Farrell did the same less than ten minutes later to take England’s advantage beyond two converted tries. It was smart play – and completely at odds with Australia’s tactics.And it was those tactics that allowed England to finish with a flourish. Australia tried to launch an attack from their own 22 but Beale’s floated pass wide was picked off by Anthony Watson and the England winger had an easy run-in.Job done for England as they reach the last four of a World Cup for the first time in a dozen years. Plenty of questions to ponder for Australia and coach Michael Cheika.Star ManWhen Kyle Sinckler trudged off shortly after the hour mark, the effort he had exerted in the course of that period was evident. He had put in a shift!The England prop will, of course, be absolutely delighted with the try he scored early in the second half, picking a great line to latch onto Owen Farrell’s long pass and power over from 20-odd metres. Eddie Jones later said he “looked like a runaway rhino” when scoring. LATEST RUGBY WORLD MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION DEALS 2019 Rugby World Cup Quarter-final: England 40-16 AustraliaHead-to-HeadPlayed – 51England wins – 25Australia wins – 25Draws – 1Did you know?Jonny May won his 50th cap and became the first England player to score two tries in a World Cup knockout match since Rory Underwood and Will Carling got braces in the 1995 semi-final against New Zealand.Jordan Petaia is the first player born this century to play in a RWC knockout match and the first teenager to be selected in either of the centre positions in a World Cup.Courtney Lawes has won his last 11 matches against Australia and England have beaten Australia in their last seven matches, all played under Eddie Jones.In a nutshellEngland are through to their first World Cup semi-final since 2007 with what was, in the end, a comfortable win over Australia.The Wallabies put plenty of pace and width on the ball, but their game management was questionable. We all love to see attacking rugby, but there is a time to be pragmatic too.That is exactly the strategy that England followed – and they still outscored Australia four tries to one. Two of those came in three first-half minutes from clinical finisher Jonny May.Indoor view: A lineout during the quarter-final at Oita Stadium (Getty Images)The first was from a lineout. Neat interplay between Henry Slade, Owen Farrell, Elliot Daly and Anthony Watson took play into the Australia 22, next Manu Tuilagi made ground and then, with numbers out wide, Farrell fed Tom Curry, who delivered the scoring pass to May. He went over in the corner and Farrell converted from the touchline.The second try was created by Slade. David Pocock’s pass to Christian Lealiifano was picked off by Slade – Pocock would have been better keeping hold of the ball himself – and the England centre broke clear. With Kerevi gaining ground on him, Slade directed a delightful kick to the left and with May in pursuit there was only going to be one winner in that foot race. The winger went over in the corner again and Farrell converted again.Related: Need for speed – the value of pace in rugbyAny doubts about Jordan Petaia’s ability to play in a match at this level as a teenager had been dispelled within ten minutes as he made metres with his first touch before offloading to Kerevi.In fact, he looked dangerous every time he had the ball and was arguably the Wallabies’ best player in the first half – stepping around players on the wing, fending off Owen Farrell, linking well with players around him.Pushing on: Jordan Petaia fends off an Owen Farrell tackle (Getty Images,)Yet the Wallabies made life harder for themselves by trying to run everything, rarely putting boot to ball to clear pressure from their 22. While they spread the ball left and right fast, moves often broke down with a knock-on or turnover (England were definite winners in the battle of the breakdown). And their opportunities became fewer and further between as the game wore on.The boot of Lealiifano ensured they were well in the contest at half-time with the scores 17-9 – and they got over the whitewash early in the second half. Reece Hodge sent a lovely miss-pass into the hands of Petaia and England’s defence was caught flat-footed when Marika Koroibete burst through on the inside. Daly chased hard but the Wallaby wing had too much gas.It was a great line from Koroibete and another one quickly followed – from Kyle Sinckler. The England prop burst onto the ball on the 22 and ran in a try virtually unopposed.Australia’s ‘attack at all costs’ philosophy continued when they were awarded a kickable penalty in the 54th minute and opted to kick for the corner. From that lineout, they got another penalty in front of the posts but rather than kick for an easy three points, they went for a scrum. They made ground and got close through several phases but Sinckler then ripped the ball in contact, England cleared and the threat dissipated.Fast show: Marika Koroibete breaks through England’s defence to score (Getty Images)In contrast, when England were awarded a penalty five metres out after the Wallabies had infringed at a maul and Ben Youngs had dropped the ball over the line, Farrell opted for the posts and extended his team’s lead by