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Ireland’s confidence growing

first_imgIreland’s back three of Bowe, Rob Kearney and Andrew Trimble all had notable performances and the centre partnership of Gordon D’Arcy and Keith Earls worked much better. Interestingly though it was Sexton and Bowe who finished in the Centre. Could it be that Bowe at 13 has the physical attributes to counteract the battering ram that is Aurelien Rougerie?Should Donncha Ryan start v France?The scrum was an area of concern and Ireland lost a couple of line outs (one of which led to Parisse’s try) but whether concentration was better after the break or Italy tired, the scrum improved. Stephen Ferris and Paul O’Connell were both outstanding but a question mark remains over who will partner O’Connell in the second row. When called upon, Donnacha Ryan does all he can to take the starting place from Donncha O’Callaghan.Another issue for Kidney is getting the best out of Sean O’Brien and Jamie Heaslip who have struggled to stamp their authority so far – something that will be crucial in disrupting the French and stopping their big ball carriers.Playing against Wales, errors and lack of discipline cost Ireland dearly. A “sloppy” first half against Italy could be put down to rustiness but Ireland got away with it. France is a much tougher test in which any lapses in concentration will be exploited. Scotland showed on Sunday that France do have their weaknesses but ultimately Les Bleus were able to up their game. Two-try Tommy BoweBy Claire GlancyPERFORMING under pressure. After their defeat to Wales, that’s the challenge Ireland faced before even taking to pitch against Italy. So when Sergio Parisse crossed the whitewash to level the sides late in the first half on Saturday, the pressure cooker reached boiling point. “Come the day and come the hour” Ireland’s response was critical if they were going to get their RBS 6 Nations campaign back on track.Tommy Bowe’s try in the 39th minute not only put the hosts back in front but it was the first step in rebuilding confidence in a side that has rarely reached its potential since the Grand Slam of 2009. The momentum was back in Ireland’s favour and set up an excellent second half performance which saw them score 25 unanswered points.Critics will say those points don’t carry much weight when they come against a side like Italy, who by their own admission eventually just gave up, but it’s the manner in which Ireland played and the ease with how those scores came that means they will travel to the Stade de France in a very different frame of mind to a fortnight ago.Of course, they will still be underdogs. As World Cup finalists, France started the tournament as favourites and remain unbeaten but the underdog tag sits more comfortably with Ireland so if they can continue to gather momentum then they won’t fear the French as much as before.By now Declan Kidney has had a good look at all of his players in action so it will be interesting to see if there will be any changes to the starting XV in Paris.Eoin Reddan upped the tempo v ItalyAt Lansdowne Road, the introduction of Eoin Reddan after 53 minutes ramped up the tempo. Jonathan Sexton, who was excellent at controlling play, looked more at ease with his Leinster team-mate feeding him quick ball than he had with Conor Murray’s service. LATEST RUGBY WORLD MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION DEALS not for featured With Wales already winning the Triple Crown, whispers of a Grand Slam have started and it will take a lot to stop them. But at least Ireland’s victory over Italy has kept alive their Championship hopes. They go to Paris more confident but seeing as they’ve only won there once since 1972, they also have to be realistic about their chances.Follow Claire Glancy on Twitter @claireglancylast_img read more

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Millage rate notices coming to Orange County property owners this week

