Twitter Thursday fun on "The Spin Home"

Twitter Thursday fun on "The Spin Home"

That time of the week when we look at the lighter side of twitter......

No tea or coffee for under 16's.

Under sixteens could be banned from buying tea and coffee  in Wales as part of a clampdown on caffeinated drinks.

The proposal put forward by the devolved Labour government would prohibit their sale to children.

It has been put out for consultation as part of a wider plan to end sales of energy drinks .


The consultation asks whether the ban ‘should be widened to consider other drinks typically high in caffeine, such as tea and coffee’.

The Welsh government is looking to ban energy drinks as part of its healthy eating and anti-obesity strategy.

Dogs to replace ball boys at Wimbledon.

Plan to replace ball boys with trained dogs at Wimbledon fails for the cutest reason.

The  four-legged replacement faced a major setback when the dogs refused to give the ball back.


An attempt was made by a local tennis club to train dogs for this role. The dogs underwent speed and agility tests at Wilton Tennis Club in London.

They were also trained to run up and down across the court and high jump over the nets.

However, after fetching the ball, the furry friends didn't want to give the ball back.

Martin Schiller, the coordinator of the Wilton Tennis Club, revealed the dogs were excellent at fetching the ball quickly but were not so keen on returning them.

“Our players did find themselves in a game of tug-of-war,” club coordinator Schiller said. He added, “We had a stash of treats on the sidelines to offer up as a bit of encouragement which certainly did the trick.”

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