another three points. Find out how England reached the World Cup semi-finals for the first time in 12 years TRY!The moment of his life in a World Cup quarter-final. Sinckler collects the ball from Farrell and there is just no stopping him#CarryThemHome#RWC2019 #ITVRugby #ENGvAUS pic.twitter.com/bT7S3tajLe— ITV Rugby (@ITVRugby) October 19, 2019Yet his work in the tight stood out, too – most notably in stemming the Australian tide midway through the second half. As the Wallabies sent runner after runner towards the England line, Sinckler came in as the second tackler on Isi Naisarani and stripped the ball from his grasp. England were able to clear the pressure and from that point on closed out the game to reach the last four.Related: The making of Kyle SincklerThe ReactionEngland captain Owen Farrell: “Australia made that a brilliant game. They attacked throughout, from minute one to 80. Our boys did well in defence and managed to get some field position off the back of it and we know, when we get some field position, we can be pretty dangerous. We wanted to play the game at our pace, not theirs, and thankfully we did that in the second half.”Australia coach Michael Cheika: “We went into the game looking to play our style of footy ans we just weren’t clinical enough to finish off opportunities. Sometimes you’ve just got to suck it up and wear it.”The Teams England: Elliot Daly; Anthony Watson, Henry Slade (George Ford 61), Manu Tuilagi (Jonathan Joseph 73), Jonny May; Owen Farrell (captain), Ben Youngs (Willi Heinz 73); Mako Vunipola (Joe Marler 69), Jamie George (Luke Cowan-Dickie 69), Kyle Sinckler (Dan Cole 64), Maro Itoje, Courtney Lawes (George Kruis 64), Tom Curry, Sam Underhill (Lewis Ludlam 69), Billy Vunipola.Tries: May 18, 21, Sinckler 46, Watson 76. Cons: Farrell 4. Pens: Farrell 4.Australia: Kurtley Beale; Reece Hodge, Jordan Petaia (James O’Connor 73), Samu Kerevi, Marika Koroibete; Christian Lealiifano (Matt Toomua 53), Will Genia (Nic White 61); Scott Sio (James Slipper 70), Tolu Latu (Jordan Uelese 66), Allan Alaalatoa (Taniela Tupou 61), Izack Rodda, Rory Arnold (Adam Coleman 66), David Pocock, Michael Hooper (captain), Isi Naisarani (Lukhan Salakaia-Loto 69).Try: Koroibete 43. Con: Lealiifano. Pens: Lealiifano 3. Dive time: Jonny May scores England’s first try in the corner (Getty Images) Keep track of events in Japan via our Rugby World Cup homepage.Follow Rugby World on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.
Rector Washington, DC Join the Episcopal Diocese of Texas in Celebrating the Pauli Murray Feast Online Worship Service June 27 ExxonMobil concede defeat in climate change battle with Church of England [Anglican Communion News Service] The global oil giant ExxonMobil has caved in to shareholder demands – led by the Church of England’s church commissioners – to establish how the business will be affected by efforts to halt climate change. The announcement came two years to the day after the breakthrough Paris agreement on climate change. To mark the anniversary, the French president, Emmanuel Macron, brought together the president of the World Bank, the secretary general of the United Nations, international leaders and “committed citizens from around the world” to review its implementation and discuss new ways to “address the ecological emergency for our planet.”Read the entire article here. Tags Advocacy Peace & Justice, Rector Hopkinsville, KY This Summer’s Anti-Racism Training Online Course (Diocese of New Jersey) June 18-July 16 Virtual Celebration of the Jerusalem Princess Basma Center Zoom Conversation June 19 @ 12 p.m. ET Bishop Diocesan Springfield, IL Inaugural Diocesan Feast Day Celebrating Juneteenth San Francisco, CA (and livestream) June 19 @ 2 p.m. PT Missioner for Disaster Resilience Sacramento, CA An Evening with Presiding Bishop Curry and Iconographer Kelly Latimore Episcopal Migration Ministries via Zoom June 23 @ 6 p.m. ET Episcopal Migration Ministries’ Virtual Prayer Vigil for World Refugee Day Facebook Live Prayer Vigil June 20 @ 7 p.m. ET Press Release Service Assistant/Associate Priest Scottsdale, AZ Rector Smithfield, NC Associate Rector Columbus, GA The Church Investment Group Commends the Taskforce on the Theology of Money on its report, The Theology of Money and Investing as Doing Theology Church Investment Group Director of Administration & Finance Atlanta, GA Rector Martinsville, VA New Berrigan Book With Episcopal Roots Cascade Books Submit a Press Release In-person Retreat: Thanksgiving Trinity Retreat Center (West Cornwall, CT) Nov. 24-28 Rector Tampa, FL Course Director Jerusalem, Israel Rector Collierville, TN AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to PrintFriendlyPrintFriendlyShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThis Environment & Climate Change Rector Shreveport, LA Submit an Event Listing Assistant/Associate Rector Morristown, NJ Rector Pittsburgh, PA Priest Associate or Director of Adult Ministries Greenville, SC Ya no son extranjeros: Un diálogo acerca de inmigración Una conversación de Zoom June 22 @ 7 p.m. ET Rector Bath, NC Anglican Communion, Seminary of the Southwest announces appointment of two new full time faculty members Seminary of the Southwest Associate Priest for Pastoral Care New