first_imgShare on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. From the Orange County Property AppraiserOrange County property owners should watch their mailboxes this week for their annual TRIM (Truth-In-Millage) Notices. These important documents – prepared by the Office of the Orange County Property Appraiser – contain 2019 information on the value of all of Orange County’s residential and commercial properties, as well as all business accounts or Tangible Personal Property (TPP). Some 524,000 TRIM Notices are set to arrive in the mail beginning as early as Friday, August 16. Orange County Property Appraiser Rick Singh“This is an enormous undertaking for the OCPA team, and we take it very seriously,” said Rick Singh, CFA, Orange County’s independently elected Property Appraiser. “Our role in the taxation process is to fairly and accurately determine the market and taxable value of homes, commercial properties, and TPP accounts so that millage rates from their municipality (if located in one) and other taxing authorities can be applied to calculate the annual tax bill.” Continued Singh, “It is important to note, however, that the TRIM Notice is not the tax bill. That arrives from the Tax Collector’s Office later in the fall.” In addition to millage rates from municipalities (if applicable), properties are also subject to millage rates from other taxing authorities, such as Orange County, water management districts, state and local public schools, public libraries, and others. Upon receipt of TRIM Notices, should property owners have any questions or require further information to understand the Notice, OCPA’s award-winning Customer Service department stands ready to assist in person, over the phone, or online. In addition, OCPA will staff neighborhood satellite offices in libraries across the county from August 26-September 9. Please visit the OCPA website at www.ocpafl.org for dates, times, and locations.  Please enter your comment! Free webinar for job seekers on best interview answers, hosted by Goodwill June 11 Support conservation and fish with NEW Florida specialty license plate Please enter your name here Mama Mia Today my husband and I were on 17-92 in Maitland, heading to the Entenmann’s Bakery there, and ahead, we saw traffic backing up, heading south, then saw that something was going on, a wreck, we thought, up ahead. The fire trucks and rescuers were there, and all traffic was directed into the far left lane, then we saw what had happened. There was an attorney’s law office business on the right, that had a large heavy cover over their front, and the whole entire heavy shingled cover with all the heavy posts and lumber, had collapsed, in front of their front entrance. We went on to the bakery outlet, and I told the clerk what we had seen, and she already knew, as she and other customers had discussed it, and she said there was a person in a car underneath, that apparently had crashed into it, and she said the airbags had all deployed, and that it was a small car, under the fallen cover. Wow. Glad we were not coming along there a little earlier. I have searched the local news sources, but have not seen anything about it. The law office is right near the old K-Mart location, across the road, next to a big pawn shop, and then the fire station is right next to it in there, so the fire rescuers didn’t have very far to go to the scene! I hope no one was injured. August 17, 2019 at 6:49 pm LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply Mama Mia August 17, 2019 at 6:53 pmcenter_img August 17, 2019 at 7:21 pm Are they really going to venture out into the woods, to try to account for everyone living in this area? That is what I heard….to count everyone, even the homeless. They aren’t going to get an accurate count of all the people living around here, for sure. You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here The Anatomy of Fear TAGSMillage rateOrange County Property AppraiserRick Singh Previous articleDemings, Murphy, Soto Announce $3.25 Million in Anti-Terrorism Funding for OrlandoNext article50 years ago, Jimi Hendrix’s Woodstock anthem expressed the hopes and fears of a nation Denise Connell RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Reply 3 COMMENTS Mama Mia Yes, we got ours in the mail, the notice about what is in this article above, about the millage. Also, my husband answered a knock on our door, this week, and it was a woman from the census. All she did was verify our address, and that was it, and she left, and there were other census workers walking our street going up to our neighbor’s doors. She had on her id on her shoulder. No other questions of any kind…I can’t imagine what good that was. She left a info government flier that explained the census, and that it was mandatory to take part, but really I don’t get it, at all, if that was all that it was, and there was no questions on the piece of paper about the census….I don’t get it? In the past, when the census workers knocked on our door, they asked a lot of questions, like how many people lived here, ages, etc. Reply Reply last_img read more

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England part of three-horse race for the title after victory over Scotland

first_imgSunday Mar 15, 2015 England part of three-horse race for the title after victory over Scotland Scotland led at halftime in the Calcutta Cup clash at Twickenham but a late try and ten points from the boot of George Ford gave England a 25-13 victory, taking them top of the Six Nations table going into a final weekend that will go right down to the wire. England’s win at home didn’t come about as easily as they would have liked, with Scotland making them work had for a victory that included two disallowed tries.Jonathan Joseph scored early on with some neat footwork but that good start was cancelled out when Scotland’s Mark Bennett scored for the visitors. Geore Ford also crossed, before Jack Nowell’s late effort proved enough for victory, and sets things up nicely for next week.With Wales’ win over Ireland, any one of the three sides can still win it in the final weekend of play. England’s advantage at the top is due to having a points difference of +37 over Ireland’s +33 and Wales’ +12. All three sides are on six points, so it’s all to play for in a week’s time.Wales take on Italy in Rome first up, then Ireland against Scotland at Murrayfield, with England hosting France in the third game of the weekend, knowing exactly what they need to achieve for overall victory. If they can do that, it will be their first Championship title since 2011.If Ireland beat Scotland and Wales notch up a big total against Italy, England will need to come up with a strong performance against a French side that will be plaing for pride, and would love nothing more than upsetting the English at Twickenham. ADVERTISEMENT Posted By: rugbydump Share Send Thanks Sorry there has been an error Six Nations 2015 Related Articles 325 WEEKS AGO Courtney Lawes lays into another unsuspecting… 325 WEEKS AGO England and France’s Twickenham thriller… 325 WEEKS AGO Ireland thump Scotland to set up second Championship… From the WebThis Video Will Soon Be Banned. Watch Before It’s DeletedSecrets RevealedUrologists Stunned: Forget the Blue Pill, This “Fixes” Your EDSmart Life ReportsYou Won’t Believe What the World’s Most Beautiful Girl Looks Like TodayNueeyGranny Stuns Doctors by Removing Her Wrinkles with This Inexpensive TipSmart Life ReportsIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier Living10 Types of Women You Should Never MarryNueeyThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more

