Why is so much cheese being recalled?

first_imgBut most of the recalls can be traced back to one Amish dairy in northern Indiana. The recalled cheeses were produced at Deutsch Käse Haus, a cheese shop and dairy facility in Middlebury, Ind., responsible for processing 400,000 pounds of milk a day. The facility mainly makes colby cheese, with lesser production of colby jack, Monterey Jack, cheddar, pepper jack, and other varieties.There haven’t been any reports of illness or death tied to the contaminated cheese from that manufacturer. Instead, the investigation got underway after agriculture officials in Tennessee randomly tested Amish Classic brand cheese at grocery stores in late January and turned up evidence of listeria.advertisement About the Author Reprints [email protected] The cheese supply chain has been melting down amid a massive recall of dairy delicacies from colby to Gouda.There have been more than a dozen recalls related to cheese in the past month due to contamination from listeria, and they continue rolling out. The recalls included small brands to encompass Sargento-brand slices and, as of Thursday, cheeses sold at some Whole Foods stores.Cheese contaminated with listeria — sold in Whole Foods and other stores — has sickened several people and killed two. Health officials suspect that the outbreak likely originated at Vulto Creamery in New York.advertisement Mayo, wings, butter: ‘Fake milk’ is the latest food fight Related: Step away from the cheeseburger: Fast food may expose diners to dangerous chemical By Megan Thielking March 9, 2017 Reprints HealthWhy is so much cheese being recalled? Listeria is a common source of food poisoning that often gets into food supply via soil and water. The infection can cause fever, headache, and nausea in healthy people. In children, the elderly, or people with compromised immune systems, the infection can be serious and, in some cases, fatal. Listeria infection can also lead to stillbirth or miscarriage among pregnant women. First, there was a recall of Amish Classic and Meijer brand cheeses. Then, Sargento recalled seven types of sliced and shredded cheeses also made by the Indiana store. Dairy smorgasbords like the Ultimate Amish Sampler Box soon followed.Then came the stuffed mushrooms, the fruit and cheese snack packs, and the “pre-wrapped Ham Sub on Artisan White Baguette.”Some of the contaminated products are unidentifiable, sliced off of big blocks at the deli counter and “chunked with no bar code,” as the FDA gracefully puts it.It’s not the first time Deutsch Käse Haus has run into trouble with the FDA. In 2009, agency officials cited the producer for improper maintenance and sanitation in the facility. FDA representatives swabbed 25 different spots in the facility and found three that tested positive for listeria.“Listeria monocytogenes within your manufacturing facility presents an increased risk of pathogenic contamination to your food production operations and sanitation,” the FDA warned.The plant was then owned by Guggisberg Cheese Inc., which sold Deutsch Käse Haus in November 2016 to the Michigan Milk Producers Association. The FDA later determined the facility had fixed the concerns laid out in the 2009 letter. The current investigation is still ongoing, and the manufacturer has stopped producing cheese for now.“Out of an abundance of caution, we halted production,”said Mark Hubbard, a spokesman for Deutsch Käse Haus. “We are verifying the believed source before resuming production, which we anticipate will be very soon.”Curious about the safety of your cheese collection? Check out the FDA’s full list of recalls and sign up for alerts of new recalls here. Vigilance is always a Gouda idea.This story was updated with further information about the recalls.  Megan Thielking Related: News Editor Roxanne Ready/Creative Commons @meggophonelast_img read more

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Microsoft seeks Skype boost with Swing acquihire

