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Online gaming boosts Loto-Québec’s results

By on August 24, 2021

first_img A sharp increase in online gaming revenues has helped Canadian provincial lottery operator Loto-Québec to post an improved financial outlook for the 2017-18 fiscal year.Loto-Québec’s net profits improved by 8.5% to C$1.335bn (£764m/€877m/$1.02bn), with turnover edging up by 3.7% as the operator reported improved results across all key metrics.However, it was the performance of online gaming – albeit currently the operator’s smallest division, through the EspaceJeux.com platform – which stood out, with sales rocketing by 37.5% to hit C$118m, improving on the momentum of the previous year, when the division posted a 29.7% increase.Online casino revenue improved by 40.6% to C$64.3m, while online lottery sales improved by 34% to C$53.7m.The results would appear to vindicate Loto-Québec’s decision to bring all of its online products under the same umbrella earlier this year, including bingo, casino, lotteries, poker and sports betting.Lottery operations continued to be the operator’s primary revenue-generator, accounting for sales of $1.881bn, a 2.9% rise. Loto-Québec’s four casinos generated total sales of C$906.9m – an 8.1% increase.The dividend contribution to the public purse increased by 8.7% to C$1.31bn – C$169m more than the target set by Finance Minister Carlos Leitao.Related article: Loto-Québec launches new online lottery service Finance AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitter Online gaming boosts Loto-Québec’s results Subscribe to the iGaming newsletter Topics: Financecenter_img 15th June 2018 | By contenteditor A sharp increase in online gaming revenues has helped Canadian provincial lottery operator Loto-Québec to post an improved financial outlook for the 2017-18 fiscal year. Regions: Canada Quebec Email Addresslast_img read more

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Property prices rise but housebuilders fall. I’m seeing a buying opportunity