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Vertiz 950 / HGR Arquitectos

first_img “COPY” photographs:  Diana ArnauPhotographs:  Diana ArnauSave this picture!© Diana ArnauRecommended ProductsWindowsLibartVertical Retracting Doors & WindowsWindowsSolarluxSliding Window – CeroCurtain WallsMetawellFacades – Aluminum Curtain WallsEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesAlucoilStructural Honeycomb Panels – LarcoreText description provided by the architects. Vertiz 950 is a housing Project with 27 units located in avenida Dr. José María Vertiz # 950, Mexico City.  Save this picture!© Diana ArnauThe Project is located on an irregular site of 609.00 sqm. which has only a street front of 10 meters. The building has 6 floors plus 1 basement. The basement and first floor are destined for parking and lobby, and the last 5 floors are destined for housing, having 27 apartments in total.Save this picture!© Diana ArnauThe biggest challenge of the project was to make the most of the site which has terrible proportions. To achieve this, we designed 13 different typologies that adjust to the site in different ways so we could use as much as we could. The first step was to give the project a central and generous patio that could provide great lightning and ventilation to all the apartments. To reduce the horizontal circulations, we design duplex apartments which help reduce up to a 70% the space used by the hallways. Typologies vary from 62 to 114 sqm, adjusting to different markets. Penthouse apartments, although are the smallest ones, have a private roof garden which duplicate it´s surface.Save this picture!© Diana ArnauThe Project is divided in two towers connected by bridges and a shared central patio. A lobby is located on the first floor being directly communicated with the elevator. Every space in the apartments (rooms, kitchen, and bathrooms) has natural ventilation and illumination. The central patio has a 6 floor green wall giving privacy to the building as well as providing a fresh view to the apartments which are located in a central and noisy neighborhood of Mexico City. Save this picture!© Diana ArnauTo give certain privacy to the rooms of the apartments, we used a double façade made by Hunter Douglas. This façade gives great lightning to the inside and at the time it blocks the view from the outside to the inside. This façade also works as handrails when it reaches the hallways above the rooms.Save this picture!First Floor PlanProject gallerySee allShow lessFeed Meat Market / FGMF Arquitetos + Projeto de PertoSelected ProjectsCasa da Musica / OMASelected ProjectsProject locationAddress:Doctor José María Vertiz, Mexico City, Federal District, MexicoLocation to be used only as a reference. It could indicate city/country but not exact address. Share Save this picture!© Diana Arnau+ 33 Share Apartments 2013 Year:  Area:  3426 m² Area:  3426 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project Photographs CopyApartments•Mexico City, Mexico Year:  “COPY” Vertiz 950 / HGR ArquitectosSave this projectSaveVertiz 950 / HGR Arquitectos Projects Mexico Vertiz 950 / HGR Arquitectos 2013 ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/496689/vertiz-950-hgr-arquitectos Clipboard ArchDaily ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/496689/vertiz-950-hgr-arquitectos Clipboard Architects: HGR Arquitectos Area Area of this architecture project CopyAbout this officeHGR ArquitectosOfficeFollowProductsSteelConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousingApartmentsMexico CityHousingMexicoPublished on April 16, 2014Cite: “Vertiz 950 / HGR Arquitectos” 16 Apr 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Browse the CatalogMetal PanelsAurubisCopper Alloy: Nordic BrassCompositesMitrexPhotovoltaic Solar Cladding – BIPV CladdingPanels / Prefabricated AssembliesTechnowoodPanel Façade SystemArmchairsUniForArmchair – ParigiLouvers / ShuttersBruagShading Screens – Perforated Facade PanelsAluminium CompositesSculptformAluminium Façade BladesCultural / PatrimonialIsland Exterior FabricatorsSeptember 11th Memorial Museum Envelope SystemWire MeshJakobWebnet in a Gymnasium in GurmelsDoorsLinvisibileLinvisibile Pocket Door | MareaPaintKEIMMineral Paint for Concrete – KEIM Concretal®-WLouversReynaers AluminiumSolar ShadingHandlesFormaniFitting Collection – ARCMore products »Save世界上最受欢迎的建筑网站现已推出你的母语版本!想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?是否翻译成中文现有为你所在地区特制的网站?想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?Take me there »✖You’ve started following your first account!Did you know?You’ll now receive updates based on what you follow! Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my streamlast_img read more