first_img Google taps retail with NYC store Devices Related Saleha Riaz Alianza sobre IA entre Nokia y Microsoft Previous ArticleAfghanistan, Indonesia drop WhatsApp ban threatsNext ArticleXiaomi moves into Western Europe AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to LinkedInLinkedInLinkedInShare to TwitterTwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookFacebookShare to MoreAddThisMore 07 NOV 2017 Authorcenter_img Employees of Swing Technologies, maker of a photo app called SWNG, will join Microsoft’s Skype team to boost its imaging technology and customer experience expertise.In a statement, Microsoft’s corporate VP for Skype, Amritansh Raghav, said Swing brings “an impressive track record of delivering great user experiences and brand design around the technology they develop.”Tommy Stadlen, Swing’s co-founder (pictured, right), said: “This is a unique opportunity for the team to bring our ideas to a global audience…We believe in the power of brands and technology, so the Skype mission and values resonate strongly with us.”Swing is based in San Francisco and New York with the mission “to reimagine the photograph.”Its debut SWNG app allows users to create interactive “living photos” including 3D selfies and slow-motion videos: many of its senior employees have been recruited from Apple and Instagram.Swing is backed by investors and individuals including Twitter co-founder Biz Stone.The move is likely a wider revamp of Skype which is moving from just a calling app to a messaging app with features such as the recently announced Cortana integration. Nokia makes AI move with Microsoft Home Microsoft seeks Skype boost with Swing acquihire Saleha joined Mobile World Live in October 2014 as a reporter and works across all e-newsletters – creating content, writing blogs and reports as well as conducting feature interviews…More Read more Tags MicrosoftSkypelast_img read more

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T-Mobile blasts allegations of coverage fraud

first_img Amazon reels in MGM T-Mobile US hit back against accusations by the Rural Wireless Association (RWA) that it exaggerated its coverage area in data submitted to the Federal Communication Commission (FCC) as part of a major funding programme.In a recent filing to the commission, T-Mobile said RWA’s claims were unfounded and “patently false”. The operator noted it had “not been contacted by the commission” regarding an investigation into alleged violation of LTE coverage statement requirements and had “no reason to believe” it is involved.The operator went on to argue that it actually underrepresented its coverage reach in its reports: “Contrary to RWA’s claim that T-Mobile submitted future coverage, T-Mobile followed required procedures and submitted shapefiles reflecting 4G LTE coverage as of December 2017…Rather than overstating T-Mobile coverage, the submitted files more likely understate coverage as T-Mobile continued to expand its network throughout the challenge process.”Earlier this month, the FCC suspended its Mobility Fund Phase II proceeding, a federal funding programme set to distribute $4.53 billion to expand LTE to underserved areas, after a review of coverage data submitted by operators suggested violations of its reporting rules.While the FCC did not detail the nature of the violations or which operators were involved, the suspension came shortly after members of the RWA met with the commission to air concerns that Verizon and T-Mobile had overstated coverage.The RWA asked the commission to investigate and bar operators which filed “overstated coverage, projected coverage, or false coverage” from receiving funds. Subscribe to our daily newsletter Back AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to LinkedInLinkedInLinkedInShare to TwitterTwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookFacebookShare to MoreAddThisMore 20 DEC 2018 Deutsche Telekom, SoftBank tipped for T-Mobile trade Related T-Mobile US chief predicts market rebound Home T-Mobile blasts allegations of coverage fraud Diana Goovaerts Author Diana is Mobile World Live’s US Editor, reporting on infrastructure and spectrum rollouts, regulatory issues, and other carrier news from the US market. Diana came to GSMA from her former role as Editor of Wireless Week and CED Magazine, digital-only… Read more Previous ArticleHong Kong raises $767M in spectrum auctionNext ArticleBlog: Huawei deserves credit for tackling security claims head-on Tags 4G coverageFederal Communications Commission (FCC)T-Mobile USlast_img read more

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SolarWorld signs 20 MW module supply agreement for Senegal solar plant

first_imgSolarWorld signs 20 MW module supply agreement for Senegal solar plantThe German module manufacturer will begin delivering the modules in time for March next year. The solar plant is to be located 100 kilometers from Senegal capital Dakar. October 31, 2016 Ian Clover Manufacturing Markets Markets & Policy Share More than 77,000 SolarWorld PV modules will be shipped to Senegal’s Kahone region by March next year to build a 20 MW solar PV plant in the country. Austrian SolarWorld partner Energie Merl acquired a supply contract for the project, which will be located some 100 kilometers from Senegal’s capital Dakar. Senelec, a local power company, has tendered the project, which when completed will be one of the largest in the country. Senegal has been beset by energy problems for many years, exacerbated by frequent droughts in many regions that have led to a rural exodus, thus piling demand on to already-overstretched city grids. For Senegal and many other nations in West Africa, solar PV energy offers a cost-effective and environmentally friendly means of meeting these challenges, creating much-needed jobs in the meantime. “With this project, we are once again documenting that PV represents a safe, clean and affordable solution for millions of people,” said SolarWorld CEO Frank Asbeck. “It is a wise decision that the customer has bet on sustainability with durable products.” In the summer it was revealed that 20 MW of grid-connected solar PV was under construction in Senegal as part of an investment by global private equity firm Denham Capital and African renewable energy investment company GreenWish. The project is located close to the Mauritanian border in Bokhol. 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Communal Harmony