By on July 5, 2021

first_img Harvey Jones | Saturday, 29th February, 2020 | More on: PSN VTY Renowned stock-picker Mark Rogers and his analyst team at The Motley Fool UK have named 6 shares that they believe UK investors should consider buying NOW.So if you’re looking for more stock ideas to try and best position your portfolio today, then it might be a good day for you. Because we’re offering a full 33% off your first year of membership to our flagship share-tipping service, backed by our ‘no quibbles’ 30-day subscription fee refund guarantee. As global markets crashed amid coronavirus fears, you may have missed one piece of good economic news yesterday. House prices rose 2.3% in February, the fastest for 18 months, Nationwide‘s latest survey showed. Buyers gained confidence from Boris Johnson’s conclusive election victory in December, and took advantage of low interest rates and high employment levels.This offers some comfort for housebuilders such as Persimmon (LSE: PSN) and Vistry Group (LSE: VTY), the construction company formerly known as Bovis Homes.5G is here – and shares of this ‘sleeping giant’ could be a great way for you to potentially profit!According to one leading industry firm, the 5G boom could create a global industry worth US$12.3 TRILLION out of thin air…And if you click here we’ll show you something that could be key to unlocking 5G’s full potential…The sector has been hit by the recent panic. The Persimmon share price fell around 12% over the week, closely followed by the Vistry Group share price, down around 11%. Other sectors, notably travel and hotel, were hit much harder.A sector I likeHouse price growth was ignored amid the rush to dump stock, as investors sold off the good along with the bad and the ugly. That’s why a market crash can be an attractive buying opportunity for long-term investors, who can afford to look beyond short-term setbacks.The housing market is not immune to coronavirus worries. Estate agents fear wary buyers will remain at home, and have already reported a drop in enquiries. Also, if people are worried about the impact on their livelihoods, they will be reluctant to commit to major financial decisions, and they don’t get much bigger than buying a house.In a more extreme case, the virus could hit supply lines, or force builders to close sites, but we are far from that at the moment.Keep a close eye on marketsThis is obviously an uncertain time for everyone, even those tempted to go shopping for bargain stocks. Most analysts believe markets have further to fall, so you may wish to hold your fire a little longer, but the opportunity is getting closer. So work on your watch list, and run the rule over the likes of these two.Persimmon has been controversial for serving up huge executive bonuses while scrimping on build quality, and last Thursday’s final results were a disappointment. Total group revenue fell 2.4% to £3.65bn, profit before tax dropped £50m to £1.041bn, and margins fell too. It is now looking to rebuild its reputation after recent troubles, and the news that CEO David Jenkinson is stepping down after 15 months in post may help.Now may be a good time to buy Persimmon, ahead of its hoped-for revival. It looks tempting, trading at 12.1 times forecast earnings and yielding a forecast 7.5%, but thinly covered just 1.1 times.Of the two, I prefer Vistry Group.On Thursday, it reported “another record year of profits” with profit before tax up 12% to £188.2m, beating market consensus. Vistry’s stock still fell 3.28% that day, as coronavirus fears trumped all. It is now trading at just 10.7 times forward earnings. The yield is lower than Persimmon’s at 5.2% but cover is healthier at 1.8.As house prices rise but housebuilder share prices fall, the sector looks tempting. It may look even more tempting in the days ahead. I would like to receive emails from you about product information and offers from The Fool and its business partners. Each of these emails will provide a link to unsubscribe from future emails. More information about how The Fool collects, stores, and handles personal data is available in its Privacy Statement. Our 6 ‘Best Buys Now’ Shares I’m sure you’ll agree that’s quite the statement from Motley Fool Co-Founder Tom Gardner.But since our US analyst team first recommended shares in this unique tech stock back in 2016, the value has soared.What’s more, we firmly believe there’s still plenty of upside in its future. In fact, even throughout the current coronavirus crisis, its performance has been beating Wall St expectations.And right now, we’re giving you a chance to discover exactly what has got our analysts all fired up about this niche industry phenomenon, in our FREE special report, A Top US Share From The Motley Fool. Click here to claim your copy now — and we’ll tell you the name of this Top US Share… free of charge! “This Stock Could Be Like Buying Amazon in 1997”center_img Simply click below to discover how you can take advantage of this. Harvey Jones has no position in any of the shares mentioned. The Motley Fool UK has no position in any of the shares mentioned. Views expressed on the companies mentioned in this article are those of the writer and therefore may differ from the official recommendations we make in our subscription services such as Share Advisor, Hidden Winners and Pro. 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Gay Clark Jennings re-elected for third, final term as deputies’…