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BBC Lifeline Appeal raises £25,300 for Fauna and Floral International

first_img  39 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Howard Lake | 15 October 2003 | News Roger Lawson, Managing Director of Cascaid Marketing said; “One of the strengths of this appeal was FFI’s enlightened approach by including their members in promoting the appeal. Another part of its success is undoubtedly the offering of a variety of ways for people to give. 45% of the response came through text messages, opening up a whole new market for FFI.” AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis BBC Lifeline Appeal raises £25,300 for Fauna and Floral Internationalcenter_img Tagged with: Digital Recruitment / people Research / statistics Fauna and Flora International (FFI) raised £25,300 through the BBC Lifeline Appeal aired in August this year. This is five times more than any other conservation appeal has raised through the BBC appeal.Through the BBC Lifeline Appeal, Sir David Attenborough made a passionate 10 minute plea on behalf of the mountain gorilla. The appeal on behalf of the world’s oldest international conservation organisation was supported by a direct mail campaign to FFI’s supporters which was implemented by their agency, Cascaid. Through the pack supporters were encouraged to spread the word about the appeal by sending friends and relatives postcards, which included a hard-hitting image of a gorilla with an injured hand and was accompanied by the strap line – “I thought I’d send you a gorilla… while there are still a few left.” Advertisement About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving.last_img read more

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Milly Dowler fund to close after three years

first_imgThe charity set up in memory of murdered schoolgirl Milly Dowler is to close, and will hand over the £800,000 it has raised to The Suzy Lamplugh Trust.The charity, set up by Milly’s parents, was only ever intended to run for three years. It focused on promoting awareness of personal safety among children and young adults, and worked closely with the Suzy Lamplugh Trust which also works in the personal safety field.Fundraising events and government funding helped the fund with projects such as the “Watch Over Me” video sent to every secondary school in the UK and the Teach UR Mum 2 Txt campaign which won first prize at the 3GSM Global Awards Ceremony in Cannes, France. Advertisement Milly Dowler fund to close after three years  71 total views,  3 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis1 AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis1 Tagged with: Giving/Philanthropy Recruitment / people About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. Howard Lake | 23 September 2005 | Newslast_img read more

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New interim head of fundraising at Plan UK

first_img AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis International children’s charity Plan UK has appointed Peter Reynolds as Interim Director of Fundraising. After a career in advertising, he has held senior fundraising positions. He led a restructuring of ActionAid’s fundraising team, which focused on digital, new supporter recruitment, legacy marketing and new product development. Before that he spent six years as Director of Fundraising at Breakthrough Breast Cancer.While there he worked on fundraising campaigns including Fashion Targets Breast Cancer, The Weekend to Breakthrough Breast Cancer and the Breakthrough Generations Appeal. Advertisement  27 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Howard Lake | 6 February 2013 | News Reynolds takes up his new position as it was announced that Tanya Barron is taking over as CEO of Plan UK, replacing Marie Staunton CBE.www.plan-uk.orgcenter_img Tagged with: Management Recruitment / people New interim head of fundraising at Plan UK About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving.last_img read more

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Small Charity Week sees over 2,000 charities take part

first_img Tagged with: Events small charities Melanie May | 4 July 2016 | News Events taking place throughout the UK on each day of the week included a Big Advice Day and Fundraising Day.Pauline Broomhead, CEO of the FSI, which organises the week, commented:“Small charities make up 97% of the sector and yet their work is often overlooked and voices lost in the press and on social media. We are delighted with the volume of small charities and individuals who got involved – it is a great chance for small charities to engage with the public and get the attention they deserve for their fantastic work”.  127 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis6 Small Charity Week sees over 2,000 charities take partcenter_img 2,051 small charities participated in the events during this year’s Small Charity Week, which took place between 13th and 18th June.1,791 people pledged their support during I Love Small Charities Day, which took place on 13th June, with 1,478 individuals submitting photos and reaching over one million through a Thunderclap, causing Small Charity Week to trend on Twitter for seven hours.The digital campaign #Ilovesmallcharities called upon fans of small charities to post photos to Facebook, Twitter and Instagram with messages of support in exchange for up to £450 in cash prizes. Supporters could also pledge their support for small charities by signing up to the Thunderclap. About Melanie May Melanie May is a journalist and copywriter specialising in writing both for and about the charity and marketing services sectors since 2001. She can be reached via www.thepurplepim.com.  128 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis6last_img read more