first_imgSar zamin-e-Hind par aqwam-e-alam ke, FiraqKafile aate rahe aur Hindustan banta gaya.The above couplet is written by Firaq Gorakhpuri, who not very many know is Raghupati Sahay. Suffice for the readers to draw the intended inference. In recent times, the theory of Aryans as migrants, or invaders of Indian subcontinent is being refuted and the land is claimed by a pluralistic majority, commonly but not technically has come to be known as Hindus. Their, protagonists claim the right word as Santani. The splinter sects, faiths religions of Santan Dharma, though are accepted to be inclusive.Primarily, Muslims and Christians are left out of the people of India that aspires to be a nation –  Hindu Rashtra. The claim is supported by historical Hindu kingdoms, empires that flourished prior to Muslim invasions and later British (Christian) colonisation. Ironically, Islam entered into India some 1200 years ago both in the form of migration as well as conversions. British, left but conversions have been large.India has evolved as a pluralistic society, in an uncountable diversities, and a natural course would be to grow into a nation-state. A conflict had arisen in twentieth-century and Muslims managed to split with a country for themselves, in 1947.In the twenty-first-century again the conflict is gaining momentum and Muslims, as well Christians are feeling threatened against religious persecution.There is a visible rise in Hindu assertion as a nation of majority, in recent times. It started in 1992 when a Hindu mob razed a mosque to assert a nation in the making.The desire and will of forces campaigning for a Hindu Rashtra is though understandable but not their plan, the road map. The demographic spread and profile don’t permit another partition, it’s impossible to drive out 200 million, and of course beyond the realm of ethnic cleansing. So what we do? Keep these minorities subjugated, persecuted or as unequal Indians?Today’s technology allows weak to wage war against the super most power. Afghanistan, is the closest example. The US, almost being driven out by Taliban. As the trajectory of communal conflicts, riots and ruling party’s intent unfold it will not be wrong to foresee a backlash, a vengeful community of Muslims. Will, it not push them to terror outfits? Are we creating a breeding ground for ISIS and Al Qaida kind of organisations here in India?It is not overestimation of threat but preparing for the worst. In that case are we ready for Aar Paar Ki Ladai? Are we capable of winning it?Or there is an option to accept what Firaq says, Kafile aate gaye Hindustan banta gaya. Hum sab ka Hindustan.last_img read more

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London hit by power outage in suspected national grid failure

first_imgA suspected failure in the U.K.’s national grid on Friday led to a brief power outage across the country, UK Power Networks said.“We’re aware of a power cut affecting a large area of London and South East. We believe this is due to a failure to National Grid’s network, which is affecting our customers,” UK Power Networks tweeted.The brief power interruption caused disruptions to a large number of train services, with some traffic lights also shutting down.Transport authorities however confirmed that power had been restored and normal service was expected to resume shortly.In the period when power was out, police officers were deployed to help guide traffic on the roads in order to avoid congestions.Tens of thousands of homes across swathes of London and the South East were affected by the power cut.Related SA’s national bird under threat due to power lines Power restored in some parts of Kenya after major outagecenter_img ZIMBABWE POWER TRANSITIONlast_img read more