By on June 20, 2021

first_img This Summer’s Anti-Racism Training Online Course (Diocese of New Jersey) June 18-July 16 Tags New Berrigan Book With Episcopal Roots Cascade Books Submit a Job Listing Rector Shreveport, LA An Evening with Presiding Bishop Curry and Iconographer Kelly Latimore Episcopal Migration Ministries via Zoom June 23 @ 6 p.m. ET Press Release Service The Church Pension Fund Invests $20 Million in Impact Investment Fund Designed to Preserve Workforce Housing Communities Nationwide Church Pension Group Virtual Celebration of the Jerusalem Princess Basma Center Zoom Conversation June 19 @ 12 p.m. ET 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 The Rev. Gay Clark Jennings thanks the House of Deputies July 8 just after the house re-elected her as its president for her third and final three-year term. Photo: Mary Frances Schjonberg/Episcopal News Service[Episcopal News Service – Austin, Texas] The House of Deputies reelected the Rev. Gay Clark Jennings July 8 to her third and final three-year term.Jennings faced no opposition in the election and was elected 786-26. Vice President Byron Rushing chaired the vote and the house rose to its feet in applause.Jennings was first elected at the 77th General Convention in 2012. At the 78th General Convention in 2015, she was re-elected by acclamation. Jennings is the first ordained woman to hold the position.“Thank you to this house. I love this house and I love this church and so I am grateful for the confidence you have expressed in electing me for a third and final term,” Jennings said after the vote. “In the last six years, you have afforded me the privilege of making a life and serving this church and all of you. I thank you for the opportunity to do it for three more years.”The Rev. Gay Clark Jennings, House of Deputies president, speaks during a kickoff news conference July 4 at the 79th General Convention in Austin, Texas. Photo: David Paulsen/Episcopal News ServiceThe president is limited canonically to three consecutive three-year terms.Her election was the last of a series of elections that took nearly three hours of the house’s planned three hour and 45-minute session.Jennings’ re-election took place two days after the convention agreed to pay the president of the House of Deputies for the work of the office, ending a two-decade-long compensation effort.The president’s role has been changing since 1964, when the convention gave the position a three-year term instead of simply being elected to preside during convention.In addition to chairing the House of Deputies during convention, the president also is canonically required to serve as vice chair of Executive Council and vice president of the Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society, or DFMS, the nonprofit corporate entity through which the Episcopal Church owns property and does business. He or she has a wide swath of appointment powers. The president also travels around the church, speaking at conferences and other gatherings and meeting with deputies and other Episcopalians.Jennings is a graduate of Colgate University and Episcopal Divinity School, and she has received honorary doctorates from both institutions. She lives outside Cleveland in Sagamore Hills, Ohio, with her husband, Albert, who has been a parish priest for 36 years. They have been married for those same 36 years. Their son, Sam, lives nearby and is a sound engineer. Their daughter, Lee, died in 2010.– The Rev. Mary Frances Schjonberg is the Episcopal News Service’s senior editor and reporter. Assistant/Associate Priest Scottsdale, AZ Canon for Family Ministry Jackson, MS By Mary Frances SchjonbergPosted Jul 8, 2018 Comments are closed. Youth Minister Lorton, VA Rector/Priest in Charge (PT) Lisbon, ME Seminary of the Southwest announces appointment of two new full time faculty members Seminary of the Southwest Associate Rector Columbus, GA Rector Tampa, FL Priest-in-Charge Lebanon, OH In-person Retreat: Thanksgiving Trinity Retreat Center (West Cornwall, CT) Nov. 24-28 General Convention, Rector Washington, DC Priest Associate or Director of Adult Ministries Greenville, SC Rev. Dr. James Hargis says: Comments (2) House of Deputies, AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to PrintFriendlyPrintFriendlyShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThis Curate (Associate & Priest-in-Charge) Traverse City, MI Episcopal Migration Ministries’ Virtual Prayer Vigil for World Refugee Day Facebook Live Prayer Vigil June 20 @ 7 p.m. ET 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 Curate Diocese of Nebraska July 10, 2018 at 12:56 am What? I thought she was the Presiding Bishop! I say this just slightly facetiously. Submit a Press Release Assistant/Associate Rector Washington, DC center_img PJ Cabbiness says: Bishop Diocesan Springfield, IL Rector and Chaplain Eugene, OR Rector Bath, NC Assistant/Associate Rector Morristown, NJ Course Director Jerusalem, Israel Family Ministry Coordinator Baton Rouge, LA Rector Collierville, TN Rector Pittsburgh, PA Associate Rector for Family Ministries Anchorage, AK Director of Administration & Finance Atlanta, GA Associate Priest for Pastoral Care New York, NY Join the Episcopal Diocese of Texas in Celebrating the Pauli Murray Feast Online Worship Service June 27 July 9, 2018 at 12:24 am Think we need some “new blood” in this leadership position. Too much excess baggage from KJS administration. Bad optics. But, as with most of what happens at TEC GENCON, it’s pretty irrelevant. 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 Featured Events Rector (FT or PT) Indian River, MI Inaugural Diocesan Feast Day Celebrating Juneteenth San Francisco, CA (and livestream) June 19 @ 2 p.m. PT General Convention 2018, Rector Martinsville, VA Rector Albany, NY Gay Clark Jennings re-elected for third, final term as deputies’ president Featured Jobs & Calls Rector Belleville, IL Submit an Event Listing Missioner for Disaster Resilience Sacramento, CA Director of Music Morristown, NJ Rector Hopkinsville, KY Remember Holy Land Christians on Jerusalem Sunday, June 20 American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem Ya no son extranjeros: Un diálogo acerca de inmigración Una conversación de Zoom June 22 @ 7 p.m. ET Rector Knoxville, TN President of the House of Deputies Cathedral Dean Boise, ID Rector Smithfield, NC last_img read more