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Fundraising recruitment round-up: 5 senior appointments

first_img AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis8 Advertisement Here is the latest recruitment round-up of senior appointments announced over the past few weeks. Wayne Murray takes up new Development Director role at AudienceWayne Murray has taken up the newly created position of Development Director at fundraising and communications agency Audience. In the role, he will focus on client and product development, with the aim of broadening their portfolio and reach. Murray has been a professional fundraiser for over 17 years and has experience at SMT and trustee level across all fundraising, communication and brand disciplines. Previous roles include Head of Fundraising and Brand at Refugee Action, Head of Individual Giving at Amnesty International UK, and Director of Fundraising and Communications at Prisoners Abroad.  148 total views,  4 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis8 Fundraising recruitment round-up: 5 senior appointments Alix Wooding appointed Director of Development at Southbank CentreSouthbank Centre has appointed Alix Wooding to its executive team, as Director of Development to head up its strategic fundraising and business engagement. Wooding will take up the position on 8 November, and formerly led the fundraising team at Anthony Nolan as Assistant Director of Engagement. Other roles have included Head of Corporate Partnerships at Macmillan Cancer Support and the Alzheimer’s Society as well as in private and public sector roles including sponsorship for the Gleneagles G8 Summit. Melanie May | 6 October 2017 | Newscenter_img Lindsey Cape appointed Head of Fundraising at FareShareFareShare has welcomed Lindsey Cape as its new Head of Fundraising. Cape has worked in the sector for over 10 years, joining the charity from Macmillan Cancer Support, where she was Area Fundraising Manager for Greater London. Her fundraising efforts don’t stop at the office: she has completed the London Marathon three times, raising £8,000 for Macmillan and The Stroke Association, in memory of her father and is also a keen volunteer, giving up her time to help at The Shelter Project and Kew Community Trust. Garry Wilkinson joins Yorkshire Air Ambulance as Director of FundraisingGarry Wilkinson, former Director of Fundraising and Marketing at Kirkwood Hospice, Huddersfield, has joined Yorkshire Air Ambulance as Director of Fundraising following the retirement of Paul Gowland. He heads up a 12-strong fundraising team and works closely with corporate sponsors and YAA Chairman Peter Sunderland to support the delivery of the charity’s fundraising strategy. Wilkinson has worked in the charitable sector since 2001 and joins the charity after 11 years at the Hospice. John Crabtree OBE appointed President of Heart of England Community FoundationLord-Lieutenant of the West Midlands, John Crabtree OBE, has become a new president of the Heart of England Community Foundation. Until 2003, Crabtree was senior partner of Birmingham-based solicitors Wragge & Co, now Gowling WLG, and is a former President of the Birmingham Chamber of Commerce and Industry. He was voted West Midlands Businessman of the Year in 2003 and UK Lawyer of the Year in 2004, and has also received a lifetime achievement award from Birmingham Law Society.  147 total views,  3 views today Tagged with: Recruitment / people About Melanie May Melanie May is a journalist and copywriter specialising in writing both for and about the charity and marketing services sectors since 2001. She can be reached via www.thepurplepim.com.last_img read more

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Outrage over death sentence passed on sports magazine chief editor

first_img Follow the news on Myanmar News Thai premier, UN rapporteurs asked to prevent journalists being returned to Myanmar News MyanmarAsia – Pacific News A court martial held on 28 November in Insein prison in Rangoon sentenced Zaw Thet Htwe, the editor of the sports magazine First Eleven, to death for “treason.” Reporters Without Borders and the Burma Media Association challenge the military junta to produce evidence of this journalist’s alleged participation in a coup attempt. May 31, 2021 Find out more Organisation December 3, 2003 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Outrage over death sentence passed on sports magazine chief editor May 26, 2021 Find out more MyanmarAsia – Pacific Reporters Without Borders (Reporters sans frontières) and the Burma Media Association (BMA) today voiced outrage at the death sentences passed by a court martial on 28 November on sports journalist Zaw Thet Htwe and eight other persons for allegedly trying to kill the members of Burma’s military junta.”Your government has once again shown its criminal attitude towards journalists who refuse to comply with orders,” the two organisations said in a joint letter to the prime minister, Gen. Khin Nyunt. “We challenge you to provide the evidence of this journalist’s implication in a coup attempt,” the letter added.The editor of the sports magazine First Eleven, Zaw Thet Htwe and the other eight were convicted and sentenced to death by a Rangoon court martial under article 122/1 of the law on high treason for supposedly trying to murder the leaders of the SPDC (the ruling junta). The others are Aye Myint (a lawyer), Zaw Zaw, Zar Naing Htun, Ne Win, Shwe Mann, Than Htun, Myo Htway and Nai Min Kyi. The last public execution was held in Burma in 1988, the magazine Irrawaddy said.All nine were arrested on 17 July 2003 by members of Military Intelligence (MI). Zaw Thet Htwe was arrested at the First Eleven office in Rangoon. Four other journalists working for the magazine were also detained for several days.A member of the military junta, Col. San Pwint, announced on 26 July that the security services had thwarted a planned series of bombings in which 12 suspects were implicated, including Zaw Thet Htwe. They were also accused of contacts with political organisations in exile.A former political prisoner, Zaw Thet Htwe already served a four-year prison sentence in the early 1990s for his activities as a member of the Democratic Party for a New Society (DPNS), and he was reportedly tortured during interrogation.His arrest in July is thought to have been prompted by a report in First Eleven raising questions about the use of an international donation of four million dollars to promote football in Burma. The country’s most widely-read sports magazine, with a circulation of 50,000, First Eleven shortly thereafter carried a report about a fine imposed by the organisers of an Asian football tournament (the Asian Champion Club) on a Burmese team that failed to take part.On 24 July, the military junta denied the claims of Reporters Without Borders and the BMA that Zaw Thet Htwe’s arrest was linked to his work as a journalist.Sign the petition to go further Help by sharing this information Receive email alerts US journalist held in Yangon prison notorious for torture May 12, 2021 Find out more RSF_en News RSF asks Germany to let Myanmar journalist Mratt Kyaw Thu apply for asylumlast_img read more

