THIS is the first picture of a tragic cyclist who died after suffering a cardiac arrest while taking part in RideLondon as his "heartbroken" daughter pays tribute. Nigel Buchan-Swanson, 69, was at the 56-mile mark when he collapsed and sadly passed away after receiving treatment from medics and fellow riders. Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100 organisers today released a statement from Nigel's wife Deborah after the dad-of-three and granddad-of-six died. It said: "Nigel was a much loved husband, father and grandfather. He was a very experienced cyclist and died doing something he loved.” His daughter Carey Tonkin, who lives in South Africa, also paid tribute to the "fit and healthy" cyclist following his "unexpected death. She told the Evening Standard: "I am heartbroken and this came as such a shock. He lived in England for many years and was planning on visiting home next year for his 70th." Nigel was taking part in the race over the weekend for Macmillan, … [Read more...] about First pic of ‘fit and healthy’ granddad, 69, who died during Prudential RideLondon event – as heartbroken daughter pays tribute
THE Prudential Ride London event takes place this weekend with more than 100,000 riders expected to take to the streets. Here’s the lowdown on what’s happening and what roads and routes to avoid. When is Prudential Ride London and what is it? Prudential Ride London is seen as the world’s greatest festival of cycling. This year’s event – the sixth of its kind – takes place on the weekend of July 28 and 29. More than 100,000 professional and amateur riders are expected to take part across seven separate events across the capital. Dozens of roads are set to be closed in central London on Saturday July 28 and across most of London and Surrey on Sunday July 29. What are the ride timings? The event is split into seven events over two days. The approximate timings of each event are listed below. Prudential RideLondon FreeCycle: Saturday 28 July 2018, 09:00-16:00 Prudential RideLondon Classique: Saturday 28 July 2018, 17:00-18:45 Prudential … [Read more...] about Prudential Ride London 2018 – road closures, route map and dates
Published 7:01 am, Thursday, May 3, 2018 Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 If an injury or illness kept you out of work, could you pay your bills? 1 / 1 Back to Gallery (BPT) - You helped friends move their furniture; now your back is so sore you can’t move. You could be out of work and unable to collect at least three paychecks. Your doctor says you’ve eaten your last bacon-wrapped hot dog, or your health could keep you out of work for four paychecks. You made a diving catch to clinch the win for the company softball team. Though you were carried off the field a hero, you’ll be away from the office for eight paychecks. We’re all temporarily able-bodied — no one is immune from an unexpected illness or injury. One in four of today’s 20-year-olds will experience a disability before they hit retirement age, according to a June 2016 Social Security Administration fact sheet. Back injuries, heart … [Read more...] about If an injury or illness kept you out of work, could you pay your bills?
The annual Prudential Reunion will be held on Tuesday, May 1 at the Buena Vista Country Club. The greeting time starts 11 am with lunch being served at 12:30 pm. The choice of meal is chicken or beef and the cost is $25. Reservations with payment are due by April 11. For more information contact Ann at 856-696-0529. … [Read more...] about Prudential Reunion
Three Newark residents are suing Mayor Ras Baraka for allegedly having city police officers escort a hip hop DJ from New York City to the mayor's birthday party. The lawsuit filed last week claims Baraka misused city funds by having police escort DJ Funkmaster Flex to Baraka's birthday celebration at Newark's Prudential Center on April 9. Woman Found at Bottom of NYC Stairs in Possible Sex Attack Video posted on Funkmaster Flex's Facebook page appears to show him in a car following another car with flashing lights as it heads into the Holland Tunnel. Sirens can be heard. A court appearance is scheduled for Tuesday. The lawsuit also claims Baraka violated campaign laws by mailing a flyer to residents within 90 days of an election. Girl, 16, Struck and Killed by Train Before Dawn in NJ A spokesman for the mayor says the city will seek to have the suit dismissed. Get the latest from NBC 4 New York anywhere, anytime Download the App Available for IOS and Android Follow … [Read more...] about Newark Mayor Sued After DJ Funkmaster Flex Posts Facebook Video of Police Escort to Party in Newark