Building trust in the media – when you’re kept in the dark

Over the course of the Easter weekend, we learnt of a big story in the Elite League.

Milton Keynes Lightning and another club, who I won’t name here, were to join the top level of British Ice Hockey for the 2017/18 season.

We drafted several versions of the story while the sources were verified (which they were), and myself and our digital content editor Michael Black debated the best course of action. Read More

My 2014 sporting year

My sporting year started on January 11th, the latest I’ve first attended a live game in a calendar year since 2007.

That was partly down to my continued absence from the Altrincham Ice Dome, where I’ve regularly attended ice hockey for the past seven years or so. As it was, it took until December 27th for me to get down to watch Manchester Phoenix in 2014.

That first game was back on January 11th, as Warrington Town continued their promotion push against Wakefield at Cantilever Park. Read More