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NoWDOC opening hours for the Christmas period

first_img Facebook Google+ By News Highland – December 24, 2013 Publicans in Republic watching closely as North reopens further NoWDOC Service Opening Hours Over Christmas/New Year Period 2013/14The NoWDOC services over the holiday season will operate as usual, for both weekends and the three bank holidays on Wednesday 25 December, Thursday 26 December and Wednesday 01 January 2014. Service on all other days, which are not weekends or bank holidays are as per normal GP surgery arrangements. NoWDOC Opening Hours:Tuesday 24 December                  Christmas Eve: Normal Tuesday Hours, 1800 – 0800Wednesday 25 December            Christmas Day (Bank Holiday) 0800 – 0800Thursday 26 December                St Stephen’s Day (Bank Holiday) 0800 – 0800Friday 27th December                    Normal Friday hours, 1800 – 0800Saturday 28th December               Normal Saturday hours – *see note belowSunday 29 December                   Normal Sunday hours – 0800 – 0800Monday 30 December                   Normal Monday hours – 1800 – 0800Tuesday 31 December                  New Years Eve; Normal Tuesday Hours 1800 – 0800Wednesday 1st January                New Years Day (Bank Holiday) ; 0800 – 0800 The HSE has issued the following release regarding the out of hours GP service over Christmas – Pinterest Facebook Twitter Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA Google+ WhatsApp If you are unsure who to call, you can phone your GP’s telephone number and they will have a message on the phone telling you the number to contact to access the doctor who is covering for them.*Saturday Hours for Letterkenny and CarndonaghFor patients of GPs who are attached to the Letterkenny and Carndonagh NoWDOC services, the NoWDOC service for these patients does not commence until 12 noon, and all calls prior to this time on Saturday, should be directed to the patients’ own GP. Community Enhancement Programme open for applications center_img Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic Previous articleLarkin predicts Letterkenny will lose out in 2015 budgetNext article81 year old man dies in Donemana collision News Highland Renewed calls for full-time Garda in Kilmacrennan Pinterest NoWDOC opening hours for the Christmas period RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR News Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows Where possible, patients should contact their own GP who will be running surgeries over the Christmas period. Please see the NoWDOC service opening hours as set out below. Twitter How can you help?To assist NoWDOC in providing the best quality service, the public can help the NoWDOC staff by following the steps below:1. Have the following information ready if you have to call NoWDOC:- Patient’s name, if known to you;- Contact telephone number; a landline if possible or mobile if you don’t have a landline;- Current location of the patient;- Patient’s date of birth or age;- Name of the patient’s own GP or Family Doctor;- Patient’s Medical Card details if applicable; and- Details of any current medication.2. If your call relates to a critical or life threatening situation you should ring the 999 emergency ambulance service.  Ambulance service will contact the NoWDOC service if they require the attendance of a GP.3. Do not call for routine matters that can wait until your doctor is back in his/her surgery.4. Make sure that you get prescriptions filled so that you have enough medication over the holiday season.5. Have your medicine cabinet/first aid box stocked. NoWDOC is here to help you, but it is always useful to have the following items in your home:For Children: Paracetamol, Ibuprofen, thermometer, Diarolyte.For Adults: Paracetamol, antihistamines (for allergies), anti-diarrhoea agents, anti-emetics (tummy upsets).General Supplies: Disinfectant, cotton wool, dressings, bandages.6. Remember that this is an extremely busy time for the service so please be patient if you are experiencing delays in (a)getting through to the service , (b) the service calling you back and (c) waiting to be seen by a GP in a treatment centre.  Calls are prioritised and patients presenting with urgent symptoms will be dealt with first.7. NoWDOC is not a walk-in service. Please ring first and an appointment will be arranged for you, if necessary.NoWDOC wishes all its patients a healthy and happy Christmas season. WhatsApplast_img read more

