical metric – Expected Goals (or xG). NOTE: For those not familiar with xG this is a metric to monitor the quality of goalscoring chances. A value between 0 and 1 is assigned based on the probability the chance will result in a goal. A 1 […]

20 May 19
Before Shakespeare

One of the concerns of Before Shakespeare is the impact of the canon on contemporary performance, editorial practice and theatre history. Dramatists, like playhouses, are often divided, either explicitly or implicitly, into groups deemed major or minor. Over the next four weeks, we’ll be publishing papers from the 2019 annual meeting of the Shakespeare Association […]

18 May 19
Stateline Sports Network

The Coldwater girls track team has won the trifecta winning three key meets in three weeks, first it was the Mercer County Meet title, followed by a Midwest Athletic Conference Championship and today the Cavs picked up the Northwest District DII trophy at Defiance

17 May 19
Comic Watch

Hot on the heels of the announcement that Netflix has ordered Mark Millar and Olivier Coipel’s The Magic Order to series we tried our hand at fan casting some of the major characters…

17 May 19
portage media

Photos by Tim Keeton – Impact Images Photography The Quattro Plant Wicked Coatings Kawasaki pairing of Glenn Irwin and James Hillier opened their accounts at the 2019 International North West 200 road races in superb style on Thursday evening (16th May) with Irwin claiming a brilliant second in the Superstock race and Hillier taking an excellent […]

16 May 19
'Ballymoney Bubble'

When Thursday evenings official races began, who would have thought that were would have some of the most exciting and changeable races in recent years, and that’s before Saturdays racking has even begun. 1st SUPERSPORT The drama began before even any of the bikes lined the start line with two cars left on the circuit […]

16 May 19
'Ballymoney Bubble'

Glenn Irwin took pole position with a new unofficial lap record on the Quattro Plant/Wicked Coatings Kawasaki ZX10RR in Thursday’s final qualifying session for Saturday’s Superbike races at the 2019 fonaCAB International North West 200 in association with Nicholl Oils.

16 May 19
News Archives Uk

More than 3000 participants traveled to Barrow and Coniston to Barrow for the races from Keswick this year. And here you will find all the target positions and times from the first to the last on an unforgettable day. K2B results … 1 James Schofield Wood Waddlers 04:47:06 2 Georgios Dalakouras A Stitch Different K2B […]

