Tue 17 Jan 2017
Earlier this month Erith Riverside Shopping Centre gave local Kent residents the chance to win a fantastic hamper of prizes for their dad ahead of Father's Day
The community shopping centre can now announce Vicki Horn was chosen as the winner and was rewarded with a variety of goodies including chocolates, a Nivea gift set and a George Hardy hip flask to present to her dad on Father's Day
To enter the competition Erith Riverside's Facebook friends simply had to like the centre's page and comment 'Father's Day' beneath the pinned competition post for their chance to win.
Nicola King, Centre Manager of Erith Riverside Shopping Centre, commented:
"Congratulations to Vicki for winning our very first Father's Day Facebook competition, I'm sure her dad will love his gifts. Thank you to everyone for entering, we're hoping to host many more exciting competitions in the future – keep an eye out on our Facebook page for more information."
Vicki Horn, winner of Erith Riverside's Father's Day Facebook competition, added:
"I would like to thank Erith Riverside Shopping Centre for giving me the chance to win my dad some extra presents this year as he truly deserves it."
Mon 9 Jan 2017
Last month eight members of Nemesis Gym, located at Erith Riverside Shopping Centre, headed to Stuttgart in Germany to represent England in the International Sport Kickboxing Association (ISKA) World Championships.
Nemesis Gym is now proud to announce that all eight young stars managed to successfully win gold and silver medals after eliminating their rivals.
First up to take to the ring were World Championship first-timers Cady Anderson and Melynie Walborn, aged 10 and 9, who achieved two second place wins in the 9-10 years, under 30kg category.
Amy Brown, Phoebe Ilot and Tawab Mousavi, aged 16, 15 and 13 - who were also experiencing their World Championship debuts - succeeded in beating off their opponents in the final to be named World Champions in the 42kg, 62kg and 74kg categories.
Ella Marsh, who was making her second appearance at the Championships, fought extremely well and managed to get to the final, finishing with a silver medal in the 9-10 years, under 54kg category. Megan Pearce, aged 12, who was also a returning Champion after previously winning in Italy in 2014, fought to victory and was crowned World Champion of the 11-12 years under 42kg group.
Last but not least, Molly Walborn, aged 12, who had previously won two silver medals, was delighted to be crowned World Championship after winning gold in the under 39kg category.
Owner of Nemesis Gym, Michael Tekyi, commented:
"I am so proud of every team member who competed in the World Championships, they were all amazing. Their courage, hard work and determination clearly paid off as each and every one of them returned home with a medal."
Nicola King, Centre Manager of Erith Riverside Shopping Centre, added:
"Congratulations to everyone at Nemesis Gym, it's fantastic to know that Erith youngers are representing our country at world championship level."