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Cathaoirleach of Donegal County Council loses his seat

first_img Cathaoirleach of Donegal County Council loses his seat Nine til Noon Show – Listen back to Monday’s Programme Google+ Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic Community Enhancement Programme open for applications Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows Pinterest RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Facebook Pinterest Facebookcenter_img The Cathaoirleach of Donegal County Council has lost his seat.Fianna Fail’s Seamus O’Domhnaill has been eliminated after failing to secure transfers from his running mate Enda Bonner, who also lost his seat.Mr O’Domhnaill, who topped the poll in 2014, ended up with 1222 votes. Twitter Homepage BannerNewsx Elections 2019 Twitter By News Highland – May 26, 2019 Previous articleFF gave me no support – BonnerNext articleCount Six in Donegal Electoral Area News Highland WhatsApp Google+ WhatsApp Publicans in Republic watching closely as North reopens furtherlast_img read more

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Maine shifts some vaccine doses away from CVS and Walgreens

first_imgOleksii Liskonih/iStockBy ERIN SCHUMAKER, ABC News(AUGUSTA) — As frustration mounts over slow COVID-19 vaccine rollouts at CVS and Walgreens around the country, Maine has been shifting supplies away from chain pharmacies to independent ones.This week, the state transferred 975 doses from Walgreens to an independent pharmacy and next week it plans to transfer 500 doses away from CVS, according to the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention.“The decision was driven by the principles of velocity and equity, which are foundations of Maine’s vaccination plan,” Robert Long, a Maine CDC spokesperson, told ABC News in a statement. “The doses had not been committed to scheduled clinics, so the Maine Immunization Program redirected them to vaccination sites that had ready and immediate needs.”This week, Maine didn’t send any of the doses it received from the federal government to CVS or Walgreens.But according to Long, the decision to pause the retail pharmacy program isn’t a policy shift. Instead, he said, it reflects the fact that CVS and Walgreens already had enough doses to fulfill their commitments for the week.“This is not an issue of pace,” a CVS spokesperson told ABC News. “The 500 doses noted are being moved because the operator of 14 long-term care facilities — Shalom House in Portland — wanted to move to Bedard Pharmacy, with whom they have an existing relationship.”“There are several factors that may leave us with more doses than initially planned,” a Walgreens spokesperson told ABC News. “For example, the patient population at a long-term care facility has shifted, patients or staff elect not to get the vaccine, or a facility overestimated doses needed.”“We are not messing around with this,” Dr. Nirav Shah, director of the Maine CDC, said during a news conference last week. “We’ve got doses waiting to be administered and people waiting to receive them. If we see a mismatch there, we are going to continue moving things around in that fashion.”It remains to be seen if Maine will follow in the footsteps of West Virginia, which was lauded for a successful vaccine rollout that relied on partnering with independent pharmacies instead of chains.As of Jan. 21, West Virginia had vaccinated 9,349 out of every 100,000 residents, among the best per capita rates in the country, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. By comparison, Maine’s per capita vaccination rate was 5,989 vaccines administered for every 100,000 people.And while the Maine CDC said that West Virginia’s success with independent pharmacies had no influence on Maine’s decision to reallocate doses, the two states do have some key similarities.While slightly more than half of pharmacies in Maine are chains, compared to 41% of pharmacies in West Virginia, both states have a dearth of chains in rural neighborhoods, according to an ABC News analysis of SafeGraph data. In Maine, there are only six chain pharmacies per 100,000 people in rural areas. Rural neighborhoods in West Virginia have roughly eight chain pharmacies per 100,000 people.John Beckner, senior director of strategic initiatives at the National Community Pharmacists Association, which represents independent pharmacies, said that independent pharmacies had wanted to be involved in the initial vaccine distribution effort.“We had numerous meetings and calls with CDC and HHS. We lobbied,” he said. “By and large, states have elected to use CVS and Walgreens. In some cases that worked OK. In other cases, there were a lot of bumps in the road.”And despite the perception that independent pharmacies aren’t as well equipped as the big chains to handle vaccinations, Beckner, a pharmacist by training, stressed that independent pharmacists often have decades of experience immunizing patients. There’s also the relationship factor: In addition to existing partnerships with nursing homes, in rural communities without a doctor, local pharmacist sometimes double as primary care.While tricky requirements for storing the Pfizer vaccine make the Moderna a more realistic option for pharmacies “the main challenge for our members has been access to the vaccine,” Beckner said.More states are reaching out to independent pharmacies, according to Beckner, and with the prospect of additional vaccines like Johnson & Johnson’s in the pipeline, Beckner is hopeful that independents will have a bigger role to play when vaccinations of the general public start.“What we’ve seen in West Virginia is best practice, quite frankly,” he said. “Other states have really taken notice.”ABC News’ Mark Nichols contributed to this report.Copyright © 2021, ABC Audio. All rights reserved.last_img read more