York, NY Rector/Priest in Charge (PT) Lisbon, ME Curate (Associate & Priest-in-Charge) Traverse City, MI Rector Albany, NY Submit a Job Listing Cathedral Dean Boise, ID Curate Diocese of Nebraska Featured Events The Church Pension Fund Invests $20 Million in Impact Investment Fund Designed to Preserve Workforce Housing Communities Nationwide Church Pension Group Canon for Family Ministry Jackson, MS Remember Holy Land Christians on Jerusalem Sunday, June 20 American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem Posted Dec 13, 2017 Rector Knoxville, TN Priest-in-Charge Lebanon, OH Rector and Chaplain Eugene, OR Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Hires Reverend Kevin W. VanHook, II as Executive Director Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Associate Rector for Family Ministries Anchorage, AK Director of Music Morristown, NJ Rector (FT or PT) Indian River, MI TryTank Experimental Lab and York St. John University of England Launch Survey to Study the Impact of Covid-19 on the Episcopal Church TryTank Experimental Lab Youth Minister Lorton, VA Featured Jobs & Calls Family Ministry Coordinator Baton Rouge, LA Rector Belleville, IL Assistant/Associate Rector Washington, DC
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Required fields are marked * Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday 2 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it Subscribe First Heatwave Expected Next Week Community News Today, Huntington Hospital announced that it has received the Healthgrades 2016 America’s 50 Best Hospitals Award™. The distinction makes Huntington Hospital one of the top 1% of more than 4,500 hospitals nationwide for its consistent, year-over-year superior clinical performance as measured by Healthgrades, the leading online resource for comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals.“To be recognized among America’s 50 Best Hospitals by Healthgrades is a tribute to our extraordinary physicians, nurses, employees and volunteers,” says Stephen A. Ralph, president and CEO, Huntington Hospital. “We will continue to provide our patients with the leading-edge capabilities of a world-class medical institution, ensuring our patients receive compassionate community care and superior clinical outcomes.”From 2012 through 2014, Healthgrades America’s 50 Best Hospitals Award™ recipients, as a group, had a 24.4% lower risk adjusted mortality rate across 19 procedures and conditions where in-hospital mortality was the clinical outcome, compared to all other hospitals. During this same period, if all other hospitals performed at the level of America’s 50 Best Hospitals Award™ across these 19 procedures and conditions, 164,116 lives could potentially have been saved. For example, patients treated at a hospital that has achieved the America’s 50 Best Hospitals Award™ had, on average, a 22.1% lower risk of dying during their hospital stay for stroke than if treated at a hospital that did not receive the award. 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News UpdatesCOVID19: DHCBA Introduces Scheme To Give Ex Gratia Amount to Advocates In Financial Need [Read Circular] Karan Tripathi4 April 2020 11:51 PMShare This – xDelhi High Court Bar Association has come up with a scheme to provide ex gratia relief to advocates who have been severely affected by the nationwide lockdown and restrictive functioning of the courts. The resolution for the scheme was unanimously passed on April 3, in an executive committee meeting which took place through video conferencing. The scheme will be implemented…Your free access to Live Law has expiredTo read the article, get a premium account.Your Subscription Supports Independent JournalismSubscription starts from ₹ 599+GST (For 6 Months)View PlansPremium account gives you:Unlimited access to Live Law Archives, Weekly/Monthly Digest, Exclusive Notifications, Comments.Reading experience of Ad Free Version, Petition Copies, Judgement/Order Copies.Subscribe NowAlready a subscriber?LoginDelhi High Court Bar Association has come up with a scheme to provide ex gratia relief to advocates who have been severely affected by the nationwide lockdown and restrictive functioning of the courts. The resolution for the scheme was unanimously passed on April 3, in an executive committee meeting which took place through video conferencing. The scheme will be implemented from April 6. As per the resolution, the object of the scheme is to provide immediate and effective succour to the members of the DHCBA who have been adversely affected, in the terms of finances, due to the outbreak of COVID19 and the nationwide lockdown ordered to curb the same. The resolution has created a fund to support the scheme and have asked the senior members of the Bar, members with established practice, and law firms to contribute to the same. Names of the donors will be displayed on the website of DHCBA unless otherwise specified by the donor. In addition to this, DHCBA would be earmarking a special budgetary allocation for this corpus from its existing funds. The ex gratia amount will be given to the members falling in the following categories: Members having 0-7 years standing as Advocates and who are 32 years of age or below Members whose family/household income was equivalent or less than 6 lakhs per annum in the preceding 12 months Members in need of money to defray urgent and unavoidable medical expenses for themselves or their family members Members in dire need of funds to meet exceptional hardships A member would not be entitled for an amount more than ₹10,000. This scheme has no nexus with any similar scheme taken out by either the Bar Council of Delhi or any other association of advocates.Click Here To Download Circular[Read Circular] Next Story