16 May 19
The Sun
THE British Soap Awards is THE event where all our favourite soap stars and storylines are celebrated. But has your fave actor of moment been nominated? Here is the full list of nominations and the details on how to vote. Don’t miss the British Soap Awards 2019 Who has been nominated for the public vote at the British Soap Awards 2019? The stars of the small screen are set to gather for the 2019 British Soap Awards on June 1. And the British public can vote for three categories – Best Actor, Best Actress and Best Soap. Here is the shortlist of nominations ahead of the star studded event. Best Actor Jack P Shepherd (David Platt, Coronation Street) Jack won acclaim for his powerful performance in his male rape storyline. The actor has won a series of accolades and gongs during his time in Coronation Street, including awards for Best Bad Boy, Best Villain and in 2018, Best Actor. Zack Morris (Keegan Baker, EastEnders) Zack has been playing Keegan Baker since 2017 and within that time has been nominated for two British Soap Awards, a TV Choice Award and National Television Award to name a few. Danny Dyer has been nominated for a Best Actor gong at the British Soap Awards 2019 Danny Dyer (Mick Carter, EastEnders) Danny has been an EastEnders fan favourite since he first set foot in Albert Square back in 2013 and has gone on to rack up a cool seven nominations at the British Soap Awards, including this nod. He has even scooped three NTA’s for his performance as Mick Carter. Jeff Hordley (Cain Dingle, Emmerdale) Emmerdale stalwart Jeff has played bad-boy Cain Dingle since 2000. And has been nominated for an impressive nine British Soap Awards prior to this one. Gregory Finnegan (James Nightingale, Hollyoaks) Prior to playing James Nightingale, Gregory had roles in EastEnders and Doctors. He was also nominated for the Best Actor award at the 2017 British Soap Awards. Will Corrie take the gong for Best Soap Best Actress Alison King (Carla Connor, Coronation Street) This marks the sixth British Soap Awards nomination for Alison. The actress has been getting her teeth into some big storylines recently after her character Carla Connor’s factory Underworld collapsed and contemplating ending her own life. Lorraine Stanley (Karen Taylor, EastEnders) Lorraine won Best Newcomer at last year’s British Soap Awards and now she’s hoping to scoop Best Actress. She plays single mum Karen Taylor, who rocked up to E20 with her children Keanu(Danny Walters), Keegan Baker (Zack Morris), Bernadette (Clair Norris), Riley and Chatham – played by real life brothers Tom and Alfie Jacobs. Emmerdale’s Lucy Paregeter is up for Best Actress award at the Soap Awards Lucy Pargeter (Chas Dingle, Emmerdale) Lucy has had Emmerdale fans in bits after her character Chas lost baby Grace. But they were thrilled when she announced recently that she’s pregnant again. The actress has been nominated for six British Soap Awards and is no doubt hoping that this is her year to win. Stephanie Davis (Sinead Shelby, Hollyoaks) Celeb Big Brother star Stephanie has been winning fans with her dramatic return to Hollyoaks as Sinead Shelby née O’Connor. This is the actress’ third nomination at the British Soap Awards. Lauren McQueen (Lily McQueen, Hollyoaks) The Sun exclusively revealed that the actress – who plays Lily McQueen in the Channel 4 soap – has decided to quit the show to pursue other roles. But she is still up for the Best Actress gong – having previously been nominated for the Best Newcomer Award at last year’s ceremony. Or will Emmerdale win again? Best Soap Coronation Street Corrie has won the Best Soap award six times – including at last year’s ceremony. Doctors Doctors has never won the Best Soap award but this could be their year! EastEnders EastEnders has won the Best Soap award an impressive eleven times. Emmerdale Emmerdale has won the Best Soap award twice before – in 2016 and 2017. Hollyoaks Hollyoaks has only won the award once before in 2014 – but perhaps 2019 is the year they strike twice. Perhaps EastEnders will take home the coveted gong Who are the panel vote nominations at the British Soap Awards 2019? Villain of the Year Greg Wood (Rick Neeland, Coronation Street) Greg previously played Terry Gibson in Channel 4 soap Brookside. His Corrie character Rick is a loan shark – and kidnapper Matthew Chambers (Daniel Granger, Doctors) Matthew has also had parts in other popular series including Holby City and Doctor Who Ricky Champ (Stuart Highway, EastEnders) Ricky started his TV career on Family Affairs and has also starred in Crims. He played Gatins in two episodes of Game of Thrones. He is now playing psychopath Stuart in the BBC soap Claire King (Kim Tate, Emmerdale) Claire played Karen Betts in Bad Girls and has also taken part in Strictly. She’s played Kim Tate on and off since 1989. Claire also starred in rival soaps Corrie, as Erica Holroyd, and Hollyoaks, as Andrea Mason QC Nathan Sussex (Buster Smith, Hollyoaks) Nathan has made his way through the soaps before landing in Hollyoaks. He played a doctor in Corrie, copper in Emmerdale and Mark Illingworth in Doctors. His character Buster has been found guilty of child sexual abuse Best Female Dramatic Performance Katie McGlynn (Sinead Tinker, Coronation Street) Other than Corrie, you probably know Katie from her stint in Waterloo Road as Jodie “Scout” Allen. Her first TV role was in Moving On in 2010 Elisabeth Dermot Walsh (Zara Carmichael, Doctors) Elisabeth has starred in Doctors since 2009, but previously had guest roles in Midsomer Murders, Holby City and Poirot Gillian Wright (Jean Slater, EastEnders) Gillian is