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The winner of the Super Cup of Bulgaria with important information…

first_img©The winner of the Cup and Super Cup of Bulgaria – Lokomotiv Plovdiv, hosts Botev Vratsa in a match of the second round of the First League on Saturday at 17.45. Tickets for the match will be on sale from Friday (14.08), as for “Besika” they are 5 leva each, for “Sportklub” they are 8 leva each, and for the central tribune 12 leva each.Here is what the club wrote: 14.08 – from 11:00 to 19:00 Box 1 will be open15.08 – from 10:00 Boxes 1 and 2 will work– From 14:45 will be open and Box 3, 4 and 5, and the latter will have tickets only for the central sector.Passes can also be purchased at OMV petrol stations, Orange bookstores and Office 1 Superstore stores.“We ask all spectators to comply with the current anti-epidemic measures! Bring your ID cards, they will be requested upon entering the stadium. Children under 16 must be accompanied and a completed declaration, as will be available at the box office and entrances to the stadium.We remind you that the holding of outdoor sports competitions is allowed when the seats are occupied by up to 50% of the capacity of the respective sports facility, up to 1000 people per sector.Meanwhile, the sale of season tickets for the season continues. Anyone who buys one will have the advantage of a secured pass and access to Lokomotiv’s home matches, which are currently played with a limited number of spectators. ”last_img read more

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Walkley shoots 42 for Green Valley win

first_imgPSC golf from The Billabong Golf BarMonday, March 3, Silky Oak – StablefordA deserted Silky Oak today and the course was in great condition, with fast greens and no way you could get a bad lie on the fairways.  We have to thank John Player for looking after the lads today and he did a sterling job. We welcomed Chris Dodd back to the bar today minus his good mate Steve Croy who is unfortunately laid up waiting for an operation for a detached retina and broken nose due to shanked golf ball from one of his friends.  If you could see how he looks you will never get in front of a golfer again, it is a terrible lesson to learn this way.  We wish you a speedy recovery mate and look forward to seeing you soon.Friday’s top three (L-R): Jack Piercefield, Bob Philp and Chris Fletcher. The scores were quite good with a three-way count back on 36 points at the top that saw Owen Walkley, playing his best golf for a long time, coming in third, Chris Dodd taking second and Jack Piercefield taking the day’s honours in first.There were four ‘2’s coming from Mal Farquharson, John Burns and Doug Douglas (2).Wednesday, March 5, Green Valley – StablefordWe had nine groups playing today at our usual venue Green Valley, and we got off about 10 minutes early and were back in the clubhouse in just on four hours.The course was in great condition as always but the greens weren’t as fast as normal, which meant for the scribe anyway that some putts were left a little short much to the disgust of his playing partner, however we didn’t lose the day as it turned out all square.The scores were really good apart from our mate from Australia, John Burns, who had a whopping 13 points.  I think we will have to get a NAGA prize for future competitions for scores like this one.  No wonder him and his mate Thommo got rolled by Cottee and John Player in the challenge.Amazingly enough in nine groups there were no ‘2’s and that must be a first with that many players out there.We had a count back for sixth place between Auke and Roger Ison, both on 35 points, with Roger getting the nod, fifth place went to Greig Ritchie playing his best round of golf in a long time with 37 points, and again it was a count back for third and fourth on 39 with Eng Duangwaw taking fourth and her good friend Nichawan Khiaophuang (Sa) in third.   Second place today went to Chris Dodd with a great 41 points, but not quite good enough to beat Owen Walkley who pipped him at the post with 42 points, his best round for a long time!Friday, March 7, Khao Kheow – StablefordHaving not played at Khao Kheow for quite some time it was a pleasant day out, even though there were a few late starters who had a night on the town and one too many sherbets.Chris Fletcher joined us today which turned out to be third time lucky for him.  Every time he has tried before work seemed to get in the way.  He did have some more luck on A7 with a great shot into the green which initially he thought was a bit short.  He had us looking in the rough to the right of the green only for Martin Hayes to look in the hole and there it was for an eagle, a two for five points!  Playing the scribe for a couple of ciders he jumped 5 points clear on that hole, but with a nothing on the last the Capt got him back with a birdie on the 18th to win by a couple of points overall.Larry Gamble had the round of his life with a fantastic 13 points all told I think he was glad to be on his way home the following day.  Coming third was the eagle man Chris Fletcher with 35 points, second was Jack Piercefield with 36 and taking top spot was Capt Bob with 38 points and two ciders.Note:  The Billabong Golf Bar is situated just off Siam Country Club Road looking straight down Lake Mabprachan.  Give Bob a call on 082 204 3411.last_img read more

