Apologies: missing stories caused by damage to ‘Witness’ printing press

2009-01-04 00:00

DUE to the damage to The Witness building’s roof and consequently its printing press caused by Saturday night’s storm, the newspaper’s deadlines have changed while repairs are being done to the press.

Because of the now much earlier emergency deadline we were unable to carry stories on any of yesterday evening’s late sporting events, such as the Dolphins’ MTN Series day/night cricket match against the Warriors at St George’s Park, the Cobras’ game against the Highveld Lions, and yesterday’s late FA Cup matches between Gillingham and Aston Villa, and Southampton and Manchester United.

Results and follow-ups of these matches will be in the following day’s paper.

The repairs to The Witness press hall and resulting early deadlines are expected to continue until at least Wednesday.

We apologise for any inconvenience to readers, but promise to provide the best sporting coverage we can in the meantime, despite the unfortunate circumstances.

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