British Safety Council

  • Twickenham East Stand £10M Over Budget

    ... capable of withstanding a terrorist bomb attack. There are also extra fire Safety requirements for the building’s cladding following the Grenfell disaster the Mail said. To add to Twickenham concerns are findings from a health and Safety audit by the British Safety Council. The report revealed: ‘Some longstanding procedural and cultural issues that fall short of world-class standards.’ Councillors were informed that work has started to rectify the issues with Twickenham health & safet...

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  • Crowd Control Numbers Crunched

    Purple-clad Olympic volunteers have taken on the prominence of gold medal winners over the last two weeks. Rugby club adminstrators would be forgiven for making an association with the role of a match-day steward, but before anyone assumes they can cover security and Safety requirements for the price of some free kit and a sandwich there are some serious considerations to be made. Stewards who work at professional club stadiums must be trained to a NVQ level 2 in spectator Safety as a mini...

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  • AIG Ramps Up Rugby Sponsorship

    American International Group (AIG), the main sponsors of both New Zealand and USA Rugby, are stepping up their digital advertising in the sport ahead of the anticipated meeting between the two sides in Chicago in November. Marketing Week reports that the insurance firm is coordinating Facebook, Twitter and YouTube content to give their sponsorship of both teams more international exposure in the build up to the game and to next year's Rugby World Cup in England. The website reports that AIG pla...

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  • Ricoh Arena Station No Use To Rugby Fans

    The new train station at Wasps’ Ricoh Arena is in the final stages of preparations before its opening next month but it will be of little use to rugby fans, according to reports. Fans travelling to and from the stadium to watch rugby, as well as football, will apparently be advised not to use the new station – which has been built as part of a £13.6million project to improve the line between Nuneaton and Coventry. Operator London Midland has said that supporters will be better served contin...

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  • RFL Teams Up With TROJAN

    The Rugby Football League (RFL) has signed up another commercial partner in the form of high performance clothing and Safety footwear provider TROJAN Workwear. The brand, which is available exclusively through UK Safety company Arco Ltd, will sponsor the ‘Hit of the Month’ that was launched at Magic Weekend and will work on partnerships with St Helens and Leeds Rhinos in particular until the end of the 2016 season. Arco, which was founded in 1884 and has sales of over £268m, employs approxi...

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  • RLIF Bans Shoulder Charge Immediately

    The Rugby League International Federation has finally banned the shoulder charge from the sport worldwide after concluding its consultation on the subject and the Rugby Football League has moved to implement the ban with immediate effect. The RFL was against the ban but has now been forced to introduce it and, although it could have delayed bringing it in until 2014 in Super League and other domestic competitions because the current season is already underway, it has opted to impose it immediate...

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  • Irish Sports Council Recognise RLI

    Rugby league has become the latest sport to be recognised by the Irish Sports Council with approval of Rugby League Ireland as a national governing body. The recognition will allow RLI to further develop the sport of rugby league throughout Ireland and will also allow the organisation to apply for funding from the Sports Council. RLI originally applied to the Sports Council in 2011 and began a two-year probation period on the 31 October of that year. The recognition comes just two months after...

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  • Scrummaging research

    Rhino Rugby are looking to address the problem of Safety in scrummaging and the lack of sufficient front row players in many rugby union clubs. They believe that correct training and practice on properly designed and constructed scrummaging machines can help prevent front row related injuries. As a result the company have begun to work with Hampshire-based firm Structural Statics Ltd, which recently won the Queens Award for Enterprise for its groundbreaking work in monitoring structural movement...

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  • Calls For Investigation Into Land Deal Between Scarlets And Carmarthenshire Council

    The Wales Audit Office is being asked to investigate a £850,000 land deal which saw the Llanelli Scarlets benefit significantly more than the Council whose plot it was. Wales Online are reporting that documents disclosed by the Council under the Freedom of Information Act reveal there was disagreement among senior officers within Carmarthenshire County Council over the split in proceeds when a car park next to the Parc y Scarlets stadium in Llanelli was sold to a pub company. The freehold was o...

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  • Wakefield Argue With Council Over Stadium Saga

    A blame game has developed between Wakefield Trinity Wildcats and Wakefield Council over who is responsible for the failure to build a new community stadium. Over 100 people attended a public meeting at the club last week to discuss the stalled plans for the Wildcats to move into a new facility. Wakefield and District Community Trust claimed​ at the meeting that​ the Council had not delivered on​ a 'promise' to pay £2m to fund the new stadium. The Council​, which did not have a represen...

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