another nominee who tried out other soaps before settling in Albert Square. She was Carol in Doctors and Yvonne in Coronation Street. She played Eddie’s woman in Calendar Girls in 2003 before joining EastEnders in 2004 Lucy Pargeter (Chas Dingle, Emmerdale) Lucy had parts in Soldier Soldier and Crossroads before joining the Dingle clan in Emmerdale in 2002 Nadine Mulkerrin (Cleo McQueen, Hollyoaks) Nadine started out in The Royal as Lucy Hibbert and Billie Taylor in Waterloo Road before landing her first major TV role in In With The Flynns as Chloe. She’s also starred in Still Open All Hours Best Male Dramatic Performance Rob Mallard (Daniel Osbourne, Coronation Street) Rob may be the third actor to play Daniel in Corrie, but he’s also come via rival soap Emmerdale. The actor played Connor in the Dales soap. He won Best Newcomer in 2017 Ian Midlane (Al Haskey, Doctors) Ian landed his first major TV role when he joined Doctors in 2005. Before that he had parts in The Sarah Jane Adventures and The Bill. Ian won Best Comedy Performance at the British Soap Awards in 2018 Zack Morris (Keegan Baker, EastEnders) Zack has played Keegan since 2017. In 2012 he played Kyle in miniseries One Night Dominic Brunt (Paddy Kirk, Emmerdale) Dominic is one of the most recognisable faces in Emmerdale having joined the show in 1997. He has had other roles though in Funny Cow, Inspector Morse, Soldier Soldier  and The Bill Adam Woodward (Brody Hudson, Hollyoaks) You may recognise Adam’s face from Emmerdale where he played Nathan for seven episodes in 2017. He also made an appearance in Doctors in the same year before landing the role of Brody, also in 2017. Busy year! Best Comedy Performance Patti Clare (Mary Cole, Coronation Street) Patti has won Best Comedy Performance before, bagging the gong in 2016, 2013 and 2011. She’s often been dubbed “Scary Mary or “Mad Mary” Sarah Moyle (Valerie Pitman, Doctors) Sarah played Kimberley in Extras in 2006 and had a bit part in Emmerdale in 2009. She joined Doctors in 2012 Tameka Empson is up for Best Comedy gong at the British Soap Awards Tameka Empson (Kim Fox, EastEnders) Tameka starred in Enders’ offshoot The B&B: Kim’s Palace in 2012. She’s also starred in Babyfather, Whitechapel and Sam’s Game. Tameka took part in Strictly in 2016 Nicola Wheeler (Nicola King, Emmerdale) Nicola played Voilet in the film adaptation of Poldark before joining Corrie as Melanie Tindel in 1999. She joined Emmerdale in 2001 Jessamy Stoddart (Liberty Savage, Hollyoaks) This is Jessamy’s first role on TV. The 25-year-old is known for her stage work having starred in Wicked and Les Miserables in the West End Best Young Actor Elle Mulvaney (Amy Barlow, Coronation Street) Oliver Falconer (Joe Granger Carmichael, Doctors) Kara-Leah Fernandes (Bailey Baker, EastEnders) Joe-Warren Plant (Jacob Gallagher, Emmerdale) Lacey Findlow (Dee Dee Hutchinson, Hollyoaks) Scene of the Year Gail’s Monologue – Coronation Street The Crash – Doctors Shakil’s funeral – EastEnders Cain’s confession – Emmerdale Brody confronts his abuser, Buster – Hollyoaks Best On-Screen Partnership Simon Gregson and Kate Ford (Steve and Tracy McDonald, Coronation Street) Adrian Lewis Morgan and Ian Midlane (Jimmi Clay and Al Haskey, Doctors) Roger Griffiths and Kara-Leah Fernandes (Mitch and Bailey Baker, EastEnders) Lucy Pargeter and Dominic Brunt (Chas Dingle and Paddy Kirk, Emmerdale) Nick Pickard and Alex Fletcher (Tony and Diane Hutchinson, Hollyoaks) Best Newcomer Alexandra Mardell (Emma Brooker, Coronation Street) Bethan Moore (Izzie Torres, Doctors) Ricky Champ (Stuart Highway, EastEnders) James Moore (Ryan Stocks, Emmerdale) Talia Grant (Brooke Hathaway, Hollyoaks) Best Storyline The impact of Aidan’s Suicide – Coronation Street Daniel and Zara’s breakup – Doctors Knife Crime – EastEnders Charity’s abuse – Emmerdale Footballer Abuse – Hollyoaks Best Single Episode Aidan’s Suicide and the aftermath – Coronation Street And the Beat Goes on… – Doctors Consent – EastEnders Chas and Paddy say goodbye to Baby Grace – Emmerdale Where do I belong? – Hollyoaks How do you vote for the British Soap Awards 2019? This first round stage of voting closes at 5pm on Tuesday, April 23, 2019. The shortlists have now been revealed and the second round of voting is on NOW. The voting closes at 9pm on Friday, May 24, so don’t forget to cast you vote before then. You can vote here now. The awards’ other categories – including the likes of Best Storyline, Best Newcomer and Best Young Performance – will be determined by a panel of judges. [article-rail-topic title=”More on soaps” term_id=”742″ posts_number=”12″ /] When are the British Soap Awards 2019 on TV? The British Soap Awards 2019 will take place on Saturday, June 1, 2019. And it’ll be streamed live by ITV – though the exact time is yet to be confirmed. Last year the action kicked off at 8pm and ended at 10:05pm so you can expect it will be around that time this year. It’s the second year in a row in the show’s 21-year history that ITV will broadcast the annual ceremony live, having previously been pre-taped days before viewers would see it on television. The event is being held at Manchester’s Lowry Theatre this year, though last year the were at The Hackney Empire in London.
15 May 19
Bridgend and District Local History Society

The AGM of the Bridgend and District Local History Society took place on 10/4/19, where the committee agreed to stand again in their roles and were unanimously re-elected. There followed two short talks by members. The first, by Ian Hutchinson, covered the Weare House at Newton from the 17thcentury, when Newton was a busy port, […]