Petrus du Plessis on NHS return: Glasgow Warriors prop ‘didn’t want to sit at home’

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Petrus du Plessis signed a two-year contract as player-coach in JuneGlasgow Warriors’ Petrus du Plessis says he “wouldn’t have been happy to just sit at home” after returning to the NHS amid the coronavirus pandemic.The player-coach, 38, registered as a respiratory physiotherapist during rugby’s suspension – a decade on from leaving the health service.The South…

Fire crews tackle blaze on Darwen Moor

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Image copyright LFRS Image caption Firefighters tackle the blaze on Darwen Moor Firefighters are tackling a blaze in the Pennines that is burning across 5km of moorland, crews said.The fire started near Bolton Road, Darwen at about 18:45 BST on Saturday.Eight fire engines and an air support team are trying to control the blaze.Crews have…