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RYMAN ONE NORTH: A WEEK of hard work and innovation ended in a routine win for Justin Gardner’s Millers.

Snow and sub-zero temperatures tore the non-league football schedule to shreds, but that didn’t deter Aveley as secretary Craig Johnson worked miracles to ensure the Millfield pitch was playable.

Aveley were due to face Tilbury in a tantalising Thurrock derby on Tuesday. For full coverage go to www.thurrockgazette.co.uk