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Home in Lisbon / Bruno Câmara Architects

By on June 17, 2021

first_img Houses Projects ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/934145/home-in-lisbon-bruno-camara-architects Clipboard ArchDaily Architects: Bruno Camara Arquitectos Area Area of this architecture project Photographs Save this picture!© José Ventura+ 10Curated by Matheus Pereira Share Manufacturers: AutoDesk, CIN, Kommerling, LOVE Tiles, Greenice, JNF, Ledvance, SanitanaSave this picture!© José VenturaRecommended ProductsHotel ApplicationsAccoyaAccoya® Wood at World Hotels Salinda ResortsWoodSculptformTimber Click-on BattensWoodTechnowoodPergola SystemsFiber Cements / CementsSwisspearlSwisspearl Largo Fiber Cement PanelsText description provided by the architects. In the eastern part of Lisbon, with panoramic scenery to the boulevards of white and black poplars, the House in Lisbon appears, a single-family dwelling plot overlooking the Vale do Silêncio.Save this picture!With the aim of remodeling his house, built between 1939 and 1945, the client turned to the services of Bruno Câmara Architects, who conceived the project House in Lisbon, whose concept is defined by an oblique backward plane continued by a curved plane, thus involving the facade.Save this picture!© José VenturaThe two-storey house, previously with little habitability, due to the various rooms with little area and poor lighting, gains a new life and dynamics. By keeping its main facade and ceilings intact, the project preserves the traditional aspect of the neighborhood in which it integrate, without neglecting the surprise factor of contemporary architecture. The expansion of the semi-detached house, focused on the backyard, highlights the insightful view over the Silence Valley by creating an extension from the outside to the inside, while giving it privacy.Save this picture!© José VenturaWith only a change in the lateral and rear structure, the house gained a new flat roof body, which aligns with the roof of the pre-existing house, thus creating a hybrid of architectural contrasts. The facades, defined by the obliquity, are adjusted to frame the patio, the Vale do Silêncio and the swimming pool, still allowing the entry of zenith light.Save this picture!© José VenturaThe House in Lisbon thus introduced in the Bairro da Encarnação singularity, change and contemporaneity, despite the conservation of the dynamics of urbanization, simultaneously attributing innovation and heritage to the same building.Save this picture!© José VenturaProject gallerySee allShow less“If you Look, Listen and Learn, there is so Much to Play with”: Bjarke Ingels for Ti…InterviewsARTS&SCIENCE Aoyama Store / Atelier Tsuyoshi Tane ArchitectsSelected Projects Share Portugal ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/934145/home-in-lisbon-bruno-camara-architects Clipboard Home in Lisbon / Bruno Câmara Architectscenter_img CopyHouses, Renovation•Lisboa, Portugal 2019 Photographs:  José Ventura Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project Year:  Area:  3067 ft² Year Completion year of this architecture project “COPY” “COPY” Home in Lisbon / Bruno Câmara ArchitectsSave this projectSaveHome in Lisbon / Bruno Câmara Architects CopyAbout this officeBruno Camara ArquitectosOfficeFollowProductConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesRefurbishmentRenovationLisbonPortugalPublished on February 23, 2020Cite: “Home in Lisbon / Bruno Câmara Architects” [Casa em Lisboa / Bruno Câmara Architects] 23 Feb 2020. ArchDaily. Accessed 10 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Browse the CatalogBathroom AccessorieshansgroheBath & Shower ThermostatsGlass3MGlass Finish – FASARA™ NaturalPartitionsSkyfoldVertically Folding Operable Walls – Mirage®WindowsVitrocsaSliding Window – Mosquito NetSinksBradley Corporation USASinks – Verge LVG-SeriesMetal PanelsTrimoQbiss One in Equinix Data CentreSignage / Display SystemsGoppionDisplay Case – Q-ClassMetal PanelsLongboard®Aluminum Battens – Link & Lock – 4″Sports ApplicationsPunto DesignPunto Fit in Ekaterinburg Public SpaceWoodBlumer LehmannFree Form Structures for Wood ProjectsKnobsKarcher DesignDoor Knob K390 (50)TablesVitsœ621 Side TableMore 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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Free investors in People advice for small charities