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Here’s a look at Rob Gronkowski’s Miami condo ahead of Super Bowl LV

first_imgRob Gronkowski and 1100 Biscayne Boulevard (Getty; Miami Condo Investments/Photo Illustration by Kevin Rebong for The Real Deal)Tampa Bay Buccaneers tight end Rob Gronkowski will have his lofty Miami condo to go home to following Super Bowl LV this weekend.Gronkowski, known as The Gronk, paid $1.7 million in 2019 for the four-bedroom, 3,850-square-foot unit at Marquis, a downtown Miami condo tower at 1100 Biscayne Boulevard. After he retired from the New England Patriots, Gronkowski joined his then-former teammate, Tom Brady, in Tampa last year.Photos of the unit (Douglas Elliman)Less than a week after Gronkowski announced his retirement from the NFL in 2019, he sold his Boston apartment for $2.3 million. The 31-year-old is a three-time Super Bowl champ, and spent his entire professional career up until 2020 playing for the Patriots. He’s considered one of the best tight ends of all time.Read moreDevelopment boom in Super Bowl city: Tampa reaches for its real estate moment Ahead of Super Bowl LIV, here’s where pro football stars call home in South Florida He scored a deal on his Miami condo, acquiring it at a discount off both the asking price and the previous sale price. Property records show the seller, retired Norwegian soccer player John Carew, paid $2.4 million for the unit in 2013. It’s on the 39th floor of the building.Photos of the unit (Douglas Elliman)Eventually, it looks like both Brady and Gronkowski will be in Miami together. Brady and his wife, supermodel Gisele Bündchen, paid about $17 million for a waterfront teardown on the exclusive Indian Creek Island late last year.Contact Katherine Kallergis Full Name* Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedinShare via Email Share via Shortlink Tags Email Address* Message* Share via Shortlink Celebrity Real Estatedowntown Miamimarquis miamilast_img read more

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BREAKING: LSL reveals ongoing pain of its branch closure programme

first_imgEstate agency giant LSL has revealed the considerable financial carnage wreaked by its decision to close so many Your Move and Reeds Rains branches earlier this year.The company has revealed this morning that revenues at its estate agency business have dropped by 16% so far since its radical closure programme was announced in February, and by a fifth over the past four months.This has dragged its overall group revenue down by 3% since then despite a perky performance by its financial services arm where turnover increased by 1% and very strong results at its surveying arm, where they leapt by 29%.120 branchesThe company is keen to point out how it might have fared if it had not closed, sold off or amalgamated over 120 branches.LSL says is overall revenues would have increased by 5% without the restructure, and that estate agency revenue would have shrunk by only 5%, to be expected given the ongoing economic and political climate.“LSL has delivered a creditable performance in the 10 months to 31st October 2019,” says CEO Ian Crabb.“This performance has been delivered during a period when market activity levels have remained subdued given the continued uncertainty over the UK and global political and economic environment.“LSL’s performance illustrates the benefits of the Group’s diversified strategy and the self-help initiatives being taken to respond to current market conditions.“Until we have greater clarity on the political backdrop, we remain cautious on the market outlook for 2020 and we will continue to monitor market conditions closely.” ian crabb LSL Reed Rains Your Move December 2, 2019Nigel LewisWhat’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 Letting agent fined £11,500 over unlicenced rent-to-rent HMO3rd May 2021 BREAKING: Evictions paperwork must now include ‘breathing space’ scheme details30th April 2021 City dwellers most satisfied with where they live30th April 2021 Home » News » Agencies & People » BREAKING: LSL reveals ongoing pain of its branch closure programme previous nextAgencies & PeopleBREAKING: LSL reveals ongoing pain of its branch closure programmeTen months after it reduced its branch count by over 120 offices, the company is still taking a considerable hit to its revenues.Nigel Lewis2nd December 201902,436 Viewslast_img read more

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Call for applications for two I Tatti fellowships

first_imgVilla I Tatti is currently accepting applications for two fellowships.The center’s Outreach Fellowship is designed to find Italian Renaissance scholars from areas that have been underrepresented at Villa I Tatti — especially those from Asia, Latin America, the Iberian Peninsula, and the Mediterranean basin. For more information. The deadline is April 15.The I Tatti Fellowship is offered to up to 15 scholars each academic year for advanced research in any aspect of the Italian Renaissance. Fellows join a community of scholars from all over the world working in a wide range of fields and often with different methodological approaches. For more information. The deadline is Oct. 15.last_img read more

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