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Peter makes a big splash

first_img2nd Pat Regan (13) 37pts3rd John McHugh (10) 37ptsB Flight1st Peter Henshaw (19) 39pts2nd Jez Lees (20) 35pts3rd Jim Bell (15) 35pts Near Pins:  No 4 Claude Harder, No 9 John McHugh, No 12 Lee Adelly, No 16 Claude Harder.A couple of old vets knotted it up for man of the match: Dave Boran arrived in the ‘Land of Smiles’ just the day before and  may have given a glimpse that it was time to again put his name “ on the wall” in the up and coming monthly medal comp with a fine 39 points in the premier flight.  Peter ‘the man from Atlantis’ Henshaw matched Dave’s output to take the top spot in B Flight.  Co. Dublin’s Pat Reagan followed Dave home as he out-pointed the Golf Club’s big hitting nice guy John McHugh on the inward nine to take the silver.Peter Henshaw (left) and Dave Boran.Jez ‘Lord Lucan’ Lee took the silver in B Flight with a steady 35 points, although he had an amazing four no scores on his card.  Jim ‘AK47’ Bell showed little chivalry in winning the count back over the ever green Mike ‘the mechanic’ Craighead.Dave Boran, Pat Regan, Lee Adelly Peter Henshaw, Jim Bell and Claude Harder shared the 2’s pot.Monday, Dec. 24, Greenwood C&A – StablefordA Flight1st J-P Gasser (11) 35pts2nd Peter Hynard (13) 33ptsB Flight1st Lindsay Semple (15) 37pts2nd Colin Davis (17) 35ptsOld friend ‘the man from down-under’ Lindsay Semple was a sight for sore eyes; at least, that is until he spoiled the warm welcome by coming in with the day’s top round and B Flight winning score.  Lindsay was also the only player to better his handicap on the day and his 37 points was two clear of ‘the Donkey’.J-P Gasser continues his way to the pay window and his 35 point senior flight winning points insured it was a worthwhile trip.  Peter ‘the right honorable’ Hynard crept in to second place with his 33 points.Good old pal Mick Folan lifted the 2’s pot.Every year, Christy Knight invites his friends to his house for a Christmas party and karaoke.  Peter ‘the man from Atlantis’ Henshaw was the first to negotiate his way round the pool to give his recital of a Jonny Cash hit “a Boy named Sue”.  Ed Delaney predicted that Peter might just fall in the pool as Peter was well and truly sloshed.  Peter did not disappoint as he tripped head first in to the deep end.  We all agreed the ‘tuna’ we got him out the better, and Peter muttered something about feeling a right tope and he would not return next year to this dive.A great night was rounded off with ‘Broad more’ getting the girls to throw their underwear at him with his interpretation of the Tom Jones hit “Sex bomb” and the scribe’s George Formby masterpiece “when I’m cleaning windows”.Many thanks, to Christy and Mango, for a wonderful night.Wednesday, Dec. 26, Bangpra – StablefordA Flight1st Francis Goyons (9) 35pts2nd Ronnie Wilson (11) 35pts3rd Thierry Petrement (12) 33ptsB Flight1st Tore Eliassen (15) 36pts2nd Mike Jeffreys (19) 35pts3rd Jerry McCarthy (14) 35ptsC Flight1st Mick Coghlan (25) 37pts2nd Barry Oats (25) 32pts3rd Keith McLachlan (21) 30ptsRed & Silver Flight1st Brian Prudden (19) 38pts2nd Nadine Goyons (11) 32ptsBrian Prudden, tired of constantly hearing wife Marlene’s name hailed to the victory podium, put his foot down and shot the best score in the Red and Silver Flight, which also won him the man of the match as he led the guys and girls home.  