By on June 16, 2021

first_img Howard Lake | 13 April 2003 | News  13 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Small charities that employ under 50 people can apply for up to £1,250 worth of free advice or assessment to achieve the Investors in People standard.The financial assistance is being made available under the Investors in People Small Firms Initiative.The funding was allocated in the 2003 Budget, but it will be awarded on a first-come, first-served basis. Advertisement Free investors in People advice for small charitiescenter_img AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis 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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World Food Prize laureate to speak at Purdue

By on June 14, 2021

first_img By Gary Truitt – Oct 20, 2017 Home Indiana Agriculture News World Food Prize laureate to speak at Purdue Facebook Twitter Akinwumi Ayodeji AdesinaThe most recent World Food Prize laureate will join Purdue President Mitch Daniels on Oct. 23 as part of the fall 2017 Presidential Lecture Series. Akinwumi Ayodeji Adesina, a Purdue alumnus and president of the African Development Bank Group, will speak with Daniels at 6:30 p.m. in Stewart Center’s Loeb Playhouse. The event will be during the same week Adesina is presented as the 2017 World Food Prize. The World Food Prize, often referred to as the Nobel Prize for food and agriculture, is the highest international honor recognizing the achievements of those who have advanced human development by improving quality, quantity and availability of food in the world.Adesina was honored as this year’s recipient in recognition of his work with the Rockefeller Foundation, the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) and as minister of agriculture for Nigeria. For the past 20 years, he has dedicated his career to improving the agricultural sector in Africa, having led initiatives to expand agricultural production, end corruption in the Nigerian fertilizer industry, and increase the availability of credit for smallholder farmers across the African continent. “Purdue’s researchers and alumni have helped feed the planet by making significant contributions in science-based agriculture and food science, and there is no calling that is both more noble and necessary,” Daniels said. “Akinwumi Ayodeji Adesina continues that tradition, and we are thrilled that he will join us to discuss his extraordinary work.”As a Purdue graduate, earning his master’s (1985) and doctoral (1988) degrees in agricultural economics as well as receiving an honorary doctorate from Purdue (2015), Adesina joins Purdue faculty members Gebisa Ejeta (2009) and Philip Nelson (2007) as World Food Prize laureates. World Food Prize laureate to speak at Purdue SHARE SHARE Previous articleStabenow to Shield Farm Bill from CutsNext articleIndiana Harvest Weather Outlook Calls for Brief Interruption Gary Truitt Facebook Twitterlast_img read more

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Strategic steps to Mexico’s new Consulate in Limerick