Top StoriesMere Existence Of Civil Remedies Not A Ground To Quash Criminal Proceedings: Reiterates Supreme court LIVELAW NEWS NETWORK11 March 2021 10:17 PMShare This – xThe Supreme Court observed that existence of civil remedies by itself is not a ground to quash criminal proceedings.Simply because there is a remedy provided for breach of contract or arbitral proceedings initiated at the instance of the complainant, that does not by itself clothe the court to come to a conclusion that civil remedy is the only remedy, and the initiation of criminal…Your free access to Live Law has expiredTo read the article, get a premium account.Your Subscription Supports Independent JournalismSubscription starts from ₹ 599+GST (For 6 Months)View PlansPremium account gives you:Unlimited access to Live Law Archives, Weekly/Monthly Digest, Exclusive Notifications, Comments.Reading experience of Ad Free Version, Petition Copies, Judgement/Order Copies.Subscribe NowAlready a subscriber?LoginThe Supreme Court observed that existence of civil remedies by itself is not a ground to quash criminal proceedings.Simply because there is a remedy provided for breach of contract or arbitral proceedings initiated at the instance of the complainant, that does not by itself clothe the court to come to a conclusion that civil remedy is the only remedy, and the initiation of criminal proceedings, in any manner, will be an abuse of the process of the court for exercising inherent powers of the High Court under Section 482 CrPC for quashing such proceedings, the bench comprising Justices Indu Malhotra and Ajay Rastogi observed.In this case, the High Court had quashed the criminal proceedings against the accused who were charged with offences under Sections 420, 406 and 34 of the Indian Penal Code. In appeal, the complainant contended that High Court proceeded on a premise that in case where there is an agreement to sell and its subsequent termination for its alleged breach, such disputes are civil disputes and more so where the arbitral proceedings are pending, criminal proceedings will be an abuse of the process of the Court. “After hearing learned counsel for the parties, we are satisfied that the issue involved in the matter under consideration is not a case in which the criminal trial should have been short-circuited. The High Court was not justified in quashing the criminal proceedings in exercise of its inherent jurisdiction. The High Court has primarily adverted on two circumstances, (i) that it was a case of termination of agreement to sell on account of an alleged breach of the contract and (ii) the fact that the arbitral proceedings have been initiated at the instance of the appellants. Both the alleged circumstances noticed by the High 23 Court, in our view, are unsustainable in law. The facts narrated in the present complaint/FIR/charge-sheet indeed reveal the commercial transaction but that is hardly a reason for holding that the offence of cheating would elude from such transaction. In fact, many a times, offence of cheating is committed in the course of commercial transactions and the illustrations have been set out under Sections 415, 418 and 420 IPC”, the bench said.The bench said that to exercise powers under Section 482 CrPC, the complaint in its entirety shall have to be examined on the basis of the allegation made in the complaint/FIR/charge-sheet and the High Court at that stage was not under an obligation to go into the matter or examine its correctness.”Whatever appears on the face of the complaint/FIR/charge-sheet shall be taken into consideration without any critical examination of the same. The offence ought to appear ex facie on the complaint/FIR/charge-sheet and other documentary evidence, if any, on record…The exercise of inherent power of the High Court is an extraordinary power which has to be exercised with great care and circumspection before embarking to scrutinise the complaint/FIR/charge-sheet in deciding whether the case is the rarest of rare case, to scuttle the prosecution at its inception.”, the court added.Allowing the appeal, the bench observed that there was sufficient material available as manifests from the record of criminal proceedings to connect the accused in the commission of crime Case: Priti Saraf Vs. State Of NCT Of Delhi [CrA 296 OF 2021]Coram: Justices Indu Malhotra and Ajay RastogiCounsel: Sr.Adv Mukul Rohatgi, Sr. Adv P. Chidambaram, ASG Aishwarya BhatiCitation: LL 2021 SC 154 Click here to Read/Download JudgmentRead JudgmentNext Story