Brian was six strokes clear of Nadine Goyons.  Marlene was 2 shots back with a no-counting third place.You can’t fault Ronnie Wilson’s 35 point A Flight return but it was not as favorably distributed as Francis Goyons who made it a family double podium visit.  The calculator was on overtime as Thierry Petrement, Dave Shelton and teaching pro Ian Ashendon all vied for the bronze; it finished with Ian and Dave heading for the driving range to sort out the problems.Tore Eliassen led B Flight into the barn with a respectable even par round, bettering three players all a stroke in arrears; Mike Jeffreys, Jerry McCarthy, and the Donkey.  The calculator needed new batteries to sort this one out but when the dust had settled it was the Donkey who missed out, but I know no one felt bad about it.Skipping down to C Flight we saw Mick Coghlan return the second best card of the day – a solid 37 points.  Barry Oats was a distant second on 35 points, while Kiwi ace Keith McLachlan rounded out the flight a further shot back.J-P Maffray, J-P Gasser and Petai Vetowiem shared the 2’s pot.(Peter ‘the man from Atlantis’ failed to turn out and rumor has it he was trying to improve his diving technique).Friday, Dec. 28, Mountain Shadow – StablefordA Flight (Silky Oak)1st  Pat Hanafin (13) 35pts2nd Andy Kelleher (10) 34pts3rd Save Shelton (8) 35ptsB Flight (Silky Oak)1st Brian Prudden (19) 38pts2nd Ed Junger (19) 33pts3rd Mike Jeffreys (19) 22ptsC Flight (Green Valley)1st Geoff Kubas (22) 38pts2nd Sean Murphy (29) 32pts3rd Esara Duangsri (35) 31ptsBrian Prudden continues to amaze as he quickly acclimates to each new flight level.  This day was further evidence as Brian garnered 38 points for his co-man of the match B Flight top spot and second win in as many games.  Brian’s 38 points was six clear of good friend Ed Junger, as Mike Jeffreys prevailed on count back over the unlucky Jimmy AK47 Bell for third.C Flight was not about to go unnoticed as Geoff ‘Elvis’ Kubas was in fine tune to match Brian’s 38 points for the flight and co-man of the match honours.  Sean ‘the Irish rover’ Murphy’s 32 points held up for the silver while Esara Duangsri was a shot in areas of Sean to close the flight.A Flight was led by another from the ‘old sod’, Pat Hanafin, as his 35 points took the podium top spot.  Andy Kelleher followed Pat up the podium steps a shot back and Dave Shelton and J-P Maffray went to count back for the bronze; alas to J-P there was no step left for his 32 point effort.Andy Kelleher, Dave Shelton, Rob Mulholland, Jon Haugen and Nial Higgins shared the 2’s pot.Note:  Lewiinski’s is situated on Pattaya Land Soi 1, Beach Road Soi 13/3 near to Walking Street.  Anyone wishing to play with us just pop in and add your name to the list or call Colin on 089 826 0764.  Transport is provided. PSC golf from Lewiinski’s Golf SocietySunday 23 December Green ValleyA Flight1st Dave Boran (14) 39ptslast_img read more