By on June 4, 2021

first_imgPrint Right, H.E. Mr. Carlos García de Alba, Ambassador of Mexico to Ireland with Jan O’Sullivan, Minister for Education and Skills and Ronan BraniganPhotograph: Liam Burke/Press 22THE Mexican community in the MidWest now has a representative of international scale with the appointment of Ronan Branigan, managing director of The Savoy Group, as Honorary Consul for Limerick, Clare, Tipperary and Kilkenny.Having accepted the invitation made by Mexican Ambassador to Ireland Carlos Garcia De Alba, this is the third and last consulate created in the 26 counties since His Excellency’s arrival in Dublin four years ago. Another will open in Belfast in 10 days in an active policy of decentralisation of his mission, the Ambassador told Limerick Post.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up There are an estimated 3,500 Mexican citizens in the country, about 50 to 60 located in the four counties for which the Limerick based consulate will be responsible. Ronan Branigan, working in the hotel and restaurant business graduating from Shannon College of Hotel Management in the ’80s, follows in the line of iconic achievers such as Tony Ryan and Tony Smurfit who were the first line of contact for Mexico here until the Embassy was established in 1992.Prior to the inauguration ceremony to mark the Consulate opening at its base, the Savoy Hotel, Mr Branigan looked ahead to his role, underlining connectivity in business, education and culture, as well as being “the first port of call to assist the Mexican community in what ever way I can. If I can deal with the issue here and put it to bed without bothering the Embassy and its workload, I will.His Excellency de Alba, Ambassador with the Honorary Consul and Mexican students Pablo Perez, Gabriel Esbinosa and Alberto Hawa – Cistertian College, Roscrea.Photo: Liam Burke/Press 22“Working on linkages in economics and culture, and education being the third area, are important”.With his sister Orla being Dean of the MBA in the Tec de Monterrey, Mexico city, “one of the top third level institutes in the world”, Ronan Branigan wants to groom a relationship there with our own third level colleges and graduates.He has been a frequent flyer back and over. “The Mid West has for many years been a home for multinationals and they have a great presence in Mexico. I want to engage with their CEOs, create a synergy and capitalise on opportunities, see where the linkages lie”.The first step is creating a website to serve the consulate and its constituency. This hotelier is also looking to hauling 2014’s inaugural PROMEXICO expo from its Dublin perch to Limerick at some stage. HE De Alba supports this big undertaking: “Last year’s was the first on such a scale. More than 100 CEOs from the two countries attended and soon PROMEXICO will have a permanent office in Dublin”.The focus is parallel to the IDAs in maximising investments, import/ export opportunities. A Limerick presence “will help even more to boost connections and relationships”. Advertisement Previous articleStepping it out at Thriller charity street danceNext articleSoccer: Limerick beaten but have one more shot at survival Rose Rushehttp://www.limerickpost.ieCommercial Features and Arts Editor at Limerick Post Email NewsCommunityStrategic steps to Mexico’s new Consulate in LimerickBy Rose Rushe – October 24, 2015 1176 center_img Linkedin Twitter Facebook WhatsApplast_img read more

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GameStop shares double after tumbling for much of February

By on June 2, 2021

first_img Pinterest GameStop shares double after tumbling for much of February Local NewsBusinessStateUS News FILE – In this Jan. 28, 2021, file photo, pedestrians pass a GameStop store on 14th Street at Union Square, in the Manhattan borough of New York. Wall Street’s mania over GameStop is on again, at least for one afternoon. Shares in the troubled video game company more than doubled Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2021 to $91.71 apiece, the stock’s best day since Jan. 27, when it was going for $347.51 a share. Twitter By Digital AIM Web Support – April 6, 2021 Facebook WhatsAppcenter_img TAGS  Previous articleCloser Trevor Rosenthal finalizes $11M, 1-year deal with A’sNext articleRittich notches SO, Flames top NHL-leading Maple Leafs 3-0 Digital AIM Web Support Twitter Pinterest Facebook WhatsApplast_img read more

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‘Public support has been overwhelming’ – John Watson

