A death-defying woman had a miracle escape after she was pulled by her hair from the underwater wreckage of a plane crash.5 comments Daily Echo
TOM Robinson has announced the dates for his latest tour. This also comes on the back of him releasing his first album in two decades - Only The Now. Special guests appearing on the record include John Grant, Billy Bragg, Martin Carthy, Colin Firth, Nadine Shah, Lee Forsyth Griffiths Lisa Knapp, Sir Ian McKellen, TV Smith, and Nitin Sawhney. Inspired by the new music he has heard through his 6 Music show, Tom Robinson has returned with his first new album in twenty years 'Only The Now' a record made with award-winning producer and multi-instrumentalist Gerry Diver. The songs are as vibrant and edgy as any he’s ever written: the sound of a veteran craftsman – drawing on his long, rich fund of experience – with a renewed energy and purpose. The first track taken from the album ‘Don't Jump, Don't Fall’ is already out and features guest vocals from Mancunian artist Lee Forsyth Griffths. Tom plays many festivals this summer and a showcase at London's Queen Elizabeth Hall in September and a 15 date tour with Kitten Pyramid throughout October and November. Tom's touring lineup includes Faithless drummer Andy Treacey, producer/multi instrumentalist Gerry Diver, session guitarist Adam Phillips (Richard Ashcroft, Cher, Rod Stewart), and guest vocalist/guitarist Lee Forsyth Griffiths. Tom Robinson is a songwriter and broadcaster born in 1950. His career started in 1975 and he enjoyed chart success fronting his own Tom Robinson Band (TRB) with hits such as Glad To Be Gay, 2-4-6-8 Motorway and Up Against The Wall. After releasing a further ten albums, he began hosting radio programmes on all the BBC's major networks - where over the past 13 years he’s become a staunch champion of independent bands and emerging artists. Tom Robinson will be at Newbury Arlington Arts Centre on October 28. For more information visit www.arlingtonartscentre.co.uk
SLOUGH CC suffered a narrow four-run defeat to defending Home Counties Premier Cricket League Division One champions Henley on Saturday.
SLOUGH Town suffered a 3-1 defeat away at Wingate & Finchley in their latest pre-season friendly on Saturday.
WINDSOR, Slough, Eton & Hounslow (WSEH) Athletics Club have made their best start to Division One of the British Men’s League for several years.