Daniel Tadevosyan/iStock(NORFOLK, Va.) — Two Virginia police officers have been sued for allegedly drawing their guns on a uniformed Army officer during a traffic stop and spraying him with a substance. One of them has since been terminated.On Dec. 5, 2020, Windsor police officers Joe Gutierrez and Daniel Crocker pulled over U.S. Army 2nd Lt. Caron Nazario, who is Black and Latino, while he was dressed in uniform, according to the lawsuit filed April 2.They pulled him over in a newly purchased Chevrolet Tahoe SUV for not having a rear license plate, according to the lawsuit. Nazario was returning home from his duty station at the time, the lawsuit said.The suit, filed in the U.S. District Court for Eastern Virginia in Norfolk, claims the officers violated Nazario’s constitutional rights and seeks compensatory and punitive damages.Police body camera footage shows the moment officers pursued Nazario, who then pulled over at a well-lit gas station.According to the report Officer Crocker submitted after the incident, Crocker said the driver was “eluding police” and he considered it to be a high-risk traffic stop.Nazario wasn’t eluding police, he was trying to stop in a well-lit area for his safety and for the officers’ safety, according to the lawsuit.Gutierrez acknowledged that Nazario’s decision to drive to a lighted area occurs “a lot … 80% of the time,” and that the maneuver informed him that Nazario was “at least 80% probability, a minority,” the lawsuit claims.The vehicle was so new Nazario hadn’t yet gotten permanent plates, but had his cardboard temporary plates taped inside the rear window of the vehicle. When officers reached inside his car, that plate was visible in the rear, the lawsuit stated.In the video footage, officers shout at Nazario to put his arms out of the window and approach him with their guns drawn.“I’m honestly afraid to get out of the car,” Nazario is heard saying in the footage.“Yeah you should be,” one officer replied.The officers then threaten to arrest him for not listening to their orders to get out of the car and for “obstruction of justice,” the video shows.“I’m actively serving this country and this is how you’re going to treat me?” Nazario says.Seconds later, an officer appears to spray him in his face with a substance in the video.Nazario kept his hands up in the air as the officers yelled at him to get out and he shut his eyes, visibly reeling from the spray.“I don’t even want to reach for my seatbelt, can you please? … My hands are out, can you please — look, this is really messed up,” Nazario says.The officers are heard shouting conflicting orders at him, telling him to put his hands out of the window while telling him to open the door and get out.At one point, Gutierrez told Nazario he was “fixin’ to ride the lightning,” according to the lawsuit. The phrase was a line from the movie The Green Mile, a film about a Black man facing execution, and references the electric chair, the lawsuit states.When he finally got out of the car the video shows the officers repeatedly telling Nazario to get on the ground and then force him down, according to the lawsuit.The officers struck Nazaro with their fists, knees and hands, forcing him onto his face and placed him in handcuffs, according to the lawsuit.The lawsuit claims the officers used this force despite not having any probable cause to believe Nazario had committed a crime. Nazario was not charged in the incident.“These cameras captured footage of behavior consistent with a disgusting nationwide trend of law enforcement officers, who, believing they can operate with complete impunity, engage in unprofessional, discourteous, racially biased, dangerous and sometimes deadly abuses of authority …” the lawsuit said.Gutierrez wrote in his report that he felt he had to choose between charging Nazario with obstruction or releasing him without any charges.“I made the decision to release him without any charges,” his report said, according to The Virginian-Pilot of Norfolk . “The reason for this decision is simple; the military is the only place where double jeopardy applies. Meaning that whatever happened in civil court, the military could still take action against him. Being a military veteran, I did not want to see his career ruined over one erroneous decision.”Crocker said in his report he chose against filing charges because Nazario was active duty military and didn’t want to see his career ruined for “poor judgement.”Crocker still works for the department, according to The Virginian-Pilot. Officer Gutierrez has since been terminated, according to a statement released Sunday evening by the town of Windsor.Windsor is located about 70 miles southeast of Richmond.The Windsor Police Department did not immediately respond to ABC News’ request for comment.On Sunday, Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam issued a statement calling the incident “disturbing” and saying that it angered him. He directed the state police to conduct an independent investigation.“Our Commonwealth has done important work on police reform, but we must keep working to ensure Virginians are safe during interactions with police, the enforcement of laws is fair and equitable, and people are held accountable,” Northam said in the statement.The Virginia State Police have opened a criminal investigation into the incident, they confirmed on Twitter Sunday. In a statement released earlier Sunday, the governor and town of Windsor requested an investigation.Copyright © 2021, ABC Audio. All rights reserved.