By on May 25, 2021

first_img By News Highland – June 18, 2020 WhatsApp ‘Public support has been overwhelming’ – John Watson Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA Pinterest Twitter News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th Community Enhancement Programme open for applications Previous articleDonegal FF members cast votes on programme for GovernmentNext articleLámhdhéanta – Episode 1 Thatching News Highland Facebook AudioHomepage BannerNews Google+center_img Nine til Noon Show – Listen back to Monday’s Programme RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Google+ Photo Credit: David McHaleLetterkenny businessman John Watson has said while coming to terms with losing his business has been difficult, the potential loss of life would have been so much worse.An investigation is continuing to determine the cause of the devastating fire at Watson Hire on Monday evening.The blaze broke out just as John and the team were locking up for the evening with the fire ravaging through the building in minutes.Efforts are underway to get the business back up and running again.Reflecting on the last few days on today’s Nine Till Noon Show, Mr. Watson says the outpouring of support of people locally has been overwhelming:Audio Playerhttps://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/johnwasfgdfgdfgdfgtson1pm.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows Twitter Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic Facebook WhatsApp Pinterestlast_img read more

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Commission OKs district lines

By on May 24, 2021

first_img By The Penny Hoarder Around the WebDoctor: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Health VideosIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthBet You’re Pretty Curious About Jaden’s Net Worth Right About Now, HuhBradofoThe 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 InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancel The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Print Article Sponsored Content By Jaine Treadwell You Might Like Johnson Center to host artists reception The Johnson Center for the Arts will host an artists’ reception for the “Celebrating Contemporary Art in Alabama: The Biennial… read more Next UpThe Pike County Commission and the Pike County Board of Education met together earlier this month to discuss the adoption of a redistricting map that would be congruent. However, the two bodies did not reach an agreement.Don Smith, who spoke on behalf of the Pike County Fire and Rescue Department and the county’s other emergency responders, asked for the commission’s assistance in making county residents aware of the importance of having visible 911 addresses.“The problem is homes and businesses that don’t have visible 911 addresses that can be seen day or night,” Smith said. “Our departments, along with the police and sheriff’s departments, are called out at all times to respond to emergencies where time is critical. When we are not able to locate an address, valuable time is lost that could save someone’s life or property.” Latest Storiescenter_img Email the author Smith said there have been several instances when units have responded to the wrong residence, causing a serious delay in getting help to those in need.“We are asking your assistance in helping educate the citizens of Pike County to the need to have their 911 addresses displayed in front of their residences and businesses,” he said.The commissioners pledged their support in generating public awareness of the importance of displaying 911 addresses and expressed a willingness to do what they can to help solve the problem.Russell Oliver, county engineer, reported that bids will be let for the resurfacing project for County Road 3304 at 10 a.m. on Friday. Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson Commission OKs district lines Published 7:00 pm Tuesday, August 23, 2011 The Pike County Commission adopted a redistricting map based on the 2010 Census at its Monday meeting. The commission did not set a date for the public hearing required before map can be finally adopted.County Administrator Harry Sanders said that he is not sure of the differences between the county’s redistricting map and that of the Pike County Board of Education.“There are few differences in a couple of districts but, until we see the maps that have been adopted by both the school board and the commission, we won’t know the exact differences.” Book Nook to reopen Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Oliver said the resurfacing project is a big one and matching funds had to be “saved up” for the project.Oliver requested a budget amendment to provide funds for a road department truck engine.Commissioner Oren Fannin said safety of the county’s citizens are his main priority and expressed concern that “kids are standing in tall grass” while waiting for the school bus. He also listed several pieces of road equipment that are broken and in need of repair or replacement.Oliver said that funding continues to be a concern for the county’s road department. He said that construction costs have outpaced inflation.“We used to be able to pave a mile of two lanes for about $50,000,” he said. “Now, the cost is about $130,000 a mile. I don’t have an answer but the problem is there.”Commissioner Charlie Harris said that before the Commission passes a budget for fiscal year 2011-12, he would like to have another hearing.At Harris’ request another budget hearing was set for 4 p.m. Sept. 12 in the boardroom at the Pike County Health Department.Grant Lyons, Pike County Extension coordinator, introduced two Pike County 4-H state winners, Kate Johnson and Veneekia Daniels, to the Commission.Johnson won the state steer show and Daniels won the state chicken que.Lyons said that both Johnson and Daniels are outstanding representatives of the 4-H program and outstanding young women and leaders who are making a difference in the community.last_img read more

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