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Pattaya Sports Round up – Friday June 3 – June 9,…

first_imgPattaya Archery Club meets between 10am and 12 midday every Saturday, Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday at our dedicated shooting range within easy reach of Pattaya, near the new railway road. Beginners of all ages are welcome, and equipment and coaching are free. For more information call Eric, the club President , on 089 535 1193 or visit www.pattayaarcheryclub.comOcean Marina Yacht Club invites experienced sailors and learners for racing weekends and funsail/training weekends. The club has 5 star clubhouse facilities and a fleet of 25′ racing yachts available. www.omycsailing.com, phone Kev Scott 087 825 0011.8:00 a.m. Diving with Mermaid’s Dive School. Contact Mermaid’s Dive Center, tel. 038 232 219 – 20, email: [email protected]:00 a.m. – noon & 2 – 6 p.m. (Sat & Sun – Also Monday to Friday) Horseback riding at the Horseshoe Point Riding Academy, the biggest equestrian center in South-East Asia. Show jumping, hacking, trail, dressage and classical dressage. Training courses from beginners to advanced riders with English speaking instructors. Leisure trail riding, group and private classes.All levels of riders welcome. Over 100 horses and ponies available. Located on 1,500 acres of beautiful tropical garden land just outside Pattaya. Free shuttle service available. For more information: phone (+66) 3873 – 5050 (ext. 4016-18), fax (+66) 3873 – 4973 or email: [email protected]:30 am. -10:00 am. International Players Academy meets every Sat. morning for Jr. Intermediate level Tennis at Ambassador City Tennis Courts. Visitors are welcome, just bring your tennis racket, ages range from 10-16. For more details call CJ on 086 086 2121Indoor Lawn Bowls Free at Coco Club every Saturday for school or college aged children from 11.00am – 2.00pm, with Male – English and Female Thai tutors. Parents can sit at the bar and watch. New champions needed! Call Sue on 087 135 8357 or pop in to the club at Baan Amphur – signposted behind Phoenix Golf.12:30 p.m. Pattaya Sports Club Softball plays slow pitch recreational pick-ups games every Saturday at the soccer stadium right behind the National Indoor Stadium on Chayapreuk 2 Road. New players always welcome regardless of skill level, experience, age or time away from the game. For more information and directions see the softball page at the Pattaya Sports Club website www.pattayasports.org or contact Dirk Brijs at [email protected] or 088-218-8148SundayBadminton players are invited to play 3 mornings a week at Mama Badminton Club on Soi Khao Noi, Tuesday, Friday and Sunday from 10am-12 noon. For more information, visit www.pattayasports.org/sports/badminton.The Amazing Sunday Golfers are a friendly group of average index who welcome new players. Each Sunday they have friendly games on different courses with a meeting point at the course. Contact Philippe at 082 546 0770 or email [email protected] to be updated each week for the upcoming game.8:00 a.m. Diving with Mermaid’s Dive School. Contact Mermaid’s Dive Center, tel. 038 232 219 – 20, email: [email protected]:00 p.m. Pattaya Jungle H3 meets every 1st and 3rd Sunday of each month and departure is from the Lek Hotel on 2nd Rd at 3pm. For more info please call Kai on 01 863 5095.Monday3.15 p.m. Pattaya Hash House Harriers: The club for drinking people with a running problem meets every Monday at 3:15 p.m. in Pattaya Third Road, in front of the Buffalo Bar close to soi Lengkee, and just down the road from the Boxing Roo. We depart at 3:30 p.m. sharp. More info at: www.pattayah3.com.TuesdayChess and Scrabble Club: every Tuesday 12pm – 5pm at Hoek-Van-Holland in Jomtien. Take Thappraya Road to intersection with Beach Road. Dong Tan Police sub-station is right there. Walk back towards Pattaya 10 meters along walking path. Hoek-Van-Holland is on the right, before the parking lot. Bring your own chess set and/or scrabble board. For more information please see website www.hoek-van-holland.com – Everyone welcome.The Pattaya Chess Club meets every Tuesday evening from 6:30 p.m. onwards at Brauhaus on 2nd Road between Soi 7 and Soi 8. Learners and anybody who would like to play chess are most welcome. Boards and clocks are provided.Pattaya Ladies Netball Club: 7.30 pm every Tuesday at Fairtex Sports Club. All ages and abilities are welcome. 100 baht per person. Please email [email protected] to confirm or find us on Facebook – ‘Pattaya Ladies Tuesday Night Netball’Wednesday4.00 pm – Club Petanque Thailand plays Wednesdays and Saturdays from 4 p.m. until 9 p.m. The court is open for groups every day. New and bigger surface. Very good drainage as well as better lighting. No membership fee. Find us at Soi Nernplabwan 100/2 Moo7, next to Sutawas Temple and small Banglamung Police station. Contact: 085 280 7182, fax 038 248 067, email: [email protected] (English, French, German, Scandinavian); (Thai & Chinese: 080 618 2831.)Thursday4.00 p.m. Pattaya Cricket Club practice nets at Thai Polo Club. All ages and abilities welcome. Please contact Simon at [email protected] or visit the club website for more information and ground location: www.pattayacricketclub.com.7:00 p.m. Pattaya Panthers Rugby training every Thursday night at Horseshoe Point next to Siam Country Club. New players are always welcome – we are a very sociable team! Please contact Damian McCoy on Telephone 086 111 2816, Adrien Simon 095 705 0822 or send email to [email protected] FridayDFiT, Dusit Thani Pattaya: Visitors using the group fitness membership can avail of the THB 2,000 offer for five visits to the gym after their membership has expired. The offer includes unlimited use of DFiT facilities including tennis courts. For more information, call 038-425611 ext. DFiT.2:00 p.m. Pattaya Sports Club Bowling at PS Bowl on the top floor of Tops Supermarket at the junction of Central and Second Roads. Contact La at PS after 1:30 p.m.Saturdaylast_img read more

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