Young birds in cold environments face a range of age-specific thermal challenges. Studying the thermal biology of young birds throughout ontogeny may further our understanding of how such challenges are met. We investigated how age and environmental parameters influenced surface temperature gradients across various body regions of wandering albatross (Diomedea exulans) chicks on Bird Island, South Georgia. This study was carried out over a 200 d period during the austral winter, from the end of the brood-guard period until fledging, bridging a gap in knowledge of surface temperature variation and heat loss in developing birds with a long nestling stage in severe climatic conditions. We found that variation in surface temperature gradients (i.e., the difference between surface and environmental temperature) was strongly influenced by chick age effects for insulated body regions (trunk), with an increase in the surface temperature gradient that followed the progression of plumage development, from the second set of down (mesoptiles), to final chick feathers (teleoptiles). Environmental conditions (primarily wind speed and relative humidity) had a stronger influence on the gradients in uninsulated areas (eye, bill) than insulated regions, which we interpret as a reflection of the relative degree of homeothermy exhibited by chicks of a given age. Based on biophysical modelling, total heat loss of chicks was estimated to increase linearly with age. However, mass specific heat loss decreased during the early stages of growth and then subsequently increased. This was attributed to age-related changes in feather growth and activity that increased surface temperature and, hence, metabolic heat loss. These results provide a foundation for further work on the effects of environmental stressors on developing chicks, which are key to understanding the physiological responses of animals to changes in climate in polar regions.
Auction House has made over £300m worth of property sales in the year so far (£300,877,878) – well ahead of any other residential auctioneer.Cumulative sales for 2020 currently stand at 2300 lots sold from 2913 offered, at a strong success rate of 79 per cent.Commenting on the figures, Director Roger Lake said, “As can clearly been seen from the figures, the pandemic hasn’t held us back! Indeed, we have functioned very effectively throughout the lockdown, as well as after the easing of restrictions, and now during what is being described as a second surge.“Our remote bidding solution has worked seamlessly both for our Livestream and Online sales, and our Covid-secure viewing programmes are operating well.“Not only are we listing more lots, we are also selling more family homes, with city sales – including across London – seeing a marked upturn. As a result, average sold prices are up by 40% year on year – at £145,500 compared to £103,400 in 2019.”At £63m, last month’s total value of sales was the highest the group has raised in any September over 12 years of business. During the month, Auction House sold 433 lots from 533 offered, and delivered an impressive success rate of 81.2 per cent.Roger Lake explained, “Clearly, the auctions market is returning to pre-Covid levels of activity. Remote bidding is now fully accepted as the norm around the country.”covid Roger Lake auction Auction House auctioneers November 23, 2020Jenny van BredaWhat’s your opinion? Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.Please note: This is a site for professional discussion. Comments will carry your full name and company.This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.Related articles BREAKING: Evictions paperwork must now include ‘breathing space’ scheme details30th April 2021 City dwellers most satisfied with where they live30th April 2021 Hong Kong remains most expensive city to rent with London in 4th place30th April 2021 Home » News » Auctions news » Auction House hits £300m in 2020 previous nextAuctions newsAuction House hits £300m in 2020The Negotiator23rd November 2020092 Views